Fed up with chilly Barcelona, Gusto Guides decided to head south for at least a little of the winter. And where better than Andalucia? We headed to the very south of the south, to the city of Cadiz.
What’s the deal?
After the morning’s culinary assault on half a kilo of churros, we thought the day couldn’t get any better. But wait! It did! And on the city beach in Cadiz, no less.
Bar Club la Caleta was the last thing we expected to find in among the crowds of thirtysomething mums and dads attempting to prevent their beach-crazed offspring from committing crimes, drowning or listening to the bad words that the local fishermen would just not stop saying. But there it was. In a cave-shack crammed with religious memorabilia, slot machines and a good number of the aforementioned fishermen.
The terrace occupies one of the prime spots in Cadiz, tucked away out of the wind and at the same time flooded with sunshine at midday.
Traditional Spanish dishes, with a certain emphasis placed on local seafood recipes (fried fish, squid and other goodies).
2 beers: €3
Bread and nibbles: €1
Fried baby squid: €8
Tuna ‘a la almadraba’: €8.50
They are gravelly and did seem to have a tendency to ignore you unless you have a particularly fine shouting voice. Despite the loud signs proclaiming the contrary, there is service on the terrace.
The sun, the sea and the seafood. This place is almost a cliché.
Not being able to stay longer.
Calle Duque de Najera, S/N
Telephone: (0034) 956 228 113