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Restaurant Molino del Santo

Bda Estacion | Benaoján, 29370 Benaojan, Spain
+34 952 16 72 16
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Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“duck” (7 reviews)
“tasting menu” (7 reviews)
“risotto” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Bda Estacion | Benaoján, 29370 Benaojan, Spain
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1 - 10 of 326 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Took the train from San Roque to this lovely restaurant a week ago. Lovely setting beside a river. Nice journey and then an excellent lunch,had the Menu De Mayo 29 euro for 3 courses,great value. All food beautifully presented.The waiters were lovely we wanted a...More

Thank poshpawsSalisbury
PaulineElkin, Owner at Restaurant Molino del Santo, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such an enthusiastic Review. We're delighted you took the train to us and enjoyed the beautiful journey. And also delighted you enjoyed the Monthly Menu and the Rosé wine recommended by the waiter. We very...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had set menu lunch for 29 euros. I had gorgeous green pea soup and braised lamb shank, mashed spuds and artichokes. Lamb fell off the bone and was juicy and tasty. Too full for sweet. We sat on terrace awash with pots of geranium...More

Thank AnnFSantiago_Chile
PaulineElkin, Owner at Restaurant Molino del Santo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

What a lovely Review - it captures the Molino del Santo so well - thank you so much! I am so pleased you enjoyed our Monthly Menu ... and our beautiful flower-filled terrace. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Recommended by friends, we decided to go for lunch by getting the train from San Roque to Benaojan station. Molino is a short walk away and certainly worth the trip. Beautiful setting on a terrace with lovely flowers next to the fast flowing river. The...More

Thank George F
PaulineElkin, Owner at Restaurant Molino del Santo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so pleased you took the train from San Roque so you could enjoy the beautiful journey. Delighted you enjoyed your lunch and the unique setting of Molino del Santo - and we very much look forward to welcoming you back to stay the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a delightful set dinner for 29 euros. My starter was black pudding which was light and full of surprises in taste and texture. The cod main course was well cooked and served with tasteful sauce and vegetables. The dessert of wine soaked pears...More

Thank AnnElisR
PaulineElkin, Owner at Restaurant Molino del Santo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I am so very pleased you enjoyed the Monthly Menu when you ate at Molino del Santo - the Chefs work hard to use local ingredients and create a completely different Menu every month. And I'm also delighted that Manuel the waiter served you so...More

Reviewed 10 April 2018

We stayed at Molino del Santo for two nights as part of a walking trip in Andalusia and we ate at their restaurant both evenings. Everything about our stay was perfect, but perhaps the best thing about it were our meals at the onsite restaurant....More

Thank lucy5976
PaulineElkin, Owner at Restaurant Molino del Santo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Dear Walkers - thank you so much for taking the time to write such an enthusiastic review! We're delighted you so enjoyed staying at Molino del Santo and in particular the standard of the food and service. We very much look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

I admit I was a bit skeptical about the high appreciation by tripadvisor community. There are a lot of reviewers from northern europe and not many from spain. I thougjt it might be a bit touristic. The food is great. We were hotel guests and...More

Thank mcbordy
PaulineElkin, Owner at Restaurant Molino del Santo, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a commentary. I'm delighted you enjoyed the food and the service so much at Molino del Santo. Your specific comments about the Bacalao and the Seafood Risotto I have passed on to the Chef -...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

This is a fantastic restaurant right next to a river! It's a little bit out of the way...we were glad we had GPS to find it. We went on the recommendation of people we met who were heading there after our tour of the Cueva...More

Thank Frank N
PaulineElkin, Owner at Restaurant Molino del Santo, responded to this reviewResponded 26 October 2017

Thank you so much for making the effort to visit us...it's only 8 minutes drive from the Pileta Caves - so easy if you know how! Really pleased you enjoyed your lunch with us - not only the food but also the service. We look...More

Reviewed 17 October 2017

Excellent and friendly service, delicious food and delightful ambience. What more can you ask of a long lunch with good company?

Thank Louise C
PaulineElkin, Owner at Restaurant Molino del Santo, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

We're absolutely delighted you enjoyed your Sunday lunch with us so much.... We look forward to welcoming you back many more times!

Reviewed 15 October 2017

We took the train up the mountains for a lunch whilst staying with friends locally. And what a lovely place to spend a few hours having lunch with delightful food attentive and very helpful staff. YOU have it right Our friend is allergic to garlic...More

Thank belchamp
PaulineElkin, Owner at Restaurant Molino del Santo, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2017

I'm so pleased you took the train up to us in Benaoján and could appreciate the beautiful scenery. Also thrilled you so enjoyed not only the food and drink but also the service. Thank YOU - and we look forward to welcoming you back to...More

Reviewed 14 October 2017

A superb Restaurant that offers Food of excellent quality. The Lunch menu is varied and has a wide choice matched by excellent Wines. The atmosphere matches the quality of the Food.The staff are very attentive and looking to serve you promptly. The surroundings match the...More

Thank John C
PaulineElkin, Owner at Restaurant Molino del Santo, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2017

Thank you so much for your enthusiastic Review. We are all so pleased you enjoyed not only the food and wine but also the service and the atmosphere at Molino del Santo. We look forward to welcoming you back one day soon.

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Patricia B
27 January 2018|
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Response from Louise C | Reviewed this property |
Cannot advise on this
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Alpbacherh0f
10 September 2017|
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Response from wakasam | Reviewed this property |
Yep, always check web site for uo to date info. Hope you enjoy. Best, Wakasam.
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Carol H
3 November 2016|
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Response from Dave A | Reviewed this property |
Believe they were closing up the restaurant mid October - sorry for late reply.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$21 - US$49
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bda Estacion | Benaoján, 29370 Benaojan, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Benaojan
  • Phone Number: +34 952 16 72 16
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