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Calle Alberca 21, 18414 Mecina Fondales, La Taha, Spain
+34 958 85 75 01
13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:00
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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243 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

We always go to L'Atelier when in the district. For the past year while living in the next village we have been roughly weekly. Brigitte is a brilliant cook and the food is always simply delicious - we love it even though we are not vegetarians. And Michel always has excellent wine on hand at a very reasonable price -... More 

1 Thank Martin112358
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

We loved meeting Michel and Brigitte at their lovely restaurant. The food and service was awesome and simply delicious. This is a quaint restaurant set in a very beautiful location. I will return again - in my next trip to Spain. Michel was very welcoming. Thank you both!

Thank Kavita B
London, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

We came upon this restaurant completely by chance and I am very glad we did. The owners are extremely welcoming and the delicious food is prepared with love. The highlight of our trip to the Alpujarras.

Thank jonnymonny
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We visited Brigitte's and Michel's restaurants for a dinner and we liked it so much plus they let us take home their authentic, delicious Tiramisu in one of their glass bowls that we needed to return the next day. We had the Risotto, Wakame salad, Gazpacho and several other dishes. They were prepared with love and of high quality and... More 

Thank Ricarda K
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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241 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2016

I'd read somewhere that this was one of the top five veggie restaurants in Spain. It was nice, but for such a reputation I was expecting something more innovative, extraordinary, creative. It was tasty but run of the mill. The sort of thing you'd make yourself at home - lots of dishes with an Asian tint - I had coconut... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came here for dinner because we saw the reviews from Tripadvisor and like it said on the reviews all the food was amazingly fresh and tasty. We had few starters and they all delicious but the one dish that really top of the menu is the truffle risotto. It's was perfectly cooked. Well done Chef Bridget.

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BBMS-Mecina, Propietario at L'Atelier, responded to this review

thank you very much, Goldenapple 123, you´re welcome. More 

San Diego, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

This vegetarian restaurant has delicious well prepared food! We literally come from California to eat here. They make a tangine for us which is absolutely exquisite. The service is very personal and they will do their best to make a gluten free person happy.

Thank ConsciousTravels
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

A pretty small and cosy restaurant with vegetarian food. The hosts are very much aware of using the very best of products.

Thank Flemming H
Home Counties
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135 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Brigitte and Michel, the French chef and owner, have a real winner here. We came one evening and marvelled over the food. We loved it so much we came back a second evening. Among the dishes we really liked were, for starters, a dish involving vegetables and filo pastry and seaweed, and another with grilled aubergine in a miso sauce... More 

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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

We ate here on quiet Monday after a most enjoyable day walking round the taja villages. We came across this delightful small restaurant on entering the village from Feriola. We were given a warm welcome by the owner in a typical village alleyway. I enjoyed a superb three-course lunch with moroccan cigars with spinach and goats' cheese pastys. The mushroom... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$22
Mediterranean, Fusion, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:00
13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:00
13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:00
13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:00
13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:00
13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:00
13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Alberca 21, 18414 Mecina Fondales, La Taha, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Granada  >  La Taha  >  Mecina Fondales
  • Phone Number: +34 958 85 75 01
L'Atelier is a small vegetarian restaurant in a very old house of Mecina Fondales, a typical whitewashed village of the Alpujarras. The house offers 2 guest rooms.
We cook fresh organic local products we get from nearby small orchards.
Brigitte offers dishes from Morocco, India, Asia, and mediterranean specialities, all of them with authentic taste. Conclude your meal with any of our exquisite homemade desserts.
We open everyday for lunch and dinner, it's always nicer to call us first. You can sit outside too.

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