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Calle Fajardo 11 | Junto al parking Camas centro Histórico, 29005 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 21 86 39
13:00 - 00:00
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Sun 13:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 13:00 - 00:00
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Prague, Czech Republic
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143 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We came quite early for dinner, only one table was occupied. Were warmly seated, offered menu, but then staff "dissapeared" and did not look after us. It took quite long time, we could order drinks, food. The food arrived 30-40min after we ordered and the restauramt was empt. I cannot imaging how long you need to wait if the restaurant... More 

Thank Rychtar84
Malaga, Spain
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3,501 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3,080 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2016

This restaurant has tables with white tablecloths. The walls are decorated with small photos of posters of the Malaga Fair. On one side is a glass enclosed room showing all the wines that are served in the restaurant. The entrecot and the pulpo are quite good. Prices are moderate. Service is very good.

Thank BennyMalaga
Milan, Italy
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64 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2015

a nice place but a bad kitchen. the chuleton is one of the worst ever eaten in spain. the meat was quite dry and though and not even tasty. the tartare is quite nice. the octopus was bad quite a lot. Prices are not that low. I wouldn't recommend this place.

Thank Rock12B
Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Restaurant with nice and elegant decorations. Is located in the city centre. Quality food and fantastic combinations of flavours. Good for dinners.

Thank Irma b
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

...spend 31/12/2014 there, what a disaster! we arrived at 21:15 and at 23:45 we still where only served with the first course, unacceptable! On top of this, they charged upfront 70€ per person , with no chance to claim anything! they conned us big time. ...go to any other place if you don't want to have a horrible experience!

Thank Fox007fox
Stockholm, Sweden
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2014

The food is alright but you have to put up with waiters that like to ignore you. We've never experienced such nonchalance before, especially not in Malaga. When we pointed out that we had been ignored and forgotten from the moment we entered the restaurant we didn't get any excuse or compensation, instead we got ironic remarks. There are so... More 

2 Thank Mikael_13
Malaga, Spain
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2013

This is about the most unfriendly and unhelpful restaurant I have visited for a long time. I would not recommend any one else to try it. The menu is stylish bistro but the arrogance and disinterest of the staff has to be experienced to be believed. I was looking for a special place for lunch with a good friend, you... More 

2 Thank Juan P
Copenhagen, Denmark
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238 reviews
151 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2013

Got to the restaurant and asked the first waiter I saw if there was a table available. After being ignored I entered the restaurant and asked some looking more senior, and I got my table. Initially good service with recommendations about wine and food. Foie was lovely and pig cheeks was fine. Then I asked if it would be possible... More 

2 Thank Lars B
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2013

Very nice food and price.... good product and good cooking!! I was eating very nice grill octopus i can recomend for every one!!!

1 Thank Henry L
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33 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2013 via mobile

It's amazing how many places in malaga seem to spend all teir money on making the place the good and not following through with the service and food. The waiter that served us might have just been having a bad day, but that's no excuse. His manners and style were better suited to a cafe rather than a restaurant. Not... More 

1 Thank luxium
RestauranteALEA, Gerente at Alea, responded to this review

We apologize to you if the treatment has not been correct and the food was not of your taste, probably will not have been a bad day for our part. We would like to recommend and be able to show you our kitchen and treat you as you deserve. Thank you very much for your comment. We will strain for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$24 - US$46
European, Spanish, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
13:00 - 16:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Fajardo 11 | Junto al parking Camas centro Histórico, 29005 Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga
  • Phone Number: +34 952 21 86 39
Welcome to Restaurant ALEA, gastronomic reference Malaga, located in a historic area of outstanding beauty on the emblematic Calle Larios area.Among ancient walls that formed part of the walls of Muslim Málaga, ALEA stands. Walls that back in the eighth century witnessed the splendor and prosperity Malacitana brought by the various peoples and cultures that settled here. City was rich in shops, merchants and crafts that years later would name to much of its historic neighboring streets. Such is the case of Furnace Street, parallel to this, which owes its name to the existence in the past of a bakery. Commonly used as a mill in the eighteenth century, it housed several waterwheels to grind flour for making bread. Can still be seen the erosion of the wagon wheel at the base of the marble pillar restaurant and a "snack" that made therein to rotate. In the late nineteenth century the place becomes a noodle factory upstairs allocating a drying and storage and low for sale.In the reform carried out in 2009 by renowned architect Jose Ramon Fauras kept details of the structure seen S.XVIII (wooden beams, original walls, marble columns, large windows ...) while stationed to implement the space with splashes of color and art notes using also green materials and the latest technology.

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