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La Alacena de Francis

Calle Montalban 1, 29002 Malaga, Spain
+34 615 06 25 34
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  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“smoked fish” (15 reviews)
“crepe suzette” (2 reviews)
“iberico pork” (2 reviews)
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Russian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Calle Montalban 1, 29002 Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although not in the city centre as such it is not far from the Cortes Ingles so very close. Service by the owner (Daniel) is excellent and the food is a fantastic mix of Dutch, Russian and Spanish. He will talk to you about his...More

Thank BobandMayD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

ホテルから近いのと、トリップアドバイザーの評価が高い、という理由だけで深い考えなしに訪問。3人ですが…と、入り口席を指定され、待つこと2分。オーナーらしき40代(推定)男性がそれはそれはフレンドリーに英語で接客してくれる。 “Would you listen to my recommendation!”、“If you like,you turn lemon.I don't like it.” 勧められるまま、魚、野菜、肉の順番でオーダー。 一つ一つにダニエル(オーナーの名前)流のジョーク交えながら説明してくれます。ワインを選んだり、かしこまった料理を味わったりは出来ませんが、抜群に楽しく、美味しい時間でした。

Thank 隆行 岸
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Spanish husband and Russian wife who run this little restaurant love what they do and its evident through the level of service and the delicious food they serve and sweet wine they ply you with. Highly recommended.

1  Thank exidous
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Daniel and Natalia's restaurant is definitely that kind of hidden gem which you can rarely find, but when you do you'll always feel the need to come back. It's a small and cosy place, 6-7 tables only but the atmosphere is very familiar. The owner,...More

Thank Dragos M
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

A small and intimate restaurant with a few tables; fantastic host Daniel (and his wife Natalie in the kitchen). The food is superb, super fresh, unique combinations, great presentation. So far we had tuna carpaccio, artichokes, baby beans with jamon, smoked salmon with leeks... still...More

1  Thank Moira H
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

We walked in and suprisingly Daniel was able to seat us early. Superb food and service where we let Daniel choose our dishes.

Thank Rolf T
Reviewed 24 March 2018

I should have written this ages ago. After many deliberations we ended up in this magnificent restaurant. Francis was amazing, unfortunately we didnt get to meet his wife as she was away. He wholehandedly was doing everything nearly. The smoked fish was superb, the wine...More

1  Thank nowelt
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Super, lovely, small restaurant with passionate owners, wonderful food and intimate atmosphere. Highly recommended:-)

Thank mikepnefan
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Amazing restuarant with delicious food , prepared by Natalia and served by Daniel . We were pleasantly surprised by the food and wines served . We were given little tasters and will definately return when we next visit. We would highly recommend eating here ....More

Thank RubyGlasgow
Reviewed 17 March 2018

My husband and I booked a table here on the recommendation of trip advisor reviews! So glad we did because the food was absolutely delicious and Daniel was the perfect host. I don't think we've ever been made to feel so welcome in a restaurant....More

Thank Lesley C
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Questions & Answers
Ella D
18 February 2018|
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Response from Daniel J | Property representative |
No, I´m very sorry, but we don´t have lactose free meals and desserts. Regards
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8 February 2018|
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Response from Daniel J | Property representative |
I have gluten free products, but have to admit that we are not specialized in gluten free products. You can book by email if you want. Yours faithfully
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$29
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
13:00 - 16:00
13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:00
13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:00
13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:00
13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:00
13:00 - 16:00
19:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Montalban 1, 29002 Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga
  • Phone Number: +34 615 06 25 34
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