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The Playwright Marbella

C/ Manzana, Local 8-11 | Pueblo Los Acros, km 191, 29604 Elviria, Marbella, Spain
+34 952 83 08 68
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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C/ Manzana, Local 8-11 | Pueblo Los Acros, km 191, 29604 Elviria, Marbella, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We have dined here for several years and it has always been a pleasure-until now. In the past I have often extolled the quality of the food, but that enjoyment ended this week. Did they change the chef or have management just cut back and...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Having been a regular visitor to the playwright over the years and enjoyed great service by a great team throughout enjoying great food and atmosphere tonight’s visit has unfortunately been the worst culinary experience I have ever had.We were served by a lovely young girl...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Having visited the playwright on quite a few times and always having a great time I was extremely disappointed with what I was served up the last time I was there. Starters were usual standard. It was with the mains that everything was wrong. I...More

Thank John L
FionaCatchpowle, Public Relations Manager at The Playwright Marbella, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We would really like to know more details about your visit, as this is clearly not the kind of review we'd hope to read. We pride ourselves in the quality of food we create and serve and consequently very disappointed that on this occasion that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I see mixed reviews.. but for me The Playwright is as consistently good for quality service and food as ever... The menu demonstrates skill and creativity, flavours balance beautifully and presentation is always a delight.. Lunch was a delicious feast for the eyes as well...More

Thank Pam B
Reviewed 1 week ago

when back in Spain I have always come here for Sunday Lunch and although the service is good and the atmosphere is great this time I felt that the food was starting to look tired. Especially now that on Sunday's there is a far greater...More

Thank humerous60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been coming to this are for nearly 30 years and had never eaten at The Playwright before. We had heard a lot about it from friends. Starters are about 12ish and mains about 25, but this is creative and original food. Each dish...More

1  Thank F1roger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant was busy when we arrived so good sign. Had excellent duck main course which was very tasty. Followed by banoffee dessert which was not the usual sickly sweet but well balanced ingredients which made a delicious combination. Great ambience which compensated for rather wet...More

Thank Diane H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my favourites, the food is, in my opinion always good, the presentation fantastic. The staff are friendly and are led by Ako the total professional. As a retired hotelier, I regret not having the opportunity to hire him. He makes the...More

Thank John K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent night the food was lovel, amazing presentation of the food and great value. Three course meal 25 euros.

Thank Dgirlwould
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to the Playwright since opening. Always great service and great food, although a change to the menu would welcome. Met friends on Thursday and sat at the bar. The smell from the toilets or sewer was not good. Waited far too...More

1  Thank jackieb681
FionaCatchpowle, Public Relations Manager at The Playwright Marbella, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We would really like to know more details about your visit, as this is clearly not the kind of example of service we hope to read about. Our menu has been updated in the last few weeks and of course we do have weekly specials....More

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October 25, 2016|
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Response from FionaCatchpowle | Property representative |
Yes there as from 6pm
April 7, 2016|
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Response from Bishlin_Guide | Reviewed this property |
Playright's early bird menu is available from 18:00h Last orders take before 19:30h
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$18 - $86
Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Parking Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 12:00 AM
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
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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. Restaurant – Bar – Live Entertainment Established since 2011 in Elviria, Marbella, The Playwright has developed an enviable reputation for creating an atmosphere second to none with food quality and service to match. The combination of great food and live music has made The Playwright successful and popular with locals and holiday-makers alike. Our menu has innovative and fresh, locally sourced ingredients at its core. Infused with an International flavour and a selection of Specials every evening, there is something to suit everyone’s palette on The Playwright Menu 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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