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El Tejar

) #27 of 396 Restaurants in Estepona €€ - €€€ , Mediterranean, European
C/ Manuel Navarro Mollor, 6, 29680, Estepona, Spain
+34 952 79 47 07
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“moussaka” (4 reviews)
“cockles” (2 reviews)
“tapas” (21 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Pub
€€ - €€€
C/ Manuel Navarro Mollor, 6, 29680, Estepona, Spain
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1 - 10 of 46 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After much research, chose El Tejar to dine in with family. This place is an excellent choice. Arrived early, food starts from 8.00pm. Admittedly, atmosphere was a little lacking due to the early hours but the food was absolutely gorgeous. Highly recommended. Great start to...More

Thank renrighthodgson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to this tapas bar on recommendations of other trip advisor reviews and we weren't disappointed with the food. We had ox cheek, meat balls (albondigas), fried paja potatos. I was disappointed that they didn't have any paella left on the tapas menu. Only...More

Thank DawnStephenson
Reviewed 4 July 2017

i have never been in to the actual restaurant i always sit outside for the tapas, they are fantastic!

Thank Christine F
Reviewed 17 February 2017

You sometimes struggle to find places like this on the Costa these days. Old fashioned bars serving good traditional food in a lively atmosphere - and at reasonable prices - are few on the ground. But El Tejar does not disappoint. Great, buzzy little bar...More

Thank Vagabundo1960
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We found this at our second attempt and it was well worth making the effort.It was full of locals and had a good buzzy atmosphere. The seafood creps were delicious as was the "musaka" on fried bread- large pinchos at 2 euros each- very good...More

Thank Jenwre
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Our friend, Dave, had been singing the praises of this restaurant for quite some time. And how right he was. We had beef cheeks, gambas pil pil, revueltos with prawns, stuffed peppers and aubergine - absolutely delicious. The weakest dish was the revueltos because the...More

1  Thank Javid R
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

If you can search this place out it is well worth it. Go in for a glass of wine and a couple of pinchos and end up staying for hours. That's what happens to us! Very different style off food on offer. This is Basque...More

Reviewed 19 September 2016

Really friendly staff who spoke good english. Good choice on the menu. Not the easiest place to find would recommend a taxi but well worth the effort

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 12 September 2016

The El Tejar is not the easiest restaurant to find being away from the main tourist parts of the city. You need your tourist city street map. But it is well worth the effort. We went for lunch; when we arrived at 1.00pm, very few...More

Thank SueJim126
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Worth the walk to find it! lovely service from the staff. We all really enjoyed our Tapas and would recommend.

Thank Nikki T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
13:00 - 17:00
13:00 - 17:00
19:30 - 00:00
13:00 - 17:00
19:30 - 00:00
13:00 - 17:00
19:30 - 00:00
13:00 - 17:00
19:30 - 00:00
13:00 - 17:00
19:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ Manuel Navarro Mollor, 6, 29680, Estepona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Estepona
  • Phone Number: +34 952 79 47 07
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