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El Cordero

Plaza del Castillo 2 | Cerca de Plaza de España- en pleno casco historico de Benahavis, 29679 Benahavis, Spain
+34 952 85 62 29
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good15%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (9 reviews)
“t bone steak” (4 reviews)
“paella” (5 reviews)
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00:00 - 23:00 Hours
Pizza, Mediterranean, Spanish, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Plaza del Castillo 2 | Cerca de Plaza de España- en pleno casco historico de Benahavis, 29679 Benahavis, Spain
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 4 February 2018

The best wood fired pizza. Great house wine and friendly owner and staff. Perfect for a winters evening, as cosy and warm.

1  Thank alanburns
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

The minute you walk in , you feel your self relax. A very chilled out ambience here The food was good but on this occasion the service too slow. We didn't get the mains until 1030. Shall go again.

1  Thank Javid R
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed in benahavis with are friends over the new year period , we booked el Cordero at the very last minute , it couldn’t of been better , wonderful atmosphere, wonderful food and staff , celebrating the new year , thank you all so...More

1  Thank simon1100
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

I’m loathed to write a bad review & find it really hard. But on occasions things do go bad so I say so tactfully/politely to the management first & see if there’s a plausible explanation and if they can recover from it. If not only...More

Thank NA092014
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

I had an incredible night in that restaurant, friendly service, excellent food, great wine... I wish I could go back now!

1  Thank Agnieszka D
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

This little family run business is amazing, especially the paella that is cooked from scratch and tastes authentically family cooked. If there are any bad reviews, I'm sure they had too many covers however for those that haven't been, try to catch them when they...More

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I would sincerely recommend this restaurant for its fantastic paella. Freshly made just for the two of us. The owner made us feel at home and was very hospitable and sweet.

1  Thank Francisca H
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Visited for late lunch & the place was worryingly empty! Service a tad slow but the woodfired calamari (was really octopus) & special margarita we shared (between 3) were delicious. Plus wine & still & sparkling water was €36. We would return when visiting gorgeous...More

Thank lexisa
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

We had diner at this place! Very fresh and delicious food. Friendly staff. Special bread. The best salmorego ever during 3 weeks in Spain. Very good vino Casa tinto. The salat is huge, the avocado is my favourite. Chicken breast with baken potatos very good!

1  Thank K v
Reviewed 8 September 2017

Went here with my daughter in August, lovely pizza, cheap drinks and friendly service.it had a lovely intimate atmosphere.

1  Thank Stainland
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza del Castillo 2 | Cerca de Plaza de España- en pleno casco historico de Benahavis, 29679 Benahavis, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Benahavis
  • Phone Number: +34 952 85 62 29
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