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The Forge Restaurant

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urbanizacion Montes de Casares Km 9.8, 29690 Casares, Spain
+34 952 89 51 20
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last minute reservation first visit for us . Really welcoming on a wet winter afternoon - Felt like we were visiting a friends home . Cosy ambience, excellent service, very friendly Food excellent . Myself as a Nutrition of 30 years this is local seasonal food at it best. Well done guys

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Thank DubaiFishers
San Pedro, Spain
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived on a cold day for lunch. A warm welcome awaited not only from the cosy log fires in the snug bar and restaurant, but more especially from Mike and Athens and staff. We enjoyed an aperitif, accompanied by some hommus and curry dip, sitting by the fire. We started sharing the home made chicken liver pate, followed a... More 

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Thank archieandfairlie
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once again after a two year absence from Spain a warm welcome followed by friendly efficient service and top quality tasty food. Highly recommend.

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Thank Sue W
newcastle upon tyne,england,u.k.
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every time we come to Estepona we always go and see Mike and Athene,always the perfect hosts and very friendly they all are too. My friends are regular visitors and every one always enjoys the great food and service. Woulfd highly recommend this place to everyone, as its such a lovely relaxed restaurant to enjoy dining. In the 'winter' its... More 

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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a superb late lunch last Saturday. Wonderful tranquil location in the Casares hills with a great view down to the Mediterranean Sea. A fabulous home made menu with great selection of individually created dishes. Langoustine and avocado salad with roast duck to follow was outstanding. A little brandy to finish in front of the log fire was just the... More 

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Thank Bill M
Puerto de la Duquesa, Spain
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Once again I write to recommend "El Forgador" this great Restaurant located near Casares in an elevated position in the country with lovely gardens, terraces and views. I have just returned from six weeks in Spain living some few kilometres from the Restaurant which is so good that I have luncheon there 3/4 times a week. The ambiance, the excellent... More 

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Thank Graham D
Largs, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful lunch today- the atmosphere is relaxed and friendly and the quality of the food is consistently high. The staff are friendly and welcoming- always a great experience.

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Thank m7d7
England, United Kingdom
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133 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The Forge is a must for us when visiting this area. It is delightful. We have never had a bad moment here and can rely upon lovely menu choices, quality food served in relaxing surroundings by experienced and delightful staff. Great wine options too. Our family and friends are thrilled each time we mention booking a table here. The best... More 

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Thank Lyn M
Buckingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The Forge Restaurant never ceases to impress. Excellent cooking with service to match all in an idyllic Spanish mountain location. The fillet steak is to be recommended.

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Thank John M
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

This Restuarant is on of my favorite here in ESTEPONA area. Not only for the great fresh Made food made by mike but the great service . It is like eating home made food in A top chef's home. It a must if you are near here you must book also ask directions

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, International, British
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: urbanizacion Montes de Casares Km 9.8, 29690 Casares, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Casares
  • Phone Number: +34 952 89 51 20

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