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El Gato Montes

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Avenida Granada 13, 18193 Monachil, Sierra Nevada National Park, Spain
+34 958 30 85 40
13:00 - 00:00
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Fri - Sat 13:00 - 02:00
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Very comfortable seating and nice atmosphere really nice cocktails great place to relax. The service was good and the waitresses were friendly and helpful, the food was well presented and "nice" reasonably priced .. Would definitely go back for drinks :)

Thank Niamh G
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Chose two main course meals and neither were as specified on the menu. When we spoke to the waitress, she explained that some of the ingredients were missing in the kitchen so were replaced with others!! This was totally NOT acceptable as the meals were spoiled.

Thank rayanna33
elgatomontes, Director de Relaciones Públicas at El Gato Montes, responded to this review

Good afternoon, We understand your disappointment. We should have previously warned you about the lack of ingredients in our kitchen. We are very sorry. We hope we can count with another visit in order to make a better impression. We again offer our apologies. Regards, Paula. More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2014 via mobile

Really lovely place, modern and well put together. We ate here on New Year's Day.. Everything else was closed so we were lucky! The staff were lovely. Had the pâté which was so good. Not the biggest dinner selection but still good. Fairly expensive but it's more than your average place to eat.

Thank NaomiO
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2013

Service was very good shame food wasn't as good. Over priced normal food wouldnt go back In a hurry better out there for the money

Thank loulousheffield
Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2013

lovely ambience, accompanied with a great menu. It has a special vegetarian section which was noteworthy. Excellent service, also spoke great english. I enjoyed the deserts and irish coffee at the end. Road is a bit noisy but you soon forget that.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2013 via mobile

I took a Cesar salad..the portion was huge and taste good, I got just bit disappointed because there were not chicken in it..I mean no grilled or normal chicken but a sort of cold cut made of chicken or turkey. The atmosphere was really nice and the tapa too, maybe should try different dish, anyway was ok and not really... More 

Thank Travelingbymyown
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2012

In this village you would expect the typical tapas crowdy bar with "jamones" drying on the ceiling but here you will be comfortably seated with a nice view on the valley. Typical tapas from the area you could find of course but also more refined (but also more expensive) dishes. To be recommended for dinner.

1 Thank solarios
Lisbon, Portugal
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2012

Very nice atmosphere. Food reasonable but expensive. Service, although friendly, is not very competent. Maybe a good place to take a drink at night.

Thank Afonso G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$32
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 00:00
13:00 - 02:00
13:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida Granada 13, 18193 Monachil, Sierra Nevada National Park, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Granada  >  Sierra Nevada National Park  >  Monachil
  • Phone Number: +34 958 30 85 40
Have a nice time with us in Monachil. The best service and the most original atmosphere for your dinners and sofisticated drinks. Enjoy our piano music alive on fridays. Terrace in summer and fire place in winter. Free parking facility

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?