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Bar Esquina Paulina

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Spanish, Wine Bar, Mediterranean
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Calle Almirante Ferrandiz 45, 29780 Nerja, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived and took the final two inside seats. The tables are close together, which made for an excellent atmosphere, and there was plenty of chatter across the restaurant. Someone promptly took our order; I had a glass of the house red, and we had three tapas dishes: tomato salad, cured meats and a European cheese selection. The tomato salad... More 

Thank Ben P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been coming here for over 20 years and the place hardly changes, but that is a good thing. Great cold tapas. Ham, cheese and fish etc. Opens quite early (7.30pm) and closes very late. Always busy, you may have to wait for an outside table but it is worth it.

Thank NorfolkStar29
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A really warm welcome in this cosy little tapas bar situated right in the heart of Nerja. We were made to feel very much at home, enjoyed the simple but tasty food and Paulinas definitely has the best olives in town.

The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this bar a few times, it has a very nice atmosphere. Good flamenco music, nice tapas and wine. The waiters are friendly and hardworking. It's situated in a narrow street so you can relax and watch the tourists and the locals passing by.

Thank Sandor1969
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very cute little place, great to have a glass of whine and some cheese and ham. Small menu, the combination platter with different hot and cold tapas was realy tasty, staff was very friendly as well

Thank Lisette K
Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great cafe bar lovely wine and canope nice atmosphere. Don't be put off with this little small bar it's a lovely place to relax and enjoy. Owners very welcoming and have worked hard to build the business well worth a visit.

Thank caroline b
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you take the right hand road heading east from the balacon you will find this bar fantastic atmosphere service spot on every time we ordered drinks a basket of Pringles came with them the beer was nice and cold the wife said the mojito at € 5 was the best she had ever tasted we will be back there... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great little tapas bar. My husband and I visited here in October and spent a great evening eating gorgeous tapas and drinking fabulous wine to the wee hours. Lovely family owned feel, great service, brilliant value for money. Highly recommended.

Thank glasgow09
Nerja, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this bar. Very laid back, excellent house wine, great atmosphere and Fernanda is consistently on form.and you're always assured of a warm welcome by the owners.

Thank mark p
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Love this place ,tapas and great red wine in a proper big glass ,cheese and seranno ham platters ,mixed canapés with a glass of cava ,everything is so lovely ,the owners Dutch couple are really lovely that own it ,

Thank 240Dannielle

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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
Bar, Spanish, Wine Bar, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Almirante Ferrandiz 45, 29780 Nerja, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Nerja
  • Phone Number: 34952522181
Esquina Paulina Bar International Andaluz touch International Bar with an Andalusian flavour Since 1995 Since 1995 Good wines by the glass Good Spanish Wines by the glass A large selection of domestic beers and international Large selection of National and International Beers All food freshly made All food freshly prepared to order Music Spanish Spanish music
Closed for winter from half of november till half of februari.

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