I paid for this "ellyeats" domain, so even if all the restaurants are shut I might as well use it. So henceforth, a blog. Not even about food, just my thoughts vomited onto a page. A Very Tier Four day is a day in which one does the general array of activities available for someone … Continue reading A Very Tier Four Wednesday
My Mum used to do a fat cauliflower cheese every year at Christmas, then she just stopped, and pretended as if she never used to in the first place . I asked her about it the other day and she honestly looked at me bewildered and said "Since when do we do cauliflower cheese on … Continue reading Cauliflower is traditional, Mum.
If you excuse the terrible photos in advance, I'll thank you kindly. And yes, I am reviewing the local Chinese. Food (8/10)Value (10/10)Service (8/10) Noodles and sizzling beef. It has been 24 hours since returning to England and I have already eaten Shephards Pie and a hearty serving of Brussell Sprouts. It is also cold … Continue reading Shi Shan Xuan, Palma de Mallorca: Is a low budget Chinese restaurant really the best place to eat in Mallorca? Obviously it is.
This understated restaurant offers food from all around the globe, with a three course menu del dia for just €16. Food (7/10)Service (7/10)Value (7.5/10) Pork belly bao with avocado and coleslaw. If i'm being honest, i'm finding it incredibly difficult to write a review about restaurants that are actually good. Like Jay Rayner said, "Narratives … Continue reading Palillos y Cuchillos, Palma de Mallorca: ‘Bao, Tom Yum and Nachos all under one roof.’
I ignored all the warning signs of the classic 'all mouth and no trousers' restaurant, and yet I still ate here. So I guess I got what I deserve when I was still hungry after a bloody three course meal. Fried Chicken at Noveno B Food (5/10)Value for money (4/10)Service (6/10) Any restaurant that likes … Continue reading Noveno B, Palma de Mallorca: ‘No quality, nor quantity.’
Big and bold dishes packed full with authentic Mexican flavour. Food (8/10)Service (7/10)Value (7/10) Cochinita Pibil and Tinga de Guerrero at Chapultapec After going to Madrid last year and encountering the cheapest and best Mexican EVER, I get irritated going to any other Mexican restaurant. Takos al Pastor Restauraunt in Madrid sells tacos for a … Continue reading Chapultapec, Palma de Mallorca: ‘Generous Plates of Mexican Homecooking.’
From the outside, this unassuming restaurant looks like any other street corner cafe, but its so much more than that. Food (9/10)Value (10/10)Service (10/10) Blood sausage with piquillo peppers and apple purée. I've never really trusted a cheap lunch menu. I think I've been hurt in the past too many times as a tourist, lured … Continue reading Vida Meva, Palma de Mallorca: ‘A top class restaurant masquerading as a humble cafe.’
With rave reviews flaoting about all over the bloody internet, I thought I should see what the hype was about. I have lost faith in Google reviews, and I don't know who to trust anymore. The Incredible Hulk (€9) Food (4/10)Value (5/10)Service (8/10) The evening hadn't got off to the best start. We arrived at … Continue reading La Vieja de Jonay Hernandez, Palma de Mallorca: ‘A restaurant where pretentious absurdity rules, and skills lack.’
For a hearty € 18 set lunch menu by a Michelin star chef in the centre of Palma, D Menu ticks all the boxes for the ideal lunch spot. Salad starter at D Menu, always the perfect size and packed full of flavour in every bite. Food (10/10)Value for money (10/10)Service (10/10) I realised that writing … Continue reading D Menu, Palma de Mallorca: ‘The formula for the perfect restaurant in Palma, Mallorca.’
The queues that form outside this cafe at all hours of the day are publicity enough to prove that this is the most popular place on the island to get an ensaimada, a beautiful pastry made with flour, water, sugar, eggs and pork lard.