Menu

Bar snacks

Carpaccio   6,00

toast, beef carpaccio, mushroom mayo

Olives   5,50

grilled bread, Greek olives, Zakynthian oregano

Montaditos   7,50

classic pan con tomate, prosciutto crudo Mattonella

Bread basket   6,00

grilled peperonata, burnt chili garlic yogurt

 

Cold plates to share

Tomatoes   6,50

summer tomatoes, lemon mascarpone, mint grated halloumi

Pulpo Gallego   10,50

seared octopus, warm potatoes, pimenton aioli

Setas San Sebastian style   8,50

sauteed mushrooms, cured egg yolk, lemon, herbs

Prosciutto crudo   10,50

spring pea salad, stracciatella cheese, ham, black olive honey

Salmon   8,50

raw cured salmon, seaweed cream, wasabi-pea crumble

Shrimp ceviche   10,50

poached shrimps, leche de tigre, avocado, nori powder

 

Warm plates to share

Baked feta   8,50

melted feta with chorizo, tomato, peppers and onion

Cauliflower   6,50

grilled cauliflower, grated egg, Aioli, breadcrumbs, parsley

Chorizo sausage   8,50

grilled chorizo, goat cheese, sticky honey bbq sauce

Patatas Bravas   6,00

crispy potatoes, marinara sauce, garlic crème fraiche

Baby potatoes   6,50

roasted potatoes, cream cheese, barrel-aged vinegar

 

Essence signature dishes

Chuleta de cordero   13,50

3 lamb chops, tahini yogurt, rose harissa

Dorada a la plancha   16,00

whole seabream, salsa verde, preserved lemon

Carillada   15,00

braised beef cheeks, tzatziki, black olive migas

Chuleton   21,00

250 g Argentinian ribeye, peperonata, wild garlic pesto

Pincho de pollo   12,00

chicken skewer, hummus, tahini, pomegranate

 

Dessert

Affogato   6,00

vanilla ice cream, candied hazelnuts, hot espresso

Chocolate mousse   7,50

chocolate mousse, metaxa cream, halva

Apple crumble   7,00

salted caramel ice cream, ginger crumble

 

Coffee

Nescafe   2,00
Espresso   2,50
Cappuccino   3,50
Café Firenze (Amaretto, whipped cream)   5,50
Café Valencia (Grand Marnier, orange, cinnamon)   5,50
Frappe “Essence” (vanilla ice cream)   3,00
Freddo Cappuccino (Greek-style iced cappuccino)   4,00
Vienna ice-coffee (vanilla ice cream, whipped cream)   4,50
Café Remy (Frangelico, cream, roasted hazelnuts)   5,50

 

Dessert wines by glass

Solomos Caretta   0,1l    2,00

Red sweet table wine
Zakynthos

Vinsanto Santorini   0,1l   7,00

Sun dried grapes Assyrtiko and Aidani.
The four year maturation in oak barrels and the ageing in bottles
offer complex aromas of dried fruit, remarkable structure, acidity and finesse.
Santorini

Samos Deux   0,1l   4,00

Muscat Blanc à Petits Grains, ripe apricots & peaches, grapey and floral
Samos