Throughout the summer Laia, our Catalan team member, will be choosing her favourite Cavas. Each week you’ll be able to taste her selection by the glass! In Catalunya there’s nothing nicer than dropping into the local wine bar for a glass of Cava after a day at the office. This week Laia chooses Exsum. Why?
Cava, not only is it incredibly versatile, it can be enjoyed alone or with a wide range of dishes, it is thoroughly pleasurable. Cava is very much a part of Catalan culture, its heritage dates back to 1872 when the first bottle was made. Josep Raventos returned from the Champagne region of France and asked himself
The people who enrich La Cuina are our producers. They are at the very heart of everything we do and everything we make, from serving a glass of wine to creating a selection of Tapas. Their presence is felt among our customers and La Cuina team. We import as much as we can from Catalunya supporting
My love of food stems from time around the Catalan family table. All the ingredients were local, everything was fresh and our dishes had an intensity that was both honest and comforting. Wine was no different, we drank from local cellars, their wines had personality and authenticity treating the palate in every sip. When I
On the 23rd of April something special takes place in Catalunya, we celebrate our patron saint, Sant Jordi! We “live” Sant Jordi, at home, at work, in the streets. There’s a romantic and festive atmosphere everywhere. The town buildings are adorned with the Catalan flag, the town square or the ‘rambla’ comes alive, buzzing with
One of the most satisfying elements to owning and running a restaurant is the genuine feedback people give you. It’s really gratifying to hear that customers appreciate the relaxed atmosphere of La Cuina and enjoy our honest approach to food and wine. People often ask me how I came to open La Cuina …. I’ve
Rosita is a Catalan artisan beer from Alcover in Tarragona. We are very happy to have it at La Cuina.
La Cuina strives to be inclusive to every member of our community and offers both a tapas and a la carte menu to suit different budgets. Now we’ve also introduced a lunchtime and early evening set menu. Check it on Restaurant/Specials.
La Cuina and Vivino wines are extremely proud to represent L’Olivera wines in the UK. Mostly organic, their wines are extremely low in sulphites and have a great and distinctive personality. We are keen to support this excellent social project which embraces people with mental disabilities and gives them work.
Orange and almond cake with orange blossom accompanied with grapefruit segments and lemon foam.