Make the very most of this summer with beachside gastronomy and handcrafted cocktails at El Cuartel del Mar restaurant, Chiclana de la Frontera, Andalucia.  Here on Southern Spain’s Atlantic Coast, on the iconic Barossa Beach, is this sophisticated beach restaurant where executive Chef Manuel Berganza and his team offer upscale culinary creations at lunch and dinner.

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The bartenders ensure that each meal starts with style with creative cocktails (delicious passionfruit mojitos!) served with tasty snacks like gildas of chili, olive and tuna.

The summer menu (which is now also available for take away) offers the Mediterranean and Atlantic fish and seafood, with part of the menu dedicated to the region’s prestigious Almadraba tuna, including dishes of tuna tartare, roasted tuna, and tuna tataki style. 

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Fish and seafood on the grill included octopus, and baby squid. A personal favourite is the creamy rice with red Atlantic prawns.

Meat eaters will appreciate the dry-aged entrecote, and ribeye steaks, premium Iberian pork and succulent lamb chops, all served with farm fresh produce from inland.

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El Cuartel is a once abandoned Civil Guard outpost that has been reimagined as a super-stylish ocean view restaurant where urban design converges with the relaxed surfer lifestyle of the Costa del la Luz. This is a restaurant where culture (think live music, art exhibitions, and sundowner DJ sets) and fine cuisine are all ingredients in a truly memorable experience.

You can read more about the restaurant in The Luxury Editor profile of El Cuartel del Mar restaurant here.

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Andrew Forbes

Andrew is a Marketing Communications consultant, working within the wellness, travel & lifestyle sectors. His track record in PR, marketing and branding spans over 25 years. He writes regularly on international wellness, travel, and lifestyle themes with a particular passion for the Mediterranean and the Americas. Originally from the UK, Andrew Forbes has lived in the US and France but now calls southern Spain his home, where he is Travel Editor for Spain’s leading English language newspaper. For Andrew, luxury is many things; most importantly genuine hospitality, authenticity and thoughtful service. Web: www.andrewforbes.com

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