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El Chaleco

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Avenida de la Costa del Sol, 37 | In front of the Costa Banana, 18690, Almunecar, Spain
+34 958 63 24 02
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12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 12:30 - 15:00
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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

We've never had a bad meal here. The service is efficient and friendly. Would thoroughly recommend. For UK visitors not used to dining late, the restaurant opens as early as 7pm.

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Thank salobrenaholidays
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin Almunecar. Sir, Thank you for taking the time to write your opinions about the restaurant Bib Gourmand Michelin El Chaleco, whole team thank you and hope to see you very soon in Almuñecar. Renaud, Audrey, Carmen, Stéphane. More 

Surrey
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35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

On our annual family holiday, 13 of us this year, we again struck lucky with the nearest restaurant to our Villa. We were high up the hill behind Almunecar, so a long way from the centre of town where most of the restaurants were.. Our first visit was for a set meal, 5 courses, to celebrate the restaurant's 25th(?) anniversary.... More 

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1 Thank SunnySalVerde
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Restaurante El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin 2016 Almunecar. Dear ister Sunny Salverde, Thank you for taking the time to write this review of our restaurant El Chaleco Bib gourmand Michelin. We sincerely express our most sincere gratitude for the confidence you have shown in us by choosing to celebrate this special occasion. We take care of all the details and... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Lovely restaurant, with very tasty food. Fine service as well. After spending 2 weeks in Spain (read Spanish Tapas), we enjoyed an exellent French lunch.

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1 Thank A G
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review
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Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin 2016 Almunecar. Mijnheer A.G. Bedankt u heeft voor uw voortreffelijk commentaar over het restaurant... More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Very special place with a good atmosphere and a very kind staff and most of all, very, very tasty delicious food.

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1 Thank gehler2016
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin 2016 Almunecar. Dear Mister Gehler, Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feed back regarding your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin 2016 and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future at Almunecar.... More 

Derby, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We recently visited Almunecar and ate at this restaurant twice. The first time was a lovely surprise as they had a special menu to celebrate the restaurant's anniversary. 13 of us were accommodated at relatively short notice, and enjoyed 6 delicious courses. The food and service were excellent. The after dinner liqueurs were also very memorable! The second time we... More 

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1 Thank mimapada
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Restaurant El chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin 2016 Almunecar. Madam Mimapada In the name of the restaurant, El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin, we want thank you for your good commentary, big thank you for the time you took to write your review. Best Regards, has you and all the participants of these two evenings spent at El Chaleco The team Renaud,... More 

Granada, Spain
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

I have been visiting this restaurant for 16 years & the food is consistently good, the service is superb, the waitress Carmen deserves a mention, she is a "little gem" & a huge asset to this restaurant. The warm welcome is always guaranteed, the place is tastefully decorated & I would fully recommend it to people who like something a... More 

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1 Thank Julie D
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin 2016, Almunecar. Dear madam Julie D. I would like to thank you for having chosen our Michelin Bib Gourmand 2016 restaurant El Chaleco for your recent dinner.,We attend to every detail and I am delighted to read you enjoyed the attentive and politely friendly service of our team. We look forward to welcoming you... More 

cork
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

The restaurant itself seems to regard itself as excellent. Our one experience did not endear either the restaurant or its staff to us. A tad pretentious and food not memorable.

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Thank riyaCork
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Everyone has different tastes. You can't please everybody. Best regard. El Chaleco More 

1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

The food was truly delicious and the service was just as good. The restaurant felt homely and inviting due to the staff that obviously cared about the customer and their experience and were willing to create a truly individual experience. Due to the charm of the surroundings and people.

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1 Thank Robbie W
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin 2016 Almunecar. Mister, Madam, Robbie W. The team of the restaurant El Chaleco thank you for the note that you give us We are at your service to make you spend a pleasant moment. The team of the restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin welcome and hope to see again you very soon a... More 

Bingley
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136 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

Having enjoyed a great meal here some months ago we chose to book before our arrival.We were not dissappointed They had a 5 course menu for e28.95 where everything was a surprise other than " meat or fish for the main.Everything was superbly cooked. there was an appertizer ( 3 mini tasters) then all the other courses came with plenty... More 

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1 Thank Largestalanz
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin 2016 Almunecar. Thanks Mister Largestalanz, Thank you for the time taken for your positive comment. It is always a pleasure to have an expert opinion It is with pleasure that we welcome you to the restaurant El Chaleco and thank you for your loyalty, we will always do our best to serve you better.... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

One of the nicest food I ever eaten. Still thinking about the ravioli I had s starter - 3 months later... Excellent service!

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1 Thank susanneanneberg
LydiaElchaleco, Propriétaire at El Chaleco, responded to this review

Restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin 2016 Almunecar Madam Anneberg, Thanks for your opinion on the restaurant El Chaleco, we are very happy to know that you had a good time with us. We hope to see again you soon on a next visit a Almuñecar. The team of the restaurant El Chaleco Bib Gourmand Michelin 2016 greetings to you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$22
Cuisine
French, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 15:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:30 - 15:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida de la Costa del Sol, 37 | In front of the Costa Banana, 18690, Almunecar, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Granada  >  Almunecar
  • Phone Number: +34 958 63 24 02
Description
The restaurant "El Chaleco" Bib Gourmand Michelin specialising in French cuisine are located in Almunecar. We will be pleased to invite you to a quiet and accessible atmosphere. Lydie, Renaud and their team will be happy to give you an idea of the little extra touch of French living. Opened in 1997, "El Chaleco" has tempted their customers with their dynamism, seriousness and pricing policy for many years. Indeed thanks to our professionalism, we can offer you for only 21,95 €, a first course, a main course of meat or fish with bread and a nice dessert as well. All selected to your own taste from the menu and without any additional charge, even the taxes are included. Almunecar possesses an exceptional climate and an..... El Chaleco restaurant.

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