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Restaurante El Escribano

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Plaza Escribanos 11, 29200, Antequera, Spain
+34 952 70 65 33
10:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Mon 10:30 - 20:30
Wed 10:30 - 20:30
Thu - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food and service were wonderful!! The food was great and was priced well - make sure you try the chefs special of the day! We had dinner on the patio overlooking the hills and watched the sun slip below the horizon. Would definitely go back

1 Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Delray Beach, Florida
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It took us a few tries to find this charming little place, but it was worth it! Friendly staff and some delicious dishes served in a great location in a beautiful, tucked-away square with a view of the El Torcal area mountains. THE best dish: eggs with grilled vegetables. Sounds ordinary, but it was truly amazing: probably the best egg... More 

1 Thank David O
Durham, North Carolina
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39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate with a large group in an upstairs meeting room. We had multiple tapas brought to the table and ate in a family style. I really enjoyed the variety of the offerings. Some I liked, some not so much. But, the variety was really good and I felt it represented Andalucian style food in an excellent way.

2 Thank LikeItActive
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5 reviews
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting with dismissive and impersonal service. 2 hours for one course then we left without further orders as we had no will to continue waiting. I will not go back.

Thank Katherine S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting just outside the Alcazar. Food was lovely, prices reasonable (for a tourist hot spot). But the service was truly dreadful. Rude, slow, surly... we eventually guessed what our bill would be and left the money - after waiting nearly an HOUR! Steer clear.

Thank gillypost
Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We stopped off at the restaurant by chance, and enjoyed a lovely day. My Dad had the hake in a gorgeous white-wine/cava sauce and it was delicious. I had the special of dorada, which was again lovely. Reasonable price too, approx. €30 for two mains and two soft drinks.

Thank Danielle M
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Took 2 hours to get food and drink with only 8 outside and 2 inside tables being served by one waitress and occasionally the cook. Price was not expensive but we, and another four couples/families that we observed while there were charged for items they had not received. Waitress was lovely but clearly it was a bad day. Sitting in... More 

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Teddington, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This is my favourite place for tapas in Antequera. Conveniently situated by the Moorish Castle known as Alcazaba and the Royal Collegiate Church of Santa Maria la Mayor, it is a great place to relax and have a bite to eat and some refreshment before or after visiting the Castle or the Church. There is a lovely selection of delicious... More 

Thank cyprusfan10
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2016

a great little bar that serves wonderful food and has special offers on tapas, try the fried fish. Eat outside and enjoy the wonderful views.

Thank dave040
Leuven, Belgium
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Excellent food, a unique setting, and a fantastic view on the surroundings. Watch the sun go down while you order some Porra, and have a great dinner after. Many photographers stroll in the area. Every time we are in the neighbourhood we stop here.

Thank Xavier D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 66
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 20:30
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plaza Escribanos 11, 29200, Antequera, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Antequera
  • Phone Number: +34 952 70 65 33

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