It was a surprise to arrive in Spain and find that many of the top rated restaurants serve English food, especially for Sunday lunch. There are signs in front of many places advertising Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding or Sunday Carvery.
Most of the restaurants offer daily specials, three courses for a set price, a very reasonable price actually. Recently we had lunch on the sunny terrace of a nice place. For starters I had salad and Max soup. Our main courses were pork loin and chicken breast, both well prepared and delicious. For dessert we had a layered ice cream confection and coffee. With a bottle of the house wine, the check was 30 euros (~$42.).
We’ve been trying to find restaurants specializing in Spanish cooking but we have had Sunday lunch twice at the Kimrick. It is across the street from us in our residential neighborhood. The owner is a friendly man who chats with us in the street.
There are four choices for starters to Sunday lunch, then main course choices of roast beef, pork, or chicken, and finally four dessert choices. We chose the roast beef. Our plates arrived with five slices of roast beef, mashed potatoes, two whole roasted potatoes, roasted parsnips, and Yorkshire pudding. Then, the vegetables arrived in a separate bowl. That held five more vegetables, cabbage, carrots, green beans, cauliflower, and broccoli.
All this food and dessert to follow.
The food was too much but very well done so we returned for another Sunday lunch. I asked for a smaller portion. This time I passed on the starter, only had three slices of roast and one roasted potato…not exactly what I’d consider a small portion.

Roast beef and Yorkshire pudding