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Calle, 29740 Velez-Malaga, Spain
+34 952544831
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  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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a fantastic location, outdated decor, a host of local character seated around the long bar. the food was on the average to below average side, if you order wine, it will come in a full bottle which will be opened and charged, no matter how much you have - all in all, not a place for a romantic or... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed January 30, 2015
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den haag
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

a fantastic location, outdated decor, a host of local character seated around the long bar. the food was on the average to below average side, if you order wine, it will come in a full bottle which will be opened and charged, no matter how much you have - all in all, not a place for a romantic or special... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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23 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Visited here for tapas on a trip into Malaga. Food was of a very good standard, the service was brisk and efficient as well as friendly - the waiter helped us choose from the Spanish language menu, and we shared a few laughs along he way, but the food was good and very reasonably priced. It is situated quite close... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Contrary to the experiences of some other reviewers, we had no trouble with the staff, who were rather tolerant of our poor attempts to order in Spanish. We had a paella for four, which was the best I'd ever tasted, and also contained squid rings more tender than I thought possible. We were the only people sitting outside so I... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

First I would like to say I am writing about the beautiful restaurant overlooking a stunning garden close to the cathedral, not the photograph which is placed at the top of the page (cister, 4 y canon). The location was selected for a romantic meal having just got engaged. Sadly the service did not match the ambiance. The waiter was... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

Good value and excellent service. Both of us had steak perfectly cooked.

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ireland
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11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

The food was a great disappointment as it was tasteless and plain. When I spotted the pictures of the meals in the menu, we knew we were in trouble even before we started. This was a beautiful place so I cannot understand why the food was not up to par. If you like plain food, then go. If you're a... More 

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Swindon
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2011

This beautiful little cafe very close to the cathedral and it is lovely, it was a pleasure to dine there, sat outside in the sunshine - lots of passers by stopped to peer inside-it's a really beautful cafe inside. We had a lovely salad and shared a Paella -both were excellent, plenty of bread and we asked for more-there was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2011

The food here is good, but not amazing given that it is pricier than comparable establishments. Go only if you are starving and cannot bear the thought of finding another place (which we were). Paella is served only for 2 (20 euros) and is decent. Tapas-sized portions were not available for some reason - but the Tortilla espanola was good,... More 

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  • Address: Calle, 29740 Velez-Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Velez-Malaga
  • Phone Number: +34 952544831

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