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El Ingenio

Plaza Ingenio sn, 29788 Frigiliana, Spain
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El Ingenio de Frigiliana

The old historic sugar-cane factory of Frigiliana is located near the bus stop and the Frigiliana... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2017
bas k
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Coffee with a view

This Cafe is really situated in the perfect place, elevated position so you can see over the... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2017
Inverness, United Kingdom
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“the bus” (4 reviews)
Plaza Ingenio sn, 29788 Frigiliana, Spain
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

The old historic sugar-cane factory of Frigiliana is located near the bus stop and the Frigiliana public flower gardens. Frigiliana offers good hiking after you have seen the lovely village.Autocares Fajardo leave Nerja bus station for the 20min bus-trip(1 euro each way).No time-table in bus-stop.

Thank bas k
Reviewed 1 February 2017

This Cafe is really situated in the perfect place, elevated position so you can see over the centre of the village, it might not be a bistro cafe but the coffee is good, also the cheapest I found in Frigiliana. we went several times during...More

Thank richardhunter77
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Looking for some tranquility after an overdose of tourist shopping in Nerja and Frigiliana this bar/cafe was a real treasure. Simple surroundings, a smiling welcome and shade a wonderful spot for a glass of wine, a fresh sandwich or coffee at a reasonable price while...More

1  Thank Toopaz
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This is really just to view from the outside but an important part of the local history. You can't miss it, as it is right in the centre of old and new parts. They do sell the sugar cane locally and it is used in...More

Thank FourHungryCats
Reviewed 22 October 2016

El Engenio is the old sugar cane factory which is at the entrance to the old village of Frigiliana we took a few photos but you cant go inside.Nice little area to sit and have a drink close by and looking up at the factory...More

Thank lauralou2
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

The main supermarket is not the cheapest but is still one of the best in the area. Other than that there are some clothes boutiques, some eating places, a decent Worten, a Dunnes Stores, bargain shoes, petware and a few more.

Thank docpea
Reviewed 26 April 2016

The Palacio de los Condes de Frigiliana used to be a 16th century renaissance-style palace which belonged to the Count and Countess of Frigiliana, the Manrique de Lara family. Nowadays it tends to be known as El Ingenio and is believed to be the last...More

Thank RobertBovington
Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

We go here often for breakfast, a snack or just a coffee or beer. Superb coffee, the cheapest in Frigiliana but closed in the evening. Lovely staff (husband & wife I think) good simple food & tapas, amazing views down the deep valley towards Nerja,...More

Thank RogerCritic
Reviewed 19 January 2016

The building itself is very nice if you appreciate old industrial architecture, but the best part is the view from the garden. It ofres an amazing view of the gorge running by Frigiliana.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 19 October 2015

This is part of the backdrop rather than a place you can visit; it's a handsome former 17th century mansion (of the counts of Frigiliana) that became a sugar factory -- now just used for final refining and bottling the local molasses ('sugar cane honey')....More

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