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El Baron

Calle Marbella 8, 29611 Istan, Spain
+34 952 86 98 66
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good36%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (7 reviews)
“oxtail” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Spanish, Mediterranean, European
££ - £££
Calle Marbella 8, 29611 Istan, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited Istan, 20 minutes from Porto Banus, and was recommended this restaurant by other visitors. Really friendly host who explained the history of the restaurant,,it has been in the family for 28 years. Really good food and wine, well presented, and with a great location...More

Thank TMMC19
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Lively family run joint with a nice view of the valley. Food was honest village style with attentive service. Lunch only.

Thank J_and_R_AKL
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Perched on a mountainside in a quaint village, Restaurante Bar Baron has the lot. Spotlessly clean, inexpensive, plenty of space, husband (such a friendly, efficient waiter) and wife (cook - more anon) team - and what a team! We went out of season and the...More

Thank t0nyb179
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Fabulous Spanish food!! Homemade traditional and simple, reasonably priced wine and food and fabulous with children. Nothing is too much hassle!! This place is what we have been looking for after. Hear living in Marbella! Fabulous we will be back.

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Istan is a wonderful hilltop whitewashed village just oozing tradition. Although only 20 minutes drive up from Puerto Banus , you could be in a different world. This restaurant with magnificent views down the mountain towards the lake reservoir has been owned by the same...More

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Located down a narrow lane with an unassuming entrance, this family run place is amazingly good. It serves tasty Spanish dishes. Our table of four were all delighted with baby goat stew, lamb chops, oxtail (rabo de torro) and meatballs. The vegetables were great. The...More

Thank Joseph V S
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This family run restaurant is worth visiting. Mother and daughter in law do all the cooking which is delicious. The view is amazing.

Thank rissa390
Reviewed 12 February 2017

fantastic food fantastic hosts a must visit in Istan arrive as a customer leave as a friend been visiting now for 15 years still same family and now luvly junior son serving weekends

Thank brianandsheilaw
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Went for hubbys birthday and the service was excellent, food excellent, views excellent from the restaurant in the back room. Would highly recommend. We were not rushed at all and the gentleman who served us was fantastic. Pleasantly surprised at the bill too. Will definitely...More

Thank BlackCharlie63
Reviewed 22 December 2016

We did the big round trip from Istan down to Embalse de la Concepción and back up via Parque Natural. The loop took about 4 hours and everyone was famished after the walk. El Baron was perfect, tasty homecooked food, specialties of the area such...More

Thank martinSinSyd
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Marbella 8, 29611 Istan, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Istan
  • Phone Number: +34 952 86 98 66
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