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Parque Ardales | Zona Cuarta, 29550 Ardales, Spain
+34 952 11 98 09
09:00 - 23:00
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Warren, Canada
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333 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This restaurant appears perched on top of a mountain. The staff is very friendly and efficient. They have an easy menu. The portions are generous. Great place to stop after the Carmilita Del Rey hike.

Thank Patate
Sitio de Calahonda, Spain
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222 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

Our group drop in after the walk and we enjoy the sunny terrace and cold beers. We also eat and it was ok. The local IPA beer was tasty and good. Support the local!

Thank Timo J
Bedford, United Kingdom
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111 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

We popped in for a coffee before making our way to park up for a tour of Caminito del Rey. Very pleasant location and great views. Two coffee con Lethe at a grand total of 3euros, excellent value and seriously good coffee. Will visit again for a meal when we are next in the area. Just be cautious of the... More 

Thank DMNone
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

We had a great lunch at El Mirador, delicious garlic bread and grilled chicken with peppersauce! All for a good price! We enjoyed the lunch outside in the sun with a great view on the surroundings! Little tip: if you go from El Mirador up the mountain you find a great viewpoint!

Thank Rolf d
Dublin, Ireland
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41 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Four of us went for lunch in El Mirador. Three of the group had just completed the Caminito del Rey walk and were very hungry! This is a very large and busy restaurant, with lots of space both inside and out. It sits on a height over the lake. The views are simply spectacular. It is very close to the... More 

1 Thank Lennie26
Sutton in Craven
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59 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

Authentic Spanish country style rustic restaurant. Well located for the car park at El Chorro and probably the nearest food to the start of the ravine walk

Thank deamosley
Penrith, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is the best place to eat now and some of the house specials are really good and reasonably priced with some big portions.

Thank peter h
Kelowna, Canada
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136 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

Our group of 15 stopped here after hiking the gorge. We enjoyed some wonderfully cool beer, but did not sample the food, although it looked appetizing at the other tables. Great views to enjoy while being refreshed.

Thank calgaryguy
Malmo, Sweden
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

We had a great lunch before we walked the Caminito del Rey walkway that starts not very far from the restaurant. After the walk we returned here to have a swim in the lake.

1 Thank IngoJ
orlando, United States
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Great authentic food from Andalucia , with a friendly atmosphere and unbetable views. An hour from Marbella aprox half an hour frim Malaga city center

Thank Carlos P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parque Ardales | Zona Cuarta, 29550 Ardales, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Ardales
  • Phone Number: +34 952 11 98 09

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?