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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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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had an amazing meal at this restaurant. We visited for a friends birthday and the staff could not have been more helpful. They made us feel very special and the food was great. Definitely worth a visit if you are in Benahavis

Thank belfastgirl09
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch here today (Sunday). We were a group of 11 with no booking but they quickly accommodated us comfortably. The restaurant wasn't full of people but I think that's down to the weather. Restaurant was warm and cosy and had a good atmosphere. We ordered our starters and mains which came reasonably quickly. Omg how tasty! The steak de... More 

Thank Stephanie P
Lymington, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant had the rare combination of great food, great atmosphere and great service. We came here for Sunday lunch in mid-February on a wet afternoon and could have stayed happily for hours! The meat was yummy (lamb and suckling pig), the vegetables weren't overcooked and the wine was good. We will be going again DEFINITELY.

Thank NessandDorma
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24 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We first visited La Escalera 10 years ago while on a day trip to Benahavis. The restaurant is quite charming and what a treat we had!!!! There were 4 of us and all of our dishes were prepared just to our taste The owner, Manolo , is quite a character and during our first visit came overgrown our table to... More 

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

We have visited this restaurant for around 7 years & always enjoyed the food & the staff are friendly. The owner Manolo is a character & lovely man. Our daughter is now 3 1/2. Last week on arrival in Marbella my daughter asked if she could go eat at Manolos. She loves going to eat here as the owner is... More 

Thank katieandmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best chateaubriand i have ever had. The service was excellent, very friendly, couldn't do enough for you, would recommend to anyone, it's a must when you visit the area. Will 100% be visiting again

Thank Hannah B
Benahavis, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

Family friendly, yet intimate corners. Excellent food, good wine list, jovial atmosphere, friendly attentive staff, overseen by the incomparable Manolo.

Thank Tom H
Fuengirola, Andalucia, Spain
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Great restaurant with fresh home made food! The perfect choice in Benahavis, it is not easy to get a table on sunday without reservation.

Thank Adrienn H
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

So glad we went to La Escalera. We were warmly welcomed and it just got better! The staff are so so nice and friendly we felt like we were regular customers! The food was just lovely from the cover (pate with toast) the fresh warm bread, the gambas pil pil, the steaks (mmmmm the steak! Wow!! Huge!! and juicy!) To... More 

Thank KevinCarol B
Majorca, Spain
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

Dined here around the new year, I have to say what a wonderful restaurant, family run, warm and so friendly. The steaks were very good as was the wine recommendation. Would love to return.

Thank wine1967

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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, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
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?