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“Special place” 5 of 5 stars
Review of El Cortijillo

El Cortijillo
Bulevard de la cala, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 494065
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Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Lisburn
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Special place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

During the past two weeks we ate in the resturant on two occasions and both were as good as the other times we'd been there. Brilliant atmopshere, wonderful food and the Customer Service was exceptional. Congratulations on your 25th anniversary of being in business - with those ingredients can only continue be a success

  • Visited October 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Best Paella in Spain!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2012

My family and I have visited this restaurant for many years. The family greet us with warmth and always find us a table. The food is great but my favourite is the Paella! If you want to eat outside you should book. Closed Sundays I think.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Glasgow
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“Highly recommended”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Were staying about 4 kms away and visited La Cala one evening. Came across this restaurant and decided to give it a go, very glad we did as it was one of the best meals I had during the holiday and the rest were very good too. I had the sea bream and it was cooked to perfection, my husband had the Iberico pork which was also very good. The ambience was great, staff very attentive and nothing was too much trouble. Will definitely return on my next visit to Costa del Sol and will recommend friends do the same.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Best Restaurant in La Cala.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

Can't say enough about this place! Food, service and value all excellent. Looking forward to returning. Hope it's this year!

  • Visited August 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Dublin
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
“Fabulous place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2012

The food here is second to none with huge portions. Would recommend sharing a starter as they are very big and it's important to leave room for the main course. It is one of the rare restaurants where you can get paella for one person - normally you have to share. Would recommend the "house" paella - yum yum. The place appears to be family run and everyone is very friendly and efficient. A definite must if you are visiting La Cala.

  • Visited May 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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