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Chiringuito El Madero

Avenida Espana 69 | Playa la Rada Beach, 29680, Estepona, Spain
+34 607 71 24 12
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“sardines” (9 reviews)
“beach bar” (5 reviews)
“espetos” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Avenida Espana 69 | Playa la Rada Beach, 29680, Estepona, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here on our week stay. Being a fairly competent paella cook myself, I was disappointed with their offering. Lacking in saffron and very sparse with seafood, 4 mussels, 2 langoustines and mostly squid, it lacked depth of flavour. Ok for the tourists perhaps,...More

Thank Kevin A
Reviewed October 12, 2016

Excellent food and service and beach ambience. In peak season Espetos a real treat. Not open all year sadly.

Thank Allan H
Reviewed October 5, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to this restaurant twice while walking along the sea in Estepona . It's a typical restaurant on the beach , but we liked the food very much , the drinks and service . We also found it reasonably priced !...More

Thank 453ALEXL453
Reviewed October 4, 2016

Watch them cook your sardines and fish on a stick over a wood fire on the beach. Typically in a row boat filled with sand. Just nice place to stop into as you stroll the beach promenade.

Thank Golfgma
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

When planning our vacation in Spain eating Sardines on the beach with toes in the sand was exactly what I envisioned. I actually had a picture of the colourful chairs and tables in the sand at El Madero saved in my holiday inspiration folder! We...More

Thank Lorin K
Reviewed September 11, 2016

Great place to relax on the beach, Philip is most friendly and obliging. The food is spectacular and reasonably priced and the music relaxing. Two hamacas, towels and drinks for €15 is a great deal! You'll have to go a long way to beat this...More

Thank Paula C
Reviewed August 17, 2016

A great place on the beach, staff are fantastic, the food is great and cocktails are amazing, always made to feel welcome, especially our children

Thank 950ellie
Reviewed July 25, 2016

We arrived at 10am and hired 5 beds and two umbrellas for a cost of 25 euro, this included a free drink. Phil who serves food and drinks on the beach is very good at his job and not only keeps everyone fed and watered...More

Thank LGM5
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Had lunch here after a good morning on the beach. Feels like it's run by a family and both service and food was of good quality.

Thank Mats H
Reviewed July 6, 2016

. You are just strolling along the Paseo Maritimo when suddenly you smell it. Wood smoke. Hmn. As you get nearer, it's the scent of singeing sardines that wafts past you, makes you turn around, and make a bee-line for the El Madero. For a...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $30
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Large groups, Scenic view
Open Hours
10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Espana 69 | Playa la Rada Beach, 29680, Estepona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Estepona
  • Phone Number: +34 607 71 24 12
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