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La Farola

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International, Spanish
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YATE PLAZA, 15 - C/ Palangreos, 29640 Fuengirola, Spain
952461464
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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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
Great food but check your bill!!!

Visited La Farola on the 9th August. Staff very helpful getting us a table for four as we had not booked. Evening went very well, food excellent and atmosphere great until we got our bill. We were charged for three deserts which we did not have. When I complained the staff were very apologetic and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 25, 2015
oflahertyr
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Galway, Ireland
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Romantic
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Galway, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Visited La Farola on the 9th August. Staff very helpful getting us a table for four as we had not booked. Evening went very well, food excellent and atmosphere great until we got our bill. We were charged for three deserts which we did not have. When I complained the staff were very apologetic and put the error down to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We've been using this lovely family run Spanish restaurant for about 15 years. Visit once or twice a year. The restaurant is in its own square on the road that leads from the town hall (Ayunamento) towards the beach. There's a convenient underground car park underneath the Plaza Espana. From the street, a small black sign shows the way to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Great restaurant, great food, great value. We have been going to La Farola since 1987, would never miss going there when we go to Fuengirola.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Very good food and service, fast service and the food come quickly. Not so expensive and its nice located.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This is by far my favourite restaurant in Fuengirola! The food has been faultless for 20 years I have been going. Great value for money and the staff couldn't be nicer!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Recommended to us by an expat while we were on holiday in Fuengirola - we had to book a table at the end of our week or would have been there sooner - excellent atmospheric and relaxed surroundings away from the hubbub of the tourist spots, with locals packed in which tells its own story - we took the 3... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

20 years after first eating at La Farola and Manolo and the rest of the family and staff continue to serve up great food in a great atmosphere. It is unbelievable the number of people who come and go in an evening. I think this is Number 1 for a total experience of eating out in Spain.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Now this is a real Spanish restaurant experience and you can tell from the fact that it is packed with very happy Spaniards. Excellent uncomplicated food, average service (entirely forgivable due to the fact that it was very busy), great atmosphere with al fresco dining and very reasonable prices - an evening to remember and be repeated.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We visited last evening,stumbling across the place by accident. It is tucked away in very pretty square. I had gazpacho to start which was lovely and then swordfish. My partner had pork in portwine sauce which so tender and tasty. Massive portions...and great prices. Even the wine at 10 euro a bottle was good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Lovely setting and great atmosphere and food. Visit here every time I am in Fuengirola. The food is very good but portions are huge, I would have been delighted with a steak half the size for the price and quality. Already planning my next trip to the resort and will certainly be back to restaurant

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: YATE PLAZA, 15 - C/ Palangreos, 29640 Fuengirola, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Fuengirola
  • Phone Number: 952461464

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 30 - 37
  • Cuisine: International, Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Romantic

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?