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El Faro

Avenida La Manzanera 9L, 03710 Calpe, Spain
+34 965 83 65 28
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (4 reviews)
“friendly bar” (3 reviews)
“rod stewart” (2 reviews)
Open Now
13:00 - 00:00 Hours
International, European, Spanish
Avenida La Manzanera 9L, 03710 Calpe, Spain
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Reviewed 5 December 2018

we came 6 people off season (+ off dinner time) looking for a place to eat and drink. due to sesons low and the fact that it was only 17.00 we couldn t get dinner, but we got wonderful snacks and wine and a supergreat...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank teamvibsontour
Ian B, Owner at El Faro, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2018

You are welcome and many thanks for your custom sweet ladies IanB.

Reviewed 10 April 2018

My husband and I stumbled across 'El Faro' completely by accident during a trip to Calpe last December. We had been for a lovely walk along the coastal path soaking up the incredible views, and decided to turn off the path and head through a...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank JE576
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Great little bar, we initially went in for food, but unfortunately they are not cooking at the moment, still we found a great little friendly bar with great banter and a friendly atmosphere

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank johnaA4824AW
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

We arrived in Calpe having forgotten it was a public holiday. All the shops were shut so after a little walk around the area found the lovely El Faro. After a few drinks we asked the owner Ian if he was serving food as we...More

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank 73Katie22
Ian B, Owner at El Faro, responded to this reviewResponded 24 November 2017

It was a pleasure to serve you Enjoy IanB..

Reviewed 22 September 2017

Arrived at our accomodation in Manzanera quite late and were desperate to find a place to have a beer or two and possibly some snacks. This is when I recalled about El Faro and the Tripadvisor stories about it. It was the closest place to...More

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank robingad
Reviewed 20 July 2017

On first sight you might pass this bar without calling in. It is true that the bar has had problems recently due to bereavement and that at the moment meals are not being served but tapas began to appear towards the end of our stay...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank clive1946
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

We did not actually eat here but used to have a bottle of wine before we went on to find a restaurant. Lovely place just on the edge of the old town. House wine 7.50 Euro how can you go wrong and usually bought out...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank kipplingsmum
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

It is a special location in la manzanera. Welcome friends .. New: the have a good chicken and fries there. A nice english owner and his lovely woman try to get you a chilled atmosphere.. Cool place

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank galacktia a
Ian B, Owner at El Faro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 May 2017

Many thanks for your review Appreciated.

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Brilliant hotel good staff big tv,small lifts,big pool very clean, loads of sunbeds Beautiful views close to the beech walking distance to new town,I'm going again next year

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Russell D
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely related atmosphere. Very welcoming. Great choice of music (Rod Stewart). Definitely going back.

Date of visit: March 2017
1  Thank Calpe1963
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida La Manzanera 9L, 03710 Calpe, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Valencian Country  >  Province of Alicante  >  Costa Blanca  >  Calpe
  • Phone Number: +34 965 83 65 28
  • E-mail
One of calpes best kept secrets. Designed and built by Ricardo Bofill and set in La Manzanera with its buitifull flower covered walls a truly wonderfull place to dine or just to drink. Open 7 days aweek 12/6 or by appointment for special occations. While the menu may be small we provide you the option to make your own menu for parties etc. WE seat 40/50 outside and a comfortable 30 inside. Please not we open 12/6 every day but due to illness there is no food available until further notice. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our friends & look forward to meeting new ones. El Faro your friends in Calpe. Ian & Brigitte.
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