Restaurante Cortijo Veleta is a very well establish dining venue on the outskirts of Rio Gordo. Owners and operators Chef Ryan Murphy and his wife Helen, along with their wonderful family, have injected a new lease of life into this fabulous rustic venue, bringing a new international menu. Ryans food is all freshly prepared using local produce from local suppliers wherever possible. His style of cuisine is creative and innovative wholesome food cooked with passion and expertise. Prices are very affordable making this a bar and restaurant that the whole family can enjoy. Special occasions and events can be catered for in either of the two dining salons or one of the various outside spaces and terraces during the summer months. The large sunny terrace at the front of Cortijo Veleta is perfect for summer dining or perhaps to enjoy your coffee or gin and tonic after a delightful lunch or dinner. The rustic interior bar is perfect to meet with family and friends to enjoy a coffee, a drink and maybe a snack as you chat and pass away the time in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Whether you are just stopping for a drink, a snack or a sit down meal, Restaurante Cortijo Veleta offers you a warm welcome with home from home hospitality. Reservations are recommended but don’t let that stop you from calling in if you are passing by – you will always be welcome. DIRECTIONS: Located just off the A356 km23, just 4km from the petrol station at Rio Gordo. Just follow the signposts from the A356 and you can’t miss it!