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Restaurante El Escribano

Plaza Escribanos 11, 29200, Antequera, Spain
+34 952 70 65 33
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (18 reviews)
“fried fish” (2 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (3 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Plaza Escribanos 11, 29200, Antequera, Spain
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Reviewed 18 June 2013 via mobile

A beautiful setting and fabulous service. Food somewhat pretentious and a little expensive for this part of Spain...you obviously pay for the view. Main of bacalao came with hot aioli which was very strange. Pork kebab was delicious but its not difficult to grill a...More

Thank PuddingSwords
Reviewed 19 May 2013

had meal on a Sunday at 5pm. Served by Adrian who was very helpful and friendly, and keen to practice his english. We went with his recomendations and had a wonderful meal. We hope to return before heading back home to Scotland.!

Thank GillimacScotland
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Although they have a menu written in English there is little English spoken, so take your phrase book and enjoy. We paid 40 Euros for one starter, 2 mid-range mains, a bottle of house red, water and two coffees. The food was delicious. Would thoroughly...More

Thank polgard
Reviewed 5 March 2013

Situated across the square from the important Colegiata de Santa Maria high up in Antequera this is a welcoming lunchtime spot. We ate upstairs surrounded by Spaniards, having been told that the food there was better. From what I saw downstairs this was true, and...More

Thank Dale0042
Reviewed 23 February 2013

During the New Year break we visited Andalousia. Restaurant El Escribano In Antiquerra will always stay in our memory. Not only because of the exceptional plaza at the St. Maria and the Alcazeba,= and the sunny terras but also because of his orginal tapas and...More

1  Thank Sybille V
Reviewed 26 January 2013

An enjoyable little cafe on the plaza directly outside the Colegiate de Santa Maria and the Alcazaba. If the weather is nice, the outside tables have wonderful views.

Thank Karellan
Reviewed 29 December 2012

We ate here in September 2012 during our second visit to Antequera after reading recommendation in the Rough Guide, having been a little put off by the prices the year before. The location remains lovely although it was too windy to eat outside, the really...More

Thank wanderlust1000
Reviewed 26 November 2012

Very pleasant bar/restaurant in excellent location with friendly staff. We shared a platter of different pork cuts at lunch which was tasty,if a little oily. We tried our Spanish out with the staff who were more than helpful and gave us a glass of cava...More

1  Thank dinonorwich2016
Reviewed 8 November 2012

We were three who ate here and two of us followed the waiters recommendation, leg of lamb and gratin of cod. These dishes were superb. One of us had salmon which was dry and uninspired.

Thank Swedprof
Reviewed 30 September 2012

A great location gives rise to great expectations for this restaurant. We went for lunch and the waiter recommended a couple of dishes, unfortunately we only took his advice on one - the leek and seafood dish - and it was delicious. The other starter...More

Thank msintrepid
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$73
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Escribanos 11, 29200, Antequera, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Antequera
  • Phone Number: +34 952 70 65 33
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