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La Cocina Restaurante & Tapas

Lugar urbanizacion Arena Beach Km 151 | Local 6 y 7, 29680, Estepona, Spain
+34 952 79 63 20
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak diane” (5 reviews)
“iberico pork” (2 reviews)
“paella” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
International, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Lugar urbanizacion Arena Beach Km 151 | Local 6 y 7, 29680, Estepona, Spain
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Reviewed today via mobile

We stayed slightly out of Estepona so this was the geographically closest restaurant to us. That said, It did not disappoint lady champagne and I. Food is either tapas or a modest selection of normal mains. We elected tapas. It was excellent. Well cooked and...More

Thank Neglected_Potato
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous staff, ambience and food. Exceptional service is equal to the delicious food. Starter, fillet steak,& wine for about€70 for two, highly recommend this restaurant, returning again this week, la cocina thank-you kind regards Keith & Trish

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife, baby, and I had lunch here. The food was delicious (especially the lubina fish al toque de pimienta and octopus a la gallega), the patio was fresh and breezy, and the owner and waitress were so friendly. Highly recommend and we will definitely...More

Thank Andrew J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice and tasty dishes, nicely presented. Team is friendly and very kind. Was not too busy. The place is easily accessible.

Thank gjanzso
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So our Airbnb is at Arena Beach and we had resigned ourselves to a nightly taxi ride to Estepona for dinner. En route to Aldi one morning, we spotted this little restaurant and decided to give it a go one evening when the taxi jaunt...More

1  Thank TracieHu
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re lucky enough to pass by this place STOP! It’s such an amazing little find and you won’t expect what you find inside. The food is exceptional and the people who own and run the restaurant are so lovely.

Thank stevewhite1066
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

I can’t praise this little restaurant enough. Lovely friendly staff and a homely atmosphere. We had the vegetable paella which was so tasty . The complementary Russian Salad was also delicious.

Thank Leanne R
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This is a must go to restaurant. It is on the main highway outside Estepona but well worth the trip. If you are staying at the Gran Elba then it’s across the road. Food was excellent and the service to match. It’s a family run...More

Thank lrod38
Reviewed 27 July 2018 via mobile

We were staying at the Elba grand Hotel across the street but did not have the all-inclusive package because we wanted to be able to try a variety of restaurants and this was one of our favorites. The whole family works there. The two fish...More

Thank rpproperties1
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We wouldn't find this place if not for TripAdvisor and it was one of the best culinary experience in estepona ! The food is super , the tapas and paella were really good even I'm not a fan but loved it. The service is so...More

Thank M L
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Response from Keith M | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$18 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lugar urbanizacion Arena Beach Km 151 | Local 6 y 7, 29680, Estepona, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Estepona
  • Phone Number: +34 952 79 63 20
We would like to give you the welcome in our house, where the first rule is to feel like a family, we love to cook with all essence and tradition and just add a personal touch, because everyone knows the food from us grandmother it's the real food.
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