Dining out is one of the true delights of Marbella, which has become renowned as a gastronomic hub in its own right. As you walk around the picturesque town you will discover a wide selection of restaurants serving dishes from around the world as well as many specialising in traditional Spanish cuisine in almost evert corner of Marbella.
But what sets Marbella’s restaurant scene apart from other cities is that it’s not just about the food ─ stunning views, stylish décor and first class service are also the essential key elements that have led to the town’s gastronomic success.
Whether you are looking for a romantic meal with a view, an intimate table within a charming courtyard or for a Michelin-starred experience, Marbella will not disappoint.
Located in the puerto deportivo in central Marbella is a particular favourite with locals, Alevante, an elegant venue featuring stunning views over the marina. This stylish restaurant has recently been refurbished to add a sophisticated yacht club ambiance, which is perfect for those who are looking to enjoy an á la carte meal within a beautiful setting, where dining at sunset creates a particularly memorable experience.
The Old Town
Marbella’s Old Town is an excellent choice for those wanting to enjoy a romantic meal within a magical setting. The renowned Calle Tetuán is home to some of the finest restaurants in the area – a must if you haven’t already been. The picturesque cobbled street is illuminated with small fairy lights in the evening, setting the mood for a memorable night.
Particular favourites here include tasteful Momo Marbella, a stylish restaurant offering a bespoke international menu and a romantic setting, authentic Italian Il Tartufo, an elegant restaurant serving traditional Italian dishes with a creative flair, and Tempora, an intimate venue offering some of the finest Mediterranean cuisine on the coast.
The Golden Mile
Marbella’s Golden Mile presents the very best in splendid luxury, which includes some of the finest dining options in the area. A top favourite with locals and visitors alike is Villa Tiberio, which is known for its scenic gardens and first class service. Other renowned preferences include the unique Plaza Village located at the Puente Romano Hotel ─ a fairy-tale open-air courtyard, surrounded by tropical flowers, sparkling lights and a selection of top class restaurants. The hardest choice is where to go, from an innovative experience at Dani García and authentic Thai dishes at Thai Gallery, to traditional tapas and raw oysters at Bilbo, alfresco Italian at Serafina or Black Cod Miso at the recently opened Nobu. Regardless of your decision you are sure to have an enjoyable experience and an unforgettable evening.
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Photos courtesy of Alevante and Momo