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Carretera Costa del Sol 217, 29630, Benalmadena, Spain (Formerly El Higueron Restaurante)
+34 952 11 91 63
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Bath England
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2013

Staying at the local hotel Reserva del Higueron needed to find a good local restaurant , wow this place was superb. I had the oven cooked lamb ,my wife the slow roasted suckling pig. Excellent quality food .

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Thank greystones123
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159 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 27, 2013

Having past this restaurant for 25 year we for once decide to stop off for a snack and where delighted to find that they have a small tapas bar and also a fantastic restaurant with a great view. The menu is exceptional...the service is great-and the actual food was the most creative we have come across in this part of... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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60 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2012

Have eaten here a few times now. Food is excellent, the meat dishes are top quality. Good variety in the menu, some great tastimg starters and great deserts. The views if you can get a window talel are spectacular of the coast, profesional service. Prices are quite high but not over the top considering the location and quality. Expect to... More 

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Thank Phil R
Fuengirola, Spain
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2012

Went to eat at this restaurant one evening with my girlfriend and I am so glad we did. The atmosphere was lovely the staff were all welcoming and smiling and the food was incredible. I can't wait to return.

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Spotsylvania, Virginia
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345 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 146 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2012 via mobile

Have been here a few times. Like the view and food fairly good although the last 2 times I have been there I left disappointed and will not be back. Asked to sit by the window. Was lunch time with not many people said. Was told all the tables were reserved although they did not say reserva on them. Okay... More 

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Spain
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2012

We have now spent our last three birthdays here as we have found it to be very special. True we only visit at lunchtimes which is our preference, but each time we have been given a table with a fabulous view, we have received excellent service from the waiters/waitresses and have always found the food to be of the highest... More 

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Marbella, Spain
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123 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2012

This is one of the restaurants with great menú. It is hard to chose! Everything is sooooo tasty! The new Maitre D' is kind and eficient. Great views of the Med and even Africa!!!

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1 Thank reneemarbella
La Cala de Mijas, Spain
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2011

A great place. A nice view. The menu was just awesome. Oak beef steak - excellent Leg of lamb - excellent. Starter: crab pie and scalop with prowns - Excellent. Dessert - just awesome. Service - very good. Left a lot tips. 9/10 We had very good time

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Marbella, Spain
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2011

On the night my boyfriend proposed he contacted the restaurant to ask them before hand if we could be seated with a beautiful view as he planned to ask me to marry me. He was so excited he couldn't wait until the end of the meal and so asked me at the beginning. I was delighted... But then the restaurant... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2011

Authentic tapas served at the bar, extensive a la carte menu in the restaurant. Excellant wine list .Expensive by Spanish standards. Great suckling pig and milk-fed lamb. Chateaubriand (for 2 ) excellant. The Alaskan crab mousse a fantastic starter. ( 1 enough for 2) Fantastic romantic setting. Dine on the terrace by candlelight.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Costa del Sol 217, 29630, Benalmadena, Spain (Formerly El Higueron Restaurante)
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Benalmadena
  • Phone Number: +34 952 11 91 63

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