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“Great restaurant-but take a dictionary” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of El Refectorium

El Refectorium
Ranked #140 of 1,953 Restaurants in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Spanish
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: La Malagueta
Hong Kong, China
Level Contributor
53 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Great restaurant-but take a dictionary”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2012

This is a very popular restaurant with local families so reservations for dinner are adviseable. The effort is worth it as the food and ambience are truly local and te mainly fish dishes on offer are of a wide variety. The fish is very fresh and cooked to perfection. The restaurant is 5 minutes walk from MS Maestranza and close to the Bull Ring.

  • Visited June 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Sydney, Australia
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117 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
“Good food in authentic Spanish taps bar/restaurant”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2011

If you are staying at Hotel Maestranza walk around the back of the hotel to this good local eatery. We had delicious tapas at lunch when the bar was humming with regular patrons (all local workers), and were so impressed we went back to the restaurant section for dinner in the evening - also good - including fresh, beautifully grilled squid, and their equivalent of millefeuille (milhoja) is truly magnificent.

  • Visited September 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank AnthSydney
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