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El Refugio de Juanar

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Sierra Blanca, 29610 Ojen, Spain
952881000
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Marbella, Spain
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84 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely meal with friends after a stroll up the mountains to the viewpoint (the closer viewpoint - just 30 minutes or so walk away) Between us we had venison, goat, suckling pig and fish and each one was delicious It is a comfortable, traditional restaurant serving food from its surroundings and I cannot wait to go back!

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Thank Emmaatcondor
Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
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89 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

A precarious drive up the mountain but well worth the effort. The view is stunning but the lunch was better. If you are in the area do not miss it. You can stay and that is better if you enjoy your wine. The baby goat chops were wonderful and their house game pate was exceptional.

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Thank Michael H
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

When we visited there were few other guests but staff were very friendly and helpful and it is in a delightful setting. Food was good and we will certainly stay again if we are on the area -- and its only about half an hour from the coast ( best avoided).

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Thank John B
Wales
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170 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

It has the feel of somewhere that used to be good but is now faded. That's OK as long as prices stay the same but to charge top tourist notch for very average food on a terrace without a view was disappointing. Service slow. We didn't eat the set as the feel was just not good we had a couple... More 

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Thank indigor
dublin ireland
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93 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

If you want peace & quiet this is the place. Quirky, full of charm & the rooms are so full of character.

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Thank mesco
rochester
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32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

I love this place....the tables outside amidst the trees and peaceful. I haven't stayed there but would love to at some point. visited 4 times for breakfast and one lunch.. the food was good and the coffee great. A very quiet hotel. No-one usually at desk but you just walk around and fined them, no problem. i would certainly like... More 

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Woking, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Really quirky place... Not sure I'd want to stay there but great place for a relaxing lunch in a lovely setting after walking up mountains ! Despite rural setting the food is fresh tasty and very good value. We will be visiting again I'm sure

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Thank G7KJA
Sitio de Calahonda, Spain
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80 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2016

We stopped for lunch after walking to the two miradors and had lunch on the terrace in dappled sunlight which was quiet and peaceful. Hotel was not very busy and looked dark and dismal inside, and needs some updating and decoration inside and out. The food was good and well cooked the menu was fairly extensive and should be enough... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

We looked forward to this visit with our friends. The hotel looked so nice. When we arrived there was no-one in reception and we had to search around until we eventually found a waiter. The hotel was dark - lights not turned on; freezing cold - there was no heat until we asked the waiter at dinner to turn on... More 

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Cobham, United Kingdom
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157 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2015

After having almost fallen off a mountain earlier and having walked up hill non stop for 7 hours I was chuffing pleased to find this place. I was too tired to even tell you what I had to eat and drink but all I know was it went down very well. Service was okay and they got us a taxi... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Spanish, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sierra Blanca, 29610 Ojen, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Ojen
  • Phone Number: 952881000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?