Dessert and drunk included

Too many Spanish restaurants these days try to limit you to one glass of the grape with your fixed price menú del día, inside of plonking a bucket of some nature in front of you and refilling as often required. I fear that Capitán Garfío (has anyone been there?) in Prat de Llobregat will be new-style, but the English translation is at least promising.

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  1. Entertaining menu, good restaurant, what more can you ask for?

    (Turn right out of terminal 2 and keep walking north until the town of Prat hoves into view on your left (about 20 minutes), and it's halfway along the side facing you.)

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