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El Gato Lounge

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$$ - $$$
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Paseo Maritimo 1, 29620 Torremolinos, Spain
+34 687 87 11 65
11:30 am - 1:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 1:00 am
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brilliant little place and a fantastic atmosphere. The food here is really good, full of flavour with plenty of choice. Amazing seaside view and a very spacious environment. Fab place to sit and people watch while enjoying some tapas or a drink

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Its quite a small restaurant that can easily be missed but it is one of the best tapas restaurants we went to in torremolinos. If you ever have a chance to visit el gato you must try the tapas box, its amazing! But book in advance as it gets very busy! All in all great chilled out resto, friendly staff,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

The food was freshly cooked without any delay. The tapas and the prawns were great and I even tried their special burger on one occasion. The desert of apple tart with ice-cream and cream is really special. Coffee and Brandy in the morning helps to walk along the coastal footpath or just relax while working up an appetite for lunch.

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Winsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 28, 2016

Visited here on a recent long weekend break. Lovely venue, friendly staff, excellent value for money and right on the promenade. Had the set 4 course menu on the Sunday which at just under 11 euros was amazing value. Came back that night for our final evening meal and had the burger which was huge. Cannot fault this place at... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

Visited a few times, for beer and afternoon nibbles, however one evening we stopped for a meal and it was fantastic the Food, the Presentation, the Service was excellent from start to finish, and whilst I didnt want a sweet to finish and my partner did! TWO spoons arrived with a big smile. We would certainly come again.

Thank davewelly
Enniscorthy, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Went here for a late lunch and we had the tapas box. The 12 tapas were delicious and there was a good and varied selection. Great location on the seafront and a short walk from the Melia Costa del Sol.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

One of the best places to eat in the area. Staff were not only friendly and helpful but good fun. Get some cocktails they are excellent, but give yourself enough time to have a few we didnt and had meant to go back but never made it. Food was great had tapas for two, cant fault this at all. The... More 

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Torrox, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Great location on a sunny November day. Staff very efficient and pleasant. Set menu is good value and the food is tasty. Well done and see you soon.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016

We stopped here for lunch and had tapas. There were several vegetarian dishes and we just had wedges and a cheese dish. Both were very good and we could not eat it all. We did see other tapas food coming out and they were very well presented as there was a shelf style box that had mixed tapas on. Just... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016 via mobile

Experienced the Tapas Experience! It was fabulous and so much fun. The server was friendly, the wine was excellent and the tapas were very interesting and tasty.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$4 - $12
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Delicatessen, Gastropub
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Romantic, Scenic view, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo Maritimo 1, 29620 Torremolinos, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Torremolinos
  • Phone Number: +34 687 87 11 65
In 2006 El Gato opened its doors and since then it became one of those 'ever-popular' restaurants. Inspired by the spirit of Spain we embrace a philosophy that connects Good Food and Mediterranean free style, resulting in an unpretentious eatery known for its quality food and friendly service that has become a favorite among locals and so many returning visitors.

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