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Address: Paraje del Ingenio, sn, Frigiliana, Spain
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Amazing view

The building itself is very nice if you appreciate old industrial architecture, but the best part is the view from the garden. It ofres an amazing view of the gorge running by... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Thomas V
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Frigiliana, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We go here often for breakfast, a snack or just a coffee or beer. Superb coffee, the cheapest in Frigiliana but closed in the evening. Lovely staff (husband & wife I think) good simple food & tapas, amazing views down the deep valley towards Nerja, complete shade or sun - the choice is yours! Dogs welcome as ours always accompanies... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building itself is very nice if you appreciate old industrial architecture, but the best part is the view from the garden. It ofres an amazing view of the gorge running by Frigiliana.

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Thank Thomas V
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This is part of the backdrop rather than a place you can visit; it's a handsome former 17th century mansion (of the counts of Frigiliana) that became a sugar factory -- now just used for final refining and bottling the local molasses ('sugar cane honey'). Try the charming open air bar round the side (Bar el Ingenio)

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Huddersfield
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

Strictly speaking it is an imposing large building with some associated history, but..you can't go inside so you are restricted to saying it's a big building by the bus stop. It does produce black honey, or honey of the sugar cane, I suspect that the processing is best left as a mystery.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Very good Tapas, nice atmosphere, good service, good wine, nice location and not expensive. Best location to meet the locals.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

historic building one belonging to the local noble family and later converted to sugar-mill. it offers a scenic look down the rocky area around rio Higueron. From this spot a walk starts down into the gorge on a semi-dry river-bed in the RIO HIGUERON nature reserve.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

the el ingenio is the first sight you see when you get off the bus or taxi in the town centre stop,if you walk up to it you will find little shops and around the side a little cafe with a lovely view of a beauttiful gorge,well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

El Ingenio is an imposing building at the beginning of the old town in Frigiliana. It is believed to be the last remaining Meil de Cana factory in Europe. Tucked round the side of it is a great little cafe bar serving good coffee at €1 and simple but tasty Spanish food. We like the Carne al ajo, Rosada and... More 

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