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El Figon

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Calle Almedina, 5, 29770 Torrox, Spain
+34 952538108
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night

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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
Very nice place

This was our second visit after a lovely meal on our holiday last year. Food was again excellent and the service could not be faulted. It was little chilly sat outside on a day that had been mainly overcast, so make sure you have a jumper! We will be back next year - hopefully.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
Derek S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

This was our second visit after a lovely meal on our holiday last year. Food was again excellent and the service could not be faulted. It was little chilly sat outside on a day that had been mainly overcast, so make sure you have a jumper! We will be back next year - hopefully.

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Province of Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Have visited a number of times over the years and is certainly one of the best restaurants in the Torrox area. Very nice setting and decent Spanish food to match, especially if you like your meat like myself. I would certainly recommend it for special occasions, and have yet to be disappointed. The staff are also very friendly so a... More 

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Torrox, Spain
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015 via mobile

Nice location with a wery nice staff. Food is wery good, but the menu is always the same. The restaurant would profit on changing the menu once during the season.

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Torrox, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

This is my favourite restaurant on the Costa. I have been going there for 18 years, for evening meals, birthday parties, new years eve, etc, etc. Beautiful setting, in courtyard. Cannot fault the food, I like "al dente" and that's what I get, not raw. Reccomend the knuckle of lamb or the lenguado. You won't be dissapointed. Well done to... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Our table was booked for 7pm, the door waasn't open until 7-15, we ordered our meal it took 1hr 15mins to arrive the vegetables were raw not el dente!! I agree the setting is beautiful but the food and service left a lot to be desired, we will not be rushing back.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Lovely setting and friendly service but food was actually quite 'hit and miss'. Seafood soup was very bland and veg was very, very undercooked. They also got my order wrong. I would skip El Figon. There are bettering fine dining experiences in Torrox and certainly much better value Tapas options.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

Have been coming to El Figon on and off for over 13 years. Beautiful setting, good service, excellent food but unfortunately the menu has changed very little over the time. 'Specials' would be a good idea.

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Walton-On-Thames, United Kingdom
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50 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

We took some friends to this restaurant for their silver wedding, unfortunately, as they had never been before, we were inside due to the inclement weather. But, even inside is great. The food as ever was superb. We went there again last week with family for my birthday, this time we were outside, added bonus. Again the food was excellent,... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Good service, good food and drink reasonably priced. Tranquil courtyard and / or covered setting, advise reservation especially during tourist season. Note address as can be easily missed when passing.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We had a lovely family meal here. The setting is lovely, and the food excellent. Definitely worth a visit if you are in Torrox.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle Almedina, 5, 29770 Torrox, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Torrox
  • Phone Number: +34 952538108

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

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