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La Luz de Candela

Calle dos Aceras 18-20, 29012 Malaga, Spain
+34 951 38 22 51
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“scallops” (24 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (10 reviews)
French, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Calle dos Aceras 18-20, 29012 Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Had dinner there last night. Passionate staff serving wonderful creative food. I recommend the confit secreto iberico and the roasted rump of lamb along with the orange chocolate

Thank Terry F
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The goat cheese salad was phenomenal. It has a very special sauce where they use a sweet Malaga wine, and it goes perfectly with the selection of melted cheese and cooked dried fruits and nuts. The scallop risotto is very fine and light, and well,...More

Thank Aydın B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Both the food and wine were excellent. We really enjoyed our dinner which was interesting and very tasty food. The wine list was also great with a good balance of local and international wines. The service was outstanding and clearly everyone loves what they do....More

Thank Carolyn H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overrated. Decent food but there are much better restaurants. Very disappointed. Nothing else to say

Thank ran3447
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow... it has been a while since we went some place where every single dish was this good. We had a 9 course meal and I can recommend it to everybody. Please try as much as you can and share dishes! The iberico ham was...More

Thank Mariël T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent t food. Most friendly humorous staff. Please make sure to book in advance. Intent is to share food.

Thank Frank V
Reviewed 9 April 2018

We were recommended this restaurant by friends prior to our visit to Malaga and by chance it was around the corner from our apartment. Extremely welcoming front of house though advisable to book ahead. We had scallops (scrumptious ),Thai broth that was unbelievably tasty and...More

Thank Sue L
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Fabulous food Attentive, friendly fun hosts who take Immense pride in the locally sourced ingredients, the cooking and combinations of them. Relaxed comfortable setting A little more expensive than what u get used to in Malaga, but well worth it because of all of the...More

Thank Fi0S
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

Visited last year and booked ahead. Imaginative food wonderful, staff so friendly and so relaxed.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,

Thank Triptriphoray
Reviewed 26 March 2018

Service: excellent Food: good Price: too expensive in comparison with what you actually get We were still hungry after our visit so maybe make sure you make a reservation at 9, that way you can go have some tapas at 11 afterwards. If I pay...More

Thank Pia R
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19 August 2017|
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Response from Julie W | Reviewed this property |
It is only evening...but book in advance to make sure you get a table.
28 June 2017|
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Response from Julie W | Reviewed this property |
Our many course meal, plus 4 glasses was €54. Download their menu to gauge prices...that's what we did.
28 June 2017|
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Response from kuiti | Reviewed this property |
40-50€ but take their advise and go Spanish style and share the dishes as they were all superb.
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Restaurant Details

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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
19:30 - 22:30
13:00 - 14:30
19:30 - 22:30
13:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle dos Aceras 18-20, 29012 Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga
  • Phone Number: +34 951 38 22 51
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Small restaurant of eleven tables, La Luz de Candela proposes a seasonal fresh food cuisine. The dishes are cooked or prepared at the order. Because of an increasing number of " not show ", the reserved tables will be liberated 10 minutes after the booking hour.
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