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Paseo Maritimo, 18680 Salobrena, Spain
+34 958610538
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Ranked #11 of 51 Restaurants in Salobrena
Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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Salobrena, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

My partner and I have dined here a number of times, first drawn by the location, then finding the food generally good. Lunch on New Year's Day, however, offered a cautionary note. The place was VERY busy, almost full to capacity, and perhaps the staff were too rushed in trying to satisfy everyone's demands, the consequence being that the food... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

There is a long line of chiringuitos (beach bars) along the main beach in Salobreña, and El Peñon is the first one nearest the town. There are a number of eating areas to choose from, on the beach, on the beach in a covered shelter, the restaurant itself, and a raised terrace above the water beside and slightly behind the... More 

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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Lunched here outside on beach end of October nice views and still plenty of people in the sea! Two of us shared a salad followed by sardines (10 for a crazy €5) for one and a huge Squid for the other good but not the best I have eaten - perhaps a little too large. Coupled with a beer and... More 

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Zuerich
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We enjoyed a late September lunch at El Peñon, seated straight on the beach, less than 10 meters from the water. When walking towards the restaurant, we immediately noticed the squids (pulpo) being grilled over olive wood, and shared one as a starter - WOW! The Paella Especial, with piles of fresh seafood and even half a lobster was phenomenal,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Terrible service crowned a disappointing meal and this wasn't even high season. We were overcharged by 30 euros, left without a drink for long intervals twice during our meal, and the monkfish was tough and the sauce was tasteless. We were by no means the only table suffering their poor service. Two tables next to us waited for up to... More 

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5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Food not hot waiters with attitude highly priced for the food and service we received,gloomy interior what more can I say except that after a wonderful experience at a nearby restaurant this was our first and last visit to El Penon either as a couple or with friends

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Chorleywood, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We have been eating here for many years and the quality of the food is consistently good. If you are at the teach, it's a perfect lunch/ dinner venue. The location Ian's views are fabulous.

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

fantastic menu; waiters, probably the best location; prices good, and in season free floor show/flamenco etc; allow 3 hours plus to fully enjoy; re visit? I already have a few times

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Roennede, Denmark
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8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The best and fresh barbequed squids enjoyed right on the beach. Very nice place for a family dinner.

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Lovely spot but reserve your table and ask to sit at the back of the restaurant which overlooks the sea. Very beautiful spot. Tables pretty close together but by 2.00 pm the place was heaving in all four of the different seating areas. Fresh sardines and mussels, good salads. All in all a lovely meal and we sat there for... More 

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Additional Information about El Penon

Address: Paseo Maritimo, 18680 Salobrena, Spain
Phone Number: +34 958610538
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Granada  >  Salobrena
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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