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Restaurant El Castillo

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

International, European, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly

Location and contact

About
This is a tiny little bar/restaurant that lies in the shade of the castle, and it serves authentic Spanish platters either indoors or out on a series of terraces.
PRICE RANGE
$34
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Drinks, Late Night, Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
International, European, Mediterranean, Spanish
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Dropped by for lunch when sight seeing. Order taken by the chef who was clearly very passionate about the food and using local produce. Three of us ate and had wonderful salads which had figs fresh from their own trees, fresh rosemary, wild oregano etc....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Jo F
Reviewed October 17, 2018

Visited here at lunchtime. The order was taken by the chef himself who was able to describe and discuss the menu. The food was lovely, good atmosphere with amazing views.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Ann Elizabeth H
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Best tapas ever. On a hot day came by this place by accident. Very friendly service and banter. Brilliant food at very reasonable price. Going back there for evening meal while we are staying near Casares.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gareth N
Reviewed September 7, 2018

We had a nice relaxing lunch. The food was tasty, fresh, and well prepared. The restaurant is under new ownership by a Swiss Chef who has worked worldwide. We sat outside and enjoyed the mountain vistas. The restaurant is open all year.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Dave C
Reviewed August 30, 2018

Mouthwatering dishes prepared by a high class chef you don't expect to meet in a village. Tartar and pasta were excellent.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Vladimirovich
Reviewed June 8, 2018

Went to El Castillo at the top of the mountain in Casares and had a wonderful afternoon. The food was fresh and exceptionally well prepared by the Swiss chef and the service was really attentive and friendly. The spectacular views of the mountains down the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
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christian h, Inhaber at Restaurant El Castillo, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2018
Google Translation

hallo vielen dank für deine super bewertung. das el castillo wird sich freuen dich und deinefreund, familie wieder bekochen zu...More

Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

Christian & co, the relatively new place holders of the restaurant, are very enthusiastic and food-minded. These men are seriously into people and food. If you like a relaxing place on the top of a city mountain with not too many frills and uptight pooha,...More

Date of visit: May 2018
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christian h, Inhaber at Restaurant El Castillo, responded to this reviewResponded June 5, 2018
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hallo vielen dank für deine super bewertung. das el castillo wird sich freuen dich und deinefreund, familie wieder bekochen zu...More

Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

I often dropped in here when it was owned by the previous owner, but hadn't been in Casares in a while. While it was a nuce place to linger over lunch in the past, I was pleasantly surprised at the standard yesterday. We had a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
1  Thank Rockyroad2dublin
christian h, Inhaber at Restaurant El Castillo, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018
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hallo vielen dank für deine super bewertung. das el castillo wird sich freuen dich und deinefreund, familie wieder bekochen zu...More

Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I wandered around the town on a rainy April day and used TripAdvisor to select this restaurant. We were the only people inside and the chef may have been surprised to see us! However he quickly poured us some lovely white wine...More

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank davidrW2076EC
christian h, Inhaber at Restaurant El Castillo, responded to this reviewResponded June 4, 2018
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hallo vielen dank für deine super bewertung. das el castillo wird sich freuen dich und deinefreund, familie wieder bekochen zu...More

Reviewed June 1, 2018

What a great place, stopped for a drink and ended up having a superb lunch. Christian the chief and owner was so friendly and has been a chef in 5* restaurants for over 30 years. Rack of ribs and chicken dishes was great and such...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Marcus V
christian h, Inhaber at Restaurant El Castillo, responded to this reviewResponded June 9, 2018
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hallo vielen dank für deine super bewertung. das el castillo wird sich freuen dich und deinefreund, familie wieder bekochen zu...More

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