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The Roman Oasis Restaurant

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Camino Sabinillas a Casares, Manilva, Spain
+34 952 89 23 80
19:30 - 22:30
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

Wonderful experience in fantastic setting. We go every year. Food is normal barbecue fair with buffet starter. It's all about the atmosphere.

Thank Helen A
San Luis de Sabinillas, Spain
2 reviews
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Neil met us and comfortably showed us the food options, our table and asked if the table was okay for us. We had drink on the round table to relax before we ate, we relaxed so much that we ate an hour after our table was booked BUT we were not rushed, as you can at other dinning establishments. In... More 

Thank Kelhicks
Paul H, Owner at The Roman Oasis Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you. We enjoyed your company too. See you next year. More 

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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We were so pleased to find the Roman Oasis. The restaurant is situated well off the main road, however this is truly the Costas best kept secret. The restaurant is ran by an English guy who opened this place with an enthusiastic vision for food and culinary expertise, some 30+ years ago and he still is getting it right. The... More 

Thank Fandanglit
Paul H, Owner at The Roman Oasis Restaurant, responded to this review

I think the playground needs a revamp as the children gave it a bash this season so next year your children should be even more amused. More 

Twickenham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Really amazing place to come and visit while you are here, choose the buffet menu because the food is out of this world and you can keep going up for more (and we did) The staff are top notch and keep coming over to see if you need anything, the service at the bar is friendly and fast and the... More 

1 Thank TimBartlett1
Paul H, Owner at The Roman Oasis Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for that. It is so nice when your efforts are appreciated. More 

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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

The Roman oasis is a bazaar affair. We went as a large group of 8 adults , 2 teenagers and 3 children. We were impressed by the setting which is pretty and romantic and the play area, bar area, parrots etc and great. The service from one waiter (who is a broker in the UK) was fabulous attentive and professional.... More 

2 Thank Kelly C
Paul H, Owner at The Roman Oasis Restaurant, responded to this review

            I was naturally disappointed to read your review but was pleased to read some positive things amid a bad review and that you at least gave us three stars out of five. There are, however, some points you made which are not correct and some questionable. ‘Our bill was expensive, just shy of 500 Euros!’... More 

2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Never go back so they say,but I did after 23 years everything was very much as I remembered it.......I introduced myself to owner Paul Hickling and reminded him that I said I would come back after my first visit,probably later than I thought.He was a fantastic host and never looked bored as I rambled on about how much and my... More 

2 Thank Keith S
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

At long last I finally managed to visit this place, having read about it in Keith Floyd's autobiography. It is brilliant! What a pity it took me so long, it's superb! The food is excellent and plentiful, the desserts are fabulous and the ambience is second to none. It's a very wacky place and perfectly named, Bacchus would be proud!... More 

2 Thank Bobby2js
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

If there is one place to go that is so different from anywhere else it's the Roman oasis it is fabulous the setting is beautiful and with the owner's parrots that are in the trees all around you it's just unreal as you eat your meal and have the sound of the bird's there with you it's just beautiful .... More 

2 Thank Rob22222222
Manilva, Spain
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Want to go some where special or different then this is the place to go. When you book make sure you give your nationality to ensure your flag is on your table! Menu is extensive, check out website for details romanoasismanilva.com Staff and owner Paul make you very welcome. The atmosphere and background music is brilliant. This resturant is only... More 

1 Thank GSL1955
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I have know of the Roman Oasis for 30+ years, having visited as a kid in its early years in the 80s. I had nothing but fond memories of it, so, with my Mum out visiting - another Roman Oasis fan of yesteryear, we thought we would revisit to get the up to date experience. The Roman Oasis can be... More 

3 Thank Chris C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$41
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Buffet, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Camino Sabinillas a Casares, Manilva, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Manilva
  • Phone Number: +34 952 89 23 80

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