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Carretera Frigiliana Km. 2, 29788 Frigiliana, Spain
+34 952 53 40 54
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a couple of drinks here in previous years on the way back from a walk to Acebeuchal so tried it on a cooler Sunday. Please don't be put off by the gruff reception which does get warmer if you try to speak Spanish and order food. English is understood and spoken well! The food was far better than anticipated... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I hate leaving poor reviews for restaurants - in fact this is the first poor review I have posted. I always feel the quality of the food served at a restaurant is as much to do with personal taste as anything else and so is its decor. Four of us visited this restaurant which does have spectacular views. We found... More 

Thank Alex.O
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ate in this bar/restaurant on a number of occasions recently and was impressed with the freshness, quality and variety of seafood on offer. All freshly cooked and well presented. Certainly worth seeking out if you are in the local area.

Thank 59Graham
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

We returned to this lovely restaurant/bar 3 times on our weeks stay in Frigiliana, fabulous😀 such a beautiful setting to soak up the views while the service and food topped all expectations

Thank Julie E
Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

We have vie this great bar in the past and it still is great value for money, the owner is friendly and let's you know if she thinks you are offering too much. We had garlic chicken, meatball( definitely try them), grilled Hale and sliced potatoes with Peppers and onion with the house wine followed by home made creme caramel... More 

Thank Frank B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Typical Spanish food, worth the extra distance from Frigliana. I had grilled hake with homemade chips, my partner had the squid with broad beans and ham. Amazing food and what a view!

Thank Martin U
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

The drive to this wonderful little restaurant is a bit hairy but it's well worth the effort. The views over the mountains, village and down to the sea are wonderful and picturesque. The food is very good too. We visit here every time we are in the area and usually order the same things. I suppose we should try other... More 

Thank Off their P
York, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

This is a very authentic Spanish restaurant with amazing views. It is rustic rather than haute cuisine, but everything we had on two visits was very tasty and incredibly good value.

Thank Chris W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

We have been here a few times and always receive a warm welcome from the owner Conche.The food is freshly made from a very varied menu and the portions are huge.The scenery through the valley down towards the coast and Nerha is spectacular.Drive through Frigiliana towards the mountains and it comes up on your left.Definately well worth a visit.

Thank peter l
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Visited here as recommended by friends, had to go down an unlikely looking track, wondered where we were going! Well worth the trip though as the view of Frigiliana and the coast are amazing. Food and drink great, had a good selection of various seafoods, patatas de la pobres with beer and tinto de verrano. Would highly recommend as a... More 

Thank Jerry B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera Frigiliana Km. 2, 29788 Frigiliana, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Frigiliana
  • Phone Number: +34 952 53 40 54

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?