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Restaurante Playa Bella

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Carretera KM162 Eastbound after petrol station, 29680, Estepona, Spain
+34 952 80 16 45
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have dined at Playa Bella on numerous occasions and it occurred to me just now that I have never reviewed it. Saying that, I haven't reviewed most of the restaurants we have dined in, probably because of time! My most recent visit was on Monday this week and on this occasion I was dining alone. As always it was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was our second time of joining friends here for dinner in the past year. Never disappointed. You must have a reservation. The restaurant is relatively small and tables are always full. We were seated immediately and our drink order taken. Drinks appeared promptly, as did the garlic bread and olives. We ordered appetizers as well as entrees (extensive list... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's been a year since we were here. It's a really popular place. The menu and the boss himself always recommends the sirloin because it is tastier and not the fillet. When the sirloin came, it was huge but frankly the amount of meat on it was quite small, the rest being fat! My colleague who had the fillet was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been here tens of times and always eaten the same entrecôte with chill and garlic. It is simply so good.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Miss your food your staff and of course your good self. Thanks for the memories. Susan and Jim, Roscommon Ireland and of Apt. 412 Los Granados Playa. Can taste the prawns with the melon, the San Pedro fish. the suckled Pig and theLobster. I sincerely hope we meet again Jim H.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have been to this wonderful restaurant very often...because the standard of food is so consistent!! Great steaks, amazing duck and superb leg of lamb. This combined with friendly and helpful staff.....5 star!!! You might easily pass this restaurant between Puerto Banus and San Pedro, but please don't. Enjoy

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always has fresh vegetables. Meals are on the big side for me but always first class very attentive waiters and the owner very friendly and helpful. Never had a bad meal in all the years I have been going. Must book in advance as busy everyday. It is my favourite

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

FANTASTIC! Love this place, we eat here every time we are in Spain. Hafd a lot of special occasions here.The food and organization in this place is amazing.Going to Spain for Xmas this year and will be booking for Chrismas Lunch.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We LOVE this restaurant and visit every year. From the outside it looks uninviting because it's next door to a petrol station. Inside, it's beautiful with a warm atmosphere and very friendly staff. A pre-starter is provided, which is delicious and filling, so we ignore the choice of menu starters and always order a main and a dessert. My husband's... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

The staff, the welcoming, the ambience, the food are all EXCELLENT. Value for money in this area would be hard to beat. On arrival, delicious olives, tasty potato salad, roasting garlic bread are placed on your table before your ordered drink is delivered. We have never visited a restaurant in this area that is CONSISTENTLY busy ALL year round. Over... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Carretera KM162 Eastbound after petrol station, 29680, Estepona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Estepona
  • Phone Number: +34 952 80 16 45

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