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Antigua Casa de Guardia

Alameda Principal 18 | Finca El Romerillo, Barriada de Olías, 29005 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 21 46 80
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A popular spot on the tourist trail and also for locals

Founded in 1840 it is claimed to be the oldest bar in Malaga and touted as a must see. It is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
E L
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Step back in time to try the sweetest elixir

Amazing place, try the pajarete 1908 straight from the barrel. If you only came in for one, you'll... read more

Reviewed May 2, 2017
Sarah C
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Alameda Principal 18 | Finca El Romerillo, Barriada de Olías, 29005 Malaga, Spain
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+34 952 21 46 80
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Founded in 1840 it is claimed to be the oldest bar in Malaga and touted as a must see. It is certainly very interesting. First impressions were of a place that was not too clean but that is because of the age of the fixtures...More

Thank E L
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Amazing place, try the pajarete 1908 straight from the barrel. If you only came in for one, you'll quickly change your mind to stay for another. Unspoilt piece of drinking history, all reasonably priced. Also a treat to watch the guys fill 5 glasses with...More

1  Thank Sarah C
Reviewed April 29, 2017 via mobile

Traditional bar with many barrels of local wines for Malaga. Bar tab is written on the wooden bar in the vibrant atmosphere just off the main road.

2  Thank NCL_LS
Reviewed April 10, 2017 via mobile

I absolutely love this little sherry bar. Great if you're not sure which you prefer too. The tapas is great, love the fresh prawns. It's an excellent experience and one that all sherry lovers really must check out when in Málaga.

Thank Kate B
Reviewed April 7, 2017

Essentially unchanged since 1840, this bar serves only out of the double row of casks behind the bartenders, who will pour you anything you want. Your tab is written in chalk on the old counter, and the glassware is nothing fancy, and everything from the...More

Thank greenandgray
Reviewed April 4, 2017

Just do it... it's central, cheap and fun. We didn't actually care greatly for most of the wines, but we loved the atmosphere and set up and it's a low cost way of soaking up a bit of tradition and getting a glimpse into the...More

Thank deeboy
Reviewed February 24, 2017 via mobile

If you like sherry and wine you'd love this place, so much to choose from. Point to the barrel of your choice and they will give you a little taster if you ask before you commit. Price depends on quality and vintage but most about...More

Thank Carol H
Reviewed January 27, 2017

Wonderful ,a glimpse of old Spain! A fine choice of Wines,you point and choose. Your bill is chalked on the wooden bar and you sip and enjoy! A chance to smell and see a piece of history. The Bar,tiles and photos are well worth admiring.Try...More

1  Thank Rodger43
Reviewed January 20, 2017 via mobile

Read about this place and had to give it a go. Only a few minutes walk from Malaga Central train station and in the city centre. Nothing has changed in this place for many,many years. A bit of history right in the middle of an...More

Thank 21iain21
Reviewed January 6, 2017 via mobile

This is a must place to start off an amazing evening in Malaga. If you don't speak Spanish just point at a barrel of your choice to enjoy a truly wonderful authentic Spanish experience.

Thank Jane A
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Deirdre M
Hi can you make reservations to eat here while wine tasting
March 15, 2017|
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Response from Yigg | Reviewed this property |
This is a typical bodega. It is standing and it serves a limited number of tapas. It is not a restaurant.
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Deirdre M
can you make reservations to eat here while tasting the wines!
March 15, 2017|
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Response from Jane A | Reviewed this property |
No, it is only possible to have limited (good) tapas standing in the bar.
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Natsomerville
Can you buy the sherry over the Internet?
February 16, 2016|
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Response from Subrella | Reviewed this property |
Not from them. They sell miniature sherry now for great gifts if you are in Malaga!
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