Javea Grapevine Issue 183 2016 Two - Page 62

Restaurante EL GAUCHO (formerly Las Brisias on the Jesús Pobre road). This restaurant has gained many plaudits under the management of the excellent Pizzeria Pepe (at Arenal) and offers an especially worthwhile and attractive restaurant (& terrace) especially for the residents of Montgó. Superb meat is their speciality. Continued good reports. Marvellous AVAN (Duero) at €18. Attentive & very friendly service. Food delicious. Best to book. 96 646.1338 / www. pizzeriapepa.com Restaurante at the JAVEA GOLF CLUB : A “Gastro” Golf Club ?! Formerly on of Jávea’s best kept secret? But why? Do golfers not eat? But whatever... please forget the golf and come here to eat !!! T his establishment is under the management of the former chef & manager of El Rodat – José Manuel Pina - and we have now visited it several times. The menu-del-dia at €18 is truly astonishing and if this isn’t, for a single example, the most wonderful Gazpacho of all time then you must write and tell us. The à la carte menu is reasonably priced. The view across to Montgó from the (muzak-free) terrace is sensational. Tel: 96 579 1813 : Mob. 629 828438 / jmxabia@ hotmail.es Restaurante LA PERLA de JÁVEA (Arenal beach front, right hand side). Menu-del-día €17 (but from Tues-Friday only). Some very good reports have been reaching us which supports their now being listed in the Repsol Guide. 96 647 0772  / open daily  www.laperladejavea.com   Restaurante EL RANCHO: Cta. Cabo de la Nao (between the German clinic & Saladar Supermarket).  A young British couple (Simon & Danielle) have taken over El Rancho and, with their French chef, have reestablished this landmark restaurant on the gastro-circuit of Jávea.  Well appointed and in delightful surroundings – especially the beautiful terrace/gardens.  Sunday lunch recommended. Reports are good to excellent.  Menu-del-día (€10.95).  Good parking either side of main road.  96 577.1126 / f. Sunday p.m. & Monday.  E-mail: elranchojavea@hotmail.com  /  Web site still ? under construction ?   Restaurante LOS REMOS de la NÃO (Jávea, Arenal beach front) : French owned and still one of the best of the Arenal beach restaurants. Lies at the extreme right hand end of the bay on the edge of the large car park overlooking the beach.  Fish a speciality.  Great views.  Menu del día €18.  Now listed in the Repsol Guide. Best to book. 96 647.0776 /  f. Tues.  www.losremoslanao.com