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La Escalera


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our visit to this restaurant was hilarious, and also excellent. Service was friendly and the food fresh and delicious, but it was Manolo who stole the show. Our kids were mesmerized by his magic tricks and his invisible dog. They are already asking when we...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Mark Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here last night because of trip advisor rating Was a little disappointed as food was very plain Not to say bad but I would rather have stayed at home and cooked better.€48 for 2 mains 1small house wine and 2 small beers. My husband...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank treasure1Somerset
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A traditional Spanish restaurant off the beaten track. Delightful Spanish food at a reasonable price. Staff pleasant and welcoming.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank srgpratt
Reviewed December 19, 2018

When you visit Benahavis you can be a little spoit for choice when it comes to eating out so make sure you put La Escalera on your 'must-visit' list. There no question that the food is very good but the service and little extras make...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Chris T
Reviewed November 9, 2018 via mobile

A charming place with delightful quirkinesses. Open earlier than some for evening meal which is great for those of us who don’t normally eat as late. Very generous portions and food was very good. House red is quite good. Servers also very attentive and helpful...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank carolynn336
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

One of the most friendly Resturants we have been to. This was not our first visit and happy to say quality and ambiance has not changed. We introduced friends who were equally impressed. Completely recommend

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hardfatharry
Reviewed November 6, 2018

From the welcome at the door to the last sip of liqueur this was a fabulous restaurant. The charming waiter helped us pick an excellent inexpensive wine and provided us with a complimentary appetizer suited for my gluten free spouse. This was followed by complimentary...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michael S
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Quirky, charming restaurant with Andalucian style. The owner is friendly with the patrons and entertains with classical Spanish music on the piano, great host! And the food was delicious.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TomGourmand
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

THE VERY BEST RESTAURANT IN BENAHAVIS - you must come - the fish is incredible and the service is first class

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 634vaughanl
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

Great restaurant, great food and service. Definitely go again. The suckling pig was a highlight and the best I have had, excellent size portion and amazing taste.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Yes, we had no problem making a reservation on the phone in English
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