Food & Drink Awards 2021

Page 46 LUX 2021 Food & Drink Awards Azulete Gaucìn opened in April 2021 and is located in the middle of un pueblo blanco de la Serrania de Ronda, located just above la Fuente de los Seis Caños, in the heart of Malaga. Serving a varied menu boasting contemporary cuisine with traditional, Mediterranean flavours, as well as seasonal, organic wines, Azulete is already making quite a name for itself amongst the locals that live in the town and tourists who come to visit. Young, dynamic couple, Daniela and Gabriel, run the restaurant and both have experience having worked within the industry for some time. It was, however, during the Covid-19 lockdowns that the pair decided to bite the bullet and take on a restaurant of their own. “While travelling to Andalucia last summer we found this charming restaurant in the town of Gaucin,” explains Gabriel. “After thinking together, we saw an opportunity to open our restaurant, and we wanted to use as many natural products from the region as we could to make it all a bit more sustainable.” Their passion for fabulous, fresh flavours is clear to see from the offset, with the menu Sep21895 Azulete Most Refined Mediterranean Dining Experience – Province of Malaga Starting a business in lockdown is no small feat, but for one young couple it was the best decision they ever made. Now their restaurant, Azulete, is going from strength to strength. We find out more about its unique offering in the wake of it being voted to receive a Food and Drink Award from LUXlife. at Azulete changes regularly to reflect the seasons and what fresh produce becomes available at the local organic farm in Castellar which the couple favour. “It’s something that we love doing so it’s naturally easy to achieve excellence,” Gabriel continues. “We work mainly with local products from Malaga and the wine list is also very local and mostly organic and natural.” Despite being a relatively new company, Azulete is already becoming renowned for its great food and excellent customer service. In fact, it was recently bestowed with the prestigious title of Most Refined Mediterranean Dining Experience – Province of Malaga in the LUXlife Food and Drink Awards 2021. It seems that the future is looking bright for the restaurant, and Gabriel and Daniela are already making plans to have their own organic garden next to Azulete in order to be able to grow their own fresh fruit and vegetables to use in their exquisite dishes. Contact Details Contact: Gabriel y Daniela Company: Azulete Web Address: