As we have had a small holiday home here in Benahavis for about 10 years, we have seen restaurants come & go. Also in this pretty village there has often been a premium to pay, over & above the Brit establishments along the main strip (busy N340 coast road). However it is worth the 5 mile drive up the mountain road for those staying on the coast to sample the excellent food & fantastic mixed grill being provided by this up & coming establishment, with its affable Argentinian proprietor/chef and his cheery, efficient Spanish lady maitre d' , who speaks excellent English & is a great character "to boot"! For 15 euros per head, you get the most comprehensive largest mixed grill I have ever seen (we couldn't eat it all) + a bottle of house wine between two. It was excellent quality & very tasty.
Finally I should say that this is the second time we have eaten here & both times it has been equally good, so let's hope they maintain this high standard.
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