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Bar el Acebuchal

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Frigiliana-Competa, 29788 Frigiliana, Spain
661 514 834
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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
Great experience.

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Bollington, United Kingdom
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101 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Bollington, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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31 reviews 31 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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72 reviews 72 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
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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London, United Kingdom
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108 reviews 108 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We go here regularly with my parents who have a place in Competa but this time we took our friends for Sunday lunch. It really is a hidden gem... Service - always very welcoming, well English spoken (though we should make more effort to speak Spanish) and given they are always busy, they do their best. I would recommend ordering... More 

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Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We went to this restaurant whilst staying in Nerja. It is not strictly in Frigiliana but in El Acebuchal. Luckily we were with someone who knew the way. It is down some pretty awful roads so good luck with that. However, it's well worth the visit. The family that run the restaurant are very friendly. I had the wild boar... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Frigiliana-Competa, 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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