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Dona Lola | calahonda, 29649, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 93 42 99
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Tywyn, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been here in the past and was not disappointed. We got a really warm welcome from Shelly and Carl. The main courses are always served on a hot plate with a good selection of vegetables. This is definitely not a place to miss if you like good cooked food well presented and unlike anywhere else cooked in front... More 

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ayr, scotland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I hadn't read reviews on this restaurant before going there with friends for the Sunday Roast dinner. The meat was excellent and the vegetables as good as I have had anywhere. The service was very professional and we were made very welcome.

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Thank lesl
Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good price/value ratio. We had prefix 9.99E for the roast beef & chicken "Sunday Roast" Food was hot, of good quantity & quality. Veggies were fresh. House red wine was the best (for my taste) I had in the 2 weeks we have been in Spain. Service was great. I recommend a visit! :)

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Thank Punxsyboy
Romford, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Again a perfect Sunday evening roast, cannot fault it at all, book otherwise you will not get a table.

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Thank AndyR1958
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went back 3 times in a week ..superb service and food ..even squeezed us in late for Sunday lunch. very friendly ..will go back for sure

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Thank Anabel B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely British run restaurant who went out of their way to cater for me being gluten free as well as making an amazing meal for my normal eating partner. We had Sunday dinner here and had the best time. Booking in advance is essential but it was well worth it. Food is amazing!! Thank you so much... More 

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Thank Marti H
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We have used this restaurant for many years returning on many occasions throughout our holiday. Shelley and Carl make you so welcome and the food is excellent. It is always busy and the cooking is all done within view of the guests. The variety of food is also excellent and Sunday lunch is the best. I can truly recommend this... More 

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cork
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

Ate here last weekend with friends. We just had a main course and it was generous. Beef and chicken dishes. It was absolutely swimming in watery gravy. My beef was sliced so thinly that there was no taste. A lovely young waitress was very pleasant . The food was thrown at us and no check to ask if we were... More 

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New Milton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Yet again another lovely dinner. Been coming here since they opened in 1998 and have never had anything but superb food. Have brought others with us and they all agree the food and friendliness are top notch. Thanks again Shelley and Carl x

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

We were very pleased to get a table unreserved. the staff here are a real testament to Teamwork. On the night we visited only one chef was working in the kitchen and he was amazing (you can see him in operation in the open plan kitchen). The food he produced was so tasty and had such flavour. The menu although... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, British, International
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dona Lola | calahonda, 29649, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 93 42 99

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