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Venta El Jinete

Lugar urbanizacion Cala Golf 4 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 11 91 70
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (142 reviews)
“apple pie” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Lugar urbanizacion Cala Golf 4 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
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1 - 10 of 716 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Stopped once again for dinner the menu is good not overly expensive food is good, service is good, music on their music. Nights I s also very good, would recommend, lovely setting, worth a try.

Thank Riviera98
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have been to this restaurant 4 times now and am still astonished by the quality of the beef and the way it is cooked to perfection. Its my favourite steak restaurant outside of the US and we are going back for another awesome meal...More

Thank Perry B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located a short trip from La Cala golf resort this steak restaurant is a must not miss opportunity for the very best of local hospitality and the best steaks in the region. We dined in an open courtyard. It was a full service and we...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good ribs and good staff. We were there as soon as it opened so place was quite empty and service very fast but later it was packed and service was normal speed.

Thank Petteri S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my second visit in two weeks. We decided to go for the menu of the day and I have to say the quality and portions were perfect. I had the pork knuckle and it was one of the tastiest dishes I have ever...More

Thank Hannah R
Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a little off the beaten track but has wonderful views and serves lovely food, mainly cooked on the BBQ but on this occasion I had the beef stroganoff which was delicious. We went on the music night and it was great because...More

Thank Kathryn Ross L
Reviewed 1 week ago

As we all know the quality the British require,this restaurant should try to be more Spanish than British. The chef has the possibilities to work with the beautiful Spanish products, like artichokes, fresh fish and fresh gambas, quisquillas and so on, but prefers to work...More

Thank The D
Reviewed 1 week ago

For a Monday evening the restaurant was packed. Just as well we booked. Special 25€ menu for the music night but lower cost when not music night. Both al la carte and set menus are superb as is the service and setting. Since our last...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We finally went to El Jinete after years going to La Cala and we were not disappointed . Wonderful views over the hillside complement the really good food. Great menu, very comprehensive choices all home made. Every course was better than the last . Very...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

FANTASTIC VENUE GREAT VIEWS FOOD.ALWAYS GOOD QUALITY , ENTERTAINMENT Excellent would recommend highly only down.side a bit of a taxi ride if not staying in.La Cala but worth it

Thank Ellen B
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Questions & Answers
18 May 2017|
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Response from Luv2EatWell | Reviewed this property |
With Aldi on your right keep going straight - further inland - until you reach the roundabout for Cala Hills golf. Take the second exit into Cala Hills. There is a sign for El Jinete. Just keep going and looking for the... More
morton b
19 February 2017|
Response from Mike G | Reviewed this property |
Not sure this early in the year. I doubt even they know yet. Ask me again after the summer.
morton b
19 February 2017|
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Response from Peter C | Reviewed this property |
They were last year! They said they were only closed on Christmas Day. Contact the owners and they will tell you. You will not be disappointed.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Local cuisine, Groups, View, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lugar urbanizacion Cala Golf 4 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 11 91 70
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Warn hospitality awaits you at Venta el Jinete situated only a few minutes from La Cala de Mijas. Enjoy the breathtaking views from our large terrace. Live music every night except Tuesdays. We specialise in grilled meats. Come and enjoy a relaxing evening with good food and great ambience.
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