Quick bites

Whether you’re in a rush or just not especially hungry, grab your quick fix now and think about your waistline later…

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Sabor a Nápoles

Fancy a light bite? An after-work Aperol spritz? Or a full sit-down dinner? Whatever you fancy, Sabor a Nápoles is a worthwhile stop. This unassuming tiny eatery now has two locations, one close to Malagueta beach and another on Calle Victoria. With just a few inside tables, if you’re lucky enough to get one, soak up the Napolitan vibes and […]
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Café con Libros

This lovely little bar is exactly what it says on the tin: café con libros. (Or ‘cafe with books’… but we didn’t need to tell you that, right? 😉 ) Complete with a living room vibe and a library, this is a cozy little spot for when the temperature starts to drop. Go inside and immerse yourself in what they […]
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La Machina

Whether you fancy a bite to eat, a cocktail or simply a quick coffee, La Machina is one of the best spots in Pedregalejo to chill out and enjoy the atmosphere and ambience of the area. An extensive menu offers everything from international tapas and salads to burgers and sandwiches. Breakfast and afternoon snacks are also available. The rustic décor […]
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Hamburguesería Mafalda

For a simple yet delicious meal in Pedregalejo, head to Mafalda, a modest hamburger restaurant located around halfway down the seafront. The restaurant is self-service, so you must go up to look at the menu before ordering at the till. They’ll give you a number which they’ll call out for you to collect. For a typical local option, try one […]
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Fiel de Fechos

This place is a feast both for the stomach and the eyes. Fiel de Fechos, tucked away in a small side street between the Cathedral and the bustling Calle Granada, can only be described in one way: spectacular. Roses on the ceiling invite you in, then bright lights and zany 70s patterns lead you to one of the ornate bar […]
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Te-Piko

Te-Piko is a great little bar to hang out at during any part of the day. With an outdoor terrace on the charming Plaza Enrique García-Herrera, this is a great spot to people watch, drink and have a nibble. Come by at breakfast time and tuck into a fresh baguette or sandwich, or arrive later for a mid-afternoon tapa and […]
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Pollos San Juan

The aroma of roast chicken fills the street surrounding the Atarazanas market, emanating from the unmistakable Pollos San Juan. Freshly cooked rotisserie chicken makes for a beautifully simple, traditional late lunch or dinner. It comes as no surprise therefore that their set chicken menus (quarter, half or a whole chicken served with chips and sauce) have been a staple of […]
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Gloria Hoyos

On the up-and-coming Calle Carretería, this trendy gastrobar can be enjoyed at any time of day or night. Whether for an early lunch, an afternoon tapa, or an evening drink with a quick bite, Gloria Hoyos has got you covered. With a menu consisting primarily of local, Spanish dishes that have been given a new and refreshing twist, Gloria Hoyos […]
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La Madriguera Bar

La Madriguera Bar is a beer lover’s heaven. This colourful brewpub on the busy Calle Carretería has a broad selection of artisanal beers from breweries from across Europe and around the world. Having trouble deciding? The barmen are thoroughly knowledgable – it’s their passion, after all. Ask them for their advice. With dozens and dozens of draught and bottled beers, […]
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La Fábrica – Craft Brewery by Cruzcampo

If you’re a fan of beer, and especially craft beer, La Fábrica is a must for any trip to Malaga. With capacity for up to 450 people, this craft microbrewery, in the heart of the fashionable Soho district (just off the main Alameda), is vast (1,200 m2 divided into different areas and spaces). Run by the international manufacturer Cruzcampo, it […]
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Vialia Málaga shopping centre

Centro Comercial Vialia Málaga is a popular shopping centre on the western side of the city. As part of María Zambrano train station, which caters to long-distance train travellers, and located next to the El Perchel Malaga Metro station, this shopping centre is very well connected. High-street fashion The ground floor of Centro Comercial Vialia Málaga is a popular destination […]
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El Carmen Bar

El Carmen, located on the iconic Plaza de la Merced, is an LGBT+ friendly bar that is open throughout the day. Enjoy a tapa and a beer on the outdoor terrace in the sunshine, or equally a lively and colourful show over food in the evening. One of the most popular events organised at El Carmen is the Drag Bingo […]
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La Calle Burger

If you’re in Malaga and you like proper burgers, La Calle Burger has to be at the top of your list. La Calle quickly went from being a slightly hidden back-street hang-out for those in the know to a fully-fledged chain in the space of the just over a year, with franchises spread out across Malaga province. And it’s easy […]
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Grand Café Gezellig

Grand Café Gezellig is your Dutch haven (if ever you needed one) in the heart of Malaga’s Soho district. It’s described as “a place where Dutch cuisine and Dutch ‘Gezelligheid’ merge seamlessly”. But what is that exactly? According to owners Naomi Uijlenhoed and Jackie Stor, “Gezellig” is that warm, cozy feeling when you’re basking in the merriment of having shared […]
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Recyclo Bike Café

This quirky bike shop, which doubles up as a restaurant and bar, is a big favourite in Malaga. Located on the bustling Plaza Enrique García-Herrera, Recyclo Bike Café is a convenient meeting place as it is both in the city centre and close to all the bus stops and train stations. Its outdoor terrace is fantastic on those summer evenings for a […]