Andalucia is an autonomous region of southern Spain. Served by Malaga airport. Many holidaymakers travel through this charming, port city without giving a thought to the 7 top restaurants awaiting their custom.
I have travelled this path, on my way to Nerja for a well-deserved break.
This buzzing Spanish city has something for everybody. Malaga has some glorious beaches, it is a gastronomic heaven for the foodie traveller and is the Andalucian centre for history and culture.
Shopping? You will find some of the best fashion from world names to local designers. Gifts and souvenirs on every corner and some fantastic local produce in the vibrant markets.
However, you are a hungry foodie and you want to explore the top restaurants in Malaga.
You are in good, gastronomic company. I also spend much of my travels, sampling the local food.
Furthermore, this post is here to bring you the best low-down on the restaurant scene in Malaga.
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Choosine the top restaurants or the best restaurants in any town or city in the world is subjective.
However, by collating the best Pins, we are effectively taking a community view of the food scene.
And, by taking a communal position, we are providing a more balanced opinion.
The Ultimate Malaga Food Guide
Eef is a fan of comida y cerveza (food and beer), so she has my vote right away.
Furthermore, she has called on the inside information of a Malaga-born friend to nominate the 7 top restaurants in Malaga.
Eef has also encountered the same problem I regularly face. There aren’t enough hours in the day, to visit every tempting restaurant or tapas bar.
While eating Spanish food is great. Malaga has so much more to offer. I am not a beach nut but, Malaga has some great beaches.
Where to eat in Malaga, Spain
Maria is a travel blogger, who had spent many months living in Malaga. She has provided a list of her favourite restaurants, which we will add to our 7 top restaurants list.
The food you will find in Malaga is complimented by heavenly coffee and gorgeous wine. The people of Malaga love seafood, fresh fruit and vegetables. The light, fresh cuisine is perfect for the hot,sunny weather, so typical of southern Spain.
Maria’s number one choice for breakfast is the Café Central. Located in the central Plaza de la Constitución, Café Central is a family-owned establishment with a long history in coffee making.
When I am on vacation, a morning coffee is essential to kick-start the day. One of the first places I try to find, is that tranquil, sunny breakfast bistro.
Malaga Gastro Guide top restaurants
If you need a reminder not to make early judgements. You should read the opening paragraph of the Malaga Gastro Guide.
If a beachside restaurant is your idea of holiday heaven, you really need to add Malaga to your travel itinerary.
You will love Malaga, I will love Malaga. We just need to find a way to meet for coffee.
However, the chance of our meeting is regrettably low. Just enjoy yourself and have a glass of wine for me,
Unmissable things to do in Malaga
I would like to tell you that Spanish holidays are not about beer and sun. But, you won’t listen to me. So, I shall refer you to “Things to do in Malaga”.
A picturesque old town with cobbled streets, delicious tapas and a Picasso museum await your visit to Malaga.
You have spent a lot of money on your holiday. Be sure to get value for that money.
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Rebecca loves basking in the Spanish sun in Malaga. But, Rebecca is a seasoned travel blogger and knows there is more to do in Malaga than soaking up the rays.
The city of Malaga was founded by the Phoenicians in 770BC. The Phoenicians called the city: Malaka which translates as “Factory”. Malaga is also the birthplace of Pablo Picasso. Casa Natal is a popular visitor attraction.
An Insider’s Guide to the 7 top restaurants in Malaga
Malaga is the gem in the Costa del Sol. I have driven through Malaga, I have flown over Malaga. But, I never stopped to visit Malaga.
Which begs the question: why? My only answer is that life is too short to visit every worthy location in Spain.
For too long Malaga has been hidden in the shadow of other great Andalucian cities.
5 Healthy Eats in top restaurants in Malaga
This “Healthy Eats” article lists the author’s top 5 vegetarian restaurants, with vegan options, in Malaga.
- Andino Gastrobar
- Astrid Tapas Organic
- El Vegetariano de la Alcazabilla
The names of these Malaga restaurants are enough to have me salivating at the prospect of healthy vegetarian food.
I am something of a closet vegetarian. I truly want to eat only vegetarian food but, I still love a juicy, fillet steak.
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