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El Gato con Bota Tapas & Drinks

Calle Santiago 6 | Primera travesía a la izquierda de calle Granada, bajando desde la plaza de la Merced., 29008 Malaga, Spain
+34 685 84 01 44
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good34%
  • Average11%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible5%
6 days ago
“Don't miss their tapas”
Apr 9, 2017
“está aquí!”
Closed Now
All hours
Moroccan, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Santiago 6 | Primera travesía a la izquierda de calle Granada, bajando desde la plaza de la Merced., 29008 Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Went for tapas 'for a few minutes' - because earlier we noticed their vegetarian tapas list was quite long - and stayed an hour because we loved it! Really friendly and helpful staff, lovely, fresh, tasty tapas, tables outside in the sunshine. Cold beer and...More

Thank RevelsMaster
Reviewed April 9, 2017

The by far best bar in town. Greetz go out to all the waitresses, the chef and the locals who were providing us a good time.

Thank Benjamin B
Management response:

Benjamin, Thank-you very much for your appreciation. I am glad to hear everyone is doing their job. Regards.

Reviewed March 21, 2017

In on a quiet night and on ordering it seems most items we wanted were sold out. Settled on hummus, cheese, choricitos and a burrito after first choices all apparently unavailable. Hummus arrived soon enough then sausages and cheese; no discernible cooking required to splodge...More

Thank amantefrancesinha
Management response:

Dear Sir or Madam, El Gato con bota is a tapas bar. No more, no less. We have around 31 different options, from tapas to salads and it does happen (I do not know when you visited, if it was right after a busy week...More

Reviewed March 21, 2017 via mobile

This is the best restaurant we visited in Malaga, staff and ambiance are really cool, tapas are delicious and really cheap. You'll can taste the best sangria of the city : Recommended x1000 !

Thank Justine L
Reviewed March 7, 2017 via mobile

Never el Gato let you down. We decided to have a quick tapas with some drinks. The menu consists of a wide variety of choices. A lot of vegetarian choices as well. The humus is great as well as the porra, cold tomato soup. In...More

Thank Koek W
Reviewed February 1, 2017

Malaga is one of the best cities to graze on tapas but this restaurant served tasty tapas with a difference. They were the best we had during our visit and we tried loads !!! Not the cheapest but we weren't disappointed when they were served....More

Thank A J
Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

The food was delicious, the atmosphere was amazing, and the people were friendly. Definitely worth a visit.

1  Thank Marie H
Management response:

Thank-you very much for taking the time to write. THIS is encouraging.

Reviewed September 15, 2016

Good original food, with reasonable portion size, reasonable price, nice place in general. Wifi not working though, and toilet should be better.

Thank Diego S
Reviewed March 13, 2016

We have visited this place on a number of occasions, usually for a coffee or a drink after already eaten more tapas than is good for us, however this time we had space for a pudding. We chose baclava to go with our coffees and...More

Thank Richard W
Reviewed December 17, 2015

Read previous reviews while researching Malaga. It was on our list of places to check out. It turned out to be a bit more shabby than chic. The basic concept of international tapas is great, and while what we ate was well prepared and tasty,...More

1  Thank BaristaM
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
7:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Santiago 6 | Primera travesía a la izquierda de calle Granada, bajando desde la plaza de la Merced., 29008 Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga
  • Phone Number: +34 685 84 01 44
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