The Pavillon des Canaux provides a haven: decorated like the Mad Hatter’s house, with a pink bedroom, green living room and blue bathroom, strung with plants and stuffed with comfy chairs… more
The tortilla de patatas is full of flavour, oil and salt. The counter is full of traditional pintxos, fried fish, octopus salad… but everyone comes for the justifiably famous cheesecake. more
Go crazy on a pintxos (pronounced pin-choss) hop in San Sebastian. Most bars have their counter full of the one-bite tapas, for around 1.50-3 euros each. And most will let you help yourself… more
Many of Lisbon’s praças (squares) have a little kiosk in the centre, surrounded by chairs and tables and the Refresco de Camões is one of the nicest.
As well as the usual coffees, they do old-fashioned cordials, made of tangerine or lemon-thyme… more
The garlic prawns were sizzling as they came to the table, and the whole grilled octopus was buttery-soft. A few potatoes was enough… more
They serve roast suckling pig on brown rolls, tender and full of flavour. Ask for some sauce… more
An oasis of calm: lunch on produce grown on site, under the trees
This community garden grows strawberries, herbs, potatoes in crates and baskets and recycled guttering. more
Eclairs are the new macarons, try the latest trend!
The head chef at Fauchon, Christophe Adam has made the éclair the latest colourful, customisable trend in patisserie. more
Bruschetta, panini, caffe… and a big smile
For a newly arrived and lonely tourist, Bruschetteria 102 will provide a real Italian welcome, as if they were just waiting for you more
Cheapest and most satisfying bite to eat in Berlin
Students will queue for ages at this cult kebab stall, though it is worth the wait. more