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La China

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Paseo de Cotobro 5 | 18690, Almunecar, Spain
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portugal
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241 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Although you will pay slightly more for your drinks than in some other places the huge selection of delicious tapas served with every round make it all worthwhile. This restaurant has been going for years and always is a fun place to visit. Adored by ex pats the service is excellent.

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Thank nickyportugal
London, United Kingdom
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141 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Follow the promenade west almost as far as you can and you will find this unpreposing place in the shadow of a large hotel. Friendly welcome from the staff. On ordering a beer a tapas of tuna and advocado quickly arrived. We noticed a regular stream of tapas coming out to the tables, all looked tasty. We ordered mussels off... More 

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Thank Leigh O
Port Dickson, Malaysia
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99 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Introduced to La China by some local expat' friends. Very friendly welcome and obviously enjoy having a regular expat trade. The tapas is of excellent quality and wide variety to suit all tastes. The beer is very cold and the house wines are well worth sampling!! Very comfortable and homely atmosphere with seating both inside the restaurant and outside overlooking... More 

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Thank Graham B
Granada, Spain
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239 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

If you are prepared to wait free tapas appears with every drink.. it was all good particularly the garlic prawns. We went on to order lunch and some huge plates of food arrived. On balance the food is only average, but it was a fun place to be for a couple of hours.

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Thank Mike B
Bath, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We went here as we were impressed with the reviews and I wanted to test the tapas! We ordered a round of beers (3) and a water and were rewarded with a plate of fried fish with aioli... very nice Getting into our stride, we ordered a bottle of house white (a good choice) and more tapas followed... a prawn... More 

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Taby, Sweden
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

This restaurant doesn't look much from the outside but the inside, staff and food are great. I had their "special" fish and it was so good and tasty.

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Thank Johan F
Preston, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We walked the full length of the promenade in order to find La China (The Pebble) and were not disappointed. They make a splendid Sangria and the tapas are tasty and generous - well worth the walk!

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Thank denise032
Cheshire, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

What a friendly place! Great tapas that kept on coming..tortilla, aubergine with black honey, rich pork stew, fresh pineapple to name a few, all great! Good place to visit.

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Thank Jackie L
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

We have been in Almuñécar over a week and have eaten in some lovely restaurants. Tonight we went to La China on recommendation of a friend, and it's only downstairs. We ordered drinks and our first Tapas arrived and started to eat it, when we were offered hot bread and pâté. When we ordered our main courses Chicken in Garlic... More 

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Thank Deanovic
Leicester, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Joachim,the owner is a unique patron. He enjoys interacting with his cosmopolitan clients. The tapas are always an amazing surprise and come unbidden with a drink. I've been visiting for years and love the idea of recommending him and his friendly bar/restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

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Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Paseo de Cotobro 5 | 18690, Almunecar, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Granada  >  Almunecar

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