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Paseo de Maria Cristina s/n | Plaza de Toros de Antequera, 29200, Antequera, Spain
+34 951 46 93 33
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Mollina, Spain
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125 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have eaten here on many occasions the last being Saturday. The food is always varied and superb, the staff very friendly, the decor wonderful and the menu is in English as well as the local tongue. It isn't cheap but it's far from expensive, and quality. If you are in the area give it a try, even if it's... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a smart looking and well decorated restaurant although lacked atmosphere which wasn't helped by the chilly temperature. The service was quite good and the food average.

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Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This restaurant is in the Bull Ring and after the normal jokes about all that would be on the menu would be steaks and hamburgers we decided to try it and we were very glad we did. It is a lot bigger than than your first impression. Well decorated out in traditional Spanish style with lots of poster from the... More 

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Thank Tony H
scotland
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was quiet when we visited as it was early in Spanish terms. A nice setting,good service,nice food...not overly expensive.Would love to see it when tables are set in the actual bull ting ,! Very quirky

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Ireland
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148 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this restaurant online. Nice restaurant set in the bullring. Service was excellent. Steak and chips were well presented and we cleared our plates. Lovely interior and our bill was presented in a matadors hat.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Our third night in Antequera and we decided we had had enough tapas and decided to eat her. Not many people dining when we arrived but it was only 7pm. Waitress was polite and helpful. Menu came in Spanish and in English thankfully. I had the home made partridge pate with toast and raspberry marmalade, followed by the chicken with... More 

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Velez-Malaga, Spain
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55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

If you are in Antequerra then this restaurant is a must. Situated in the bull ring complex the Plaza De Toros has a lovely ambience. There was a good varied menu and we were well looked after by Judith, our waitress. Judith is Spanish but speaks good English and was very helpful. Most importantly of course was the food and... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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79 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The restaurant is located right under the seatings in the bull ring. The room was pleasantly warm this cold February Monday evening. Service was prompt, attentive and offered digital translation of the menu and wine card. We started to share a plate with artichokes, the my wife had the seafood pot (Zarzuela) and I had the grilled fish with shrimps.... More 

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West Midlands
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73 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We booked a table for 7.30 and were not surprised to be the only ones in the Restaurant at that time. However we did not expect to spend our entire evening as the only diners! As for the food, I chose the 18 euro set meal which could have been good if the main course had been warmer. My husband... More 

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Granada, Spain
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128 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

They offer a lot of typical dishes of the area. Big and good wine list. Very well attended. Comfortable atmosphere. High quality products.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$54
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Parking Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo de Maria Cristina s/n | Plaza de Toros de Antequera, 29200, Antequera, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Antequera
  • Phone Number: +34 951 46 93 33
Description
Few places given the opportunity to eat in the bullring, on the sand that have trod large as Curro Romero or Jose Tomas and in which the bull has left its mark heavy. Doing so at dusk while tasting the traditional dishes of Antequera, with a soundtrack composed by the voices of Morente and Camar�n and the Vicente Amigo guitar�s may prove to be a gastronomic experience?.Which could well have become a mere tourist attraction has been transformed into a point of reference in the city and all thanks to the variety and quality of their products. Restorer from 16 years, partner in the bullfighter Francisco Rivera, Francisco Martinez took the reins of restaurant next to a team that worthy are to assess their efforts and sacrifices, to catapult to which today is, without doubt, one of the best, and famous restaurants within and outside the national territory.If for some tastes the traditional cuisine can be boring, the Menu of the restaurant Plaza de Toros la Espuela gives you a change in his presentation in a menu. Under titles such as Lances del Mediterraneo del Faraon de Camas, Tercios de Rivera en las dehesas Andaluzas, Caprichos del Maestro Curro or Cucharas del Maestro Paula -all in clear reference to figures of bullfighting, presented the dishes encountered in the stove of professionals that form the kitchen equipment.If diner at the coso has its clear charm, do not within him expectation. The inner dining crimson shielding the tables of the diners among small archs decorated with pictures and tables of thematic bullfighting and flamenco. Among them, stresses a picture of Enrique Morente singing in the restaurant in the holding of baptism of his grandson, Curro, son of Estrella Morente and Javier Conde. Harvey Friend dinner in the coso antequeran while ran The Bridge of San Luis Rey (Mary McGuckian, 2004) in the city and that Madonna made a stop in the plaza de toros for running a spot whose picture of the shooting is found in the area of the bar. Also corners, dedicated to the great figures of bullfighting that have passed by the house, as Curro Romero, Rafael de Paula, Antonio Chenel Antonete, Enrique Ponce, Francisco Rivera, The Cordobes, the Maestro Manzanares, among other?.In a city whose gastronomic history has not been drawn throughout the match possible, the extensive and complete charter of the restaurant Plaza de Toros la Espuela summarizes the culinary tradition of Antequera and part of the Andalusia and Spain. For those who do not need more that good raw material, but who like to enjoy places with solera, for them, the Plaza de Toros de Antequera left their doors open?.

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