Torremolinos is a popular Mediterranean seaside resort on the Costa del Sol in Andalusia, southern Spain. The town is justifiably well known for its excellent sandy beaches overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. The most famous of those beaches are La Carihuela and El Bajondillo, nestled below the town centre. The attractive, narrow streets of Torremolinos are lined with shops, souvenir venues, tapas bars, restaurants and coffee bars, offering a range of cuisines including the delicious traditional Spanish dishes. On the beach, several excellent chiringuitos (beach bars and restaurants) offer the freshest catch of the day. On the outskirts of Torremolinos, several excellent golf courses are available as well as amusement and theme parks.
The following are some of the best places to enjoy a good meal while visiting Torremolinos on the Costa del Sol!
1. El Gato Lounge
The slogan for El Gato Lounge is “love food,” and they honor that slogan with a great range of different menu options. The cuisine is European with a creative Asian flair, making for unforgettable and delicious meals which can be enjoyed in the restaurant itself or out on the terrace, overlooking the blue Mediterranean Sea. The restaurant offers a great wine list and a selection of signature cocktails.
El Gato Lounge
Address: Paseo Maritimo del Pedregal 1, Torremolinos 29620, Spain
Website: El Gato Lounge
Vintage8 is a gourmet restaurant located on the way down to the beach, serving a creative fusion of Spanish and Moroccan cuisine. The taster menu comes highly recommended and includes six tapas courses as well as a dessert and accompanying drink. The restaurant staff is friendly and efficient and the prices are very affordable.There is a great wine list to choose from, as well as a full bar.
Address: Antonio Navajas Ruiz, 2, Torremolinos-Málaga, Andalucia, Spain
3. Restaurante La Piazzetta
La Piazzetta is an Italian restaurant in the heart of town, serving meals both inside and outside on the shaded terrace. The restaurant serves the best of Italian and Sicilian cuisine at reasonable prices and in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Enjoy a romantic meal by candlelight, next to the fountain in the plaza. There is a full range of pasta, antipasto and some of the best pizzas on the coast, along with beef, rice and vegetarian dishes, all followed by the best Italian desserts!
Restaurante La Piazzetta
Address: Calle del Fandango, 2, Torremolinos 29620, Spain
Website: Restaurante La Piazzetta
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4. The Carvery Company - Montemar
The Carvery Company is a British restaurant with a delicious selection of roasted meats, including beef, turkey, lamb, pork and ham, all served with all the necessary trimmings. Enjoy a range of seasonal vegetables, roast and mashed potatoes, served up with Yorkshire pudding. Other main courses include traditional fish and chips, spit roast chicken and Argentinian Angus sirloin steak. The restaurant also serves an excellent range of starters including salads, prawn cocktail and Norwegian smoked salmon and tempting home-made desserts.
The Carvery Company - Montemar
Address: Calle Saltillo, 2, Montemar, Torremolinos 29620, Spain
Website: The Carvery Company
5. Granvinos Torremolinos
Granvinos Torremolinos is a coffee shop located in Plaza San Miguel in the centre of Torremolinos. It also serves excellent traditional Spanish cuisine and tasty Spanish and Basque tapas. The service is excellent and very attentive, ensuring an enjoyable meal or just a good cup of coffee. Sitting on the terrace in the fresh air makes for an excellent and relaxing people watching experience.
Address: Plaza San Miguel, Torremolinos-Málaga, Andalucia, Spain
Website: Granvinos Torremolinos
6. Bombay Grill
Bombay Grill is the ideal place to enjoy authentic Indian cuisine in an attractive and colorful setting. Located close to the beach promenade, Bombay Grill offers a range of curries, samosas, naan bread and rice served using attractive utensils. While the restaurant is a little far from the town centre, it is very convenient to the Hotel Amaragua and there is parking on the street.
Address: Calle Salvador Allende, 42, Torremolinos 29620, Spain
Website: Bombay Grill
7. Bistro Europa
Bistro Europa is a British restaurant and bar located in town, just a short walk from Playa del Bajondillo. The bistro serves excellent English breakfasts and tasty steaks, pasta and other dishes and is also ideal for a few drinks out in the evenings. Service is prompt and with a smile.
Address: Pasaje Bajondillo, 7, 29620 Torremolinos-Málaga, Andalucia, Spain
Website: Bistro Europa
8. Banana's Beach Club
Banana’s Beach Club in Torremolinos serves a delicious range of tapas and snacks right on the beach. Enjoy the freshest catch of the day, washed down with a creative cocktail or two. Open from 10 am until late, it is the ideal spot to spend time on the beach with a sun bed and parasol, enjoy a meal or have a couple of drinks.
Banana's Beach Club
Address: Av. de España, 18, 29620 Torremolinos, Málaga, Spain
9. Chiringuito El Velero
Enjoy a range of delicious options at this beach restaurant, including fish and seafood dishes and tender grilled meats and kebabs. The Chiringuito also offers all the traditional Spanish starter options, including soups, fried aubergine slices in cane honey, cheese and jamon (cured ham). After enjoying a meal, visitors can relax under shaded parasols on the beach or hire a fun pedalo to go out on the water.
Chiringuito El Velero
Address: Paseo Marítimo, 29, 29620 Torremolinos, Málaga, Spain
Website: Chiringuito El Velero
10. Kathmandu Restaurant
Kathmandu Restaurant is located in the centre of Torremolinos and offers a delicious range of Nepali and Indian cuisine. Choose from a range of typical soups and starters, including samosas and onion bhaji, then tuck into a variety of hot dishes and tandoori specialties accompanied by naan bread, all topped off by a selection of desserts. Vegetarians are catered for at the restaurant too.
Address: Antonio Giron 7, Torremolinos-Málaga, Andalucia, Spain
Website: Kathmandu Restaurant
Enjoy sampling all the traditional Spanish and international cuisines on offer in Torremolinos, on your visit to the Costa del Sol!
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