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El Cortijillo

Bulevard de la cala | La Cala de Mijas, 29649 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 494065
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Ranked #23 of 1,174 restaurants in Malaga
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Woking, United Kingdom
Contributor
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW via mobile

Ate here twice in a week as the food was up to its usual high standard as visited it once last year and really enjoyed it. Really enjoyed the paella and the portion was big with lots of meat and fish in it. Very friendly greeting and service

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La Cala de Mijas, Spain
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

El Cortijillo is definitely our favourite restaurant and because of this we are regulars. Does this make this review a little biased? Maybe but if the food were bad, mediocre or average, I would not return and my review would reflect this so I'll be as honest as I can. The food is consistently excellent and caters for all. The... More

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welwyn
Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We have visited La Cala for three years now and this is our favourite restaurant, the food is always cooked to perfection, always a lovely atmosphere and the staff are very efficient and friendly. Tables are a bit close together, but it just adds to the evening except when you have a 'smoker' next to you. If you visit La... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

Went with locals Grace and David and had a fabulous meal. A real Spanish meal, with great service and terrific atmosphere. A happy "family" feel. Would definitely return when next in La Cala

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Bedford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

been to el cortijllos on many occasions and it never lets us down the food is wonderfull and the service is top notch the atmosphere is that of a happy family meal at home on rush no pressure just sit and enjoy good food and a drink or two or three or four. we will always return. when ever possible

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Yorkshire
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

We have eaten here a few times now and on every occasion were made very welcome by the family and have really enjoyed everything we have eaten Would highly recommend this restaurant for i t s good food ,service and buzzing atmosphere

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Ossett
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

This family run restaurant has consistently good service , food and atmosphere . We have been so many times over the last ten years they always remember us even if we are just walking past.

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Spain
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

Sometimes it's difficult to find restaurants where you really want to go, and go again. Our barbershop group, Only Girls Allowed rehearse near the restaurant every Friday and we re always assured of a tremendous welcome by the family. They, unlike other restaurants, are prepared to give individual bills and also will give half portions to those who don't want... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

excellent food and service restaurant very busy and buzzing on a Monday in march .family run and very friendly. fish and meat menu very large would highly recommend.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Excellent Food, Traditional Spanish family run restaurant, very friendly and very hard working. house wine here is very good. Owner is a golf fanatic so had something in common.

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