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Restaurante El Mirador

) #1 of 18 Restaurants in Ardales $$ - $$$, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Parque Ardales | Zona Cuarta, 29550 Ardales, Spain
+34 952 11 98 09
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good40%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
4 days ago
“The end of the road”
1 week ago
“Stunning views”
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Parque Ardales | Zona Cuarta, 29550 Ardales, Spain
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1 - 10 of 452 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

As the name suggests there is a fabulous view from this restaurant. Only bought a drink so cannot comment on the food, though it did look and smell very nice. It worth a visit for the stunning view.

Thank O2640MObrendac
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Wondering whats on the end of the Caminito? Nothing! Its good that the bus brings you back to the parkingplace, cause there you find food and beverage. Its honest and spanish. If you wantend to know portions, take care they are large.

Thank Storvik
Reviewed 5 days ago

We took family on vacation to El Chorro and decided to eat here as the view over the lakes was fantastic, the view is the only good thing about this restaurant. The staff did not want us to sit in the covered area outside as...More

Thank vista7201
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived early so had no trouble getting a table. My main reason for wanting to review this restaurant was the vegetarian paella. I was excited to se this option offered, but was sorely disappointed. It came swimming in an orangey red liquid which looked...More

Thank Veghunter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty of seating in an out. Can be a bit touristy due to location in a natural park and in relation to el caminito del Rey. Staff are busy due to the amount of tables so expect short and sweet service. Some smiles would have...More

Thank Teej_W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How this place can be number one in the area is a total mystery to me. It is a fantastic situation overlooking the beautiful turquoise lakes but has no other discernible charms. There is a smaller outside seating area with parasols and absolutely enormous covered...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After walking caminito del rey we had late lunch here. The food they served is good the price is a bit high for spanish standards but reasonable for the location. The service is good but we had to wait very long after we requested our...More

Thank JRB122
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Fabulous setting among the trees above the lakes, great terraces, rustic decor inside and out. The porra and the artichokes with some fresh bread were perfect for lunch. Friendly and efficient staff. I would definitely return.

1  Thank roaming2015
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

The restaurant looks nice, has a great view and the food smelled great. Unfortunately it was a disappointment. We had chorizo with fries and calamaris with fries. The chorizo was okay, good portion. But the calamaris was tough and tasteless and the fries even worse....More

Thank Matthijs K
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We got back from the south end of the trip and wanted to grab a lunch before we left. This is THE place to go. The view is stunning and the food was one of the best we had all week in Costa del Sol....More

Thank Mate N
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Rocabella Restaurant
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6.47 km away
Bar El Millan
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Restaurante El Kiosko
343 reviews
.38 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ardales National Park
177 reviews
.80 km away
El Caminito del Rey
1,614 reviews
2.75 km away
Embalses Guadalhorce-Guadalteba
67 reviews
.24 km away
El CHorro
50 reviews
.01 km away
Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Louise W
Is it possible to have breakfast?
22 March 2017|
Response from Creamy7777 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know. But you can at El Kiosko, at the beginning of the path.
David B
Is it possible to reserve 4 places in your restaurant October 19 et 19:30 David
8 July 2016|
What is your answer?
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David B
Is it possible to reserve 4 places in your restaurant October 19 et 19:30 David
8 July 2016|
Response from alan s | Reviewed this property |
If you look up their phone number and give them a call I'm sure they would be happy to help you. Hope this helps. Alan, from Portsmouth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Parque Ardales | Zona Cuarta, 29550 Ardales, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Ardales
  • Phone Number: +34 952 11 98 09