We went on a bit of a spiritual retreat, so it made sense to stay in the old Convent, the room and en- suite were great, the atmosphere and view onto the cloister was smashing, warm room, comfortable bed with good quality sheets, we decided to have breakfast there even though it was not excluded, as we wanted to drink in the energy of the place. Well that was about all we did drink, as there was just little buns, and fruit that was to ripe to eat, and dry bread, and some juice, which for £15 each I though was over the top. Along with the rap music first thing in the morning, was not great. Though the young man serving was very nice, and did turn off the music for us.
We decided to try the restaurant in the evening, hoping it would be more adventurous, and again we wanted to stay in the building. Big mistake, after climbing up a mountain and walking mile, we were hungry, when presented with a very complicated menu, of a way to order, we decided on fish with vegetables, as we don't eat meat, we were presented with what I would hardly consider a dish suitable for a starter, a tiny fish full of bones and ground up veg that it sat on. It had a nice flavour but totally inadequate as a meal. The wine also come in a tiny glass. The desert too was miniature, if it had not been so late we would have gone out for another meal. On top of that we though we had chosen a main meal and desert for a set price. Then when we went to pay they said that was not the deal that day after all and instead of paying £18 each we ended up being charged £79 which left us feeling ripped off. My friend expressed this to them but they did not seem to be bothered. So I would highly recommend the rooms, but give a wide birth on the restaurant unless you have eaten first.
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