Updated March 2013
In a word: spectacular. That’s the first impression when you cross the threshhold into the Restaurante Cuna 2, the latest addition to the Baco Group. Housed in a four-story mansion that was designed by the great Ánibal Gonzalez and which has been beautifully restored, it feels like you are eating inside a work of art. A cool mix of old world beauty and ultra modern designer furniture creates a uniquely stylish ambiance.
There are three bars on the main floor and several dining rooms on the first and second floors, each with its own “personality”, which can also be booked for private events. Or you can sit out on the sidewalk terrace and people watch while you eat or enjoy a late afternoon cocktail. But the jewel is the fabulous rooftop bar with its magnificent views, which is open from 4pm on.
The service in the tapas bars (haven’t tried the restaurant) is professional without being stuffy and the food is, like the building, a mix of traditional and trendy. Be sure to try the bacalao with garlic confit and tomato, a signature dish in all the Baco Group restaurants. Other favourites are the filo triangles filled with apples, walnuts, endive and goat cheese and the grilled presa Ibérica with garlicky sautéed setas. The daily tapas specials are also well worth checking out, as is the most dapper jamón cutter in town, Pedro, who has his station in the elegant patio entrance.
Bread/Service Charge: 1€ per person
Tel. 954 211 107 / 666 469 561
Bar open: 12.30 – midnight (kitchen closed 4.30 – 20.00)
Rooftop bar: 4.00 – midnight
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Food 8 | Wine 8 | Service 8 | Ambiance 9
one of three bars on the main floor
very cold beer!
langoustine, basil and coconut croquettes
filo pastry filled with endive, apple, walnuts and goat cheese
mini jamón & cream cheese flamenquínes
bacalao with garlic confit and roasted plum tomatoes
corvina (sea bass) with avocado on flaky pastry
langoustines al ajillo
grilled presa Ibérica with sautéed garlicky mushrooms
grilled venison with garbanzo purée and potatoes
grilled beef with couscous
puff pastry toast topped with spicy guacamole and grilled beef
pistachio cake with rice pudding sauce
Pedro, jamón cutter extraordinaire
patio looking up
upstairs dining room
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