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San Rafael

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Ctra National 340, Km 141.5, Manilva, Spain
952 89 06 93
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Authentic Spanish experience

Good value and great food. Portions were large too. One couple had a the shared starter for 2 and it could have fed 4 comfortably. My husband and I had the chateabriande and it was cooked to perfection. The half suckling pig was very popular and looked great. Wine was good, bread was delicious and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Good value and great food. Portions were large too. One couple had a the shared starter for 2 and it could have fed 4 comfortably. My husband and I had the chateabriande and it was cooked to perfection. The half suckling pig was very popular and looked great. Wine was good, bread was delicious and we were given 2 bottles... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Lovely Spanish resturant tucked away on the side of the road, - we had the suckling pig and paella and wasn't dissapointed! The food was delicious and served nice and hot by waiters who were more than happy for us to practice our Spanish. We drank a gorgeous bottle of red and polished off chocolate tart and creme caramel for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Always visit San Rafaels at least twice every holiday to Duquesa. The staff are always so lovely. The food never disappoints. Their starters for two don't leave much room for mains, so be warned. But the chicken and Apple is amazing. My husband always has the black pudding and doesn't stop raving about it. All the mains are wonderful but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 via mobile

Great genuine tasting spanish food to a good price. We ate baby pig, saltbaked fish, pasta, steak(kids portion) and everyone enjoyed it. Nice spanish interior.

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Stord Municipality, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Map Placing here is wrong it's 29692 La Chullera, Málaga, Spain. We had creamy tomato soup and the pate. And it was a large starter. We could not finish it as we were waiting for the main and didn't want to be stuffed. We had prawns and suckling pig for the main and as other has stated here the the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

One of our favourites when staying in area. Tonight had special venison in sauce absolutely delicious. Highly recommend.

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Swansea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I found the food here lovely. Mixed starter ratatouille, sausages in cider, black pudding - all very good. The steaks were huge - cooked as asked. Really enjoyed the potatoes with garlic. The portions were very generous so we had to have a take out box - which the waiter was more than happy to oblige. Wine choice also varied... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Each time we visit Duquesa we come here. Looks nothing from the outside but once inside it is very Spanish. Genteel service (they let you try your Spanish, if you wish, but rescue you nicely if you struggle), excellent food and lots of it. This is a restaurant and not a Bar or Cafe. You can get dressed up if... More 

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Naples, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

The restaurant doesn't look much on the outside being right on the N340 between Duquesa and Manilva but it's pleasant inside in the usual dark wood Spanish style. A good choice on the menu with generous portion sizes. The peri peri prawns, prawns with avocado, French onion soup and black pudding starters were all good. The tuna with peppers came... More 

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Stonehouse, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

2nd visit to this restaurant. good food and service. would recommend the leg of lamb. Love the decor.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ctra National 340, Km 141.5, Manilva, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Manilva
  • Phone Number: 952 89 06 93

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 29 - 37
  • Cuisine: Spanish

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