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La Escalera

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Calle Almendro 2, 29679 Benahavis, Spain
+34 952 85 52 35
12:30 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 12:30 - 00:00
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Benahavis, Spain
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A delightful restaurant which was just perfect to catch up with an old friend. Superb service attentive and helpful particularly with my vegetarian requests. Grilled aubergine topped with cheese was delicious - only observation freshly grilled other veggies would have been better - a personal thing I don't do boiled however, the roast potato melted in your mouth. The hake... More 

Thank rogerssusan1961
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the best restaurant in the village.Service was first class so was the food.will certainly be back.Loved the drawing and music played.The only thing I would say is loose the TV only staff watching the football does not fit with a romantic atmosphere which all the people were enjoying.

Thank Janet N
Fife, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to La Escalera and it will not be the last. Having read some of the negative reviews we were slightly apprehensive but need not have been. Fantastic ambience in the restaurant and the service was very attentive and could not be faulted. The food was exceptional with my wife stating that it was the best... More 

Thank koolqat
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

First time to eat in Benahavis and picked this restaurant based on reviews, location and menu. We were with friends so 4 of us. Initially welcomed by the owner/manager and shown to an outside table. Drinks ordered and delivered. A little while later he also took the food order, then we were left alone........for approximately 45 minutes. 1st starter arrived,... More 

Thank Joanne W
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We last visited this restaurant 2 years ago and on our recent visit went back again. We were welcomed by Joseph and Manilo and sampled the wonderful food once again. The fillet steak was superb as was the ox tail which was super sized portion. We love this place because of the personal touch not to mention the food and... More 

Thank MinimeBelfast
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39 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

We were recommended this restaurant by another of the many restaurants in Benahavis as they were closed on Sundays. We loved it - from the excellent food and service to quirky tricks of the owner and artist Manolo. We were also delighted at the prices for such quality food. We enjoyed it so much that we went back on our... More 

Thank Ossie007
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Very atmospheric, traditional Spanish restaurant with attentive waiters. Good food with good selection. Definitely visit again.

Thank HelenPritchett
Coventry, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

Came here for a late lunch/early dinner on route to the airport, would definitely call again. Nothing was to much trouble, my husband loved his fish soup, and grannys pork fillet. Very good Spanish cuisine.

Thank Myra B
Haapsalu, Laanemaa, Estonia
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

Thank you for very very good service and super good. We have been in Marbella for 3 weeks and here is very good quality of food:)) very good chef and friendly family business:) we will be back soon! Thank you

Thank Mary-liis
Catterick, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Great atmosphere, a good selection of meal, wine and spirit choices, potion size rather big especially so with Rabbit & Ox Tail main courses, very friendly waiting service from all employees, highly recommend.

Thank Justin R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Almendro 2, 29679 Benahavis, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Benahavis
  • Phone Number: +34 952 85 52 35

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