Valencia Insider Guides: our Lucas Fox staff guide you to some of their favourite places in and out of town

Horchatería Toni

horcheteria toni

“Take a walk along the lively and colourful Port Saplaya dock and enjoy the local homemade beverage, ‘Horchata’ in Horchatería Toni.”

Estefania Roig, May 2014

Avenida de la Huerta 1
Port Saplaya
46120 Alboraya
+34 963 556 644

Las Torres de Ciriaco

“Enjoy an amazing Ciriaco cocktail while looking at the sea. It is undoubtedly an unforgettable walk!”

— Estefania Roig, May 2014

Paseo de Luis Saiz Diaz Regatista s/n
Port Saplaya
46120 Alboraya
+34 963 728 258

Birra & Blues

birra e blues

“For craft beer and blues lovers, it is a must to go to Patacona beach and visit our friend Casto with an international gold medal award for his “black” beer, where you can also enjoy a blues concert.”

— Estefania Roig, June 2014

Avenida Mare Nostrum 34
Paseo Marítimo
46120 Alboraya (along Playa Malvarrosa)
+34 963 550 474

Valencia Beachbol


“For beach sports lovers, playing beach volleyball, football and tennis is a reality that can be enjoyed on the Malvarrosa  and cabañal beaches in a fun environment where you can end late at night.”

— Estefania Roig, March 2014

+34 694 419 325



“Enjoy one of the best Valencian rice dishes in the city’s port, watching the sea and listening to live music is something you can only do in the Arribar restaurant, where the owner and singer performs Frank Sinatra songs while you enjoy a drink on the terrace.”

— Estefania Roig, April 2014

Marina Real Juan Carlos I (north dock next to the sail building)
46024 Valencia
+34 963 449 757

Hotel Spa Balneario las Arenas

Valencia (Hotels) Hotel Las Arenas

“The Arenas spa resort is the ideal place to have a romantic relaxing moment.”

— Estefania Roig, June 2014

C/Eugenia Viñes 22-24
46011 Valencia
+34 963 120 600

Horchatería Daniel in Mercado de Colón

horchata daniela mercado colon

“Horchata” is a traditional beverage made from ground tiger nuts, water and sugar, and is originally from Valencia. Daniel has a legendary establishment in Alboraya and has recently opened a Corner  in the Mercado de Colón, a modernist building located between Calle Cirilo Amorós and Calle Jorge Juan. One of Valencia’s most romantic spots.”

— Juan Luis Herrero, June 2014


Restaurante Canalla Bistro by Ricard Camarena


“Ricard Camarena is one of Valencia’s best chefs. This gastrobar is located in the Valencia’s cultural district, Ruzafa, where you can wander among the city’s latest trendy shops and cutting-edge restaurants, a must-see.”

— Juan Luis Herrero, June 2014

C/Maestro José Serrano 5
46005 Valencia
+34 963 740 509

A walk in the Jardín del Turia, beautiful gardens set in the old River Turia riverbed

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“It is one of Valencia’s best experiences. It is the city’s main green area, with eight km of greenery and countless spaces to visit and relax in. There is great variety of gardens and parks like Gulliver Park, ideal for children.”

— Juan Luis Herrero, April 2014

Restaurante Riff

Photo taken by Xavier Mollà

“Bernd Knöller is a famous and renowned Valencian restaurateur. This restaurant has a Michelin star and is located in Valencia’s classic nightlife area, Cánovas and Gran Vía.”

— Juan Luis Herrero, June 2014

C/Conde Altea 18
46005 Valencia
+34 963 335 353

Shopping in El Pla del Remei

“The area including Calle Colón, Jorge Juan, Hernán Cortés and Cirilo Amorós comprises the streets where you will find most of the city’s finest boutiques. The Plaza de los Pinazo, the pedestrian promenade, Juan de Austria, and Calle Sorní fill with the hustle and bustle where pedestrians window shop and hurry to make their   purchases. Shopping Nights are held regularly, where shops are open until past midnight.”

— Juan Luis Herrero, June 2014

Restaurant Vertical


“Vertical is a new restaurant in the city of Valencia, located just opposite the City of Arts and Sciences, at the top of the Aqua building, which enjoys magnificent views of the architectural complex.”

— Marian Sanchiz, March 2014

C/Luis Garcia Berlanga 1
46023 Valencia
+34 963 303 800

Lounge Bar & Restaurant 48


“Restaurante & Copas 48, with spectacular views of the City of Arts and Sciences in Valencia, an exclusive club fit to enjoy great cocktails and a great menu, all with good music.”

— Marian Sanchiz, April 2014

Paseo de la Alameda 48
46023 Valencia
+34 963 814 301

Cocotte & Co, Bakery-Food-Market

cocotte et co

“Cocotte & Co is a vintage style cosy cafe which aims to make you feel at home. Enjoy the best handcrafted pastries accompanied by a wide range of coffees and teas. Perfect for a girly catch-up or afternoon tea with mum.”

— Marian Sanchiz, May 2014

Paseo de la Alameda 48
46023 Valencia
+34 963 236 449

La Mas Bonito

LF Recommends (Valencia La Mas Bonita)

“A fashionable place in Patacona, ideal to enjoy a continental breakfast, a healthy meal or a fantastic tea with homemade cakes and fresh fruit juices. The atmosphere is cool and summery with a mix of local and international clients, making it a fun place to enjoy the sea.”

— Estefania Roig, June 2014

Paseo Marítimo de la Patacona 11
46120 Alboraya
+34 961 143 611