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“Lovely”
Review of La Escalera

La Escalera
Ranked #4 of 67 Restaurants in Benahavis
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Oslo
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Lovely”
Reviewed February 21, 2013

Had Valentine dinner here. Nice service and splendid food. Wine and Cava just perfect. Eaten here before, we came back and will be back.

Visited February 2013
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Cahors, France
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Not to be repeated”
Reviewed January 18, 2013

tried this restaurant in Benahavis in December because several of the ones recommended were closed. It advertised barbequed fish and sounded like what we required. Tried the pil-pil and grilled dorada and was really disappointed because they really tasted like they had been in the freezer for several months. Tasteless and chewy. The vegetables oozed water and I feel they also came from the freezer. My husband had the suckling pork which apparently was okay but accompanied by the same watery vegetables. The wine however was nice. Won't be going back however!.

  • Visited December 2012
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Ruislip, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Food with annoying entertainment”
Reviewed October 27, 2012

Overall the meal was better than average but the service was poor. We waited almost an hour for the main course after finishing our first course. Our main complaint was the annoying waiter (owner?) who entertained in such an amateur fashion that it made one uncomfortable. Some may like this restaurant but we feel there are better.

Neil M (Ruislip, UK)

Visited October 2012
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Hobart, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
84 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“What a fantastic night”
Reviewed October 23, 2012

Be prepared for a great amount of laughs and some really great food. The owner and his staff make you feel very welcome and the owner is a bit of a joker so be prepared to have some fun whilst you eat. We asked for recommendations on both food and wine and all selections were fantastic. They also have a wonderful selection of deserts. Another table of guests sang and played music which made for great entertainment. We did not get up there until after 10pm and were welcomed in with no problems. This is a fantastic place and I would have no problems recommending it or returning to it!

  • Visited October 2012
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eastbourne, england
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“great fun, great food”
Reviewed October 21, 2012

Manolo and his friendly staff make each visit an event, the musicians turned up and serenaded the restaurant, we had a wonderful evening.

  • Visited October 2012
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