El Refectorium Malagueta

Updated September 2017

This is a fabulous neighbourhood bar just behind the bullring and a stone’s throw from Malagueta beach. Always busy and bustling, always serving excellent food. The tapas menu is small but, as with the longer restaurant menu, it’s all high quality stuff, and the service is top-notch, fast and friendly. Sister bar to chic El Refectorium Catedral this original location has its own special charm. Make sure to try the gambas pil pil and the rice of the day. Aside from the bar area and dining room inside there is a spacious sidewalk terrace.

Cervantes, 8
Tel. 952 21 89 90
12.30 – 16.30 / 20.30 – 23.30
Closed Sunday and Monday lunchtime
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Food 8 | Wine 8 | Service 8 | Ambiance 8

boquerones al vinagre

caña de lomo

arroz del día

prawn & jamón brochette

grilled chistorras


gambas pil pil

stewed oxtail

biznaga seller

Belén, Horacio, Curry, Julio, Belén, Alberto & Sergio

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Updated September 2017

5 thoughts on “El Refectorium Malagueta

  1. Just love el Refectorium, we are regular clients and the food and service is excellent, you didn’t get Miguel in the photo, the biznaga seller is Consuelo

  2. Hi Barbara,

    Thanks for the info. I was recently told that being a biznaguero was a male profession but remembered seeing Consuelo, so perhaps it’s just “mostly” male. I’ll be back in Málaga soon and will definitely be visiting El Refectorium again.

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  4. Comer en el refectorium de la malagueta es un previlegio , la mejor ensaladilla rusa de esp , muy contentos por el trato sobre todo el chico de melilla que esta en la barra .es nu 1

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