BT Recommendations: “La Cuina d’en Jordi” Restaurant
Inside the Horta neighborhood you will find La Cuina d’en Jordi, an ideal restaurant to enjoy typical Spanish appetizers and dishes. The chef running this cozy restaurant, Jordi Mallea, was trained next to prestigious, world-renowned chefs such as Santi Santamaría, and with each of his dishes you will discover his continuing culinary evolution. The La Cuina d’en Jordi menu offers traditional Catalonian dishes with marked Basque and oriental influences. These gentle and exotic touches give the Mediterranean dishes a unique and special flavor that has become the restaurant’s hallmark.
With customer satisfaction as its top priority and the quality of the products as its identity seal, La Cuina d’en Jordi boasts an excellent traditional menu with many modern touches. All products are prepared with top-rate Mediterranean products and cooked with craftsmanship.
Among the culinary jewels in offer at La Cuina d’en Jordi, you will find such innovative creations as “Saint Peter’s rooster paupiette with red prawn sauce”, “boneless pork feet with mango chutney”, “pine nuts and chicken cannelloni with plum and foie-gras” or “brandade monkfish-stuffed calamari with American sauce.” Among other specialties of the house, you will also find sirloins and large steak, and grilled fish, everything prepared with excellent handcraft.
In addition to the delicious meats, vegetables and fish, this restaurant offers a wide variety of top-rate homemade desserts. There is nothing like rounding off a delicious meal than to order a tiramisu with matured rum, hazelnut and Macadamia walnut pie with chocolate ganache, or mango mousse over chocolate and puff pastry. Without a question, the best way to seal a delicious evening.
Rustic and comfy atmosphere
All these traditional cuisine dishes fit the rustic and comfy atmosphere found at La Cuina d’en Jordi perfectly. The industrial-style brick walls, the private rooms with wooden tables, the round arches and the warm atmosphere all come together to create the perfect setting to enjoy the succulent dishes being served. And this restaurant doesn’t just have a wide and cozy interior, the outdoor terrace also offers an intimate and relaxed setting to have dinner during the summer or enjoy an appetizer early in the morning underneath the blush vegetation.
Its excellent quality-to-price ratio and superb location at Carrer del Tajo 8, right next to Horta subway station, make this restaurant the ideal place to enjoy a wonderful meal in a relaxed environment, away from downtown’s chaos. La Cuina d’en Jordi opens Thursday to Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. to 12 p.m. On Mondays and Sundays it only offers food service.