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El Muelle de Arriate

Estacion de Arriate s/n, 29350 Arriate, Spain
+34 952 16 63 70
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  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“salad” (31 reviews)
“tapas” (25 reviews)
“pork dish” (3 reviews)
1:30 PM - 6:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Estacion de Arriate s/n, 29350 Arriate, Spain
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Reviewed today

We ate here for a second time and were not disappointed. Part of the appeal of this restaurant is the owner Frank explaining the various dishes and how they are cooked. He clearly displays his love of the foods that are served and it really...More

Thank Stonefox
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were visiting a friend of ours in Gaucin and all foreign community there were talking about this amazing restaurant with the very friendly Frank so we took the train just to try it.And what an experience it was...!Frank is beyond any exaggeration maybe the...More

Thank zalonik
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably one of the nicest meals we have had Frank was brilliant host food was amazing in a beautiful venue by the railway Perfect night Frank could make a cheese sandwich sound sexy so passionate about his food and so he should be truly excellent

Thank stephen p
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We always try to visit El Muelle when we holiday in the area. The food is excellent and so tasty. By far the best in the area. Hosted by owner Frank in the most welcoming way. Make sure you book a table before visiting to...More

Thank Susanne W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having heard a lot about this restaurant and the owner Frank from a number of sources, we just had to try it when we were staying near Ronda. We arrived on a fine evening and sat outside close to the railway track. Frank was very...More

Thank Pat-Romsey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This has to be my all time favorite restaurant-and I have been to many in the states as well as Europe! Almost every review has mentioned Frank-what a jewel! The food-the ambience-the service: all outstanding. Thank you for this wonderful experience! I wish I could...More

Thank ann_dalpiaz
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Friends who had been to Ronda a couple of years ago said that if there was one restaurant we had to visit on our trip to Andalusia, it was this one. They were right. Not only was the view over and beyond the railway line...More

Thank Kitty L
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Brilliant, we had no faults, we enjoyed the owners careful description of the food on the menu, the service was calm and relaxing, food was delicious

Thank dasycneme
Reviewed 19 August 2018

This place is fantastic. Wonderful setting beside the train line looking out at the sierra outside arriate.Frank the owner is your charismatic and patient host and the food is superb. Had a memorable dinner here as the sun set over the mountains. Came back a...More

Thank sealion710
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

We went as a group of 10 and had a selection of salads and tapas and meat and pudding - every single mouthful was delicious and we would definitely recommend.

Thank Nicky_BCheltenham
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30 June 2018|
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Response from Tom v | Reviewed this property |
We were with a group of 8 persons, 9 is no problem. It is a safe location, thus yes you can leave things in your car. Children are also welcome. Outdoor i think is not possible but i could be wrong. When we were there it was... More
4 October 2017|
Response from Cycling22 | Reviewed this property |
The restaurant is closed until Friday 20th October
Nicola T
8 June 2016|
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Response from ceri-anne | Reviewed this property |
I've eaten there twice. The food is amazing. I'm a veggie and there was plenty of choice. Suggest phoning in advance because they may be able to give you a bigger choice of dishes. I would say that it is essential to book as... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$37
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
1:30 PM - 11:00 PM
1:30 PM - 11:00 PM
1:30 PM - 11:00 PM
1:30 PM - 11:00 PM
1:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Estacion de Arriate s/n, 29350 Arriate, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Arriate
  • Phone Number: +34 952 16 63 70
  • E-mail
Restaurant "El Muelle de Arriate" is located in the trainstation of Arriate, one of the White Villages close to Ronda.A tapas restaurant with quite a range of tapas and plates. As we work with fresh ingredients many times we also offer a new "invention" wich you will not find on our menu. We take special care of your children and with us you can have an early dinner if you like.In summer with spectacular views from the terrace along the railway line towards the mountains of the Sierra de las Nieves. In winter close to the fireplace. We are open for lunch and dinner.
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