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La Escalera

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Calle Almendro 2, 29679 Benahavis, Spain
+34 952 85 52 35
12:30 - 00:00
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Benahavis, Spain
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Family friendly, yet intimate corners. Excellent food, good wine list, jovial atmosphere, friendly attentive staff, overseen by the incomparable Manolo.

Thank Tom H
Fuengirola, Andalucia, Spain
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great restaurant with fresh home made food! The perfect choice in Benahavis, it is not easy to get a table on sunday without reservation.

Thank Adrienn H
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

So glad we went to La Escalera. We were warmly welcomed and it just got better! The staff are so so nice and friendly we felt like we were regular customers! The food was just lovely from the cover (pate with toast) the fresh warm bread, the gambas pil pil, the steaks (mmmmm the steak! Wow!! Huge!! and juicy!) To... More 

Thank KevinCarol B
Majorca, Spain
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here around the new year, I have to say what a wonderful restaurant, family run, warm and so friendly. The steaks were very good as was the wine recommendation. Would love to return.

Thank wine1967
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Turbot sublime ! Very welcoming and attentive staff definitely recommend Deserves its listing in top 5

Thank heatherl88
Gibraltar, Europe
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Xmas spirit on a high. Warm place to eat and drink the best house wine in the town. The Spanish ham and manchego cheeze were very good. The service is always on point. The waiters are charismatic and friendly

Thank Mark Daniel L
Benahavis, Spain
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

A delightful restaurant which was just perfect to catch up with an old friend. Superb service attentive and helpful particularly with my vegetarian requests. Grilled aubergine topped with cheese was delicious - only observation freshly grilled other veggies would have been better - a personal thing I don't do boiled however, the roast potato melted in your mouth. The hake... More 

Thank rogerssusan1961
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22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

This was the best restaurant in the village.Service was first class so was the food.will certainly be back.Loved the drawing and music played.The only thing I would say is loose the TV only staff watching the football does not fit with a romantic atmosphere which all the people were enjoying.

Thank Janet N
Fife, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

This was our first visit to La Escalera and it will not be the last. Having read some of the negative reviews we were slightly apprehensive but need not have been. Fantastic ambience in the restaurant and the service was very attentive and could not be faulted. The food was exceptional with my wife stating that it was the best... More 

Thank koolqat
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

First time to eat in Benahavis and picked this restaurant based on reviews, location and menu. We were with friends so 4 of us. Initially welcomed by the owner/manager and shown to an outside table. Drinks ordered and delivered. A little while later he also took the food order, then we were left alone........for approximately 45 minutes. 1st starter arrived,... More 

Thank Joanne W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Almendro 2, 29679 Benahavis, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Benahavis
  • Phone Number: +34 952 85 52 35

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