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El Cocinero by Chef Arnaldo: A Gastronomic Adventure to Ibiza

Dine with style and authenticity as you go for a gastronomic Ibizan experience brought to you by El Cocincero by Chef Arnaldo.
Chef Arnaldo Limeta painstakingly trained for several years in Ibiza to perfect the craft of preparing authentic Spanish food. His passion for cooking has led to the establishment of El Cocinero in Nasugbu, Batangas, La Bella Tagaytay and Molito, Alabang each offering a unique dining experience due to its food and ambiance.
Its interior design highlights Spanish accent with a fusion of classic and modern arts fitting for everyone’s instagram feed goals. Adding up to these photo-worthy set up is the food meticulously plated which does not only satisfy your eyes but also your stomachs. 

The Alabang Branch

The Tagaytay Branch

Among the must try’s in their main course are their seafood Paella, Arroz De Matanza, Bullit de Peix (Fish stew), Pulpo ala Gallega and Pulpo Fritos. Must try desserts include Flao or the Ibizan Cheesecake and Greixonera or Ibizan Pudding. After a sumptuous meal, you should also try a shot of their Hierbas Ibicencas – a traditional drink with star anise which aids digestion.



From Cubao or Pasay, take a bus bound for Alabang South Station or Star Mall. Alight at Molito. Look for Parmigiano or Pancake House and walk past these. You’ll find El Cocinero somewhere behind these.


 From Cubao or Pasay, take a bus bound for Alfonso or Nasugbu.  Get off Radar taas. take a trycicle straight to La Bella Tagaytay.

Overall, it was a 4-star experience dining in these restaurants considering the price, venue and ambiance, accessibility, food and customer service.

Anne Elizabeth Gumiran, also known as Queenie, is a 20-something, full-time public school teacher, a part-time travel blogger and a freediver. She started putting her stories of adventures and misadventures into words and pictures in 2017 and continues to do so as she shares her advocacy, Sustainable Traveling.

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