In the Know with Matt Tebbutt


In The Know – travel notes from our favourite chefs.

Matt Tebbutt is a TV Chef, who runs The Foxhunter restaurant in Abergavenny. His latest book Guilty Pleasures is out now on Amazon.  
  • What is your favourite city right now? Valencia
  • Why do you love it? Its a vibrant, beautiful city with amazing architecture and it’s the home of paella.
  • Where do you refuel in the morning? Ricard Camarena’s Central Bar in the city’s food market.
  • Tell us a hidden gem? ? Casa Montana – a little tapas bar in El Cabanyal the fishermen’s quarter.
  • Where is the best market? The Mercado Central is one of the longest running markets in Europe.
  • Top street-food eat? Horchata, a tiger nut drink into which you dip fartons (taste better than they sound!)
  • Best place for a sunset drink? A large glass of Agua de Valencia overlooking Albufera, a freshwater lake south of the city
  • What restaurant do you book every time? Seu Xerea on Conde de Almodovar. Spanish and North African dishes with an Asian twist.
  • Best spot for something sweet? Local speciality is Torro, a kind of nougat.
  • What gadget won’t you leave home without?  Shazam app on my iPhone.
Matt Tebbutt at The Foxhunter

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