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El Ingenio

Plaza Ingenio sn, 29788 Frigiliana, Spain
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Pleasant place

I came across this cafe by accident and was delighted. It was the first place I had come across... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Hilary C
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Southam, United Kingdom
Interesting.

This building stands out from the rest of the buildings in Frigiliana because it's not painted... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Susan F
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good43%
  • Average29%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“old building” (2 reviews)
“the bus” (5 reviews)
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Plaza Ingenio sn, 29788 Frigiliana, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I came across this cafe by accident and was delighted. It was the first place I had come across that advertised it served decaf coffee!! There were tables outside to sit at and the waiter was most courteous. The cup had seen better days but...More

Thank Hilary C
Reviewed 9 November 2017

This building stands out from the rest of the buildings in Frigiliana because it's not painted white. Apparently there's a lot of history behind it but I don't know enough to comment, however there a few hand crafts shops on the ground floor with lovely...More

Thank Susan F
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The bar on the terrace with one of the best views ever, we often stay here for a drink and a meal, read our books and write up some postcards. Good meals and good wine, see you soon and thanks for the local information.

Thank Reuben J
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

It's a great shame that this old sugar cane factory couldn't be properly restored & made into a museum. Instead it houses a couple of trinket stores selling ceramics etc. The beautiful stone building is very photogenic, so much more could be made of this...More

Thank JTJD
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Just so lovely, you could walk for hours it's just so beautiful you never stop seeing lovely things here

Thank lezt45cdo
Reviewed 29 October 2017

The old building is a great landmark, and the square good place to sit with a beer while watching for the bus back to nerja.The best view is from the other side of the river valley.

Thank john e
Reviewed 6 October 2017

We had tried a number of places to find good Spanish ceramic plates for our Welsh dresser. We had been told there was a hill to climb up to this outlet. However, we chanced it and there was disabled parking available close by. Spain has...More

1  Thank Keith A
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

A perfect spot to enjoy a beer and watch the world go pass. Sat above the plaza in front of the old palace it's a great sun trap with a local friendly atmosphere.

Thank af935
Reviewed 28 August 2017

An important part in the history of Frigiliana, it is a pity they couldn't make some kind of museum out of the building. Frigiliana is an exceptionally beautiful village.

Thank shropshirenick
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We took this mini tourist train (3 Euros/person) that was parked near the El Ingenio and it was great. It was a 30minute Spanish and English tour around the southern portion of Frigiliana. It definitely beats walking uphill! The train took us to areas with...More

Thank Melissa L
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