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Il Cantuccio

Callejon Santo Cristo 3 | 29601 Marbella, 29601, Marbella, Spain
+34 952 77 04 92
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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Spanish, Mediterranean, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Callejon Santo Cristo 3 | 29601 Marbella, 29601, Marbella, Spain
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Small quiet restaurant with amazing food. Run by a woman and her husband who are a delight to talk to. Everyhting is hand made with fresh local products. Prices are reasonable and the wine selection again is local but very good. The home made raviolis...More

Thank gcimon
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We were staying very close to here, and our hotel recommended it for dinner. Glad we came by. It's a little off the beaten path, but easy to find, and it is perfect. The bread and the pasta are particularly good. I had a prawn...More

Thank hdempsey
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Il Cantucci is one of those amazing little gems you long to find but rarely do. Thankfully we have! It ticks every box - off the beaten track from the Marbella masses but still in the delightful old town; serving beautifully cooked home made food;...More

Thank NannyGibb
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Try and seek out this little restaurant. Run by a lovely German lady the food is Italian. The best meal so far on old marbella. Home made bread served warm was the best. The pasta she makes and it was lovely. We found it by...More

Thank valerieLoughton
Reviewed 4 July 2017 via mobile

Home made food at its best matched with owners great wine recommendations. Hidden alongside church in old town.

Thank Sean D
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

We visited here having passed tge restaurant every day as it was nesr our hotel. All the food is freshly cooked so dont expect to be in and out quickly. We had avocado and aubergine fir starters and ox tail and pasta for mains. The...More

Thank CatherineMaria2014
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

You either have to know about Il Cantuccio or be lucky like us to discover the place by accident in a small side road not to far from our hotel. Wonderful, fresh homemade kitchen by a wonderful chef. The bread is homemade and delicious the...More

Thank Saxplayer0815
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Had two wonderful meals here, the second one celebrating our wedding anniversary. The quality of the food, the warm welcome from Brigitta and the special little touches with the table decoration were superb. All in all, a lovely place to spend an evening in a...More

1  Thank methers_9
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Been a number of times over the years,but never left a TA review, Brigitte is fantastic host and chef. I always let her choose the wine and she has never disappointed my wife and I yet.Fish soup to start followed by oxtail dish,what more could...More

Thank BG9
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Whilst visiting Marbella for 4 nights in September Il Cantuccio was the restaurant we visited on our first night and our last. The reason being that Brigitta has always provided great food and wine, and this occasion was no exception. All the food is prepared...More

1  Thank KeithWiltshire_UK
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 24 - USD 41
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Callejon Santo Cristo 3 | 29601 Marbella, 29601, Marbella, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Marbella
  • Phone Number: +34 952 77 04 92
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Restaurant Il Cantuccio a small, picturesque and warm restaurant in the heart of the old town of Marbella. For almost 14 years Birgit Theewen now leads her little restaurant Il Cantuccio. Brigitta as their Spanish guests they affectionately called here the scepter swings in the kitchen and makes sure that every dish is to perfection, cooked with authentic ingredients. From bread, pasta and dessert all by myself.Here combined Birgit Theewen traditional Mediterranean dishes and modern food culture. With passion and creativity Birgit Theewen has over 30 years cook. Their years of experience in international cuisines inspired, they always lead to new creations, their origin explains their guests happy with a little chat.
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