Benalmadena - More Restaurants

Restaurants in Benalmadena ©
Restaurants in Benalmadena ©


By Charles Edwards

Benalmadena has a wide variety of restaurants. The vast majority are located in or near to the marina, which is the centre for nightlife and gastronomy here. You will find everything from small tapas bars, to vegetarian restaurants, to luxury michelin-star restaurants serving up the very best of authentic Spanish food. There are also many other options, such as Chinese and Indian restaurants, to meet the extensive demands provided by the tourists that descend upon this resort during the summer season. 



Head chef Diego Gallegos specialises in sturgeon, caviar and river fish. He opened his minimalist restaurant in the old quarter of Benalmadena town and moved new location in March 2015. Set special menu which changes seasonally. Evening Dinner Only. Closed Sundays. Avenida del Higueron,48 29640  Benalmádena. Tel: +34 951 385 622. 


La FondaEscorpio Restaurante - La Fonda Hotel

This restaurant is located in the La Fonda hotel and specialises in fish and meat dishes. There is also an extensive wine list. Enjoy views over the Mediterranean whilst fine dining. 
Santo Domingo de Guzmán, 7. Benalmádena
Tel: +34 952 569 047. 



Tripadvisor´s number one restaurant in Benalmadena, Otelli has a varied, European menu and a comfortable terrace. Brunch, lunch and dinner Mon-Fri. Lunch only Saturday. Closed Sunday.
Calle Obispo Herrera Oria 24 | Arroyo de la Miel, 29639. Benalmádena. Tel: +34 627 089 646. 


El CorderoEl Cordero

This is a great option if you want value for money. Expect big portions and quality food at a reasonable price, including fresh seafood paella. Friendly staff.
Plaza Bonanza. Benalmádena
Tel: No number. 


El GrecoEl Greco

Offering the finest of Greek gastronomy made with fresh ingredients, El Greco is located in the marina in Benalmadena with lovely views. 
Puerto Marina | Calle Levante. Benalmádena
Tel: +34 952 567 287.


The Bull BarThe Bull Bar

Renowned for its spectacular breakfasts, the Bull Bar serves a mixture between traditional British meals and Spanish food, including fish & chips and tapas. Open Mon-Sat from 11am. Sunday 12-9pm.
Av del Chorrillo, 15. Benalmádena. Tel: +34 646 569 374. 


Restaurante La FuenteRestaurante La Fuente

Set in the beautiful Plaza de España, this restaurant offers a European menu including some Spanish classics. Expect good things. Dinner only. Closed Monday.
Plaza de Espana No 9 | Benalmádena Pueblo. Benalmádena
Tel: +34 951 311 630 | (+34) 627 635 890


Palm 5 Beach BarPalm 5 Beach Bar

A small restaurant offering traditional Spanish tapas and refreshing drinks, Palm 5 Beach Bar can be a good escape from the onslaught of restaurants in Benalmádena. Good quality food at good prices. Dog friendly. Local 1 Conjunto Las Gaviotas | Paseo Maritime, 29630. Fuengirola. Tel: +34 651 943 568.


The Lounge at PinocchiosThe Lounge at Pinocchios

With a fantastic location offering views over the Mediterranean, The Lounge at Pinocchios offers good quality Spanish tapas as well as a range of British dishes. Lunch only. Wed-Mon, closed Tuesdays.
Avda Antonio Machado 57 | Cj Las Gaviotas 31-32. Benalmádena
Tel: +34 952 561 989.


Taperia de BodeguitaTaperia de Bodeguita

The perfect choice for good quality, authentic tapas and a beer in Benalmadena. A hidden gem.
Avenida de Antonio Machado Galeria la Roca 1A | Junto Al Estanco y Debajo Hotel la Roca. Benalmádena
Tel: +34 952 577 441.