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“Creative Display of Food, High standard of Service” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Jardin

Jardin
Calle de los Tritons, 07410 Port d'Alcudia, Alcudia, Majorca, Spain
0034971892391
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Ranked #19 of 151 Restaurants in Port d'Alcudia
Price range: $70 - $120
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Los platos de alta cocina creados por Macarena de Castro, cocinera y propietaria del local, son un disfrute. Permanecen fieles a la cocina tradicional de Mallorca. Recupera productos agrícolas casi abandonados, especies de peces mediterráneos infravalorados y piezas cárnicas gustosísimas, olvidadas en la ajetreada vida global. Macarena presenta un menú quincenal, sumamente equilibrado según los más expertos, compuesto de tres aperitivos, tres entrantes, un pescado, una carne, un pre-postre, quesos y un postre, siempre delicioso.
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Creative Display of Food, High standard of Service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

While waiting for our table at Restaurante Jardin, we were served coated pistachio nuts and ice cold water, which was nice on a warm (30° C, 86° F) day.

Once inside, the décor of Restaurante Jardin was modern and pristine. The dining room was clean and luxurious with mostly modern artwork on the walls. Even the restrooms were meticulously gorgeous, complete with freshly cut flowers, small candelabra, individual washable fabric hand towels and lovely Spanish cologne - no detail overlooked.

The service was of a very high standard. We were there at lunch on a summer weekday, so we felt catered to in a most intimate, yet unobtrusive way, with a small team of staff discretely taking care of us.

As expected with a Michelin starred restaurant, the food was exceedingly creative. We both had the tasting menu. Standouts for us included the sardines pie with bitter olive, the loin of lamb with tomato, zucchini and aubergine, the beet and apple dish and the surprise dessert trio.

Guillermo, Restaurante Jardin’s Sommelier, was vastly knowledgeable and exceptionally personable. The wines he helped us choose based on our specifications were delectable! His manners were impeccable as he re-seated us each time we returned to the table.

Chef Macarena de Castro, Mallorca’s first woman to receive a Michelin star, was kind enough to stop by our table after our meal to introduce herself and make sure our afternoon had been satisfying. She generously agreed to take a picture with me, which is always a nice touch.

While the majority of our meal was seafood based, (and I’m not a huge seafood lover) I thoroughly enjoyed the food, the service, and the surroundings, indeed, the entire experience at Restaurante Jardin from start to finish.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Lancashire
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
“Not much to say”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

I went with high expectations after positive reports from friends who had been previously. The place didn't blow me away..rather average actually.

Visited September 2012
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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“Excellent food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2012

We did have the opportunity to celebrate our 25 year wedding anniversary at this fantastic restaurant.

The menu was a very nice selection of fantastic dishes, both for the eyes and the sense of taste. The “Chef” I the kitchen and her brother including the rest of the staff gave us a wonderful evening. The wine selection based on the local wines did make a perfect match.

Thanks’ for a wonderful experience

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“amazing food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

i can only say positive things about this restaurant. we went there for my birthday and we booked in the restaurant upstairs, the menu can be expensice, it is € 70 per person, but trust me it s worh the price. you will taste the most amazing fresh and seasonal food ever. every cent is worth it and the service is superb.

Visited September 2012
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“Great sommelier”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2012

The food here is good but needs a bit of warmth. Cooking is to feed and nourish not to play around. Even joel robuchon offers a creamy bowl of mashed potatoes. And after eating with Heston blumenthal you feel satisfied. Lots of skill in this kitchen but please let's see a smile !

The sommelier was brilliant I asked him to bring some small glasses to match my mood
And he ace'd it every time two amazing whites full of zing. A lovely cool Pinot. And a rich chocolate
Local red that was like velvet. Thank you.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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