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Bulevard de la cala, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 49 40 65
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3:30 pm - 12:30 am
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Mon - Sat 3:30 pm - 12:30 am

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  • 52
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 2
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Always amazing food and service

Absolutely love this restaurant. It is a family run business and they are always amazing. There food is brilliant and would recommend their restaurant to anyone. It is always really busy so best to book.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 7, 2015
laquen
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leeds, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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71 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Limburg
Senior Contributor
37 reviews 37 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Reading some reviews about this being a typical Spanish restaurant I had to smile a bit .. it seemed to me to be more of a an ex-pat hangout .. this time (we were also there two years ago) it was half full with Irish ex-pats. The service was quite friendly, with a bit iffy ambiance but acceptable. Of the... More 

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leeds, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Absolutely love this restaurant. It is a family run business and they are always amazing. There food is brilliant and would recommend their restaurant to anyone. It is always really busy so best to book.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 via mobile

For the past seven years 8 of us have travelled to La Cala on an annual golf week. Visiting this restaurant is one of highlights of the trip. The food is fantastic; steaks, lamb chops, paella and mussels are all highly recommended by our group, coupled with a friendly welcome, excellent service and unique surroundings this place is a must... More 

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La Cala de Mijas, Spain
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I live just around the corner from this restaurant, but strangely, it was the last one I tried. I was frustrated with second rate food, and poor service, and found this restaurant was clean, comfortable, the food was excellent, and the staff extremely helpful and attentive. This is one you should not miss. I eat there about twice a week,... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Have been to this eatery several times and have always been a warm welcome from all the family and their staff.....Try the Strawberry sauce....A good mix of local and la Cala guests.Cannot recommend too highly....Hope this review takes you there but please leave room for us to enjoy on our next visit. Interesting decorations.

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Cheshire, England
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I visited with my Husband and two other couples a couple of months ago and we all had a lovely meal. I visited again with my Husband, Son, Daughter-In-Law and two grandchildren (one is just a baby) again last night. We were welcomed both times with warmth and were very well looked after. All the food was just perfect, starters,... More 

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Calahonda, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015 via mobile

We visit this restaurant a couple of times a month. It is always busy the, the staff are friendly, the service is excellent and the food is good. Highly recommended!

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Newtownabbey, United Kingdom
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64 reviews 64 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

Always busy, always make you welcome, always serve good food. One of the many good restaurants in La Cala.

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Cheshire
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Went into La Cala one evening and spent a nice evening here. Lovely warm welcome from the staff and we were not disappointed with the food either, lamb chops and king prawns served with jacket potatoes, salad and veg - delicious. Bottle of Marquee de Casares completed the meal. It is extremely popular and it is recommend that you make... More 

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Brussels
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125 reviews 125 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Very nice place still. One of my daughters favourite haunts down here. Once I ask where would you like to eat, her reply is always the same :-) Great gambas pilpil every time and their meat, no matter what you choose is always great! There is a nice touch with your bill, they produce an amazing cream liquor dispensing bottle... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bulevard de la cala, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas  >  La Cala de Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 49 40 65

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish
Open Hours
Monday
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
Tuesday
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
Wednesday
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
Thursday
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
Friday
3:30 pm - 12:30 am
Saturday
3:30 pm - 12:30 am

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