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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Mediterranean, European, International
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Jazz Bar
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All reviews lamb curry bread owners and staff for sunday lunch southern spain tree house varied menu wonderful setting lovely meal mountain road love this restaurant you will not be disappointed mike athenee ambience book region
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Reviewed September 12, 2021 via mobile

Beautiful setting with rustic romantic surroundings. Food was very well presented and extremely tasty with a great choice if menu. A very friendly family run business and we are returning this week for my birthday. We visit when in Duquesa after discovering this restaurant just...before lockdown. Visit you will not be disappointed but be sure to book.More

Date of visit: September 2021
Reviewed July 26, 2021

The Forge is by far the best restaurant in the Casares Costa region. We just love it there. The friendliest staff you are ever likely to meet.

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed May 16, 2021

Love this restaurant and surroundings. I have not visited for a few years but those wonderful memories of great food and fabulous surroundings. The owners and staff are still the best after over 20 years. Well done Mike and Athene for keeping your restaurant as...good as ever. Will be back very soon.More

Date of visit: May 2021
Reviewed January 27, 2021

We had been wanting to try this restaurant for a few years, but never seemed to get around to it. What can I say that hasn't already been said? Not much really, but just wanted to thank the owners for making us feel so special...and welcome. Had a delicious lunch of scallops/figs wrapped in parma ham, seafood, beef stew, breads, ice cool wine and much more. Beautiful surroundings, we were there late September and sat outside. We can't wait to get back! Hope to see you again this year when we can return to Spain!More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed November 28, 2020

Our fourth of four restaurants on the gourmet road to Casares and possibly the best amongst strong competition.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed November 9, 2020

I have eaten in this restaurant several times and you MUST book everytime or you simply won't get as it's that popular ! The food is amazing as are the staff Mike/Athene/Ella and Sharon etc and the restaurant has a wonderful setting up in the...mountains of Casares. Try the Klefitco or the Chicken Tagine and you will go home happy ;-) This restaurant is a must if you are visiting Casares, trust me on that....More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed October 16, 2020

Amazing food, service and setting. Excellent value for money. Woukd definitely recommend. We shall return.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed September 13, 2020

We booked here for the first time and what a find! Quirky decor , felt like being in a tree house. Perfect for Sunday lunch . Being vegetarian , I always book with trepidation . However the food was absolutely delicious and well presented ....The service was also excellent . Our teenage children also really enjoyed it.More

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed August 28, 2020

I know I've reviewed and raved about this place before, but, I'm allowed to do it again so I will. Food cooked to perfection as ever, service smiling , attentive and friendly as ever.The wine is great and our pregnant daughter could have a non-alcoholic...glass of fizz too so she didn't suffer from wine envy (she just had to drive). We love the patio and its ambience. They've moved some tables around for social distancing, so its all safe. Book ahead, you owe it to yourselfMore

Date of visit: August 2020
Reviewed August 7, 2020

I love this restaurant, and have visited many times. You have to try the lamb curry, best I have ever had. Owners and staff are top class. Can't wait to go back.

Date of visit: September 2019
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John M
January 16, 2020|
Response from grahamp767 |
Hi, I am sorry we do not do a lunch time menu del dia, we only offer a la carte Thank you
John M
January 16, 2020|
Response from grahamp767 |
Hi, I am sorry but we do not offer a lunch time menu del dia, we only do a la carte Thanks
August 1, 2019|
Response from Casarenianlocal | Reviewed this property |
Not particularly but they will accommodate if you call ahead.
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The Forge Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 5