On the main road in Ojen, but especially around the church and the Plaza de Andalucía be found. Many restaurants Mainly specializing in tapas and raciones. Nice to try all portions to share together. In the hotel we have a map of the city showing the most bars and restaurants indicated.


In the old town of Marbella you can find Zozoi, an European and affordable restaurant with patios on all sides. It is located in 1, Plaza Altamirano and its phone number is  +34 952858868. Sundays closed.

Bar Altamirano on 3, Plaza Altamirano offers fish of all kinds and a suitable as a complete meal and a wide variety of tapas Do not get scared of the plastic chairs / tables. Phone number: +34 952 824 932


Il Tartufoat Plaza Tetuan (Old town) is an Italian and high quality restaurant with excellent and friendly service. And all of that for a very reasonable price. Tables inside and out. Phone numbers: +34 951 087 323/+34 622 191 984.





Casanisa French restaurant also in one of the nicest streets of the old Marbella (8, Calle Ancha 8). Phone number: +34 952 900 450.

Messina, at 12, Avenida Severo Ochoa 12 is a top class restaurant with a bit chilly decoration, but a friendly service and super tasty food. Phone numbers: +34 952 864 895/+34 679 770 062

Nuevo Kaskada, at Urb. La Montua (39, calle Chorreadero) is near La Cañada and has a beautiful terrace for a lunch from Wednesday to Saturday. For the evenings, there is a surprising menu with superb quality. Reservations are required. Phone number: 952 864 478


La Taberno del Pintxo, at 7, Avenida Miguel Cano is near the beach of Marbella Centre and offers high quality tapas. It serves many new creations and tt the end of the meal, all forks and chopsticks counted to see how much you have to pay. Phone number: 952 829 321

Bodega La Venenciaat Avenida Miguel Cano 15 (Near La Yaberna del Pinxto) also offers tapas and has a really nice big room to eat inside. Phone number: +34 952857913


Trocadero Playa, directly behind the Marbella Club Hotel, is open all year and has a beautiful menu with something for everyone. We found this restaurant ideal for a lunch in the off-season as visitors are always here. Phone number: +34 610 704 144.

Los Sardinales is a very Spanish outdorr restaurant on the beach. Beyond Marbella 340/A7, take the coastal road towards Malaga. Take the exit to El Rosario and then turn to Playa Los alicates (Km 188). Reservations: +34 952837012

Aqui Te Quiero Ver, our favorite beach bar. Tasty food, friendly people and certainly affordable. Find it a little bit behind Andalucian Laboratory (Elviria direction). Phone number: +34 952 83 45 54.

From Estepona, take the exit Villacana, then take a short drive back and go towards the beach. There is Heaven, a nice casual beach bar for lunch. It is very busy in Summer so it is necessary to make reservations. The Paella looks beautiful has to be ordered in advance: +34 952883609

A little bit further…

Los Abonicos in Benahavis:

cheap and tasty. Nice driving through the mountains. If you think there is nothing, just drive, you will be taken to a kind of gastronomic oasis. Park in the village  and continue on foot. In the village take, go down the road and you will La Escalera restaurant which is on the left and Abanicos is a little further on the right. It needs reservation and it is closed on Tuesdays. Phone number: +34 952 855 022. Apart from Los Abanicos, Benahavis has many restaurants that you can find driving/walking around.

On the road towards Ronda, about 7 km in the mountains, is Meson El Coto Grill. In the summer, when the weather is very nice, you can reserve a table in the garden with views to the coastline. Not extremely expensive. Phone number: +34 952786688

Finally, behind El Paraiso Hotel (on the road from San Pedro to Estepona), you can find La Alcaria de Ramos, with one of the better kitchens of the area at an attractive price. It has a lovely terrace too. Phone number: +34 952886178