Venta Moncalvillo Restaurant 2020-10-07T11:51:40+00:00
ENVIRONMENT
ROOMS
KITCHEN
CELLAR
FIELD
MENU

Environment

Daroca de Rioja is a small village of thirty inhabitants, twelve minutes far from Logroño. Placed at the foot of Moncalvillo’s mountain chain, Daroca de Rioja is surrounded by vineyards and nature which feeds Venta Moncalvillo’s larder. Daroca river, which provides with water to Ebro river, is the natural source of water for Venta Moncalvillo’s field, whose products are the raw materials in Ignacio Echapresto’s style.

The hamlet of Daroca is surrounded by a rich natural environment. Its forests keep a wide range of species as pines, oak trees, lavender or rosemary. In autumn forest brings a wide variety of wild mushrooms, which play its part in the menu in this season. Mountains are also wild animals’ home and also game dishes are important in the menu of Autumn.

Rooms

Main Saloon

Although is a wide space its atmosphere and furniture bring and intimate ambiance. Two front and luminous windows show a charming view of the restaurant’s field. The visitor will discover how the vegetables grow in this area and also that they can try them in the menu.

The walls are painted with autumn colors, such as burgundy, or rustic brown, and the light crosses the homemade coloured stained windows in the salon.

Family Saloon

The perfect ambiance to bussiness meetings, family lunches, or courses, this salon has space for sixteen people. There is a large window to show natural lighting and also the terrace of Venta Moncalvillo, and its field.

The colors of Family Saloon, brown wood and white, provide a nice environment for having lunch. At the back of the room one little fireplace made of rocks helps to keep a warm atmosphere. Its decoration shows also fresh cut flowers and ceramic objects from the town of Navarrete, symbols of traditional Rioja crafts.

Events Saloon

This is a wide space, set up to celebrate events as family events, gastronomic trainings for international travelers, business meetings, and other kind of celebrations. It has a wide range of facilities such as sound equipment, presentation equipment, and lighting.

Its ambiance brings the visitor a view of the countryside and the colors of the room create a calm atmosphere.

Kitchen

Moncalvillo mountains chain keep big forests of beechs, pines and other species. Wild mushrooms and fungi grow better in a cold mediterranean climate and they are part of Autumn gastronomy.

These wild forests provide Venta Moncalvillo with young pigeons, deers or wild boars, for dishes of the season In adittion, fresh fish as cod, grouper or hake are also part of the menu. One of our secrets is grilling hake barbells on vine hoots which adds a traditional natural flavour.

Cellar

Venta Moncalvillo’s wine list offers the visitor the posibilitie to taste wine geography and the world’s designations of origin. An amount of 600 of references selected from the international outlook of wine made Venta Moncalvillo’s winery richer. Rioja wines are the hosts in this winery, apart from the Spanish wines, and the internationals. This let know a wide view of the wine in general.

Historic wines of The Old Country get mixed up with the new trends of The New World. This shows a reflection of the variety of wine culture, due to this mixing between the national wines and foreign wines.

Field

Venta Moncalvillo is located in a natural privileged environment, and fertile. These natural products build the restaurant’s menú. Ebro and Daroca rivers provide with water Venta Moncalvillo’s field. Its fresh vegetables are the main ingredients when we talk about Ignacio Echapresto’s style of cooking.

The visitor will taste them joining dishes or as a main course. They are the guest stars in our kitchen in all seasons, specially in spring: Zucchini, borrage, tomatoes or artichokes. Our products are collected every day and with a special treatment. Its flavours and smells are unique and we serve them directly in your meal.

Menu

Logo Menu New Crescent Moon 90€

The Moon influences nature in the harvest, for this, every

New Moon, we renew the menu to offer

you our most personal gastronomy

made with the best products that each moon phase offers us.

GARDEN BITES

Celery infusion, apple and lime

Caramel onion ice cream

Beet, chive mayonnaise and caviar

Green pepper bombon, anchovy and black garlic

Crispy seaweed with fennel and orange

Cabbage and scallop

Boletus and laurel

SARDINES PICKLED WITH WHITE GARLIC AND VEGETABLES

SMOKED GREEN BEAN WITH GARLIC PRAWNS

BLACK LENTILS WITH EEL AND PICKLED

HAKE “COCOCHAS” ROASTED OVER VINE SHOOTS

MUD COD

VEAL SNOUT STEW

DEER, CELERY TURNIP AND ROOT VEGETABLES WITH TRUFFLE

SPINACH AND PINENUTS

RED FRUITS, COCOA, ALMOND AND SPICES

Logo Menu Full Moon… 110€

The Moon influences nature in the harvest, for this, every

New Moon, we renew the menu to offer

you our most personal gastronomy

made with the best products that each moon phase offers us.

Celery infusion, apple and lime

Caramel onion ice cream

Beet, chive mayonnaise and caviar

Green pepper bombon, anchovy and black garlic

Crispy seaweed with fennel and orange

Cabbage and scallop

Boletus and laurel

LEEK, CURED TROUT AND GARDEN WATERCRESS

PUMPKIN, “NISCALOS” AND CHICKPEA

SMOKED GREEN BEAN WITH GARLIC PRAWNS

SEASONAL MUSHROOMS

RED MULLET, CAULIFLOWER AND HUACATAY

SEABASS WITH PEPPERS AND “TROMPETA” MUSHROOM

CHARD WITH COD TRIPE, CUMIN AND ALMONDS

AUBERGINE WITH IBERIAN PORK

HARD VEAL´S LOIN, KALE CABBAGE, PICKLED AND POTATO

BASIL AND GRAPES

GREEN PEPPER, OXALIS AND APPLE

SPINACH AND PINENUTS

Service of natural water, craftsman bread of own production, appetizer and dessert.
The selected menu will be served for all eaters of the table.

* Menus can have variations, due to the fact that we work fresh season products.
* Before any intolerance or allergy, report to our team. We will elaborate a Made-to-measure menu.