We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Venta El Jinete

Lugar urbanizacion Cala Golf 4 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 11 91 70
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (151 reviews)
“apple pie” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lugar urbanizacion Cala Golf 4 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (873)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 736 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This is a wonderful restaurant in the hills behind La Cala. A spacious terrace, amazing menu and excellent food. The best we have had this year! The service is polite and attentive. Couldn't wish for more.

Thank MDE1986
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us had the pleasure of having our lunch at this lovely restaurant. Three courses €20. I had the duck and orange salad , delicious, two had pate and one soup. Main course I could recommend chicken marango , two steaks cooked to perfection...More

Thank holly196223
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice food. Tender steak and delicious desserts. Friendly and fast service. Good parking facilities and nice table setting.

Thank Ralf T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Set menu of 20e even on a Sunday including choice of all The roast meats ! Fab value for 3 courses , always good food , great scenery , staff are very professional.... always a favorite over the years !

Thank hmalli1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time we have visited this restaurant. It is hidden away on a bend in a mountain road. Both times we have visited, we never made a reservation as we just happened upon this venue. Everything is just as one would hope...More

Thank Jen J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had the most amazing Christmas Eve at Jinete's The food was superb Service excellent (Emma and everyone were so attentive) There was a great saxophonist, the whole atmosphere was brilliant and coupled with a wonderful a la carte menu - we couldn't have wished...More

Thank annemorleycam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely evening at the restaurant. Had a guy playing an electric keyboard which was a nice touch. Service was attentive and the set meal excellent value at 25 Euros. All in all well worth a visit. Will definitely be returning. They also have...More

Thank Trevor M
Reviewed 12 December 2017

You always know a place is great when it appears to be in the middle of nowhere and is very busy. The atmosphere is lovely with a head waiter who has clearly trained his staff how to be professional, attentive but not fussy. The starters...More

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

It is a bit of a drive out of la Cala de Midas up into the hills. We decided to get a taxi so we could all have a drink. A lovely view and ideal for sitting outside. Enjoyed the food, steaks were good! A...More

Thank Terrix
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to me the other day, I thought I’d give it a try even though it’s three miles from La Cala and nothing else around !! WOW what a fantastic place ( doesn’t look much from the outside ) but when you...More

Thank Barry M
Nearby HotelsSee all 4 hotels in La Cala de Mijas
La Cala Resort
778 reviews
1.25 km away
Hotel Tamisa Golf
244 reviews
3.73 km away
Eurostars Mijas Golf & Spa
325 reviews
3.90 km away
La Orquidea
38 reviews
4.16 km away
Nearby Restaurants
El Soto de Marbella Restaurant
126 reviews
3.23 km away
The Family Restaurant & Bar
67 reviews
3.95 km away
The Lady In The Bath Cafe
43 reviews
4.22 km away
Nearby Attractions
Legends Bar La Cala
417 reviews
4.50 km away
Diving With Nic
39 reviews
4.21 km away
Playa de la Cala Mijas
514 reviews
4.62 km away
Calanova Golf Club
280 reviews
2.71 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
18 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Luv2EatWell | Reviewed this property |
With Aldi on your right keep going straight - further inland - until you reach the roundabout for Cala Hills golf. Take the second exit into Cala Hills. There is a sign for El Jinete. Just keep going and looking for the... More
morton b
20 February 2017|
Response from Mike G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure this early in the year. I doubt even they know yet. Ask me again after the summer.
morton b
20 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 8 answers
Response from Peter C | Reviewed this property |
They were last year! They said they were only closed on Christmas Day. Contact the owners and they will tell you. You will not be disappointed.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lugar urbanizacion Cala Golf 4 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas  >  La Cala de Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 11 91 70
  • E-mail
Warn hospitality awaits you at Venta el Jinete situated only a few minutes from La Cala de Mijas. Enjoy the breathtaking views from our large terrace. Live music every night except Tuesdays. We specialise in grilled meats. Come and enjoy a relaxing evening with good food and great ambience.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing