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La Alacena de Francis

Calle Montalban 1, 29002 Malaga, Spain
+34 615 06 25 34
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“smoked fish” (12 reviews)
“iberico pork” (2 reviews)
“sweet wine” (6 reviews)
Open Now
19:30 - 23:00All hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Russian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Calle Montalban 1, 29002 Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed yesterday

Based on reviews in Tripadvisor, we booked table for a late lunch Saturday February 17th. It was fully booked both 16th and 17th for dinner, and this is understandable since there is only four tables in the restaurant and the food and service is excellent....More

1  Thank TRE1805
Reviewed 6 days ago

They smoke their own fish, make their own butter and presented the best food we tasted in the whole of our stay. Daniel (who speaks English Dutch and Russian as well as his native Spanish) is front of house and his wife does the cooking....More

Thank jock16
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic dinner in this little cosy restaurant. This is more like visiting friends than a visit to the restaurant. Daniel manages to chat with all the guests and make food at the same time. To my surprice the menu has of the...More

Thank Vladno
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was more than great food. It was a joyful time hanging out with the host who was super service minded and entertaining. We will most likely get back soon.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found this place on Tripadvisor, it’s located somewhat outside the main area of restaurants in Malaga but it is worth the walk to eat here. This is a small restaurant with only about four to five tables so make a reservation in advance if...More

1  Thank Peterblad
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just back from a wonderful night at Daniel restaurant three hours beautiful sweet wine , smoked fish ,sweet breads and dessert highly recommend and very homely atmosphere

1  Thank angela a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a genuine, friendly restaurant like the kind of your local waterhole! The food is made in the kitchen right behind you by the owners wife, or co owner! The food is honest and really well prepared. If you want wine, the wine list...More

Thank Bertil G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went to the restaurant Because it was Very high ratei ON TripAdvisor . Unfortunately it was overrated. The owner, Daniel was Very nice personal trying to make a special evening to me and my family . He Almonte succede by His behaviorală Buț speaking...More

1  Thank Tonia B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Last week I posted a review stating my #1 choice in Malaga, but that was before we visited Daniel and Natalia. Very comfortable setting, not splashy. When you walk in, you may see a few businessmen and city workers having a beer at the small...More

1  Thank AandMfromOntario
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spanish, Russian and Dutch: as many kitchens as languages. What a treat: home made smoked fish as in the Netherlands, Russian style starters you've never heard of, and all the best of Spanish soil and sea. Very kind waiter/cook/owner that puts you at ease. Just...More

Thank patrickmieke
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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$31
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, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
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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