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El lago

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Avda. Las Cumbres s/n Greenlife Golf . Urb. Elviria Hills, 29603, Marbella, Spain
+34 952 83 23 71
Today
10:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were taken by Spanish friends to this excellent restaurant situated in the Elvira HIlls Golf Club. The view over the lake at night was very attractive. The Gourmet Menu was well-balanced with sensible sized quantities of food, excellently prepared and served. The food was delicious, particularly the turbot and venison. Our hosts chose an excellent Pinot Noir from Valladolid... More 

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70 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

El Lago is an excellent restaurant that pays attention to service and the quality of food it serves. It has an excellent wine selection. We make it a point to dine here at least once every time we visit.

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Thank JulioRB
London, United Kingdom
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153 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

Lovely setting, bland room, staff mixed, one good with a nice personality but one bad, no personality and quite abrupt at times We went for the tasting menu and it was excellent until we got to the main meat course of veal which was quite tough to eat. One niggle is the headline cost - €70 but added to this... More 

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Cheshunt, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

We had the Gourmet Tasting menu with accompanying wines. Excellent. I asked for alternatives to the first 2 courses as I have an allergy to shell fish and without a moments hesitation was offered the 2 first courses on the classic menu to replace them/ The service was very good, and we were allowed to take our time after each... More 

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Thank HavLof55
Marbella, Spain
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713 reviews
557 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely restaurant overlooking the water feature in the golf course Nice terrace to have lunch drinks or coffee and snacks after a round of golf

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Geneva
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81 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

Very nice setting over looking a small lake & golf green. Our waiter Ruben was excellent- helpful and great service. The Restaurant offers 2 set menus - well worth the price. We took the smaller "Classic". Five courses! The first two were small portions, next two - octopus, then Iberian pork were fairly large. When dessert came we were full... More 

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Mijas, Spain
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334 reviews
211 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Right next to the golf course and with view to the lake, this is a very romantic and classy restaurant. first class environment and feeling. Steaks were cooked to perfection and we had a nice bottle of wine from a large selection. for special occasion this is a good place to choose.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We had a early dinner in El Lago to catch the sunset and to get enough time to see the view from the restaurant. The view was a mazing we booked outside table that allow us to see the gulf court & the lake. The food is fantastic and the atmosphere is so romantic. I highly recommend it for couples... More 

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Thank HashemAlaqeel
Marbella, Spain
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had a very good meal here for our wedding anniversary. The service was extremely attentive yet quite informal which we liked. We opted for the Gourmet Tasting Menu and did enjoy it very much. Couple of things that I could pick at... Only Italian or Catalan sparkling mineral waters, just odd that they were stressing local... More 

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Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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186 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

Fabulous Food is served and presented at a very high standard! Family meal and we enjoyed cocktails sitting in the evening sunshine over looking the duck house on the lake. Excellent wine list and the menu is wide with many options for an indulgent mouth. Can recommend the Tuna Tartar with Kimchi Ajoblanco apple and quinoa, Sea Bream with Foam... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$72 - US$144
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Thursday
10:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Friday
10:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 17:00
20:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avda. Las Cumbres s/n Greenlife Golf . Urb. Elviria Hills, 29603, Marbella, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Marbella
  • Phone Number: +34 952 83 23 71

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