The Top 5 Restaurants in Marbella

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Whether you prefer seafood or a juicy steak, or perhaps a more lively entertainment-filled restaurant to accompany your food? Marbella has it!

It is fair to say that Spanish food needs no introduction. However, we have composed the top 5 restaurants in Marbella to distinguish the good from the very good. So to help you choose the best restaurant for your perfect evening here is King Estates’ edit of the very best restaurants in Marbella. We have a great selection of restaurants, ranging from seafood and bars to tapas and grills. 


  • 1. Taberna La Niña Del Pisto

This restaurant serves the best traditional tapas and cooks home-spun classic Spanish dishes, so expect only the best-served dishes with a classic feel. The dishes on the menu can include, snails in a spicy sauce, paired with local cured cheese and bull’s tail stew or, Salmorejo – a thick, cold soup served with Jamon (a dry-cured ham produced in Spain) and with a boiled egg placed on top. The wide-ranging menu is simple and delicious and the restaurant is the perfect place for date night. 

  • 2. Bar Altamirano

Bar Altamirano, located in Marbella Old Town, is situated at a simple taverna with a leafy courtyard. This bar is famous for its starters, boquerones en vinagre. This is a type of appetiser found in Spain, the key ingredient is fresh anchovies, mixed with garlic and parsley. Travellers are known to come to this restaurant, from far and wide to taste Bar Altamirano’s delicious food and enjoy the restaurant’s friendly and homely vibe. 

  • 3. The Harbour Bar & Restaurant

This restaurant is known to be ‘the best restaurant in Marbella’; situated at the Harbour, it has stunning views and a fresh, vibrant atmosphere. These perfect views are accompanied by a diverse menu full of mouth-watering Angus steak fillets and ribeyes, cut from the highest quality beef. This restaurant is more lively than the last and is well-suited for families or people looking for entertainment, as it hosts live music throughout the weekend making it a must have visit whilst in Marbella. 

  • 4. The Marbella Club – Grill 

Surrounded by beautiful gardens, the Marbella Club is one of the finest restaurants in Marbella. Before you sit down to enjoy your meal, you can start with drinks in the cocktail garden and after savour the beautiful food cooked by Michelin star Chef Juan Galvez. The sommelier has over 15 years experience and is sure to pick something perfect for the occasion. The innovative menu is sure to leave you satisfied while you experience traditional Spanish cuisine. 

  • 5. Oak Garden & Grill 

This restaurant is open-air, al fresco-style dining. Located in the prime spot of Puerto Banus, and situated next to La Sala – the perfect cocktail bar to accompany your visit to Oak Garden. You can dine under the stars choosing from an extensive steak menu and a seafood menu, which is fresh from the coast. The grill is uniquely topped with aged oak to give a special flavour to even the most tender cuts of meat. The restaurant can guarantee that your dish will be cooked to perfection, straight from the grill to the table. 

As you can see, Marbella has plenty of diverse-style restaurants for you to choose from. Whether you prefer seafood or a juicy steak, or perhaps a more lively entertainment-filled restaurant to accompany your food? Marbella has it! 

Why not visit the King Estates website and see what else Marbella has to offer? Or contact our friendly team today!