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El Baron

Calle Marbella 8, 29611 Istan, Spain
+34 952 86 98 66
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good37%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (7 reviews)
“oxtail” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Spanish, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Calle Marbella 8, 29611 Istan, Spain
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank BigDraw
Reviewed 31 January 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 21 September 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 19 July 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 12 April 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 26 March 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 13 March 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 19 February 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
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This family run restaurant is worth visiting. Mother and daughter in law do all the cooking which is delicious. The view is amazing.

Thank rissa390
Reviewed 12 February 2017

fantastic food fantastic hosts a must visit in Istan arrive as a customer leave as a friend been visiting now for 15 years still same family and now luvly junior son serving weekends

Thank brianandsheilaw
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
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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