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El Gato Lounge

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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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Tjome, Norway
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Would recommend this place! I went here with a friend of mine and ate a late breakfast, with cava by the side. The staff makes you smile, they spoke great English, the food was tasted good, and they actually HAVE a cat (gato) in the restaurant. Don't worry, it won't steal your food, but you may for sure cuddle it... More 

Thank Hauk Are F
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Nothing similar EVER happened to me. And it's not the first time i went to a bar. Let me explain why I'm so very shocked and ofended. We ordered gin&tonic, beer and a coctail. 2 of the 3 things came wrong and the g&t had some ridiculous four drops of gin, so we asked for a normal amount. Then they... More 

1 Thank Aleksandra R
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We strolled down to El Gato for the Tapas Box, and were not disappointed. Some items in the box were excellent (pansy-topped tuna bites, pork dumplings), some were good (braised beef, chicken curry), some just ok (shrimp sticks) but the presentation was super and the adventure of tasting such a lovely variety of thoughtfully prepared delectables made for a memorable... More 

Thank Lulu B
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous atmosphere, wonderful cocktails and amazing food. The tapas experience was excellent. So much so we went back the following night!

Thank Alex J
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went as a couple in April 2017. Had the Tapas Taster for 2 which had 16 different small dishes. Waited about 30 minutes for the dishes to be prepared but were thoroughly enjoyable and we were well satisfied at the end. An open fronted restaurant which looks very little from outside. Did not have starter or desert.

Thank EddieReg
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked El Gato for dinner whilst on my sister hen party!!! AMAZING!!! 1st class staff, 1st class food, 1st class cocktails 👌 Greig and his staff's hospitality was 2nd to none... so much so that we all said we would return to Torremolinos just to bring our other half's here!!!

Thank Leanne B
Torrox, Spain
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Eat here every week and have to say we look forward to our lunch. The terrace is spacious without the usual overcrowded tables. Food is prepared to order and fresh products. The team are very friendly especially Damian. The brunch menu is great value. (please bring back the chicken curry)

Thank Cruisetheplanet
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37 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thus is a wonderfully situated ocean front restaurant. All in tapas menu or single order available. Friendly staff. Great food. Heaters provided when temperatures are low. Highly recommend.

Thank pier32
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must if you are in torremolinos or nearby. The tapas experience was amazing. The food which is locally sourced was not only presented beautifully, but also tasted amazing. Well worth a visit

Thank zorro1109
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65 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We previously visited her a couple of times last summer so were keen to get back. It did not disappoint. Our staple is the mega bruschetta and ham board!! we then sampled the couple of prawn dishes they had and finally for main course, chicken curry and a burger. All very nice and decently priced too. We will be back... More 

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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, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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
Romantic, Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids
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?