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“'unbelievable'”
Review of Restaurante Cristal Benalmadena - CLOSED

Restaurante Cristal Benalmadena
Cuisines: International, British
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Castledermot, Ireland
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“'unbelievable'”
Reviewed August 5, 2014

we were recommended this restaurant by our rep at sunset beach hotel and thankfully we tried this little gem as it turned out to be the highlight of our holiday. we were in benalmadena for a week but ate in another restaurant on the strip on the first night and we're glad we didnt have to return after we found cristal restaurant. from the moment we stepped in the door we were greeted by the most friendly lady, caroline, who made us feel so welcome. after being seated we perused a very extensive menu which includes the amazing 3 course option with half bottle of wine per person for an unbelievable 14.99. the wide variety of choices of starters, mains and desserts on this option seemed too good to be true but we tried it. wow, were we surprised. needless to say we went there every night where they 'reserved' our table. one night when we arrived they were actually catering to a small wedding party which was just lovely. most importantly the cleanliness of this restaurant is 5star, with crisp white linen table cloths and linen napkins too. the cutlery and glasses were gleaming so i had no qualms that the food would be top notch as well. they're table etiquette is 5star, exceptional. it was sad to say goodbye on our last night and we still reminisce on our fab, value for money meals we had and we hope more people will locate this little gem and have as good a time as we had there.

  • Visited July 2014
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2 Thank ann m
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English first
Irvine, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Returning customer fab food”
Reviewed July 27, 2014

Every time I go to Benelmadena I got and visit this restaurant. Food and service excellent. 3 course meal for 14.95€. Lots of choice. Caroline has always a smile on her face. Highly recommend this restaurant.

  • Visited June 2014
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1 Thank Janetlj61
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Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“SENSATIONAL! ”
Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

Me and 4 other lads arrived and headed straight to Cristals after a recommendation from a friend.

4 course meal and half a bottle of wine for £14.95 and the food is of exceptional quality! The steak and pepper sauce is delicious!

Staff are friendly, jolly and obviously care a lot about their business!

One of the best in Benalmadena.

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5 Thank Jamie S
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Pangbourne, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Fab food, lovely people”
Reviewed June 6, 2014

With relatives not too far from here, we love coming to Cristals. Lovely food, fab for the kids too and very good value for money. The staff are always helpful and friendly - would highly recommend a visit

  • Visited September 2013
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2 Thank Jane R
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent Quality and price”
Reviewed June 2, 2014

We go to this restaurant everytime we are in Spain. It never disappoints. Excellent food, service and price

Visited May 2014
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2 Thank Julia B
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