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The Forge Restaurant

urbanizacion Montes de Casares Km 9.8, 29690 Casares, Spain
+34 952 89 51 20
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“wild boar” (23 reviews)
“curry” (9 reviews)
“kleftiko” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
urbanizacion Montes de Casares Km 9.8, 29690 Casares, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were renting a villa up in the hills next door and were advised to try this restaurant.I'm pleased to say we were amazed at the location of this fine establishment and the quality of the food and excellent service. There were 6 of us...More

Thank Marie1938
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a charming restaurant on the beautiful road to Casares. The staff welcome you like old friends and genuinely care about your experience. The food is wonderful: rib of boar, curry, duck, all faultless. My perfect restaurant!

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 15 September 2017

The drive up into the hills is worth every bit of effort. This was one of the most enjoyable meals we have had in a very long time. The setting is lovely, the hosts very welcoming and friendly without being over bearing and the quality...More

1  Thank Martin C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We first came to The Forge in 2012 and had a most wonderful time then. We are in Elveria just outside Marbella and had a 50 minute drive to get to the Forge for our dinner, driving right into the sun. Well it was certainly...More

2  Thank HamzahPasha
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

This cosy restaurant in the hills on the Casaeres road was recommended to us so we thought to give it a try. Only open some weekday evenings and all day Sunday. You need to book. The welcome and informality made it feel more like a...More

1  Thank Graham C
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We loved our evening here. Very unique atmosphere, everyone eating outside under twinkling lights. The service was brilliant and very friendly. The hostess chatty without being overbearing. Not rushed. Food wise from our party the votes were for the Devils on Horseback ( very rich...More

Thank Legendry
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I had exquisite meal Saturday night. Phoned for reservation it was fully booked but they kindly phoned back to say we could have table . There were 3 of us. Enjoyed the ambience, fabulous food and great wine choice! Will visit again !!

Thank lorna b
Reviewed 23 August 2017

I, along with so many friends, have regularly visited the Forge over the years. Whilst accepting that people are entitled to their opinion, I felt that the three reviews from the same party were unneccessarily unfair, and were designed to punish the staff, rather than...More

1  Thank 59renee
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing place, brilliant food and service. The best restaurant we've been to here yet. Good service and an idyllic atmosphere with jazz music. Loved it. You must go!!

Thank JulesT17
Reviewed 10 August 2017

We visited a week ago and had had 5 very different main courses. All were wonderful and we returned again this evening. It was difficult to chose having sampled 5 different options the week before, but again it was fabulous, especially the special of wild...More

1  Thank Fiona E
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Maria C
3 August 2017|
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Response from Count_colin | Reviewed this property |
It would be a good idea to book as the restaurant does get busy in the summer. However there are often times with spare tables so do give it a try. Enjoy
Maria C
3 August 2017|
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Response from dennisd775 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, most definitely. It's always full on a Sunday
28 May 2017|
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Response from Feli1403 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, only thing it is a very small place so for too young ones might be not so comfortable
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: urbanizacion Montes de Casares Km 9.8, 29690 Casares, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Casares
  • Phone Number: +34 952 89 51 20
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