Abantal, Seville, 1/18/18

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Abantal is the only Michelin starred restaurant in Seville.  It is a mild contemporary design with lots of blond wood, double clothed large tables and nice linens.  Steel covers one wall and interesting light fixtures provide the place with plenty of light (maybe a tad too much except for photos).  Soft background music during part of the evening helped give a bit more room hum to the fairly casual crowd.  They offer 2 tasting menus (about 10 or 13 courses) with optional wine pairings.  We chose the longer tasting and the wine pairings.  The tables are widely spaced with only 10 tables filling a fairly large space.  Service is efficient and friendly with good English spoken.  The chef, Julio Fernández Quintero, did come out of the kitchen to visit with his guests.   Continue reading