Restaurant: La Gavina, Placa Pau Villa 1, Barcelona
When we arrived the restaurant looked lovely, with white tablecloths and a large, covered outside area facing the harbour, with a view of some of the magnificent gin-palace yachts.
The menu was huge, with a large selection of fish, rice and meat dishes.
I chose the ‘fish soup with fruits de mer’ to start, followed by Monkfish. A large flat bowl was brought to the table first and a waiter appeared shortly after with a tureen and ladled the soup out. It was a rich dark red colour, with white fish, clams, mussels and prawns clearly visible.
A generous helping of soup was served, along with a nice selection of white and brown breads. The soup was a silky-smooth bisque and very well seasoned, with large chunks of fish/seafood.
Very nice, not overwhelmingly fishy or too heavy, perfectly balanced and a nice start to a meal. Very nice restaurant with great service.
Words and pictures by @ladylavish