Tag Archives: Los Balcones del Califa

Exposición en Los Balcones

Pop by ‘Los Balcones’ and enjoy Graham Cooke’s original & quirky interpretation of Vejer. Over Easter we are open every day from 1400 to midnight. Speciality teas, good coffee & great cakes. Cocktails from 6 onwards… Pasate por ‘Los Balcones’ y disfruta de la exposición de Graham Cooke una vista original y curiosa de Vejer. Durante la Semana Santa abrimos […]

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2007 Fiesta personal

Backdated14 December Christmas party 2007 -This year we made a break with tradition and hopped on the ferry to Tangiers for the day. Camel rides, the apothecary shop, the carpet shop and of course a cous cous for lunch…          Este año rompimos con la tradición de años anteriores y embarcamos en Tarifa hacia […]

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Never hungry in Hungary…

    Yes I know it’s a terrible title but it’s true! We had a fabulous time with our friends the Vancsko family in Budapest and Lake Balatón. Had lunch at the Café Central (piccie below just before the  scare as they dug up a WWII bomb under the pavement and we were rushed out), ate […]

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Arte en Vejer…

This summer sees 3 exhibitions at various Califa venues. Opened today Saturday is Elena Rubio’s outstanding mosaics in the garden at the ‘Jardin del Califa’. Erotic, different, finely crafted. At the ‘Balcones’ is Carla Atkins Garcia’s colourful ‘Carousel’ exhibition giving us an abstract view on the art of photography shot in Paris, Vejer and Bilbao. […]

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‘Los Balcones’ now open!

Finally the last brush stroke sealed the end of 6 months work to get our new venture off the ground. 6 weeks overdue but it was worth it. We started with a pig of a building and have ended up with a sublime stunning work of art. Come and enjoy – open 4 to 12 […]

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A day in Morocco

Drove down to Souk al Arba yesterday for a lightning trip to collect furniture for ‘Los Balcones’ and for the ‘Jardin del Califa’.  Had a delicious lunch with the family of Khadija our head chef at the Califa. Left Vejer at 0700 and back at midnight… a few bleary photos of the journey with Cristina […]

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Break through at ‘Los Balcones’

   Today we broke through into the second floor of our new expansion.  Photos show what will be the new kitchen. The cooks just love the view, happy cooks = happy food!      Hoy rompimos los muros en la segunda planta de nuestra nueva ampliación (llevamos 5 años haciendo ampliaciones ya). Las fotos enseñan la […]

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Cena del personal del Grupo Califa en Tarifa

   Christmas time and breaking with tradition we have our staff party over a long boozy lunch as our night time parties seem to get out of hand… 33 of us in the photo (plus Chica the dog) but 8 pax couldn’t make it – up to 40+ full time staff… scary!!  Great meal at my mate […]

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Los Balcones del Califa- la obra empieza

   Work started yesterday on ‘Los Balcones del Califa’ our new bar / teteria opening in March. The ground floor is our all new WC zone (plan in images) with the walls finished in genuine Moroccan ‘tadlakh’. Next floor will be the all new Califa kitchens to take up the amazing demand placed on us. Top […]

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