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Ave de Palmeras, Benalmadena, Spain
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sunday roast” (8 reviews)
“belly pork” (2 reviews)
“cod” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
British, Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Ave de Palmeras, Benalmadena, Spain
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Reviewed 4 April 2017

We were recommended to eat here. Nothing special just pub grub. We even heard the horrible PING from a microwave, hate that sound in an eatery. The food was fine though and they do give plenty of it. It is rather small so you do...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Decent wholesome reasonably priced food consisting of mainly British style cuisine offering fairly large portions with friendly owners.

Thank Robert V
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Quantity and quality don't often go together but at Friends they definitely do. Amazingly sized dishes that are just delicious. The "small" Sunday roast is not small, a piece of cod will fill a plate and the liver and onions is just overflowing! Excellent wholesome...More

Thank Steve W
Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

Friendly little restaurant. Reserved for Sunday roast and was not disappointed. Large portions with impressive number of accompanying veggies. Reasonably priced and so good. We will return. Cash only

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Sunday lunch is just something else. You need a good appetite because a medium lunch has meat and 7 vegetables to enjoy. It's a busy place so you will need to book especially on a Sunday. Variety of foods on offer all beautifully cooked. Definitely...More

1  Thank irenechadwick51
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Had our lunch there yesterday, food was nice and got lots of it, had an omelette which was huge and tasty the only criticism was that the mushrooms should have been cut up in smaller pieces (just my personal preference ) good value for money...More

Thank Janeyanne
Reviewed 15 January 2017

There's nothing better than a proper Sunday dinner, and Friends does it right. The portion is absolutely incredible and well worth the money. The beef was delectable.

Thank willwork4ritalin
Reviewed 14 January 2017

As this was our last night of a weeks holiday and having done paella to death although we could have eaten every night and not got fed up of it ,we really did want something else As we walked along the main road we took...More

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Traditional British food everything fresh and cooked to order. Portions are very big even the tapas portions are large . Lovely Sunday dinner very good value for money and great service.

1  Thank Linda m
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Lovely evening - Thank you to all concerned. Good warm atmosphere, Good crowd of people, Good music, Good beer and wine, Nice (free) tapas and treats. We really enjoyed ourselves.

Thank Michael N
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estelle m
r u near montarmar walking r u open in November please
29 September 2016|
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Roger B
What are your opening times
17 September 2016|
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Hi I am wanting to know the telephone number for Friends Bistro, Avda Las Palmeras, Benalmadena Costa. Thanks
1 June 2015|
Response from Marion70Essex | Reviewed this property |
They dont give out their telephone number
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ave de Palmeras, Benalmadena, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Benalmadena
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