Paul Owens and Julia, the owners of this charming restaurant in Murcia, do one thing above all else: pour all their love into the kitchen. They offer a top-quality menu that is executed with local products, making the most of seasonal ingredients and, above all, supporting the local market. The results speak for themselves.
The place is bustling, and there are loyal diners who return time and time again to indulge in this Mediterranean cuisine from Murcia. Currently, the couple is fully dedicated to Palcos by Pickledpair.es, aiming to be included in the Michelin Guide, just as they have been in every place they have cooked in the United Kingdom.
Among Palcos by Pickledpair.es recent achievements, it is worth highlighting that the restaurant has been recognized as the winner of LUXlife’s Best Fine Dining Experience 2023 in South Eastern Spain and recommended by Restaurant Guru 2023.
THE CONCEPT OF PALCOS BY PICKLEDPAIR.ES
After cooking in the best places around the world, Paul and Julia settled in Murcia, where this restaurant is located and it is among the best you can find in Mediterranean cuisine. The couple always seeks to lead Palcos by Pickledpair.es in innovation and maintain a style and offering based on current trends. What they truly offer is a luxury experience in southern Spain, specifically in the town of Avileses, where you can feel a very warm family atmosphere.
They quickly captured the hearts of the local people, and the high-end food they offer, as well as the cocktails, make it a preferred choice among gastronomic destinations. The decor of the place also invites you to have a special moment. In summary, Paul and Julia have managed to capture the best of their experience from other parts of the world and bring it to Palcos by Pickledpair.es, this beautiful high-end restaurant located in an exclusive area of Murcia, where golf courses and nature enhance its presence.
STARTERS AT PALCOS BY PICKLEDPAIR.ES, A GREAT FIRST IMPRESSION
In addition to quality, Palcos by Pickledpair.es is characterized by offering a variety of irresistible dishes. Something as simple as a Bread Board, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Aged Balsamic can be the perfect start. For lovers of sweet and sour flavors, you won’t be able to resist the Tuna Carpaccio, Burnt Local Honey & Orange Dressing, Mango & Cucumber. This dish uses premium locally sourced honey.
For seafood enthusiasts, we highly recommend the Crab & Gruyere Twice Baked Souffle, Sweetcorn & Ginger Sauce, Shellfish Oil. It’s an authentic blend of flavors that will leave you breathless. Another delicacy is the explosive Beetroot & Goats Cheese Tart, Goats Cheese Mousse, Toasted Buckwheat, Seeds, Lemon Dressing.
And there’s much more, but we’ll let you be surprised when you make your way to Palcos by Pickledpair.es.
MAIN COURSES: A SENSORY DELIGHT TO DIE FOR, REVIVE, AND KEEP EATING
Vegetarians will find delicious options that truly live up to their expectations. For example, the Pea & Aged Feta Risotto, Asparagus, Crispy Egg Yolk or the Truffled Mushroom Ravioli, Mushroom & Tarragon Sauce, Parmesan. Once you try them, you’ll undoubtedly want to have them again. For vegans, the restaurant can prepare dishes upon request. The goal is to ensure that everyone can savor this top-notch modern Mediterranean cuisine in Murcia.
And there’s even more. The seafood dishes are exceptionally crafted, such as the Sea Bream Fillet, Sun-blushed Tomatoes, Olive Tapenade, Gnocchi, Seasonal Greens, Pesto, Toasted Seeds, Lemon or this culinary gem transformed into a dish: 28-day aged Sirloin Steak, Roast Onion, Red Onion Jam, Truffle Mash, Peppercorn Sauce. Palcos by Pickledpair.es is a VIP restaurant, you’ll see!
If we haven’t tempted you enough yet, imagine that in Palcos by Pickledpair.es, you can also add some of these delights: Truffle Mash, Chips, Broccoli & Toasted Almonds, House Salad, Braised Red Cabbage.
EVERYTHING THAT BEGINS HAS AN END, WHAT MATTERS IS THAT IT’S A HAPPY ENDING
A full stomach, a content heart? Make some room because these desserts are a flavor marvel. Artisan Spanish Cheese Board, Quince, Apple, Celery, Candied Walnuts, Grapes, Crackers, how does that sound?
Another delight is the Cherry & Almond Tart, Griotine Cherries, Chocolate Sorbet, Almond Tuile, and also the Madagascar Vanilla Creme Brûlée, Banana & Creme Fraiche Sorbet, Hazelnut Biscotti.
The only issue at Palcos by Pickledpair.es is that it’s difficult to choose because everything is spectacular. You’ll see dishes passing by to other tables, and it will arouse your curiosity, pushing you to want it all. Paul and Julia have ample experience in top kitchens from various parts of the world, such as the United Arab Emirates, the Caribbean, and some of the best country hotels in the United Kingdom.
But experience is not everything, it’s the hospitality with which they welcome locals and tourists, establishing a warm and harmonious relationship with them.
THE BEST IS YET TO COME: THE WINE MENU AT PALCOS BY PICKLEDPAIR.ES
The wine menu offers such a wide variety of options, including reds, rosés, whites, and sparkling wines, that diners often seek guidance from Palcos by Pickledpair.es team to pair them with their selected dishes and create the ultimate gastronomic experience.
Wineries such as Utiel Requena, La Rioja, Castillo y León Tempranillo, Rueda, Coster del Segra, Rioja Rías, and Monterrei are featured in the diverse range of wines offered on the Palcos by Pickledpair.es menu. Wine enthusiasts will have plenty to choose from among this wide selection.
In a conversation with Paul Owens, he personally recommends a top five: 1) Paco Lolo vintage, 2) Gran Bazán Albariño (both), 3) Bari Gori, 4) Sanz Verdejo Cien Cien! Sanz, and 5) Enrique Mendoza Pinot Noir.
Be sure to visit Palcos by Pickledpair.es in Murcia. Mark it as your destination and head straight to this luxurious restaurant.
Plaza De La Iglesia 5, Avileses, 30590, Murcia