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The Lilac Tree Restaurant & Bar


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Serving up delicious, home cooked food with a selection of drinks and fine wines, within stylish surroundings, The Lilac Tree is a friendly, contemporary restaurant and bar. Located in the beautiful, white-washed, traditional village of Benalmadena Pueblo, The Lilac Tree finds the perfect balance between traditional dishes and a vibrant, modern menu set in warm and friendly surroundings.
US$3 - US$34
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Mediterranean, European, Fusion, Bar, International, British
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We recently visited The Lilac Tree and had some great food The Fillet Steak melted in my mouth we all had different meals Cod & Homemade Chunky Chips,Piri Piri Chicken,Pork Belly,Salmon & Beef Stroganoff all beautifully presented. The wine was delightful and recommended by the...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Steve F
Reviewed 13 January 2019

Based on the strength of the previous good reviews this restaurant was high on our list of places to visit during our stay in the Pueblo. We decided to stop here for lunch with the intention of returning for an evening meal if we enjoyed...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank Twotoneskaman
Reviewed 8 January 2019 via mobile

Set in the middle of this picturesque village - found this lovely English / Spanish restaurant- the tapas were fresh and tasty - I had prawn linguine which was delicious - and sticky toffee pudding with custard - exceptionally clean and modern - well worth...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank juliewagstaff
Reviewed 21 December 2018 via mobile

Lovely place to eat , food was lovely and lady was friendly and pleasant. Would highly recommend this wee gem of a place.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank nellallan A
Reviewed 19 December 2018

Fantastic Restaurant, Good choices on the menu, something to suit all pallettes. Sensible prices, nice friendly staff

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Sally_21_9
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

I had been here before and food is always good and service excellent. I can recommend this Palace to everyone who want to be fulfilled with food and service. Place to go on Pueblo.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Gonewiththestorm
Reviewed 27 November 2018 via mobile

I have ambled past this restaurant a couple of times over the last year and wanted to give it a try. It was a great choice. We went twice on our last visit. What really makes this place is the service as nothing is too...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank EmmaD565
Reviewed 16 November 2018

We visited this little restaurant twice with our nephew who lives in the Pueblo. It is a great place to enjoy tasty food and a bottle of wine. On each visit we each had a good selection of tapas, all extremely well cooked and at...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank BrandonDublinIreland
Reviewed 15 November 2018

Beautiful little restaurant, very elegant. The roast dinner was very tasty so we returned a couple of days later and had a couple of tapas in the bar area - they were simply incredible, food of the highest standard. There was also a good selection...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Robert F
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fabulous place, if you can find it. The food is gorgeous and everything about is quaint. The staff go out of their way to please. The sticky toffee pudding is a must.

Date of visit: November 2018
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4 September 2018|
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Response from K1364EDterryd | Property representative |
Sorry for the delay in responding. Yes there are a number of bars around the Pueblo, all in walking distance. We also have a bar, separate from the restaurant where you can have a drink. Hope to meet you soon.
Gerry S
30 April 2018|
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Response from K1364EDterryd | Property representative |
Or, turn down Calle Real from the main road, turn left after La Cepa and left again onto Calle San Jose. The Lilac Tree has a sunny terrace here.
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