Casa Gustavo is an English family-run, friendly and informal guesthouse Cats and Dogs! just 5 minutes drive from the old market town of Potes.
The main building dates back around 500 years to medieval times and was once a farmhouse, now converted and managed by Lisa and Mike Stuart and shared with children and pets.
This ancient, solid house has an atmospheric charm with its thick stone walls, solid oak beams, wonky wooden floors and interesting doors, that we try to maintain when doing any restoration work.
Outside there’s a flower-filled courtyard & barbecue where dinner is served on summer evenings. (“Fly-pasts” we’ve been treated to during dinner outside include Stag and Rhinoceros beetles, numerous bats and, one June evening, an Eagle owl!)
Indoors there’s a dining room with a large table for convivial meals in winter.
Evening meals are three set courses, prepared daily, with an internationally rustic bent, making use of as much local and seasonal produce as possible. They could include goat cheese and pear salad, Lisa’s lentils with chorizo or one of Mike’s barbecues, all accompanied by plenty of our “extremely quaffable” house wine. Beers and liquers are also included.
Delicious vegetarian meals can be cooked with prior notice.
Earlier meals for children can be arranged, with high-chairs if needed.
Packed lunches can be booked, as an optional extra, on a daily basis.