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Plaza de la Iglesia de la Encarnacion, 5 | Casco Antiguo, 29061, Marbella, Spain
952 858 069
13:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 23:30
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this restaurant in Marbella old town last night. Four of us had a three course meal , all different choices , all tasting each others. We all had a fantastic eating experience, great wine list.Bread and olive oils were a great accompaniment to a wonderful memorable meal. The town was quiet , shops not busy , bars had... More 

Thank sandy m
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We had the valentines tasting menu , all very good Waiters very attentive and generally a very good night out , excellent food by a log fire

Thank isands
Antwerp, Belgium
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

we had dinner 2 days ago at Buenaventura and it sure was a good adventure!! the food was near Michelin star quality, especially the gazpacho was a 10. the meat was excellent as well, my partner had solomillo and me cabrito, both were top. the wine pairing was 200% spot on as well. not to forget the fantastic location, quite... More 

Thank Guy L
Wanaka, New Zealand
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222 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

We went to Buenaventura for the first time in many years to celebrate one of our guests' birthday and it proved to be a good choice. The food was excellent, it isn't cheap but it is also not fine dining. I and one of our guests started with the foie gras which was perfectly cooked and was served on top... More 

Thank stonellas
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Just finishing my lunch ( starters, main, dessert and coffe) at Buenaventua. Cozy place, nice service, good food and wine! No regrets there!

Thank Corinne B
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Food so full of bad flavour it tainted the lovely wine. Also, service poor and fast. A combination ensuring disappointment. I would recommend anywhere else.

Thank JearyGirl
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We had a fabulous time for our 17th anniversary, the service was faultless. The wine list is great and the wine pairing recommendations really great. We sat in the patio area which is very pretty at night and romantic. We will definitely be back ... Food quality really different and presentation fabulous.

Thank Melish69
Paris, France
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58 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

Un magnifique cadre, avec l'odeur du jasmin et de barbecue en même temps (ça parait étonnant mais c'était super). Un excellent service, le verre de vin pas cher (4 e). Un gazpacho, à tomber par terre ainsi qu'un délicieux carpaccio de crevettes. On a pris des demi portions et c'était suffisant. Les digestifs sont aussi bien servis. An amazing restaurant... More 

Thank TatsTravels
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

I have visited this restaurant several times primarily because the standard of food is high. It has occurred to me however that the restaurant is never full even when Marbella Old Town is teeming with people. I put this down to the prices and perceived exclusivity of this restaurant but there is another reason. The service can be perfunctory and... More 

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Alicante, Spain
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016

there were 6 adults and a baby, so we sat outside. The setting is lovely beside the old church. This resaurant is recommended by Michelin but think it has to pull its socks Up if it wants to stay that way. Four of the adults had the 48 euro tasting menu which Looked very interesting and varied. The other two... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$54
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
13:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza de la Iglesia de la Encarnacion, 5 | Casco Antiguo, 29061, Marbella, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Marbella
  • Phone Number: 952 858 069
BUENAVENTURA The Gourmet space at Marbella Old Town. Andalusian & Mediterranean updated Cuisine. NON STOP TIMETABLE: Open dialy for Lunch & Dinner from 1 pm to 23:30

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?