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Restaurante El Escribano

Plaza Escribanos 11, 29200, Antequera, Spain
+34 952 70 65 33
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (18 reviews)
“potatoes” (4 reviews)
“fried fish” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Plaza Escribanos 11, 29200, Antequera, Spain
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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

In few words, today's lunch was just one of the best in my life. Starting from the great homemade chicken pate they gave as starter for free to the super tasty venison stew. It was the greatest meal. I also tried the "presa ibérica al...More

3  Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although we were working in the heat outdoors , we also took time for a lunch, the choice of the tapas for 4€ was extensive, a vast amount of choices! The food was toatlly excellent! so many different dishes, yet all of them was cooked...More

3  Thank Artehair2014
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We stumbled upon this place when visiting one of the many amazing sites in this town. We eat upstairs in the main restaurant, only after ordering to notice the people outside eating what looked like delicious Tapas. Fortunately whilst we all love tapas the main...More

2  Thank Shantaran
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

This restaurant must be the best placed eatery in Antequera the view are stunning. The service is very good and the food was excellent not the cheapest but in our opinion worth every euro.

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 30 July 2017

the restaurant is in front of the Santa Maria la Mayor Collegiate Church with the view of the city. It was realy hot and we have ordered a bear - it was great choice because it was very very cold with ice inside :-) -...More

Thank Monika T
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We were only going to have a drink before eating elsewhere, but there was a blues festival last night, so we stayed for a lovely evening. We only shared a seafood 'paella', which was generously portioned and beautifully seasoned - we had to order it...More

1  Thank Pondlife1
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner at El Escribano. We ordered two local specialties of the region (soup and a salad) and both were enjoyable. The service was great as our server was friendly. Best of all was the setting! The outdoor tables are in a...More

1  Thank nykrista
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This excellent cafe/restaurant is situated in the Plaza de Santa Maria square right next to The Real Colegiata de Santa María la Mayor. It is also close to the entrance to the Alcazaba fortress too which is well worth a visit as apart from its...More

Thank malbraman
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

We had lunch here on our trip to the Alcabaza. Service was very friendly and the food delicious would thoroughly recommend the pork cheeks and the cod. Very reasonable €28 for 5 good size tapas portions 3 waters and 2 coffees. Wish we had time...More

Thank Squishysmum
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Lovely atmosphere, tasty dishes and nice views along with the absence of traffic make this my favourite eating place in Antequera. Prices are reasonable and service is good. A real find!

1  Thank happyholidays8
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 70
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Escribanos 11, 29200, Antequera, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Antequera
  • Phone Number: +34 952 70 65 33
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