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Lugar urbanizacion Cala Golf 4 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 11 91 70
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Southport
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been going here for some years now. The menu doesn't change much, but why would they need to. Excellent barbecued meats, good service, and on Sundays a really good musical duo.

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Thank Grekko
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Their website states music or entertainment on Thursdays and Saturdays. Why mention this I hear you ask? Well this restaurant has 2 set menus. 1 for music nights at 25 euros which carries a 5 euro surcharge per person, the other 20e but no surcharge. I booked a table for 8 on a Wednesday evening. We are given the music... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This resturant is on the way to la cala golf you need a car, we have been here a few times and has been excellent all the times we have been, the set menu is very good, the atmosphere is good because it's always full , also the music adds to this , you need to book, staff excellent nothing... More 

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west sussex
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Keeps getting better and better. Try to pick faults every time I go (this is probably the 12 th. Time) but they have kept their standards up. The chef ( part owner I think) is unflappable and cooks all the meats to order in such a delightful and laid back manner. Great staff and a must visit for anyone visiting... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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52 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place with wonderful views. We went there for Christmas dinner and the food was superb,as were the staff. Nothing was too much trouble and handled with professional ease. We chose scallops to start and they were served with crispy bacon and a little salad - superb. Mains we chose steak, but this was our undeing. They were huge! We... More 

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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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165 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called for a light lunch with family but decided to partake of the €20 set menu which was excellent value. The goats cheese salad to start was delicious and I went for the ribs which again were very tasty. All of us very much enjoyed sitting in the sun in a relaxed and peaceful setting. Our 2 year old Grandson... More 

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San Pedro de Alcantara, Spain
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We was this weekend in this restaurant with my family and the food 100% advisable , the only thing I recomend to the boss give New clothing To the personnal .

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little difficult to find at night in the dark, not knowing the area but once having arrived the welcome and service could not have been better. It was a music night, guitarist and singer, and the music night menu was available; 3 courses for 25 euros. There was lots of choice and everyone enjoyed their selection. We would certainly... More 

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Thank 228Pat
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Jinete this time last year and thoroughly enjoyed it. However, this time we thought that there was just something missing. Tomato and black olive soup was delicious but main course of pork and house vegetables did not hit the spot. Came away quite disappointed

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Fuengirola, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Christmas dinner was great, everything was cooked to perfection and the atmosphere was just right. We are going to try this place again the next time we are in town.

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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
Average prices
US$18 - US$32
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats, View, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lugar urbanizacion Cala Golf 4 5, 29649 La Cala de Mijas, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas  >  La Cala de Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 11 91 70
Description
Warn hospitality awaits you at Venta el Jinete situated only a few minutes from La Cala de Mijas. Enjoy the breathtaking views from our large terrace. Live music every night except Tuesdays. We specialise in grilled meats. Come and enjoy a relaxing evening with good food and great ambience.

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