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Promenade | La Carihuela, Spain
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Long Eaton, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

We ate here twice during our stay, chosing pasta dishes and meat courses, all very nicely cooked and prepared. The views of the seafront are outstanding and it's great watching the world go by whilst eating good food. Many thanks for two nice meals.

Thank Blacock
Leeds, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

Had a stroll down the promenade today and called into La fragata which apparently is the same owners as La tombola next door. Had the best jug of sangria we've ever had and the service and attentiveness of the staff was superb. Decided to eat there in the evening. OMG everything was so good. They were quite busy but plenty... More 

Thank melons30
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92 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

A gentle stroll down the lovely prom from our hotel-Sol House Aloha. We discovered this absolute gem. On arrival the friendly waiters (pirate theme?!!) greeted us like royalty. The food was delicious, well priced and the service really efficient. They immediately warmed to my young daughter too. Just fab-the best place we visited on a 5 night holiday to the... More 

Thank craigybabyCrewe
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This restaurant is perfectly located on the promenade overlooking the sea and for many years has been run by a mum and dad and daughters which was of a concistently high standard and good value for money with excellent professional and friendly service. On arrival this year we found that the parents have retired and the adjacent restaurant La Fragata... More 

Thank JPP2000
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We have been eating at Tombola for many years but never at La Fragata next door, so i was slightly nervous to read that they were now one. There was absolutely no need to have worried !! We sat in the Tombola half of the restaurant (it would have been disloyal not to ) but outside on the promenade. The... More 

Thank Lorna C
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Waiters extremely attentive. Had Gambas pil pil and bream. The fish wasn't oily as with some of the fish restaurants in this area. Lovely experience. Extensive menu. Will return.

Thank Julesmcol
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81 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Ordered breakfast choice @5.80 euro which list eggs bacon and fried potatoes The breakfast showed up with a large piece of bread covered with the bacon and eggs and potatoes . We ate the breakfast which was delicious. When we got the bill they charged an extra 1.35 euros each for the bread. We could have argued because the breakfast... More 

Thank vicecache
Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

We took our latest visitors here to sample the Sopa de Mariscos, only to find that La Tombola has been subsumed into La Fragata, the restaurant next door. The charming and efficient waiter told us that the previous owners had decided to retire. The menu seemed identical to the one we knew, but had simply been re-printed. My husband and... More 

Thank Jean H
Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

We've eaten here several times before, it's one of our favourite places in Torremolinos. We eally ought to try other starters on the menu but the seafood soup is so gorgeous we can never be bothered. For a main course I had 'rosada a la plancha' and my husband succeeded in finishing an enormous platter of mixed seafood. The waitresses... More 

Thank Jean H
Wigan, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

Ate here for dinner 3 times during our stay and each time the food was great - the gazpacho was lovely! All homemade, pizzas and pastas, sandwich's for lunch really nice and fresh, would definitely recommend! Staff very friendly and helpful and they don't come over too much whilst you're eating which I prefer!

Thank Hannah B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Promenade | La Carihuela, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol
  • Phone Number: 952051426

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