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Ctra National 340, Km 141.5, Manilva, Spain
952 89 06 93
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Ranked #10 of 71 Restaurants in Manilva
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $29 - $37
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

Truly a Spanish restaurant. Dark wood, white table cloths and waiters who struggle to break into a smile. It was good and as others have said large portions, lovely home made bread and good food. When we went it was packed. I think this is a place popular with the older generation. I wanted suckling pig but they only do... More 

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Axminster, England, United Kingdom
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85 reviews 85 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 via mobile

Have been there 3 times now and never disappointed. The roast suckling pig is wonderful and I am steered to it every time. The staff are friendly and helpful. Definitely worth a visit.

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Go hungry...the hardest part is deciding what not to order. It's fabulous. The suckling pig is exceptional but then so is the lamb. And don't even get me going on the starters...the house pate..oh my God....

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014 via mobile

Only five minutes in a taxi from Puerto de la Duquesa, this a true traditional Spanish restaurant. Generous starters followed by a choice of main dishes....so difficult to choose between the slow roast lamb, suckling pig or baked salt fish. The wines were great and actually Spanish waiters....thoroughly recommended!!!

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

I visited this restaurant twice in my 2 week stay. The food was delicious with generous portions always served promptly with excellent service. The atmosphere is warm and lively with a mix of locals and non-locals. The whole experience was unforgettable. For sure I will return when I'm back and can recommend with full marks.

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Preston, England, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Traditional Spanish food as good as you will get. Been coming here for 10 years and never had a bad meal. Huge portions at a sensible price with a good wine list. Always the same as are the waiters - they have all been there for as long as we have been going. Tends to get busy later on in... More 

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Wilmington, Delaware
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199 reviews 199 reviews
187 restaurant reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We first discovered this restaurant several years ago when our car broke down in front. We come back every year to eat their delicious food. The restaurant decor is dark and what I consider very Spanish. The waiters have been there for years and service is beyond reproach. My husband and I had dorado baked in salt. It was excellent... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Beautiful restaurant went a couple of times on my holiday. Excellent service and stunning food can't wait to go back

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Cork, Ireland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

Visited on back of recommendation we received from a couple we met in Duquesa. Very unassuming exterior which you could easily miss. That however would be a great shame as food is wonderful. Their speciality suckling pig is magnificent as is their paella. Went back a few times on this visit and was not disappointed.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We went with some new friends that had been before ,,,very unassuming location and just looks like its someones house from the outside...all four of us had different starters and mains ....we tried each others meals and all of us were immensely impressed ...the salt baked fish was shocking to see , as they brought it to me for approval... More 

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Address: Ctra National 340, Km 141.5, Manilva, Spain
Phone Number: 952 89 06 93
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Manilva
Average Prices: USD 29 - 37

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