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El Chaleco

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Avenida Costa del Sol 37 | In front of the Costa Banana, 18690, Almunecar, Spain
+34 958 63 24 02
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was truly delicious and the service was just as good. The restaurant felt homely and inviting due to the staff that obviously cared about the customer and their experience and were willing to create a truly individual experience. Due to the charm of the surroundings and people.

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1 Thank Robbie W
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin 2016 Almunecar. Mister, Madam, Robbie W. The team of the restaurant El Chaleco thank you for the note that you give us We are at your service to make you spend a pleasant moment. The team of the restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin welcome and hope to see again you very soon a... More 

Bingley
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122 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having enjoyed a great meal here some months ago we chose to book before our arrival.We were not dissappointed They had a 5 course menu for e28.95 where everything was a surprise other than " meat or fish for the main.Everything was superbly cooked. there was an appertizer ( 3 mini tasters) then all the other courses came with plenty... More 

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1 Thank Largestalanz
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin 2016 Almunecar. Thanks Mister Largestalanz, Thank you for the time taken for your positive comment. It is always a pleasure to have an expert opinion It is with pleasure that we welcome you to the restaurant El Chaleco and thank you for your loyalty, we will always do our best to serve you better.... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

One of the nicest food I ever eaten. Still thinking about the ravioli I had s starter - 3 months later... Excellent service!

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1 Thank susanneanneberg
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin 2016 Almunecar Madam Anneberg, Thanks for your opinion on the restaurant El Chaleco, we are very happy to know that you had a good time with us. We hope to see again you soon on a next visit a Almuñecar. The team of the restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin 2016 greetings to you... More 

Barnsley, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

My wife and I have just spent a very pleasant evening at El Chaleco, the word I would use is sophisticated. What a nice reception we had on entering the restaurant with a very warm greeting, the ambience is nice and the attention to detail also makes for a good dining experience. Let me cut to the chase though what... More 

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LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin Almunecar. Dear Mister David Hamby1 Thank you for taking the time to write an opinion if Nice we all read your comments and we were very proud of him. We hope that your stay in Almuñecar you liked and you will keep fond memories of El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin restaurant. Any team hopes... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has been owned by the same couple for about 20 years, the cook has been a chef for more than 40 years. The atmosphere is elegant and proper, perhaps a bit simple. The menu is a fixed three course menu with about 4-7 different options for starters, main course and dessert respectively. The service was very professional, ladies... More 

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1 Thank Björn L
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

El Chaleco restaurant Bib Gourmand Michelin Almunecar. Dear Sir, Really great to thank you for all your praises, we read with attention your opinion and thank you very much for the kindness of your remarks. Thanks with regard to the time you spent to write your reviews. The team of the restaurant el Chaleco Bib gourmand Michelin greet and you... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and inviting service. Well prepared and tasty food. Great selection of wine. I would love to come back. My only complaint please chill the red wine a little.

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2 Thank WebbDavid
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin 2016 Almunecar. Dear Sir Webb David, Thanks for your comment, we appreciate you taking the time. About wine, you have reason we had a problem that is resolved we are sorry of the inconvenience. The team of the restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin has Almuñécar hope seeing you and greet you. Lydia, Renaud,... More 

Lancashire England
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Although the weather outside was as bad as it can get (heavy rain, thunder and lightening!) inside the atmosphere was much warmer!!! The staff were very pleasant and the food was excellent and not too expensive for a michelin starred restaurant. Would definitely recommend a visit.

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2 Thank Samantha M
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin Almunécar Madam Samantha M. We appreciate you taking the time to write your opinion. Restaurant El Chaleco and his team are very pleased that this evening was nice. We hope to see again you in Almuñecar, with hopefully more summer weather. Thanks again Lydia, Renaud, Carmen, Stéphane. More 

Frinton-On-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

We had lunch here with friends after a few years pause. It was still as good as before when we had an evening meal. The lady who looked after us was very experienced and her kitchen staff were superb. Food was great, nothing but praise. There is roadside parking outside (if you are lucky) we arrived in 2 cars and... More 

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LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Almunecar Restaurant El Chaleco a Almuñecar thank you for the time you have to write your your opinion. The entire team of the Bib gourmand Michelin this joint has me for you still say thank you and we hope we can see again you soon a Almuñecar to the restaurant El Chaleco. Lydia, Renaud, Carmen,... More 

Durham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

El Chaleco is a gem. The food its delicious and beautifully presented, service is attentive and friendly and a meal here is outstanding value for money. The home-made warm bread and free appetiser are lovely touches. There is a good wine list including Spanish and French wines. El Chaleco has everything, except size, there are only eight tables, so dining... More 

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LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin Almunecar. Madam Hegarty, On behalf of the restaurant El Chaleco that thank you note that you have to give We are at your service to make you spend a pleasant moment. The team hope to see again you a Almuñecar for a next visit. Lydia, Renaud, Carmen, Stéphane More 

Almunecar, Spain
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81 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Visited this restaurant with my wife because she had a craving for some French cuisine. The place is cozy and very well appointed. You pay one price for dinner but many of the items on the menu cost extra if you actually wanted them, which seemed kind of strange to us. We started out with a nice little Tapa to... More 

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2 Thank Kei P
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin Almunecar. Mister Kei P. Restaurant El Chaleco you thanks for your opinion, we are happy to know that you had a good time at El Chaleco. We hope to see again you in Almunecar next time The team; Lydia, Renaud, Carmen, Stéphane More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $24
Cuisine
French, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Costa del Sol 37 | In front of the Costa Banana, 18690, Almunecar, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Granada  >  Almunecar
  • Phone Number: +34 958 63 24 02
Description
The restaurant "El Chaleco" Bib Gourmand Michelin specialising in French cuisine are located in Almunecar. We will be pleased to invite you to a quiet and accessible atmosphere. Lydie, Renaud and their team will be happy to give you an idea of the little extra touch of French living. Opened in 1997, "El Chaleco" has tempted their customers with their dynamism, seriousness and pricing policy for many years. Indeed thanks to our professionalism, we can offer you for only 21,95 €, a first course, a main course of meat or fish with bread and a nice dessert as well. All selected to your own taste from the menu and without any additional charge, even the taxes are included. Almunecar possesses an exceptional climate and an..... El Chaleco restaurant.

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