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“Perfect to sit and watch the world go by”
Review of Grand Cafe Cristal

Grand Cafe Cristal
Ranked #213 of 788 Restaurants in Torremolinos
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: International
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Reviewed 10 March 2018

Called in here twice in the week we were in soggy Spain, lovely coffee with a side taste of baileys and cream included, wonderful. Made the rain showers bearable

Thank yorkshireduo46
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

I have been here twice now, and on each occasion found the service really slow. The first visit was just for a drink, took ages to order, and to pay the bill.
Second time was with food, had tapas, all three items were over cooked especially the mini spring rolls. There were 2 waiting staff on but again the service bad. Had to ask for bill, she pointed at her hand held screen showing the amount instead of bringing paper bill to table.
Out of the 8 tables 3 were dirty, service really slow .
Wouldn't return which is a shame as the venue itself is beautiful but let down by staff.

Thank travellingman40
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Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for a bite to eat at lunch time. After waking on from the marina. Had a burger and a beer food was spot on beer was cold, view was ace's. Top marks to the staff, I was about to get the hard sale pitch from a lucky-lucky man and the staff quickly and quietly shifted him off.

Thank Bouncer_G
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

We were staying in for one night in La Carihuela before flying back to England and enjoyed walking along the Paseo. We came across Cafe Cristal after our walk and decided to have lunch here. The staff were very pleasant and the place had a nice atmosphere. We loved the clean lines of the decor and we were pleased to be warm, as it was unseasonably cold on the Costa del Sol. We had very good sandwiches for lunch and coffee, which came with a small glass of Bailey's with cream on top - lovely!

We decided to return for a meal in the evening, as it looked as though there weren't many restaurants open and not many people around. I chose chicken breast with melted cheese and tapenade on top and my OH chose seafood salad. My meal was good, but the OH was a little disappointed with the seafood salad, as there were quite a lot of "crab" sticks in it. When will restauranteurs realise that "crab sticks" are not crab!! However, just a little rant of mine, we enjoyed being at the Cristal Cafe and although it was quiet enjoyed the banter of the young waiter!

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Thank SheffieldPip
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

Very good drinks and cocktails, excellent coffee, service nice and competent. The place is clean and nice and has a very good view of the beach. Strongly recommended

Thank Jakub P
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