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Calle Granada 62 | rear entreance of Jardines Calle Alcazabilla, 29015 Malaga, Spain
+34 952 22 54 03
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10:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Wed 10:00 - 02:00
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Unfortunately we only visited for drinks and did not try out the food, however seeing other people's food it looks lovely. They have a wide variety of different cocktails, presentation was amazing and of what we had were all delicious. Great atmosphere and lots of seating. Service was friendly and prompt. A little more pricey than other cocktail places in... More 

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Estonia
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is a nice restaurant, seems to be very popular, but quite pricey for Malaga. We went there because we were recommended this place, but we didn't understand, why. There are much better and cheaper restaurant choices in Malaga than this. They brought out the food out quickly and it was good. I ordered a shrimp coctail and oxtail. Very... More 

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Bicester, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Try to take time to visit this place, its a Haven of tranquility and heartiness in a bustling city, see the Barrels, see the pics, take in the ambiance, but most of all, chill and enjoy, Have a Sherry in the Bar, have a Cava on the terrace, have a Beer and chill either way enjoy , enjoy and enjoy

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Thank aaronbeattie3
London, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Pimpi that I remember since my last visit 6 years ago has changed a lot. Inside, my favourite space, it remains a beautifully atmospheric space, reminiscent of old world Spain, with beautiful paintings, old posters from ferias, old barrels, beautiful whitewashed Andalusian Architecture. Outside a completely different scenario, a chaotic and noisy huge setting of plastic tables and plastic... More 

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Thank ByGeorgeInteriors
Edinburgh, Scotland
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31 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great little eatery next to the Picasso Museum. Not classic but ideal for a light lunch of tapas or bocadillos

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Thank Deighton
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place but not cheap and loads of people want tables so there's often a queue. We had the fried fish platter which was pricey but okay and the place itself is interesting and has reasonable staff. However we enjoyed nicer, cheaper and less busy and noisy places in Malaga. I would suggest trying the wine here but then eating... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very artistic place ... something different from the regular restaurants you see. Good tapas and their house wine is to try . Can get a bit crowded so reserve in advance

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Overall the food was pretty good. With the history of the bar, it's definitely a place to stop by at.

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Thank dhmlee
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A lovely place to sit outside and watched the world go by Inside the restaurant very busy with tourists taking pictures as they walk by or just walk through one entrance and out the other side got really annoying Food is average and service was not brilliant.

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Thank Jill N
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well I rarely say this - but this Restaurant Bodega has long history - and in my view a duty to satisfy their clients - who are expecting a Great gastronomic experience ! It looks nice - without doubt - The waiters are rushing noisily around - but the food was expensive but disgusting - my Seafood Platter was not... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 22
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 02:00
Monday
10:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 02:00
Thursday
10:00 - 03:00
Friday
10:00 - 03:00
Saturday
10:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle Granada 62 | rear entreance of Jardines Calle Alcazabilla, 29015 Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga>  > Centro
  • Neighbourhood: Centro
  • Phone Number: +34 952 22 54 03
Description
This emblematic wine cellar built in an old house from the 18th century is a meeting place for people of all ages. It has welcomed many generations of artists, flamenco dancers or politicians. It is named after formerly popular city figures called 'los pimpis', young people who had helped ship crews or passengers and had become the first city guides.

It is furnished in the style of Malaga, and offers local wines and delicious gastronomy which is very popular in the city. The soul of the restaurant is the lounge with the vintage wine barrels, signed by famous people, such as the family Picasso, the painter Barcelo, the bullfighter Cordobes, The Duchess of Alba, Carmen Thyssen and Antonio Banderas, who show the historical value of this place.

This establisment is in the old town of Malaga, next to the Museum Picasso, La Alcazaba (the Citadel of Malaga) and the Roman Theatre.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?