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Restaurant El Castillo

Calle de la Villa 131, 29690 Casares, Spain
+34 676 28 58 30
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
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“rustic charm” (3 reviews)
“retreat” (2 reviews)
“castle” (3 reviews)
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International, Mediterranean, Spanish, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Calle de la Villa 131, 29690 Casares, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A Bavarian waiter with a Swiss chef at the top of a steep hill, a recipe for an interesting evening, please do not expect a speedy meal!! Eventually 5 of the meals arrived, with the remaining meal, slightly delayed until the Swiss chef asked what...More

Thank Tim P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Casares for a week and ate at Restaurant El Castillo several times. We found many of the city restaurants serving quite expensive, yet simple food. This place was a good exception. The ingredients were more than fresh, some from their own garden....More

Thank vmh v
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After the climb in the heat to see the castle in Casares, we stumbled across the lovely bar for lunch. A shady retreat, a very welcoming host and very delicious food - we will be coming back! Apologies as we forgot to take photos of...More

Thank Tanya M
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Having a look around Casares and found this absolute gem of a place. Wonderful sangria followed by some lovely tapas and a pasta with gorgonzola, walnuts and pear, this pasta made my day. Lovely couple running this place and they could not be nicer or...More

Thank JornBrix
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We visited here after walking in the hills and finishing in Caseras. We had no idea it was there until it came up on my Trip Advisor Ap so we set off up the hill to find it. We'd already walked 6 miles in the...More

Thank maisie04
Bar El Castillo C, Manager at Restaurant El Castillo, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thank you maise04, hope to see you again in one year! Regards!

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

We visited the ruins of Casares and discovered this lovely place well above the center by chance. It's beautifully and idylically located with trees above the dining tables. The Chef is a very friendly Swiss guy and serves great fresh juices and nice, local food...More

Thank LS245
Bar El Castillo C, Manager at Restaurant El Castillo, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thank you very much guy's, it's been a pleasure for us! Take care, see you soon!

Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is next to the church by the great view point in Casares. I was there several times before because of the view. Since april the owner has changed. Now it's the best ever. Cristian is a cook with passion. Almost everything is homemade...More

Thank Michael B
Bar El Castillo C, Manager at Restaurant El Castillo, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Thank you very much guy's, it's been a pleasure for us! Take care, hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 8 May 2017

Food is inexpensive, relatively plain and average to good. You can only sit outside and the tables/chairs are not fancy. Practise your Spanish, no English is spoken.Take a look inside and you realize they have just an ordinary stove to cook on - don't go...More

1  Thank sith1968
Bar El Castillo C, Manager at Restaurant El Castillo, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Dear sith1968, May I ask you, when your visit took place? In fact we speak more than one language and spanish is not our strongest... You can also sit inside... Yes, it is a small restaurant, but we are working on getting some cosy space...More

Reviewed 12 February 2017

We had a really lovely evening here booked for the traditional Saturday Flamenco. It has a rustic charm and is very welcoming. Staff are very pleasant and helpful. Menu is simple but it was a set menu the evening we came which was very good....More

Thank Maureen J
Reviewed 29 August 2016

One of our favourite bars to drink in and the food is lovely too. It has a lovely rustic charm about the place and the owner and staff are loveltoo. Can't wait to return next year!

Thank Stainland
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$4 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Cash Only, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
10:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle de la Villa 131, 29690 Casares, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Casares
  • Phone Number: +34 676 28 58 30
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This is a tiny little bar/restaurant that lies in the shade of the castle, and it serves authentic Spanish platters either indoors or out on a series of terraces.
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