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El Candil de San Pedro

Calle Andalucia | Local 11-18, 29670 San Pedro de Alcantara, Spain
+34 658 96 22 70
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“serrano ham” (3 reviews)
“tapas” (13 reviews)
“oxtail” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle Andalucia | Local 11-18, 29670 San Pedro de Alcantara, Spain
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1 - 10 of 43 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is the place I always go when coming to Marbella. Not only wines are amazing, dishes super typical and exquisite, but the restaurant's owners are lovely and offer the warmest welcoming of the area.

Thank chloe d
Reviewed 29 June 2017

We heard about this restaurant through a friend who recommended it and i am delighted to recommend it to ALL! Alfonso and Carmen, the owners, could not have done more to assist us, a real personal touch and they make you feel immensely welcome. To...More

Thank Gav L
Reviewed 22 June 2017

One must approach this establishment with a degree of caution. While the husband and wife owners are extremely affable and welcoming, the food itself is of a mediocre standard for the area. What really upset us, however, is that we were clearly overcharged for the...More

Thank Barry T
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely evening with great food and service as previous references but found it quite expensive for tapas. 4 grown ups had 5 good sized tapas and 3 children shared one dish, 2 bottles of wine and coffees; 150€! For me a tad too...More

Thank Maria M
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Nice restaurant, but for spanish standard expensive and nothing special. Extra to the menu they offered asparagus; we got 4 sticks of asparagus and a bit of mayonaise for which they charged EUR 15. For the main course we choose the pork iberico, but we...More

Thank CorinneNetherlands
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We wanted a real taste of Spain in a genuine tapas bar so we googled tapas in the area and this came out as one of the best. We walked down and were immediately greeted like we'd been there before and seated outside. There's no...More

Thank Alexandra J
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Always a wonderful evening here with Alfonso and his staff Consistently great tapas and wine. Atmospheric and friendly Highly recommended

Thank carol a
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Good tapas here, the owner was very enthusiastic and wanted us to try everything, so we pretty much did! He kept bringing dishes of tapas until we had to say no more. Worth a visit for sure. 6 of us ate, 2 bottles of wine...More

2  Thank GiniKW
Reviewed 29 January 2017

A wonderful evening in the care of Alfonso. A authentic Tapas bar, with a warmth and charm. I visit San Pedro several times a year and now that I have found this lovely bar I will be back. See you later this year Alfonso. David.

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this authentic Spanish tapas bar when strolling around looking for somewhere to eat. Alfonso, Carmen and the team were very hospitable and went out of their way to explain the different tapas on offer. The dishes were brought out quickly and there was...More

1  Thank Lisa H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
19:00 - 04:00
19:00 - 04:00
19:00 - 04:00
19:00 - 04:00
19:00 - 04:00
19:00 - 04:00
19:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Andalucia | Local 11-18, 29670 San Pedro de Alcantara, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  San Pedro de Alcantara
  • Phone Number: +34 658 96 22 70
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