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Restaurant Molino del Santo

Bda Estacion | Benaoján, 29370 Benaojan, Spain
+34 952 16 72 16
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Bda Estacion | Benaoján, 29370 Benaojan, Spain
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1 - 10 of 317 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed the night at molino del Santos' after a jeep safari tour and it was great, we arrived thursty and Victor served us drinks at the bar and after a rest and a lovely bath we had a wonderfull dinner, staff is so friendly,...More

Thank Kaat B
PaulineElkin, Owner at Restaurant Molino del Santo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this lovely commentary. We're so pleased Victor served you drinks after your safari and you then enjoyed your meal and the service. We look forward to welcoming you back one day soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one night at the hotel but wish it had been more. Made very welcome by Paco on arrival. The restaurant was excellent and the location beautiful

Thank cavatappis
PaulineElkin, Owner at Restaurant Molino del Santo, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Molino del Santo... Delighted Paco welcomed you so warmly in Reception... And that you appreciated the quality of the food and service and the beautiful surroundings. We look forward to welcoming you back for more nights soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited Restaurant Molino del Santo after a morning spent at the local Cueva de la Pileta looking at the fascinating prehistoric paintings. It was a hot day and we were delighted to sit down on the cool and shady terrace with the sound of...More

Thank ra028
PaulineElkin, Owner at Restaurant Molino del Santo, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We're delighted you visited us after your trip to the Cueva de la Pileta...they ARE amazing caves and so worth visiting for the atmosphere and to see the ancient paintings. And well done to your 6 year old for knowing some Spanish! Finally, so pleased...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Molino del Santo again recently for my wife's birthday and it was a huge success. A warm welcome and excellent food. We look forward to our next visit.More

Thank casadeagua
PaulineElkin, Owner at Restaurant Molino del Santo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

I'm so pleased you enjoyed Molino del Santo as a venue for your wife's Birthday - and delighted the Service and the Food lived up to your expectations. We wish your wife a Happy Birthday - again! - and look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our hosts at the excellent finca where we were staying (La Rana Verde, near Cortes de la Frontera) recommended Molino. So we took the train from the local station to Benaojan - around 15 minutes. The restaurant is only a few minutes walk from the...More

Thank Gallienus253
PaulineElkin, Owner at Restaurant Molino del Santo, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

What a lovely review - makes me want to take the train to Molino del Santo for lunch!!! Thank you so much - and we're delighted you used the train and enjoyed the beautiful views...and enjoyed the food and service at our Restaurant of course!...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017

We visited this hotel for lunch after a recommendation. WOW is all we could say. The location was stunning, the food was of an exceptional standard with a modern touch, service fabulous and the atmosphere..... tranquil - idyllic. We immediately booked to stay for one...More

Thank Elaine F
PaulineElkin, Owner at Restaurant Molino del Santo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

I am delighted you acted on the recommendation...and truly delighted you enjoyed your first visit to the Restaurant so much that you booked to stay in the Hotel. You used your time well to appreciate the local countryside from the comfort of the local air-conditioned...More

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Every meal is accompanied with aperitifs and freshly baked rolls (try the cheese or tomato ones). We had 3 lunches and 5 evening meals and everything was cooked to perfection and presented beautifully. There are many interesting combinations of flavours; all mouth-wateringly good. I'd recommend...More

Thank Robyn P
PaulineElkin, Owner at Restaurant Molino del Santo, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a glowing Review! We are all delighted you enjoyed the full range of dishes on offer at Molino del Santo whilst you were staying in the Hotel. The Chefs work very hard at making...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Ate her at lunchtime off the monthly menu - my partner and I ordered different dishes for each course and were delighted with each. Very fresh, full of flavour and seasonal - perfect! We reserved a "shady spot" on the terrace as we were bringing...More

Thank vlanderson1
PaulineElkin, Owner at Restaurant Molino del Santo, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

What a lovely Review - you make me want to book at Molino del Santo!!! I'm delighted you enjoyed your lunch so much - the food, service and beautiful riverside terrace...and I hope your dog enjoyed his visit too! We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful evening meal sat on the terrace with the river running past. Staff were attentive and friendly, but did not rush us and gave us space to enjoy the surroundings. The food, from the €29 monthly menu, was simply superb, and we thoroughly...More

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PaulineElkin, Owner at Restaurant Molino del Santo, responded to this reviewResponded 27 July 2017

I am delighted you so enjoyed your evening meal at Molino del Santo. The staff in all departments work hard to produce interesting dishes and serve guests in a friendly but sensitive manner. We look forward to welcoming you back one day soon!

Reviewed 19 July 2017

Visited Molino del Santo for dinner and we were not disappointed. The surroundings are beautiful with the sound of water cascading down the river that runs next to the restaurant, muy tranquilo. The food was excellent and the staff attentive and friendly. An ideal place...More

Thank elDickos
PaulineElkin, Owner at Restaurant Molino del Santo, responded to this reviewResponded 20 July 2017

Thank you so much for choosing to eat at Molino del Santo again - and I'm delighted you were happy with the food, service and beautiful location. Also pleased you enjoyed a bottle of locally-made wine - there are so many Bodegas in the Serranía...More

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Response from David G | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, enjoy !! D
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Carol H
3 November 2016|
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Response from Dave A | Reviewed this property |
Believe they were closing up the restaurant mid October - sorry for late reply.
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Malcolm M
7 October 2015|
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Response from _cagneyv | Reviewed this property |
Hotel closes end of Oct. and opens again in March
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 21 - USD 49
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bda Estacion | Benaoján, 29370 Benaojan, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Benaojan
  • Phone Number: +34 952 16 72 16
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