Antigua Casa de Guardia
Antigua Casa de Guardia
4.5
10:00 AM - 10:45 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:45 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:45 PM
Sunday
10:30 AM - 3:30 PM

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4.5
4.5 of 5 bubbles627 reviews
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Zigett
London, UK1,092 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022
This small, standing-only wine bar is extremely well known to locals and tourists alike. There's a long counter where you can order from a selection of dry and sweet wines direct from the barrels behind the bar (we counted 21 barrels). They also serve some small tapas to accompany your drink, and your bill is chalked up in true old-school fashion on the bar counter in front of you. It's a great way to kick-off your evening.
Written December 10, 2022
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Suydam
Grand Rapids, MI360 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2022
We went between christmas and new years when all of Spain is out shopping for Three Kings Day, and seemingly all of Malaga was taking a quick break for a vermut at this awesome bar. It was packed with people, loud, and a fun experience. Ordered at the bar for drinks. Pushed our way through a group of people to the guy standing by a tapas cooler for a couple plates of fish products and a cheese plate, and held things over our heads making our way back to a standing table by the front door.

The vermut was unique and enjoyable. The tapas were fine (cold, seafood tapas like you'll find many places in spain). The experience was really fun. The old school nature of the bar made it worth the visit.
Written January 5, 2023
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Mr Phillips
135 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Friends
Now this is the real deal. If you want Vermouth, this is where you come for it. You stand by the bar (no chairs) in a room of barrels, lost in time. The Vermouth is cheap, you can try whichever type you like, and there’s always a drunk Spaniard ready to talk to you. Highly recommend for a morning drink if you’re feeling worse for wear.
Written August 1, 2022
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David C
Longforgan, UK242 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Couples
It is compulsory to visit this delightful old bar if you find yourself in Malaga or indeed the surrounding area. Packed full all the time , both with people and atmosphere. The staff really add to the character of the place, the food being incidental to the highlight of the show…… being served your choice and blend combinations of sherry direct from the barrels behind a very old wooden bar by friendly and efficient staff who just chalk up your bill on the counter as you go from one sherry to the next until you leave with a smile on your face and happiness in your heart. What’s not to like!
Prices have gone up ( 🙄) since we were last here five years ago but still amazing value for money. Go for the experience!
Written November 18, 2022
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Anna N
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
I absolutely do not recommend the Antigua Casa de Guardia in Malaga.

Their wines are good but this is not the only one place with wines in Malaga. I visited the bar at 9.35 pm. I ordered a glass of wine. At 9.45 pm. the waiters started bustling around, cleaning up, etc. Suddenly, one of the waiter came up to me with a plastic cup and wanted me to pour the rest of the wine from my glass into a plastic cup. I was surprised at the very beginning and refused because I am not used to drink wine from plastic cups and what is more, I was already finishing my wine. From that moment on, the waiter started urging me rudely. With a raised voice, he was repeating "Fast, fast, fast!", and pointed at the plastic cup. Once again I refused and showed him the time which was 9.45 pm. The bar closes at 10 pm, so I had a time to finish my wine. Unfortunately, my explanations did not help, and the waiter was still pushing on me, and tried to simply throw me out of the bar!

What is more I contacted the owner with that issue, however he did not reply at all.

This is a scandalous situation. I have never experienced such a rude treatment of customers.
Written November 16, 2023
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ajbangor58
Bury, UK91 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Couples
Following a recommendation from a walking tour we made sure we made it here in a busy week. We weren’t disappointed. Such local and ancient atmosphere isn’t found often. The sherries were varied, interesting and tasty. They keep a running total of your bill in chalk on a wooden bench in front of you. The barmen are humorous and helpful. A definite not to be missed.
Written March 25, 2023
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THE TRAVELLER
Malaga, Spain13,151 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 • Friends
Historic Old premises. A great place to visit to try different Malaha wines straight from the barrel. Limited tapas menu also available . Stand at the old counter and choose what you want or make up your own blend to get your right level of sweetness. They chalk up what you have had in the bar in front of you . Helpful staff. A great place to visit.
Written August 3, 2021
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Padraig C
Shannon, Ireland70 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
In 2018 made our first visit to Antigua and were blown away so had to see if it would be as good second time. We were not disappointed. Friendly staff who clearly enjoy serving a wide variety of sherry wines to customers from all over the world. Great to see so many locals here- always a good sign.
Written January 22, 2020
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THE TRAVELLER
Malaga, Spain13,151 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022 • Solo
Old bodega serving wine from barrels. Limited tapas available. Most staff are so indifferent and grumpy but that just adds to the ambience ! They chalk up your purchases on bar in front of you. Not easy to find at present as behind lots of scaffolding. You can go to the toilet but there is no wash hand basin ! Old Malaga and brilliant to visit.
Written January 19, 2022
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Gefry
Punta Umbria, Spain1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2022 • Friends
Shots of port like wine. The prices are written on the barrel. The higher priced are better. Reasonable prices about €1.50 - €2 each. Avoid 2pm ...as it gets crazy busy... shoulder to shoulder, and is hard to get are served. You can pay immediately or they write the total owed down in chalk on the wooden bar in front of you.
Be assertive or you'll get passed by 😉
Written December 13, 2022
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