THE MENU AND THE TASTING MENUS

El Portal del Echaurren

We offer a menu and two tasting menus at your free choice for each diner. You can combine our offer to your liking. Ask us and be welcome.

APPETIZERS AND TAPAS

Our Appetizers and Tapas are served to all El Portal customers. In the tasting menus the appetizer is included in the price, in the letter option, 25 € per person will be charged for this concept.

TAPAS

The welcome based on small bites, is a journey through the tradition of tapas in our region and takes place at the welcome table at the entrance.

HERBS COLD INFUSION

BLACK OLIVES

SPANISH TORTILLA WITH POTATO CREAM

HAKE CRACKLINGS
brandade, fennel and seaweed chlorophyll

APPETIZIERS INSPIRED IN THE VALLEY

The second part of the tapas is inside the kitchens of the hotel, it is a walk through Ezcaray and its surroundings.

COLD INFUSION OF RED FRUITS

A PIECE OF TONDELUNA
(a locally-made cheese)

FRESH HERBS
or eating a mountain meadow

UNDER A BLANKET OF DRY LEAVES
recreating a walk through a forest

THE FRY

The last block of snacks is already made on the table, and is a small tribute to the kitchen of our mother, at which time you can indicate your preferences.

FRIED BORAGE LEAVES

BUÑUELO “SAIGNANT”

“CROQUETAS”
My mother “croqueta” recipe

THE MENU

STARTERS

HEART TARTAR | 21,00 €
foie-gras frozen powder, avocado and mustard

WHITE ASPARAGUS | 29,00 €
with imperial caviar and mushrooms mayonnaise

CRAYFISH, “PIL-PIL” EZCARAY NUTS AND WHITE TRUFFLE  | 39,00 €

GRILLED GREEN PEAS | 39,00 €
with a hint of vanilla

FISHES

BATTERED HAKE | 29,00 €
confit at 45º with green peppers and rice soup

ROASTED SEA BASS | 29,00 €
on a potatoe “pil-pil” and a small touch of vanilla

MARTAS’S HAKE | 29,00 €

COD TRIPES | 29,00 €
on a vanilla cream with a spicy touch

MEATS

“CALLOS Y MORROS” (BEEF TRIPE AND LIPS) | 25,50 €
Riojan style

GLAZED LAMB TONGUE | 25,50 €
with old tomato sauce

“ALBÓNDIGA” (MEAT BALLS) | 35,50 €
with truffles

BRAISED SIRLOIN STEAK | 35,50 €
with potato musseline and vegetables

DESSERTS

CAMEROS CHEESE ON WARM TOAST | 12,50 €
with Reinette apple and honey ice cream

THE WOOL | 12,50 €
iced cream of green juice, apple and celery

ICE CREAM | 12,50 €
wrapped in pork rind

TENDONS AND CHOCOLATE | 12,50 €

PETIT FOURS | 3,50 €

WINE PAIRING

6 DIFFERENT WINES | 65 €/pers

8 DIFFERENT WINES | 80 €/pers

CHEESE BOARD

TASTING | 15 €/pers
of our country cheese board

10% VAT included

ALLERGIES AND FOOD INTOLERANCES – The restaurant has a special menu which indicates the ingredients required by regulation (EU) nº 1169/2011 that could cause allergies or food intolerances to some people. You can request it from our staff.

BOOK NOW

Open: from February 1st to December 31st (both included – look timetable below). Closed: from June 24th to July 10th (both included).


El Portal will close for weekly rest Sunday night, Monday and Tuesday, except between July 1st and November 1st. During these dates, the weekly rest will be Sunday night and Monday. Check possible changes dew to bank holidays and long weekends.

Opening:
February: Saturday (lunch and dinner) and Sunday (lunch only).
March and June: Wednesday to Saturday (lunch and dinner)  and Sunday (lunch only). Check June holidays.
July to September: Tuesday to Saturday (lunch and dinner) and Sunday (lunch only).
October to December: Wednesday to Saturday (lunch and dinner)  and Sunday (lunch only). Check for Christmas holidays.

BOOKING CONDITIONS AND CANCELLATION POLICY

We inform you that to confirm your reservation, the restaurant will ask for your card number and expiration date.
If the cancellation occurs on the same day of the reservation, or if you don’t show up, the amount to be charged will be 75€/person.
No charged will be made while booking.