Restaurante Eladio: how Galicia conquered Valencia
If you ask most Spanish people where to eat in Valencia, they’re likely to recommend a restaurant that will serve you a spectacular paella: the region’s star dish. But if you asked a Martelo, we’d tell you that your best option is to reserve a table at Restaurante Eladio, where you can enjoy the very best Galician seafood. After over 40 years in Valencia, this restaurant has firmly convinced the locals that there is life beyond their famous rice dish.
It all began in 1980, when Eladio and Violette set out on their quest to offer the best in Galician, market-fresh cuisine in Valencia. Four decades have passed since then, but they have always remained true to their principles of freshness, quality and respect for their ingredients.
As you’d expect, their menu is full of delicacies from northwest Spain: octopus a feira, prepared the traditional Galician way; hake cocochas – a plump cut from under the hake’s chin; oysters from the coastal town of Arcade; spider crab; turbot; the prized Galician delicacy of goose barnacles (percebes) and steak – Galicia is renowned for its beef. Whichever you choose, it will pair perfectly with a bottle of Martelo. And these are just some of the many types of fish, shellfish and meat that travel daily from Galicia to the restaurant’s home on Carrer de Chiva, in the heart of Valencia.
With so many delicacies to choose from, leaving room for dessert may seem an impossible task. But believe us, it’s worth it. Most of Restaurante Eladio’s desserts originate in Switzerland, like Violette. She was responsible for bringing the restaurant such delicious treats as the Black Forest Gateau and the Dark and White Chocolate Mousse.
The perfect finishing touch to a day of pure #Martelism, whether you’ve been enjoying the architecture of the City of Arts and Sciences or wandering through the Central Market and Valencia’s historic centre.
Carrer de Chiva, 40
(+34) 963 842 244
Opening hours: Monday to Sunday from 12:00 to 00:00.