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La Alacena de Francis

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

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US$17 - US$28
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Russian
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Second visit in the last 12 months and just fantastic. The smoked fish is fantastic. My advice is to let Daniel choose your dishes and have a taste of a variety of food from the menu.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 904alb
Reviewed 4 days ago

My wife and I ate at this restaurant several times whilst staying nearby. This is a small place with only a few tables. But that adds to its charm. Daniel and his partner deliver superb food and service. They have a mixed heritage so the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank anthony2015776
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only 14 spaces so Book Book Book !! You have been warned ! Daniel is front of house and very charming His Russian wife is the chef so a very varied menu Everything we ate was delicious and freshly prepared, On Daniels recommendation we had...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank karenkaveh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looking for somewhere close to our hotel after a long day walking around Malaga, we went here after reading the reviews. We were lucky to get a table given we didn't book and could not have been given a warmer welcome. The food was excellent,...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank sportingfruit
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

La Alacena was recommended to us by our Airbnb host, which was walking distance from our accommodation. We were warmly welcomed into this small, cozy neighborhood restaurant by the owner Daniel, who suggested a few delicious dishes to share. He took the time to explain...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Annie R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Upon entering this establishment one is taken by its cosiness and the warm welcome of owner, Daniel. While the menu appears to be an extensive combination of both Russian and Mediterranean dishes, the tasting suggests that something is not quite what it seems. For the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank DrGeoffreyAWalker
Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

Just loved this restaurant, Small and personal which makes it so special , it’s like having you own private chef , Daniel was very attentive and explained everything about the food he served. The food was amazing, we let Daniel guide us as to what...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank hunstanton16
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best small restaurants in Malaga. 5 tables only seating max 15 guests. very friendly chef who explains every single dish. amazing food. good wine and absolutely the best price. a most go if you are in Malaga. no outside seating.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank aki0007
Reviewed 18 October 2018

The chef was very friendly,suggested a lot of nice dishes and served very good food. Nice, small restaurant. The twelve of us almost filled the restaurant.

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Inger-Marie B
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit. This was the best meal we had in Malaga. Food was served by Daniel who advised us on our choices. Every course was a delight. Thanks again. We will certainly return on our next visit to Malaga.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Ninette L
30 July 2018|
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Response from LaAlacena D | Property representative |
I´m sorry but we are closed for holidays Kinds regards La alacena
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21 June 2018|
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Response from IstanbulKate | Reviewed this property |
Everything is freshly prepared so I bet he could work with you. It’s not a regular vegetarian place
Ella D
18 February 2018|
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Response from DanielJ3236 | Property representative |
No, I´m very sorry, but we don´t have lactose free meals and desserts. Regards
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