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“If you eat anywhere just once,make sure it is here !!”
Review of Restaurant Normandie - CLOSED

Restaurant Normandie
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Reviewed January 9, 2011

The Normandie restaurant is possibly one of the best places that I have ever eaten ! The food is superb, piping hot and always served on HOT plates which makes a nice change for other so called professional restaurants where the food gets cold really quickly. The presentation of the food is artistic perfection itself. Victor,the chef obviously loves his craft and his combinations of flavours are mouth watering. You have to try the fillet steak with salsa Rasputin which is to die for!! One of the other reviews mentioned the mussels with herb butter as being great , and indeed they are. The amount you get is enough for two but be greedy and have one to yourself !! Pacqui ,Victors wife is really friendly,professional and efficient serving the tables. The whole place is spotlessly clean and they really do deserve more people to find and sample the superb cuisine in this hidden gem.My wife and I have eaten here regularly for the last three years and have never had a bad or mediochre meal. It is located on the main drag through Montemar heading towards Benalmadena, and is just past the traffic lights at the big boat language school. Look for the Bar Waggon and Horses on the left and the Normandie is in the little square. If you see the bar Los Pacos ,you have gone 50 metres too far. I give these explicit directions because the place is so excellent and they dont get the support that they should because of being " off the restaurant trail " One of the very best !!

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5  Thank TorremolinosC
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Reviewed December 15, 2009

This restaurant is approx 30 minutes drive from my parent's aparment in Spain, but they are regulars and every time I visit it is first choice for an evening meal, despite the distance (and there are plenty of nice restaurants in between!). Restaurant Normandie is special, although it is off the beaten track a little and you are unlikely to see it just passing by, but definitely worth seeking out. The food is "modern European" I would say, starters are 5-10 Euro, mains are 10-20 (a bit more for the fillet steak). Wine is reasonably priced starting at around 14 Euro I think. Do not miss the mussels for starter - I have never seen mussels presented this way anywhere else and they are beautiful, the goats cheese is also a delicious starter. Generally all the food I have tried has been fantastic. If I were to mark this restaurant down a bit then the prices may be high for some (but you can pay more for fairly average food elsewhere - here you get excellent value for your Euro) and perhaps the ambience is not amazing as sometimes it can be quiet.

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3  Thank Bourbondunker
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Reviewed May 17, 2008

This little gem is hard to find but WELL WELL worth serching for The food is Magnificent!!! Very reasonable price. I sugest 1 starter between two as portion size are v large and you dont want to spoil the magnificent main course.
Run by great husband and wife team . Victor from portgal inthe kitchen produces FABULOUS creations.His wife waiting on the tables is from Alicante.
Resaurant spotlessly clean stiff wite table cloths.
Good selection of reasonably priced wine.
I totally recommend.
Find in little courtyard of main road going towards Benalmadena in area of Montemar. Opposite a little bar BARRYS BAR! which I dont recommend!!!
The resaurant is a MUST I have been numerous times and NEVER been disapointed.

6  Thank AnneWestLancs
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Reviewed June 5, 2014
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Reviewed August 27, 2012
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Thank Paco H
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