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La Farola de Orellana

Calle Moreno Monroy numero 5, 29015 Malaga, Spain
+34 625 20 91 02
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good39%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“snails” (5 reviews)
“roast pork” (2 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish
Calle Moreno Monroy numero 5, 29015 Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this restaurant on recommendation of our Airbnb host, who claimed that these were authentic tapas and vermouth at reasonable cost. He wasn't wrong! The restaurant is kind of tucked away in the tight alleyways of the centro, but after asking around we...More

Thank roguephysicist
Antonio F, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at La Farola de Orellana, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for sharing your experience. Your satisfaction is our greatest reward. Yours sincerely,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In a little alley off Calle Larios is this small tapas bar. Bustling, friendly and bursting with delicious aromas. The highlight for me was the pulpo - chargrilled confidently and swimming in highly garlicked olive oil, it is food to daydream about. We also had...More

Thank Anna M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited "La Farola de Orellana" twice during our recent visit to Malaga. On both occasions we managed to get seats at the bar, so were in the thick of the going's on. This small bar has a really great atmosphere and...More

Thank Spuddy58
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

In a tiny street downtown Malaga, this small restaurant is a very good tip for local and foreign people. You can order tapas that are displayed on the counter. Hot dishes, cold ones. Employees helpful. English spoken.

Thank cambx
Reviewed 9 April 2017

This is a tiny tapas bar with stools inside around the counter and three barrels to perch at outside. It's usually full of locals and at busy times there are people standing waiting. The staff never stop and banter with the locals. One or two...More

1  Thank William N
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Very good tapas and cosy place for small tapas. Everything we eat was good! We Will go back to this Nice bar. The best place absolute for tapas and wine.

Thank mirmiran
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Was lucky enough to get a seat up the bar here. Had previously looked in but it was always jammed packed. Full of locals and a buzzy atmosphere. Nobody speaks English, but that is part of the fun. They put large trays of food on...More

Thank LynnS213
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Truly Spanish - most of customers were local citizens, staff did not speak much English. Bar opens at 1 pm so it was perfect for our tapas lunch. One dish that is really superb is gambas pil-pil (prawns with garlic and chili peppers fried in...More

1  Thank KrisD_pl
Reviewed 14 March 2017

best tapas bar in Malaga city used by locals all the time the staff could not do enough for you. Paco in particular, who showed us the best tapas to eat

Thank Bat M
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Delicious Spanish food served in a very authentic and typically Spanish bar. Don't expect to be able to sit at a table, be ready to eat standing at the bar and don't be afraid to shout loudly to get the waiter's attention. You can find...More

1  Thank Foodie_in_Malaga
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can i book a table for the 18th april at 20,00h mike
31 March 2017|
Response from LynnS213 | Reviewed this property |
No. They do not take reservations
Hi! Will you be open on Christmas Day?
24 December 2015|
Response from manuel19700 |
ese día cerramos ..muchas gracias por su interés
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Moreno Monroy numero 5, 29015 Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga
  • Phone Number: +34 625 20 91 02
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