Spanish

ANDY’S BEACH BAR, CABOPINO

Listed in: British/Vegetarian, Dining Out, Spanish

Andy’s is located on the beautiful Cabopino beach which is great for young children. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner with a wide variety available from the children’s menu, including hot dogs, beef burgers and spaghetti bolognaise or smaller portions of the adult meals. Also serves great Spanish food such as paella, gazpacho, tapas and fabulous fish. Open from 9am until late, April to November.

LOCATION: Cabopino Beach

CHIRINGUITO EL FARO, MARBELLA

Listed in: Dining Out, Spanish

Located on El Faro beach with a large terrace on the beach and an area for children to play next to the restaurant. This Spanish restaurant offers high quality rice, fish and meat dishes plus homemade desserts. Open daily 12.30pm – midnight.

LOCATION: Playa del Faro, Marbella

EL BICHITO, ALHAURIN EL GRANDE

Listed in: Dining Out, Spanish

A great little venta just outside the town. Whether you want tapas, drinks or a menu del dia for €6 this is a place to visit. It’s not fancy but the food is good and cheap plus they have a play area on the outside terrace for the kids.

LOCATION: Ctra MA404 (Alhaurin to Coin road), Alhaurin el Grande

HACIENDA LOS CONEJITOS, ALORA

Listed in: Dining Out, Spanish

Spanish run restaurant in Alora has been open since 1987 and is an ideal venue for birthdays, weddings or events as has a huge 1,500 sq.m dining area. There is also a 14,000 sq.m children’s play area which includes two play areas plus there are ample gardens and free parking.  Great location out in the campo.

LOCATION: Ctra Alora-Carratraca km 5, Alora

LA PESQUERA, PUERTO BANUS

Listed in: Dining Out, Spanish

A very popular chain of Spanish restaurants specialising in fish, but also serve great steaks and tapas. This one is located right on the beach with a large outside terrace which is perfect if you have young children. Open daily 11am – midnight.

LOCATION: Playa de Levante, Puerto Banus

LA RED, MARBELLA

Listed in: Dining Out, Spanish

When you visit Marbella, be sure to pop into Restaurante La Red located on the Playa La Fontanilla.  The restaurant has been in business for the last 10 years and is an ideal spot for families due to its close proximity to the beach so the kids can play. With 120 seats the restaurant can easily cater for large groups and is a great venue for birthday, communions and other celebratory events.

LOCATION: Playa de La Fontanilla, Marbella promenade

RESTAURANTE BERROCAL, ESTACION DE CARTAMA

Listed in: Dining Out, Spanish

Berrocal Restaurant is a large traditional Spanish restaurant located 15 minutes from Malaga and located in the countryside with excellent views of the Guadalhorce Valley. The prices are reasonable and they offer a variety of home-made dishes using top quality products. For the children there is a 500sq.m playground with swings, slides, climbing frame and bouncy castle. Open Saturday and Sunday 11.30am till late.

LOCATION: Los Mondeños 115, Estacion de Cartama

VENTA LOS ARCOS, COIN

Listed in: Dining Out, Spanish

This is a large venta run by Eva and her family located on the road from Coin to Cartama. Although it is on the main road there is a big enclosed terrace and indoor eating area offering children’s meals. There is a play park just outside which although is a little old is safe, shady and keeps the kids amused. Sometimes also has a bouncy castle on the weekends. Excellent food and good value for money. Menu del Dia on a Sunday is just €8.

LOCATION: Carretera de Cartama, Km 6, Coin

VENTA LOS MORENOS, ALHAURIN EL GRANDE

Listed in: Dining Out, Spanish

Los Morenos is very busy and popular restaurant with locals and foreigners alike. All the traditional Spanish dishes are on offer with a great BBQ at the weekends. They have a large outside terrace with small play area and dishes on the menu for children. Open everyday except Thursday from 10am – 11pm (10pm in winter).

LOCATION: On the Mijas, Fuengirola and Coin roundabout (opposite the BP garage), Alhaurin el Grande

WATERFRONT, BENALMADENA

Listed in: Dining Out, Spanish

The Waterfront in Benalmadena is the first restaurant you come to in the parade of sea front restaurants and bars just between the Sunset Beach Club Hotel and the Benalmadena Marina. The Waterfront, as the name suggests, it located in the pedestrianised area right on the beach front so perfect if you have children as they can play nearby whilst you enjoy your meal and watch the world go by.  There are children’s portions and menu available.

LOCATION: Paseo Maritimo (Playa Santa Ana), Benalmadena