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Avda. Las Cumbres s/n Greenlife Golf . Urb. Elviria Hills, 29603, Marbella, Spain
+34 952 83 23 71
10:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
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95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an excellent restaurant which deserves it's michelin star. The courses are original and more important very tasty. Nice selection of wines. Only point of critism would be the speed of service. The courses came too quick one behind the other.

Thank Jan-Paul D
Copenhagen, Denmark
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52 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food, wines and the service were excellent and for the reasonable price. Tables were not set up, what makes the atmosphere less cosy and less stylish. I know it is "in" now to leave tables empty without glasses or plates, but it gives a little cold feeling. Nevertheless I can strongly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Simone_7
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There are 2 tasting menu options. We wanted to try both as family of 3. Was slightly disappointed that we were allowed to only pick one option per table. Generally food was good but not spectacular. It's more a casual relaxing setting. They do provide some extra snacks pre dinner and some sweets after dinner.

Thank RayIrisWong
Windsor and Maidenhead, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I recently celebrated a "special birthday" at El Lago and what a wonderful evening it was. We had the "tasting menu" it was superb, every course served had the "wow factor" from the chicken with layers of fois-gras and caramelised apple to chocolate mousse with hazelnut soup! We chose to go with a different local wine with each course to... More 

Thank gloriakinghorn
Marbella, Spain
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Beautiful restaurant by the lake in a very green place, fantastic food and great wine... a bit expensive.

Thank Anna T
London, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We were taken by Spanish friends to this excellent restaurant situated in the Elvira HIlls Golf Club. The view over the lake at night was very attractive. The Gourmet Menu was well-balanced with sensible sized quantities of food, excellently prepared and served. The food was delicious, particularly the turbot and venison. Our hosts chose an excellent Pinot Noir from Valladolid... More 

Thank David P
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70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

El Lago is an excellent restaurant that pays attention to service and the quality of food it serves. It has an excellent wine selection. We make it a point to dine here at least once every time we visit.

Thank JulioRB
London, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Lovely setting, bland room, staff mixed, one good with a nice personality but one bad, no personality and quite abrupt at times We went for the tasting menu and it was excellent until we got to the main meat course of veal which was quite tough to eat. One niggle is the headline cost - €70 but added to this... More 

Thank Tom H
Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

We had the Gourmet Tasting menu with accompanying wines. Excellent. I asked for alternatives to the first 2 courses as I have an allergy to shell fish and without a moments hesitation was offered the 2 first courses on the classic menu to replace them/ The service was very good, and we were allowed to take our time after each... More 

Thank HavLof55
Marbella, Spain
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740 reviews
577 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant overlooking the water feature in the golf course Nice terrace to have lunch drinks or coffee and snacks after a round of golf

Thank Bevfly

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$72 - US$144
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avda. Las Cumbres s/n Greenlife Golf . Urb. Elviria Hills, 29603, Marbella, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Marbella
  • Phone Number: +34 952 83 23 71

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?