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La Veranda by Martin Berasategui - Hotel Villa Padierna

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Carretera de Cadiz, Km 166 - Urb. Flamingos Golf -, 29679 Benahavis, Spain
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dinner with family

An unknown quantity we googled and found this restaurant... We ate at La Veranda and were more than pleasantly surprised... The meal, service, ambience surpassed our expectations! We all had Michelin quality food served by attentive waiting staff. The price reflected the quality - but will... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2015
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

An unknown quantity we googled and found this restaurant... We ate at La Veranda and were more than pleasantly surprised... The meal, service, ambience surpassed our expectations! We all had Michelin quality food served by attentive waiting staff. The price reflected the quality - but will definitely be back (especially if somebody else is paying)!! Can highly recommend this restaurant... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful setting under the hanging vines as the sun set. We had the taster menu with the sommelier's recommended wines. First course was finely chopped smoked meat in strawberry foam - sounds awful but it was gorgeous. Memorable amoungst the following courses were the risotto, beef with fois gras & a desert of a melt in the mouth mini caramel... More 

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Dartford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We have eaten at this hotel a few times before on previous holidays; our son got married at the hotel, so we had some idea of what to expect. This was a special occasion (my birthday, and our anniversary), so we were looking forward to enjoying the whole evening. The location of the veranda at the rear of the hotel,... More 

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Benalmadena, Spanje
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

We have been looking forward to have dinner in La Veranda again, having wonderful memories of dinner in this restaurant. When I asked if Chef Victor Taborda was still Chef in La Veranda, I was told that he was no longer working there, we were very disappointed. On the website of the hotel the name of Chef Taborda is still... More 

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Perth, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2012

As a regular visitor to Spain I was intrigued to experience at first hand the much vaunted ' La Veranda' restaurant which is part of the Villa Padierna Palace near Benahavis. This is the hotel where the First Lady ( Michelle Obama ) stayed on her recent visit to Europe. Having carried out a quick reconnoitre of the hotel and... More 

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Portsmouth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2011

I can understand why Michelle Obama stayed here last Summer its beautiful here. If you like to eat and drink in beautiful surroundings this is the place, from the terrace you look over the manicured golf course and Lake, the lounges are luxurious and the eye for detail is truly amazing. The reception and Atrium are are circuled by beautiful... More 

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madrid
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2011

Unfortunately we went on the evening when there was an important charitable gala at the hotel hosted by Antonio Banderas and Eva Longoria and so the tasting menu was not available and the service was stretched. Nevertheless the food was well-cooked, although cannot compare with the menu degustación when the chef Victor Taborda is in charge. Victor is a disciple... More 

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cheltenham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2011

I went to celebrate my aniversary, and as it was my first visit there, i was not sure of the result. It was great, great food, excelent service, & one of the best places i've being in costa del sol. highly recomended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2011

One of the best food experiences I have had for years. Way better than many of the over priced Michelin star restaurants in London. Fantastic setting, attentive staff, relaxing surroundings. Amazing food. Go there. You won't be disappointed.

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Address: Carretera de Cadiz, Km 166 - Urb. Flamingos Golf -, 29679 Benahavis, Spain
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Benahavis
Cuisine: European

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  • Address: Carretera de Cadiz, Km 166 - Urb. Flamingos Golf -, 29679 Benahavis, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Benahavis

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European

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