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Restaurants

Restaurants in Marbella

As a popular holiday destination it is no surpirse that Marbella is teeming with restaurants, in Marbella you can find anything from Latin American to Morrocan to Oriental cuisine as well as the traditional Spanish and Andalucian, there is something for every palette.

Nintai

Nintai japanese restaurant entered the Michelin giuide in 2022

Dama Juana

Dama Juana, which opened in March 2019, is named after the grandmother of chef-owner Juan Aceituno. Sadly she died just two weeks after the restaurant in Jaen’s barrio San Ildefonso opened. Eight months after opening, Dama Juana was awarded a Michelin star.

BiBo Beach House Restaurant

This contemporary restaurant at Valdevaqueros beach by three-Michelin-starred chef Dani Garcia, who is based in Marbella, opened on eve of San Juan; 23rd  June 2019. The relaxed dining room has upbeat and chill/out music, while attentive waiting staff are dressed in Hawaiian-style beach shirts featuring red and pink hibiscus, palm leaves and frangipani.

Messina

Messina has been delighting guests with two tasting menus since opening in 2001, under its Iialian chef Mauricio Giovanini, and gained its Michelin star in 2015. Dishes include king prawns with cream of polenta and tomato, and Iberian pork loin with cream of lentils and roast spring onions.

El Lago

Beautifully set overlooking a lake and golf course, in a smart residential development, this is as slick as you’d expect for such an upmarket location. Chef Diego del Rio’s dishes include tuna tartare with ajoblanco of kimchi, apple and crunchy quinoa, or pigeon with puree of carrots, honey bread and soy and hazelnut sauce.

Skina

Small restaurant in the old town run with chef Mario Cachinero at the helm, boasting two Michelin stars since 2019, (it won the first in 2008). You might find poached lobster, red quinoa and celeriac, or roasted rabbit served with mustard and parsnips. Closed on Mondays. Calle de Aduar, 12, Marbella.

Restaurants in Duquesa

La Duquesa seems like a thousand miles away from the throng of the holiday resorts. It is relatively quiet during most of the year. The marina and restaurants terraces come alive in the summer.

Bagá

Tiny Michelin star restaurant (as of the 2019 Guide) which seats just 15 diners, run with great care, effort and attention to detail by head chef Pedro Sánchez Jaén (known as Pedrito to avoid confusion with his political namesake). The restaurant opened in September 2017, and is the first restaurant in Jaén province ever to win a star.

Route 66 American Bar

Situated at Km 474 of the N-340 highway is Route 66, a popular American bar. Its name draws a link between the famous dusty American road and Spain´s iconic coastal route, and sits well amongst the Tabernas Desert, a filming location for many Hollywood Westerns.

Michelin Star Restaurants in Andalucia

Andalucia, with its fabulous, world-renowned gastronomy and bountiful and varied natural produce, has its fair share of Michelin-starred restaurants. The region has 18 establishments boasting the highly coveted recognition from the French gastronomy bible. In total, as of the 2023 guide published in November 2022, Andalucian has 19 one-Michelin-starred restaurants.

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Mijas Pueblo (town) is located away from the coast and has a wide variety of restaurants and places to eat, including authentic, traditional Spanish restaurants as well as international ones. Fresh seafood is brought from the coast on a daily basis.

Restaurants in Benalmadena

Benalmádena Costa is one of the most cosmopolitan areas on the coast and famed for an abundance of British bars and restaurants. The heart of the resort is the extensively equipped Puerto Marina and here one will find dozens of restaurants and bars serving food from all corners of the world.

Restaurants in Mijas Costa

There are a number of restaurants situated in La Cala de Mijas or Mijas Costa, giving spectacular views over the med from the dining table. Expect good, fresh fish and seafood, as well as delicious tapas dishes whilst sitting on a terrace enjoying the fresh, sea breeze.

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Jerez is ideally located between the hills and the coast and enjoys the very best of fresh local produce, to which is often added the world famous sherry, brandy and vinegar of Jerez. These are used as main ingredients in many recipes, thus allowing Jerez to provide a surprisingly varied cuisine of the highest quality.

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Although it is a small pueblo blanco, Gaucin has a good number of restaurants serving up the very best of traditional, Andalucian cuisine. Gordon Ramsay came to this town to film a part of his show ´Ramsays Costa del Nightmares´, transforming one of the restaurants here from a ´nightmare´ into a top-quality restaurant.

Restaurants in Seville

Eating out is a way of life in Seville, whether in a smart contemporary restaurant serving innovative modern dishes, or a more traditional tiled establishment offering carillada and fried fishj. Restaurants are more formal, with smarter decor, and full-size portions, although even the smartest places will still offer tapas.

Restaurants in Jaén

Jaen has a good selection of restaurants, the vast majority of which serve traditional Spanish and Mediterranean food. Fish and seafood are a popular choice in Jaen, trout being the star player, so expect to find prawn and shellfish dishes, as well as meat.

Restaurants in Huelva

Huelva, being a port town, is most famous for the exquisite seafood that can be found here. Shellfish is a popular choice in the area and it is very easy to find restaurants serving the freshest of fish here. There are also many tapas bars in the city that serve up delicious dishes.