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El Baron

Calle Marbella 8, 29611 Istan, Spain
+34 952 86 98 66
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good35%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lunch” (7 reviews)
“pork” (3 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish
$$ - $$$
Calle Marbella 8, 29611 Istan, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Still the best place in Istán. We come here every time we come to Spain. Last time was 2 years ago so thought prices may have gone up. How wrong we were, total bill was under €35. Excellent house starter followed by Mamas homemade aubergine...More

Thank charliepob
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

Stopped off here based on the reviews. A delicious meal of homemade meatballs in a tasty sauce. Also had a salad and pork in sauce. All very good and lovely fresh bed to go with. topped off by a nice host. All in all a...More

Thank ThewanderingLoiner
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Great value restaurant in Istan, settled on the Rabo de Torro and the Berenjenas Rellenas and wasn't disappointed, nice buzz to the place mainly locals. House wine was inexpensive and good. Well worth the trip up from the coast. Will certainly go back.

2  Thank BigDraw
Reviewed January 31, 2018

The food is still excellent and inexpensive; the view is still jaw-dropping; the service and ambiance are unchanged and it is still only twenty minutes from the clip joints of Puerto Banus.

Thank Tony B
Reviewed September 21, 2017

Visited Istan, 20 minutes from Porto Banus, and was recommended this restaurant by other visitors. Really friendly host who explained the history of the restaurant,,it has been in the family for 28 years. Really good food and wine, well presented, and with a great location...More

1  Thank TMMC19
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

Lively family run joint with a nice view of the valley. Food was honest village style with attentive service. Lunch only.

Thank J_and_R_AKL
Reviewed April 12, 2017

Perched on a mountainside in a quaint village, Restaurante Bar Baron has the lot. Spotlessly clean, inexpensive, plenty of space, husband (such a friendly, efficient waiter) and wife (cook - more anon) team - and what a team! We went out of season and the...More

Thank t0nyb179
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

Fabulous Spanish food!! Homemade traditional and simple, reasonably priced wine and food and fabulous with children. Nothing is too much hassle!! This place is what we have been looking for after. Hear living in Marbella! Fabulous we will be back.

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Istan is a wonderful hilltop whitewashed village just oozing tradition. Although only 20 minutes drive up from Puerto Banus , you could be in a different world. This restaurant with magnificent views down the mountain towards the lake reservoir has been owned by the same...More

Thank Tony D
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Located down a narrow lane with an unassuming entrance, this family run place is amazingly good. It serves tasty Spanish dishes. Our table of four were all delighted with baby goat stew, lamb chops, oxtail (rabo de torro) and meatballs. The vegetables were great. The...More

Thank Joseph V S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Marbella 8, 29611 Istan, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Istan
  • Phone Number: +34 952 86 98 66
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