Lunch @ El Castillo de Monda

Mr F and I were invited by our Dutch friends Ton and Selma to lunch at El Castillo de Monda.  The restaurant is set within an hotel of the same name and is situated in Andalusia in the hills above Marbella.  As it sounds El Castillo is an old castle that has been lovingly restored by 3 Dutch men.  Sensitive restoration has retained the character of the place and the views from the restaurant on the rooftop are spectacular!

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Mr F and I posing on the Moorish thrones situated in the anteroom of the restaurant.

Delicious starters:  On the left Scallops with Chorizzo, to the right Smoked Salmon served imaginatively with beetroot.

Equally tasty main course dishes which we all enjoyed immensely.

Falling at the last hurdle 2 puds with 4 spoons!  Divine!!

After a leisurely meal we wondered around the castle admiring the views and vowing to return for a special occasion with an overnight stay as the accommodation looks really interesting and inviting.  PS this is not an advertisement!  we all enjoyed the experience so much that I decided to wish them all well at El Castillo.  Good Luck!

Author: Sarah - Badass Baby Boomer ;)

Baby Boomer speaks for itself, yes I am a woman of a certain age ;) Why Badass? I have Rock & Roll in my DNA, coupled with some Punk Attitude and a (Lovin) Spoonful of Hippie Chic. Altogether BABB ;O The blog is not intended to be age specific, or indeed age appropriate! It is more about my style philosophy. The blog is to help girls and women of all ages to become more confident in expressing who they are through the way they dress. Mine are style tips and tricks based on years of styling, and an extensive knowledge of the fashion industry. My shopping advice is suitable for those with a limited budget, those who are strapped for cash, and for the lucky ones who have cash to splash. Personally I mix it up, marrying high street with high end to achieve my unique look. I hope that you will enjoy my new blog, Sarah x

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