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Playa El Bombo, Urb Torrenueva, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
699399359
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Never fails to please the food is amazing this time I had baked lamb shoulder (ordered the day before ) it's the best thing I've ever tasted! Gambas pil pil and almejas are a must! The staff are all lovely it's my fave place!

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Thank walshan
Reading, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great atmosphere and beachside location. We visited with family friends. Plenty of menu options including fish, poultry and meat. A lovely atmosphere and stunning views over the seas. Food was all reasonable but the fish was very good. I would recommend this establishment. One point i would make is that the floor and surroundings were a little scruffy. But this... More 

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Thank ChrisGoslar
Aberdare, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Ive been visiting the restaurant and beach bar for many years and the food remains good. Family run, great location on the beach and yards from the sea, Lamb and steak are always fab. Refurbishment work carried out in 2015 which was needed but the atmosphere here is always lovely. With the new lovely walkway next to it a must... More 

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Thank yourfuturetraining
Larne, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful meal with very good service, lovely view of the Mediterranean Sea we will definitely be back again. Meals are just the perfect portion. There is shelter over the tables to keep the sun of you, they serve a wide selection of dishes from fish to steak and very reasonable prices.

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Thank Samantha C
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this restaurant was recommended by fellow travellers so I went to see if the lived up to the what was exchanged. the staff are friendly and efficient in service. the fillet steaks I could live on all week. the fish dishes I would also recommend. however I would have enjoyed the meals even more to excellent rating if more quantity... More 

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Thank colinmasters2016
middle east
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69 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

Found this place after being very disappointed by a restaurant very close. It was busy but we managed to get a seat inside. Located on the beach front, a prime location. Waiters were generallybattentive, even though it was a super busy lunchtime. Ordered some tapas, the pimentos Fritos were huge, great crispy whitebait and a large house salad. Couldn't have... More 

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Thank ThomasPolly
Malaga, Spain
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

My cousins , partner and myself went down here for dinner . Sitting outside on the beach with the waves rolling beside us was an idyllic back drop . The service and quality of food were both excellent .

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Thank lesbaird
Mijas, Spain
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73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Great evening, 20 women aged between 27 and 57 all out for Dinner. Fantastic atmosphere right on the beach. Everyone was satisfied and very happy. Great friendly restaurant, which I personally have been going to for 15 years!

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Thank Justmijas
Wales, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

First visit was great. After that the service was poor, orders were taken incorrectly, food was cold.

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Beckenham, null, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2016 via mobile

Visited twice this week and the food and service was outstanding considering it was so so busy. Best to arrive early for lunch during this busy season and a reservation is advisable to guarantee the shade if thats what you want. The Sangria Blanca is the best on the coastline and the new addition of one gambon is in fact... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Seafood
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Playa El Bombo, Urb Torrenueva, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas  >  La Cala de Mijas
  • Phone Number: 699399359

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