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Calle Alberca 21, 18414 Mecina Fondales, La Taha, Spain
+34 958 85 75 01
13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:00
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Leuven, Belgium
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This place is up some steps from the main road and it took us a couple of minutes to find it. We received a warm welcome from the French couple who run it (who speak some English) and we enjoyed the vegetarian food: grilled aubergine and spinach rolls to start and then curry to follow. We enjoyed the fruity desserts... More 

Thank lynxwhisker
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch here after a lovely walk! The hosts are friendly, lovely people. They really know about veggie food, which shows in the extensive menu. A fantastic find and not to be missed. Great food, great location, lovely people. We're planning on staying there next time we visit the area.

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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We visited this restaurant with a 6 months old baby. It was Tuesday in February, and we were the only customers. We got best service ever! The couple who own the restaurant brought us a children's car seat so that our baby could sit there and we could eat more easily. They also brought us a baby changing pad (where... More 

2 Thank Elina K
Leicester, United Kingdom
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244 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We always go to L'Atelier when in the district. For the past year while living in the next village we have been roughly weekly. Brigitte is a brilliant cook and the food is always simply delicious - we love it even though we are not vegetarians. And Michel always has excellent wine on hand at a very reasonable price -... More 

2 Thank Martin112358
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

We loved meeting Michel and Brigitte at their lovely restaurant. The food and service was awesome and simply delicious. This is a quaint restaurant set in a very beautiful location. I will return again - in my next trip to Spain. Michel was very welcoming. Thank you both!

Thank Kavita B
London, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We came upon this restaurant completely by chance and I am very glad we did. The owners are extremely welcoming and the delicious food is prepared with love. The highlight of our trip to the Alpujarras.

Thank jonnymonny
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We visited Brigitte's and Michel's restaurants for a dinner and we liked it so much plus they let us take home their authentic, delicious Tiramisu in one of their glass bowls that we needed to return the next day. We had the Risotto, Wakame salad, Gazpacho and several other dishes. They were prepared with love and of high quality and... More 

Thank Ricarda K
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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245 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 July 2016

I'd read somewhere that this was one of the top five veggie restaurants in Spain. It was nice, but for such a reputation I was expecting something more innovative, extraordinary, creative. It was tasty but run of the mill. The sort of thing you'd make yourself at home - lots of dishes with an Asian tint - I had coconut... More 

Thank saritrace
Hong Kong, China
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I came here for dinner because we saw the reviews from Tripadvisor and like it said on the reviews all the food was amazingly fresh and tasty. We had few starters and they all delicious but the one dish that really top of the menu is the truffle risotto. It's was perfectly cooked. Well done Chef Bridget.

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BBMS-Mecina, Propietario at L'Atelier, responded to this review

thank you very much, Goldenapple 123, you´re welcome. More 

San Diego, California
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2016

This vegetarian restaurant has delicious well prepared food! We literally come from California to eat here. They make a tangine for us which is absolutely exquisite. The service is very personal and they will do their best to make a gluten free person happy.

Thank ConsciousTravels

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$23
Mediterranean, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:00
13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:00
13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:00
13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:00
13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:00
13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:00
13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Alberca 21, 18414 Mecina Fondales, La Taha, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Granada  >  La Taha  >  Mecina Fondales
  • Phone Number: +34 958 85 75 01
L'Atelier is a small vegetarian restaurant in a very old house of Mecina Fondales, a typical whitewashed village of the Alpujarras. The house offers 2 guest rooms.
We cook fresh organic local products we get from nearby small orchards.
Brigitte offers dishes from Morocco, India, Asia, and mediterranean specialities, all of them with authentic taste. Conclude your meal with any of our exquisite homemade desserts.
We open everyday for lunch and dinner, it's always nicer to call us first. You can sit outside too.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?