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The Playwright Marbella

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C/ Manzana, Local 8-11 | Pueblo Los Acros, km 191, 29604 Elviria, Marbella, Spain
+34 952 83 08 68
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Think we picked a bad day for Sunday lunch at the playwright.. we had fabulous meals here before but today was a bit of a damp squid.. partly because of the weather as have the restaurant was wet/damp with the staff running around trying to fix leaks. After 30 mins or so we ordered.. starters were lovely.. go for the... More 

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Thank Hilary P
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Popped in today to have a sample of the set lunch. I can say that the choices are superb and the setting lovely. I chose the Mushroom Pil Pil to start and was awesome and the first time ever of having, and certainly not the last. For main I opted for the Tempura Lemon Sole which was divine. This place... More 

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Thank Aniljain01
Saffron Walden, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this restaurant on the second evening of our 6 day holiday and enjoyed the delicious food, the friendly and helpful service and the wonderful atmosphere so much that we went back twice more.

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Thank Katherine S
FionaCatchpowle, Public Relations Manager at The Playwright Marbella, responded to this review

Thank you so much Katherine we love the title of your review and so glad we could help make your holiday special We look forward to seeing you again when you next visit Elviria More 

Marbella, Spain
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33 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here last week and treated friends to dinner. The experience from start to finish was fantastic. It's so nice to have good customer service which a lot of the time is missing from places we visit on the coast. The food was absolutely delicious and presentation fantastic. We had starters, mains and desserts all of high quality. There... More 

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Thank Lisa P
FionaCatchpowle, Public Relations Manager at The Playwright Marbella, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely review and the 5 stars We will pass on your 'good customer service' comment to the team We look forward to welcoming you at The Playwright again in the near future More 

Cambridgeshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had the early bird menu and couldn't fault it! Presentation fantastic! Food tasted amazing ! Service perfect !!

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Thank ang24ang
FionaCatchpowle, Public Relations Manager at The Playwright Marbella, responded to this review

Thank you for a short but very sweet review. Glad you enjoyed it and see you again soon More 

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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely lunch here, in this uniquely decorated Restaurtant in Elviria. Nice menu offering very tasty and artistically presented dishes. Good value, and will definitely visit again. We'll perhaps try the Sunday lunch next time.

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Thank laurogolfer
FionaCatchpowle, Public Relations Manager at The Playwright Marbella, responded to this review

Our decor is indeed something quite special and thanks for commenting on it. We also appreciate your 'good value' point as well, as it's something we do strive to achieve. Hopefully we''ll see you on a Sunday soon More 

Epping, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want live music and entertainment this is a great place and well worth a visit. The food is a bit bland and of an English bland style for me and a little overpriced, however presented well staff were polite and friendly.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

We visited here for early bird on Friday 28th As always it didn't dissapoint. From the warm friendly welcome by Penney. ...a real lady and wonderful hostess...the evening was enjoyable from start to finish. Tempura was delicious. Liver was to die for. Salmon melt in the mouth. The chief was generous in putting together a most delicious fresh fruit salad... More 

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Thank marybradley81
FionaCatchpowle, Public Relations Manager at The Playwright Marbella, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the 5 stars, we'll pass on your thanks and appreciation to Penny and the team We look forward to seeing you again soon More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

first visit very impressed, good food, nice friendly staff, lovely atmosphere good entetainment everything you could wish for

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Thank Julie C
FionaCatchpowle, Public Relations Manager at The Playwright Marbella, responded to this review

Thank for your 5 star review, we're glad to hear we ticked all your boxes More 

Guildford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

Sorry but this restaurant did not live up to the many great reviews which we read and on which we based our decision to dine. The house wines were really rather mediocre and the food was greatly underwhelming. My main course of liver was overcooked, dry and tough. We therefore complained, paid for that which we had eaten and enjoyed... More 

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2 Thank Peter J
FionaCatchpowle, Public Relations Manager at The Playwright Marbella, responded to this review

Apologies for a visit that didn't meet your expectations based on the many great reviews here on Trip Advisor. Our House Wines are hand selected by a very reputable local company and I know they will be bitterly disappointed to hear them classed as mediocre. Our manager Penny did offer you an alternative meal at the time, but we understand... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, British, International, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
1:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ Manzana, Local 8-11 | Pueblo Los Acros, km 191, 29604 Elviria, Marbella, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Marbella  >  Elviria
  • Phone Number: +34 952 83 08 68
Description
The Playwright Marbella, located in Elviria, serves a wide selection of dishes to a very high standard, with a variety of cuisines to suit all diners. Special lunchtime menus (2 course for 15€) from October to April and Early Bird Specials (3 course for 27.50€) are always popular.We can cater for special occasions for small or large groups.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?