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Embalse Conde de Guadalhorce, Ardales, Spain
952 11 23 82
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8:30 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 44
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  • 15
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Open late (9pm) ok food at a reasonable price.

Having spent the early evening swimming in the lake/reservoir we stopped here for dinner. The staff spoke a little of several languages, sufficient to order food and drinks. The Food was ok - though some dishes were a little strange - the stuffed peppers were not what we expected, neither was the... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
Gary S
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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LONDON UK
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63 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We stopped here for an early lunch midweek in July and ordered some sandwiches, chips and drinks. The sandwiches had virtually no Tuna in them and the waiter forgot we'd ordered chips. Maybe the food improves as the day goes on but our early lunch wasn't good.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Having spent the early evening swimming in the lake/reservoir we stopped here for dinner. The staff spoke a little of several languages, sufficient to order food and drinks. The Food was ok - though some dishes were a little strange - the stuffed peppers were not what we expected, neither was the bacon breads. But seven of us had a... More 

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Oslo
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32 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

12 € for 2 beers, 1 large water and a big meal of good slow cooked pork in tomatoo sauce and fries... Good deal, nice place 😊

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Dublin, Ireland
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144 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We recently had a meal in El Kiosko which is located in in Rio Guadalhorce overlooking the lake in one of the most scenic locations you could want for. Food was ok but is was what one would expect so overall I would not be over critical. It was also reasonably priced and they really welcomed kids. Would I go... More 

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Málaga, Andalucia, Spain
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

We visited El Kiosko for lunch after completing the Caminito del Rey walk. The restaurant has a pleasant outdoor terrace and is well maintained. The menu has the usual dishes that you would find in nine out of ten restautants in the area. It food was freshly cooked, tasty and served by a friendly waiter.

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Sydney, Australia
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

Excellent service and yummy tapas. A great place to recharge after the Caminito del Rey walk. Great views, swim in the dam, attentive and friendly staff.

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Adelaide, Australia
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We really enjoyed a couple of cold beers then tucked into substantial portions of tender steak with potato chips and vegetables - just what we needed after a long walk. The service was very good.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

If I knew what the ribs I ordered here tasted like, I would have bought marchmellows in the grocery to get significantly better culinary experience. The ribs tasted like shoes which recently encountered a heap of burning embers; they were stiff, watery and burned on the outside. The fries were soaked, behaving just the way Salvador Dalí's clocks did. Overally,... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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30 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Food was eatable but nothing worth a visit. Staff was friendly and accomodating. Bring cash allthough they have credit card machines but the lines had connecting problems. We visited off season, so place was almost empty.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

great place to park up before walking the caminito del rey. Even better to quench your thirst and eat after the walk. Great service and welcome. Good company overlooking the lake, loved it.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Embalse Conde de Guadalhorce, Ardales, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Ardales
  • Phone Number: 952 11 23 82

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:30 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?