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The English Garden Restaurant

Avenida de Espana de Calahonda 16 | Urb. Buenavista, 29649 Sitio de Calahonda, Mijas, Spain
+34 633 82 60 30
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“bread” (27 reviews)
“roast beef” (8 reviews)
“soup” (8 reviews)
Mediterranean, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Avenida de Espana de Calahonda 16 | Urb. Buenavista, 29649 Sitio de Calahonda, Mijas, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stumbled upon The English Garden on our first night in town and had to return on our last. The steaks were incredible (so good that we couldn’t even pause to take a photo), and the decor and staff made it the perfect place to chat...More

Thank jlo121286
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Only been here since April 2018 - got the chefs right, got the service right (little bit slow but fresh takes time😋. Definitely worth a visit if in Calahonda. Costa del Sol . Hope it works out guys

Thank JaneCheltenham
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a wonderful evening having dinner at this English themed restaurant last week (September 2018) and the bonus was having a musical accompaniment of easy listening music from the charming Philip. We have visited in previous years and always had a lovely meal here....More

Thank EssexLin1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is with sadness that I present this review. The grilled meats plate were not grilled, generally under seasoned. Highlight of the entire meal was the brownie at the end, homemade, but served with boxed ice cream. The pork belly was generally good but presentation...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem this place is. Went with friends and had the most delicious meal a couple of us opted for the roast and the others had salmon and sea bass. All equally lovely . Really friendly owner and they had a lady jazz singer...More

Thank Elizabeth H
LightPacker710314, Owner at The English Garden Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review, and so happy that you and your friends had a lovely evening. look forward to welcoming you back any time .

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant looked welcoming, but the main problem was the pricing. We ended up paying the same prices as you would pay at El-Oceano which you don’t mind/expect to pay for the location, outlook,entertainment and exceptional service. The food was good but the service was...More

Thank sophieiweeks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went for an evening meal and noticed the staffing levels were down from our previous visit. The food which is mainly English was cooked and served well, but slow overall still very good but needs a slight kick.

Thank Lawrence S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Five stars from the Stone family . Had a first visit to the English garden in our first week on holiday in calahonda and went back a further two times over our two week holiday . Food was excellent and the staff were attentive without...More

Thank Roy S
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

My dad who is having treatment for aggressive cancer gave us some money to have a meal on him while we were away. We were at odds as to where to eat and wanted something with a special feel. We wandered past the English garden...More

Thank ToriaJ1
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Went here in May just after the new owners took over and had a great night, unfortunately went this evening and nowhere near as good, brought out 3 bread rolls for 4 people, then charged us for more,apparently children don’t like any salad or garnish...More

Thank Andrew L
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Marie T
March 10, 2018|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
I have never seen a dog in the restaurant, do not believe it would be allowed unless it was a guide dog.
February 25, 2017|
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Response from TheEnglishGarden | Property representative |
Dear Lynne, Yes, we do. A certain number of our dishes are, due to the products used, ordered by vegetarians. Other dishes on our Chef's menus can have the ingredients altered by the Chef for vegetarians on... More
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Julie L
December 18, 2016|
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Response from TheEnglishGarden | Property representative |
Hi, Yes we are open every day except for Mondays. Christmas Day we are already fully booked. For any further information you can either telephone Jon on 952 930252 or send a message through our website... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$11 - $35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
7:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida de Espana de Calahonda 16 | Urb. Buenavista, 29649 Sitio de Calahonda, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas  >  Sitio de Calahonda
  • Phone Number: +34 633 82 60 30
  • E-mail
Opened on 16th April 2014, our aim is to give you a dining experience, in a calm and chic atmosphere... Our cuisine varies with the season and our products, fresh and local, are cooked for you at the moment so you can experiment a delicious dish cooked by one of the best Chefs on the Costa del Sol...
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