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“P'del revives a tired and damp tourist”
Review of Es P'dal

Es P'dal
Ranked #6 of 10 things to do in Binissalem
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Reviewed August 17, 2015 via mobile

Binissalem, some 15 miles north east of Palma, is the heart of the Mallorcan wine growing region, and its history dates from Roman times. From the 16th century Binissalem began to grow rich on its wine exports allowing the owners to build substantial and decorative villas in both the town and its outer environs.
This period reached its peak at the end of the 19th century when an outbreak of Phylloxera devastated the all the vines. Today many of the vineyards have been replanted and once again the wineries are producing top quality wines. This is the major reason to visit Binissalem to taste and buy some good wines, beyond a look at some of the very attractive villas.
There are hints at the towns historical past in the old grave yard where you can see some Roman remains. The town centre is marked by a pretty square which is host to a few cafes and bars and it is dominated by a large Catholic church dedicated to Santa Maria of Robines.
If you arrive by train there is a big sign, outside the station, suggesting that the town has about 40 cafes and restaurants to choose from, but from my mid summer, Saturday, visit I only managed to spot about 13 such places; many of which where closed.
Otherwise Binissalem is pretty much devoid of visitor attractions however, just north of the church there is a appealing bar and cafe called P'del.
In what seems a sleepy place this rustic, yet modern, bar certainly enliven the spirits of this reviewer. From its well designed logo, yes you guessed it a bicycle, through to a comfortable and relaxed interior it presents a welcome break for lunch or dinner.
Interestingly the place was full of locals, something that almost everywhere else wasn't and they all seemed to buying what looked like excellent take-away pizzas.
On this trip, to Mallorca, I have discovered the Beers Lovers Brewery range of craft ales, brewed in Alcudia, and following a chat with the friendly bar waiter he was able to serve up their IPA, which I had not tried. This brewery needs further investigation as each of their products have been excellent. This IPA was good, but I expect the brewing process will be refined to create an excellent beer, in the near future.
To match my beers I choose the ham and cheese on toast, for me an ideal accompaniment, and in which I was not disappointed. The ham was tasty the cheese suitably strong and the toast crunchy this was followed By the the 'Tres chocolata' cake; very yummy indeed.
I am a red wine drinker and the selection at P'del was certainly local and no doubt good, if my experience in Palma was anything to go by. But, it was a wet Saturday, unusual in August, and I really fancied beer; choice is a great thing.
It is hard to fathom that 3 beers, a large main course, cake and a double espresso was less than 18 Euros. So if you find yourself in Binissalem looking for food following your wine tasting experience then try out P'del.

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Reviewed July 1, 2015

Stopped here for a quick drink enroute to the Ferrer wine tour and glad we did. Really lovely spot in a quiet square and a great selection of drinks. Stopped off again on the way back to the station for one last drink and found them serving up some very tempting tapas - €1 per piece, Only a shame we had been fed so well on the wine tour!

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Reviewed June 27, 2015

You wouldn't think that the sleepy town of Binissalem could do 'modern' tastefully considering how rustic it is, but you'd be wrong! Es P'dal offered some delicious pizzas at a simply FANTASTIC price. Speaking of price, we didn't order burgers but I was SHOCKED at just how good value they were. You could order 4 or 5 burgers for the same price as what you'd pay at GBK (Gourmet Burger Kitchen) in the UK.

If you like your beers then this is the place for you and I enjoyed the opportunity of discovering a couple of the Mallorcan "craft brews" (or 'cervezas artesanas' as they call them) of which the Sullerica with Orange was definitely a beer to write home about. Many thanks guys!

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