Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Best Gift For Valentines To a Boyfriend
  2. 2 Travel chat and reflections
  3. 3 Hiking - Suggest a location
  4. 4 The World's Greatest Churches
  5. 5 First Time To Europe Itinerary. Thoughts? Suggestions? Please
  6. 6 Trip Report September in Venice, Croatia, and Slovenia
  7. 7 Advise Needed
  8. 8 naturalfitnesspoint.com/hair-bloom/
  9. 9 South of France
  10. 10 Devon and Dorset: Where to Base?
  11. 11 6 days in Slovenia and Croatia in January
  12. 12 And the winner is ...India? Egypt? no, Italy!
  13. 13 Copenhagen, Stockholm & Bergen April 2018
  14. 14 Amsterdam at End of Year - Tickets for Museums
  15. 15 10 days in europe
  16. 16 Black Friday in Britain? Why?
  17. 17 Itinerary for 4 days in Madrid
  18. 18 Slovenia and Croatia in January (Solo)
  19. 19 Trip Report Sampling Some of Sicily and Bits of Italy Beyond
  20. 20 land vs river cruise
  21. 21 Festival du Citron (Lemon Festival), Menton
  22. 22 Help with suggestions for Portugal 2 week trip
  23. 23 19 days Ireland by car - please advise
  24. 24 Scotland ideas
  25. 25 Tips for first trip to UK
View next 25 » Back to the top

Granada October al fresco dinning- too cold?

Jump to last reply

Hello All!

I know each year is different, but this question is sort of related to "in general"....

We'll be in Granada first week of October. For our welcome to Andalusia/Spain dinner, I decided to go with one of the carmen (old mansions turned restaurants) overlooking the Alhambra. Initially I narrowed it down to these following (listed according to preference), but then an unpleasant surprise. Many of them are closed on Mondays (our only possible night) :

Carmen de Aben Humeya (like the look/sound of it. open on Mondays)
Carmen Mirador de Aixa (closed on Monday)
Restaurante Las Tomasas (closed on Monday)
El Huerto de Juan Ranas
Restaurante Estrellas de San Nicolas (sounds quite touristy)
Mirador de Morayma

Even though on TA Carmen Aben Humeya is lower than others, it keeps drawing me in. I like the look of the terrace/gardens and the food. Now with more research, it seem that this particular carmen is pretty much all "outdoor" seating...one review mentioned "a table with a great view through a clear plastic tent" (correct me if I'm wrong). It looks idealic for a nice warm summer month. I'm sure someone might even eat outside in January and February. but what i mean I would not want to wear a thick jacket and use blankets. I am traveling with older people and it might not be wise to ask them to sit for 2 hours in the cold air. As long as it's long sleeves and a cardigan/ shawl, then I think it still should be ok. My worry ...for Granada, is it warm enough to eat seating outside in October? Has anyone dined at Aben Humeya (particularly in the fall)?

Thank you!

18 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement