Abeja Tapas

Ian Jones, Food and Drink Editor
Ian Jones

When Hatch was up and running, Abeja was one of its most highly praised destination, delivering an authentic Southern Spanish tapas experience under the billing of ‘The smallest tapas bar in Manchester’. Hatch may have gone but Abeja is thriving, with owner Ana focusing on numerous food-based businesses, including supper clubs (more info on these soon), wine tastings and now, just in time for Valentine’s Day, beautifully arranged gourmet gift boxes.

These artisan board-in-a-box gift sets are prepared by hand by Ana in her garden workshop, and showcase an eye for eye-catching cuisine, largely sourced from Ana’s hometown of Granada.

Inside, you’ll find an array of Spanish delicacies, personalised to your or your partner’s tastes, plus an adorable bouquet of dried flowers, all wrapped up in eco-friendly and compostable packaging.

To get specific, the Valentine board-in-a-box includes your choice of wine (Cava or Sangria), a sharing board (meat, cheese or mixed), black and green olives, artisan crackers, 50ml extra-virgin olive oil, and some stunning handmade chocolates coated with edible patterns.

The meats and cheeses come in delicate, flavour-rich slices, vacuum-sealed for the ultimate freshness, while the overall item is a thing of beauty. It’s the ideal Valentine’s gift for the person you care about. Rather than head out in the Manchester rain, you can enjoy a romantic night with a fantastic tapas selection.

Want to go the next level? You could always slip a couple of tickets to Granada in there (and no, we don’t mean the old studios on Quay Street). But if you want to save a few quid on this one, you can use the code CT10 for 10% off. Offer available until the end of the month.

Be sure to keep an eye on the Abeja Tapas website and socials as not only do they have several other boxes in the offing (hint: Mum’s Day is around the corner), you’ll find news of upcoming supper clubs and wine tasting events. But until then, this February say te quiero courtesy of Abeja, Ana and a whole host of Granada-ian producers.

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