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The Forge Restaurant

urbanizacion Montes de Casares Km 9.8, 29690 Casares, Spain
+34 952 89 51 20
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good12%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“wild boar” (23 reviews)
“curry” (9 reviews)
“kleftiko” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
urbanizacion Montes de Casares Km 9.8, 29690 Casares, Spain
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Forge really is the best. We all had a great lunch, the food super, great wine and perfect service. I'm already looking forward to my next visit

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Just back from another trip to Casares, my second home. the Restaurant El Forjador continues to live up to it's exacting standards and is undoubtedly the best restaurant in the area. Yes, as some may have surmised, the owners are friends but this does not...More

Thank Graham D
Reviewed 23 October 2017

We have been visiting The Forge for eight years and have always had the same warm welcome from Mike and Athene and their staff . The food here is consistently good ,delicious not pretentious .We have taken lots of friends and all have raved about...More

Thank annw686
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We were renting a villa up in the hills next door and were advised to try this restaurant.I'm pleased to say we were amazed at the location of this fine establishment and the quality of the food and excellent service. There were 6 of us...More

Thank Marie1938
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

This is a charming restaurant on the beautiful road to Casares. The staff welcome you like old friends and genuinely care about your experience. The food is wonderful: rib of boar, curry, duck, all faultless. My perfect restaurant!

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 15 September 2017

The drive up into the hills is worth every bit of effort. This was one of the most enjoyable meals we have had in a very long time. The setting is lovely, the hosts very welcoming and friendly without being over bearing and the quality...More

1  Thank Martin C
Reviewed 5 September 2017

We first came to The Forge in 2012 and had a most wonderful time then. We are in Elveria just outside Marbella and had a 50 minute drive to get to the Forge for our dinner, driving right into the sun. Well it was certainly...More

2  Thank HamzahPasha
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

This cosy restaurant in the hills on the Casaeres road was recommended to us so we thought to give it a try. Only open some weekday evenings and all day Sunday. You need to book. The welcome and informality made it feel more like a...More

1  Thank Graham C
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We loved our evening here. Very unique atmosphere, everyone eating outside under twinkling lights. The service was brilliant and very friendly. The hostess chatty without being overbearing. Not rushed. Food wise from our party the votes were for the Devils on Horseback ( very rich...More

Thank Legendry
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

I had exquisite meal Saturday night. Phoned for reservation it was fully booked but they kindly phoned back to say we could have table . There were 3 of us. Enjoyed the ambience, fabulous food and great wine choice! Will visit again !!

Thank lorna b
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Maria C
3 August 2017|
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Response from Count_colin | Reviewed this property |
It would be a good idea to book as the restaurant does get busy in the summer. However there are often times with spare tables so do give it a try. Enjoy
Maria C
3 August 2017|
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Response from dennisd775 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, most definitely. It's always full on a Sunday
28 May 2017|
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Response from Feli1403 | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is, only thing it is a very small place so for too young ones might be not so comfortable
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: urbanizacion Montes de Casares Km 9.8, 29690 Casares, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Casares
  • Phone Number: +34 952 89 51 20
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