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Meson El Candil

Calle Hernan Cortes 3, 29640 Fuengirola, Spain
+34 952 47 86 44
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“spare ribs” (9 reviews)
“pepper steak” (6 reviews)
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European, Spanish, International, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Calle Hernan Cortes 3, 29640 Fuengirola, Spain
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1 - 10 of 97 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First stop when visiting Fuengirola, also middle and last stop too!!! Been eating here for quite a few years now. Prawn cocktail, ribs and steak to die for! Forget Fish Alley folks, El Candil is THE best restaurant in Fuengirola!!! Hats off to Jasper and...More

Thank ShannonUlster
Reviewed April 26, 2017 via mobile

Intimate restaurant who's menu of the day includes the best ribs I have ever had. My partner had the pork escalope which was equally good. Good service attentive but not too much. Great place to eat in fuengirolla

Thank Neil_S_G
Reviewed April 18, 2017

We were in Fuengirola for the last week in February '17 and stopped at the Florida hotel which is just opposite this restaurant. Every night as we left the hotel we noticed that this restaurant was always busy and as the week soon passed by...More

Thank TheStablers
Reviewed March 13, 2017

A small nice very friendly restaurant with very good food and service. You can have a nice 3 course dinner for 14,95 including half a bottle of wine

Thank Hans B
Reviewed February 15, 2017

We ate onion soup and prawns pil pil. They were excellent and service was kind. The atmosphere was silent and restrained, but living, too. You could easily hear what your friend said.

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Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Excellent meal and very friendly staff. Great spareribs and very knowledgeable about Gluten allergies. Will definitely go back. 3 course menu includes a half bottle of wine for $17.

Thank conceptaToronto
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Despite staying full board at the Florida Hotel opposite this restaurant we noticed that it was full every evening.This seemed to indicate something so we decided to try for ourselves.Well we were not disappointed - the food was first class and plentiful.,the ambience great and...More

Thank geoffllanelli
Reviewed January 16, 2017 via mobile

Definetly recommend this place, the food was perfect. They do a 3 course menu for about €17 and it is worth every penny. Tomato Soup is the tastiest soup ive ever had, I had chicken fillets for main and my partner had the steak which...More

Thank Elaine C
Reviewed November 26, 2016

Found this restaurant by accident as it's off the promenade nd up a little side street, opposite the Hotel Florida. What a very lucky accident it was. Great service, lovely atmosphere and fabulous food. I went for the set menu. 3 courses and 1/2 a...More

Thank Beverley H
Reviewed November 21, 2016

Tried to eat in this restaurant but it was full so we booked for two nights later and we were glad we did. The menu of the day looked very good value but the eight of us all went for the a la carte, good...More

Thank Mark G
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Response from biancawl | Reviewed this property |
No, no dress code.. but I agree to not go there in swimwear 👙
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August 14, 2015|
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sorry but cant help as we havent been to restaurant at that time of year
February 8, 2015|
Response from EvatheNetherlands | Property representative |
Goodmorning. Yes we are open between 25th of June and 4th of july Greetings Lisette
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$8 - $40
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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7:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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7:00 pm - 12:00 am
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7:00 pm - 12:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Hernan Cortes 3, 29640 Fuengirola, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Fuengirola
  • Phone Number: +34 952 47 86 44
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