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Calle, 29740 Velez-Malaga, Spain
+34 952544831
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Torquay, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner her tonight and enjoyed the paella. Sat outside next to the garden of the cathedral on a beautiful night. Waiting staff were very nice and the show inside the restaurant was entertaining.

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den haag
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

a fantastic location, outdated decor, a host of local character seated around the long bar. the food was on the average to below average side, if you order wine, it will come in a full bottle which will be opened and charged, no matter how much you have - all in all, not a place for a romantic or special... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Visited here for tapas on a trip into Malaga. Food was of a very good standard, the service was brisk and efficient as well as friendly - the waiter helped us choose from the Spanish language menu, and we shared a few laughs along he way, but the food was good and very reasonably priced. It is situated quite close... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Contrary to the experiences of some other reviewers, we had no trouble with the staff, who were rather tolerant of our poor attempts to order in Spanish. We had a paella for four, which was the best I'd ever tasted, and also contained squid rings more tender than I thought possible. We were the only people sitting outside so I... More 

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Bangor, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

First I would like to say I am writing about the beautiful restaurant overlooking a stunning garden close to the cathedral, not the photograph which is placed at the top of the page (cister, 4 y canon). The location was selected for a romantic meal having just got engaged. Sadly the service did not match the ambiance. The waiter was... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

Good value and excellent service. Both of us had steak perfectly cooked.

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ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

The food was a great disappointment as it was tasteless and plain. When I spotted the pictures of the meals in the menu, we knew we were in trouble even before we started. This was a beautiful place so I cannot understand why the food was not up to par. If you like plain food, then go. If you're a... More 

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Swindon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2011

This beautiful little cafe very close to the cathedral and it is lovely, it was a pleasure to dine there, sat outside in the sunshine - lots of passers by stopped to peer inside-it's a really beautful cafe inside. We had a lovely salad and shared a Paella -both were excellent, plenty of bread and we asked for more-there was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2011

The food here is good, but not amazing given that it is pricier than comparable establishments. Go only if you are starving and cannot bear the thought of finding another place (which we were). Paella is served only for 2 (20 euros) and is decent. Tapas-sized portions were not available for some reason - but the Tortilla espanola was good,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle, 29740 Velez-Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Velez-Malaga
  • Phone Number: +34 952544831

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?