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El Olivo de la Cala

Calle Butiplaya, 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 58 75 00
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“suckling pig” (55 reviews)
“steak” (49 reviews)
“crab” (10 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Calle Butiplaya, 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Booked this place for Saturday night dinner prior to travelling to Spain. Worth the wait. Food was excellent, good atmosphere and service. But a visit here will make your wallet lighter. Other than that top marks.

Thank i969smith
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Arrived at 9:25.. slow to take order and deliver food.. now 23:10 and still waiting for the main course.. had to ask for butter three times. Just disorganised with multiple waiters not getting their act together.. best avoid if you have hungry kids and want...More

Thank TonyTraveller1
Reviewed 2 days ago

Always visit off season too - great meat dishes , Scottish waiter great fun and very attentive appears Spanish - don't be fooled !

Thank pmbBelfast
Reviewed 2 days ago

This is a 'must go to restaurant' in the hidden gem called La Cala High quality food, service, ambiance and topped of by very good humoured staff

Thank fands2016
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Visited last Friday with two girl friends. Had been recommended this restaurant but hadn't got round to trying it. Warm welcome and great service - staff actually smiling and had a good sense of humour for a change! Lovely setting sitting outside and the place...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 4 days ago

Decided to have a day out in La Cala so consulted Trip Advisor to see recommended restaurants. So glad we did as this restaurant is slightly out of the way and we would never have known about it. A really good restaurant, with a great...More

Thank StuartRed
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a family meal here last night with 5 of us. Jonny & Alex, as always, looked after us amazingly! Star courses were tuna pil pil 👏, suckling pig, tuna with wasabi mayo & the rest! This is a top quality venue & if in...More

Thank Mimsymop
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Second visit to this restaurant, it had got to be one of the best in the area! We had a prawn and salmon salad starter, good (potions are good sized) for main suckling pig and baby lamb both meats were really tasty! For dessert Strawberry,...More

1  Thank Clive1508
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Haven't been here for a few years, but lovely to come back for our Anniversary this year. Lovely food, lovely setting and lovely service. All in all a lovely restaurant..

Thank Ronnieboy1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely setting outdoor, booked for my boyfriends birthday meal on holiday, booked online beforehand cause gets booked up quick, only over the bridge from where we were staying. The waiters are lovely and speak very good English. We both ordered steak and asked for it...More

Thank rachy69x2
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Stephen K
28 May 2017|
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Response from Clive1508 | Reviewed this property |
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Mark G
26 October 2016|
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Response from Johngwd | Reviewed this property |
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5 November 2015|
Response from charliechan_10 | Reviewed this property |
I guess it would be, I am not sure, why don't you call them direct they speak English Dave
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Butiplaya, 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas  >  La Cala de Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 58 75 00
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