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Restaurante Cantueso

Camino de la Estacion | Finca Cantueso, 29710 Periana, Spain
+34 699 94 62 13
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good19%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (5 reviews)
“duck” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, European
££ - £££
Camino de la Estacion | Finca Cantueso, 29710 Periana, Spain
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Reviewed 8 July 2017

Wonderful setting staff sadly not reflected in the quality of the food. The main course of Pork with apricot and almond sauce and a timbale of vegetables sounded great. It arrived looking sad on the plate with the smallest salad garnish we have ever seen.,...More

1  Thank Vintagemoll
Cantueso, Manager at Restaurante Cantueso, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Very difficult to adequately help diners like this. We offered to cook their pork dish again, but they refused. They also refused to select something else from our menu. The plates returned to the kitchen showed just one tiny corner of the pork tried and...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We've been here many times & the setting never disappoints- especially on a hot and windless evening like yesterday, with that sublime view right down to the Med, just as you can see on their webcam. Nicky the owner was there and was friendly as...More

Thank amdgriggs
Reviewed 27 May 2017

We have been going here for the last few years, and it never fails to please. It's not the cheapest restaurant in the world, but given the quality of the food and the AMAZING views whilst you eat it, it's pretty good value. Not the...More

1  Thank Nick T
Reviewed 15 May 2017

I have been visiting this restaurant for 12 years now and the experience never disappoints, the food is fab and the views are magnificent. The now current owner/manager Nicky, is wonderful, she has ensured that the restaurant and guest houses are meticulous in their presentation,...More

Thank SuzieLondon21
Reviewed 10 May 2017 via mobile

Good food which is freshly made and have good proportions. Nice service. Beautiful location. Especially if the weather is good enough to sit outside. Price quality is ok. Stayed in their cottages for 11 days and havent found a better restaurant in the andalucia area...More

Thank Dennis81
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Another wonderful meal at this scenic restaurant. The food was delicious and plentiful. The setting of course helps.

Thank Teresa P
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Haven't been here for 13 years and was afraid that I might be disappointed. However it was a lovely meal and great to chat to Nicky (the owner) about the place. Even though it was the last week of the season we were not made...More

Thank Bazzamat
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We went for a light snack at lunchtime with friends and wasn't disappointed with the menu selection for tapas and light bites. The aubergine with honey was delicious. Great views of the lake. We were disappointed to learn that they close on the 31st October...More

Thank minispud
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Menu somewhat limited, but food is good. Excellent paella. Great views from terrace, inside basic. Nice menu with decent choices for children.

Thank Joost H
Reviewed 24 September 2016

A spectacular view from the patio - lake, Alhama and Tejeda mountain ranges, and a diversity of flora and fauna. The service is welcomingly relaxed, and the menu isn't extensive, but offers creative dishes which are fresh, tasty and attractively presented. An interesting wine list...More

Thank borrum
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10 May 2016|
Response from BrianJackson56 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, they have a childrens menu, see the website for details, they aplso have a childrens play area i believe. nice people there, give it a go.☺
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$35
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, View
Open Hours
13:00 - 15:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
13:00 - 15:30
20:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Camino de la Estacion | Finca Cantueso, 29710 Periana, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Periana
  • Phone Number: +34 699 94 62 13
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Dine in style in a traditional Spanish Finca with exceptional sea, lake, and mountain views. Relaxing inside or outside on our terrace you can enjoy Mediterranean food at its best.
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