Restaurante Skina, located in old town Central Marbella, is a family run restaurant, founded in 2004 by Marcos Granda and María Isabel Salamanca, his wife, with capacity for 14 diners. In December 2008, the restaurant was awarded its first Michelin star. Open for lunch and dinner, the kitchen offers a vast Mediterranean menu and classic Andalusian dishes, made using the finest produce, and is paired with a varied wine list. They continue to struggle every day with passion, sacrifice and teamwork to keep the gastronomic reputation of their home.
Aragona Cocina Italiana
Aragona’s Restaurant can be found in Marbella’s City Center, in a place known as Dali’s Square, due to the many statues inspired by Salvador Dalí can be found there. The base ingredient for the restaurant’s Mediterranean diet is extra virgin olive oil. They have created a menu specially for their vegetarian and vegan clients, as well as for those with other food allergies. They are currently the only restaurant in Marbella that can offer a completely gluten free menu.
Calima is located at the luxurious Hotel Gran Melía Don Pepe, it opened in 2005 and is the first restaurant in Andalucía to be awarded two Michelin stars. The restaurant’s famous chef, Dani García, bases his cuisine on contrasts, but at the same time preserves the traditional flavours of Andalusian cuisine.
- Calle Jose Melia, Marbella Centre, 29602
- +34 952 76 42 52
Located in an 18thn century townhouse in the heart of Marbella’s old town, with stunning gardens and close to 10th Century Arab Castle Towers, this cosy restaurant offers tables by the fire in the winter months, or al fresco during the warmer seasons in their courtyard.
- Plaza de la Iglesia de la Encarnación, Casco Antiguo, Marbella Centre, 29600
- +34 952 85 80 69
Situated at the Greenlife Golf Clubhouse in the Elviria Hills of Marbella, the restaurant El Lago lies on the bottom floor of a beautiful white building, that sits on the edge of a lake facing two of the holes from the 9-hole golf course. The surrounding countryside and the fountain in the lake provide a stunning dining setting. The restaurant aims to create innovative cuisine with personalised service. Since opening in 2000, the restaurant has been awarded a star by the Michelin Guide. The food is fresh and local, with all the products used originating from the local market. The restaurant certainly gets creative with the range of savoury and sweet flavours. The restaurant also holds an extensive wine list of over 200 wines. This restaurant is ideal for a romantic occasion, with great scenery, innovative food and attentive service being provided.
- Green Life Golf, Urbanización Elviria Hills, Elviria, 29600
- +34 952 83 23 71
Oyarbide Gastro is located in the centre of Marbella just a short stroll from the promenade. The famous, royally acclaimed and 3 Michelin star chef Carlos Oyarbide brings his signature style to Marbella following years of success in Navarra, Madrid and Seville, and has served an array of celebrities and royals throughout his career including the Spanish King and Queen and even the President of America. The menu at Oyarbide Gastro is a delectable and seasonal tasting menu of 10 dishes with every course being a taste sensation. Using fresh produce primarily from Andalucia, Carlos Oyarbide is always conscious of seasonality of his dishes and embraces the quality ingredients on our doorstep.
Nikki Beach Marbella Restaurant
Nikki Beach Marbella restaurant offers a fabulous array of international cuisine that is creatively prepared and presented with flair. Located on one of the best beaches in Marbella, the restaurant at Nikki Beach is the place to go during the summer months for fine dining in a stunning location. The sumptuous food at Nikki Beach Marbella goes hand in hand with the unique and sophisticated atmosphere; a great blend of chill out and more upbeat music play throughout the day and evening with International DJ's often behind the decks, as well as talented Jazz musicians and other live performances.
- Playa Hotel Don Carlos, Carretera de Cádiz, km. 192, Elviria
- +34 952 83 62 39
La Sala By The Sea Restaurant
Taking its inspiration from Thailand and the exotic Far East, the main beach club area is set back from the shore and features raised wooden decked sunbathing and seating areas with views out to the Mediterranean, as well as around the pool. The beach area itself has 50 beach beds, all with waiter service. Drinking and dining are one of the main pleasures at La Sala By The Sea. With an expanded restaurant area and new champagne and seafood bar, it's the perfect place to meet and eat. La Sala By The Sea's restaurant, which seats 120 covers, offers an appetizing selection of dishes, from fresh seafood platters, Thai fusion cuisine and sushi to a light bite and all tastes in between.
- Urbanización Villa Marina, Nueva Andalucía, Puerto Banus
- +34 952 81 38 82
Villa Tiberio in Marbella has been offering an exquisite selection of the finest Italian food on the Costa del Sol for over 24 years; dining at this restaurant can only be described as exquisite. Surrounded by expansive manicured gardens, decorated in an old-world style, Sandro Morelli has created a masterpiece for you to enjoy. The menu is exceptional with options to suit all palettes and the wine selection equally fabulous, including a 1938 Chateau Margaux, a Romanée Conti Grand Cru 1973, Vega Sicilia, Sassicaia and Tignanello Antinori -- to name but a few. The chefs are also happy to prepare a more bespoke dish for you if what you particularly like isn't on the menu, or if you just want to add a little heat or extra garlic, for example; nothing is too much for this extremely accommodating team. Villa Tiberio is also a perfect setting for your upcoming wedding or corporate function. Much of the beauty of this restaurant is in the design and layout of the grounds and incredible gardens.
- Carretera de Cádiz, km. 178, (next to Marbella Club), Golden Mile, 29602
- +34 952 77 17 99
Chowka is the ideal venue for lunch or dinner with a menu that offers Indian dishes with a difference; tapas style that encourage the sociable sharing and sampling of flavours. Head Chef Ravi Deulkar is a rising star in the modern Indian cuisine movement and maintains superior standards in the kitchen with a serious eye for detail and use of quality ingredients. The vibrant bar area within the restaurant means that you can easily enjoy pre or post dinner drinks while the sharing and sociable theme continues in the restaurant area with their six meter long butcher's table. Divided by the traditional equipment used in cooking, the menu offers dishes from the Kadai (fryer), Sigri (charcoal grill), Tandoor (clay oven) and Mother's kitchen (cooked over an open flame).
- Boulevard Principe Alfonso Von Hohenlohe, Golden Mile, 29600
- +34 952 90 03 80