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Aroma Cafe & Secret Garden

) #49 of 387 Restaurants in Mijas ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Mediterranean, Barbecue, European
Calle San Sebastian 8, 29650, Mijas, Spain
+34 952 59 03 93
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good29%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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Mediterranean, Barbecue, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Calle San Sebastian 8, 29650, Mijas, Spain
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1 - 10 of 765 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Questions?? Why bring 4 bread rolls when there are 6 people , What do you do when the waitress spills a glass of wine on you ?? They have no idea what to do !! We saw another table of 6 leave without ordering as...More

Thank dogKent
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We first visited this restaurant back in May where took our Swiss friends there for lunch. We sat outside in the garden on the gravelled part of the garden. Very pleasant and our visitors thought so too. Our second visit, last week, was an evening...More

Thank Themumster007
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been coming to the Secret Garden for four years and it used to be our favourite restaurant in Mijas, but not anymore. The service was poor. Our drinks and food order were taken at the same time but both were served at the...More

1  Thank Marcrod63
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice evening with good food and service. The garden could be so much more with a little TLC and some manicuring. Very touristy.

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a lovely restaurant. Beautiful setting with lovely gardens, lit beautifully with string lights and lots of colours. Food was good - we had the mixed BBQ platter which was delicious - its a bit pricey in that you have to get your sides...More

Thank aliceholidays
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is my third time there and have never been disappointed by the garden view. Yesterday I was there with my mother in law who is really picky on food. I am happy that she is satisfied with her role chicken and my trout was...More

Thank Ana6700
EU-Travelwriter, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Aroma Cafe & Secret Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

hello Ana6700 thank you very much for your great review and so pleased your mother in law was happy with the food . We can not wait to see you again on your fourth visit to us . kind regards

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This rating is based on our own experience on the evening that we went to The Secret Garden. I only say this because I know it has a good reputation and there are many great reviews. I can only think that we were unlucky on...More

1  Thank MARK_CHRISTA
EU-Travelwriter, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Aroma Cafe & Secret Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

hello MARK_CHRISTA i really am very sorry to hear about your experience with us please accept my sincere apologies . As you stated this really is not normal for us , has you can read in our reviews , however there is no excuse for...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant after been recommended by locals, was led through to the massive secret garden, the staff were friendly and eager to help with the menu and the food was served fast and was very nice, the garlic bread is a mustMore

Thank Kevin E
EU-Travelwriter, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Aroma Cafe & Secret Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

hello kevin E thank you for your lovely review , its great for us that the locals recommend us its always the best recommendation . i am sure we will see you again on your return visit if not only for the garlic bread !...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is in a tiny side street next to a church. The tourist information place at start is f the pueblo helped us find this place that was recommended by a friend. It's really a large restaurant once inside but really beautiful and mostly outside...More

Thank Lhilljones
EU-Travelwriter, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Aroma Cafe & Secret Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

hello Lhilljones beautiful words we are so pleased you enjoyed your time with us and of course we hope to see you again for that special occasion . kind regards

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do not miss out on this one when you visit Mijas. Look carefully or you will miss the entrance or just ask people for a some direction as it can be tricky to see - but it is one the restaurant road. The restaurant outdoor...More

Thank Henrik B
EU-Travelwriter, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Aroma Cafe & Secret Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

hello Henrik B thank you very much for your great review , we love hearing about your experiences with us , our staff are fantastic and they do work very hard in summer ! can not wait to see you again when you are back...More

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ShivaMehta
17 November 2016|
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Response from EU-Travelwriter | Property representative |
Greetings! We have many clients arriving by wheelchair. Our main restaurant has direct wheelchair access, into our patio two small steps, into our Secret Garden, (now closed for winter), there are 6 small steps. Should you... More
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KANGA54
23 April 2015|
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Response from EU-Travelwriter | Property representative |
Greeting! The Secret Garden is now open for the season, when it's not raining, so we'd love to have you come by!
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johnbowen87
26 March 2015|
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Response from EU-Travelwriter | Property representative |
Hi there! How was everything in Aroma? Best regards, Thomas
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 01:00
Monday
11:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 01:00
Thursday
11:00 - 01:00
Friday
11:00 - 01:00
Saturday
11:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle San Sebastian 8, 29650, Mijas, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Mijas
  • Phone Number: +34 952 59 03 93
  • E-mail
Description
Aroma Café & Secret Garden is a truly unique restaurant on the Costa del Sol. Firstly the restaurant is located in an old house dating to 1872 with many nooks and crannies to discover. Within its walls a whole world opens, starting with arguably Mijas´ most beautiful Andaluz Patio. Follow the Patio to its end and let a whitewashed passage guide you to our gem on the crown, the Secret Garden. Here you will find Mijas as it was a century ago, an enchanted forest of olive, orange, fig and loquat trees. Stroll to the end of this sprawling garden and you will discover an ancient ´water mine´ dating back to the Moorish times. In our garden you will enjoy Argentinean BBQ prepared right before your eyes into the early mornings on warm summer nights. Our celebrity Chef from the Canary Islands meanwhile prepares sumptuous dishes which will tempt you to come back time and again until all that is offered has been tasted! Now just come discover for yourself, our friendly team awaits you!!!
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