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Bar el Acebuchal

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Frigiliana-Competa | Right at Quattro Caminos Crossroad, 29788 Frigiliana, Spain
661 514 834
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Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Lunch on walk

This is a fantastic bar on a great walk in the middle of nowhere. Food is excellent, especially the bread. Very welcoming and good service. Highly recommended.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 12, 2015
Derek S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This is a fantastic bar on a great walk in the middle of nowhere. Food is excellent, especially the bread. Very welcoming and good service. Highly recommended.

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Ireland
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We stopped off her for lunch as part of a walking group. Delicious bread, salad, venison, and a mouth watering chicken dish with coriander and yogurt. Probably the nicest meal I have ever eaten, in the most beautiful location. Well worth the hike to get there. The village is absolutely stunning. Highlight of my holiday. I'm looking forward to going... More 

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Bollington, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

We had some fantastic food and experienced great service at this rustic, hidden restaurant. We would thoroughly recommend making the effort to get there. It's a million miles away from the costas.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

You arrive by taking a twisty and at times rough surfaced road, by car is ok though. The village is an attractive small hill side village, and after one final hair pin bend the restaurant is in front of you, on both sides of the road. Started by a husband and wife who are still around it is a rustic... More 

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High Wycombe
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The whole experience, great food, good friendly service at a reasonable price the negative would have to be accessibility

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Holmfirth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

After 6 hours on mountain bikes we were all ready for a feast & certainly weren't disappointed. Definitely worth the effort to find this pace

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Caerphilly, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Have been visiting since it opened. A rough walk/ride to get there, but worth it. A beautiful view over the village and the valley. Products are locally sourced and cooked fresh. In addition to the menu there is a specials board. It is always difficult to make a choice but the venison is divine. The staff are helpful and friendly.... More 

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Ossett, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Been here a few times despite the drive, which I hate - but never stops me! Food incredible. A bit off the beaten track but well worth the effort.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Visited here on walk from Frigiliana and what a wonderful setting. Food was great, owner sat peeling potatoes when we arrived!

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Ulricehamn, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 via mobile

The small village of Acebuchal about 6km from Frigiliana was revived in 1998 after been abandoned since 2nd world war. It is a picturesque village that has a very nice restaurant El Acebuchal that serves very good food all home cooked (casera). And it is a real reward after a walk up in the mountain. Depending of day and time... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Frigiliana-Competa | Right at Quattro Caminos Crossroad, 29788 Frigiliana, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Frigiliana
  • Phone Number: 661 514 834

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

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