Best Local Restaurants to eat in Marbella & Puerto Banus, Spain

Marbella is a paradise for foodies. When it comes to food, Marbella is almost too exotic to imagine. There are hundreds of restaurants in Marbella to choose from. So whether you’re just a visiting foodie, or are looking to delve more into Marbella’s dining scene, here are our top picks of Marbella’s top 6 trendiest restaurants

Trocadero Playa: A sophisticated restaurants on the beach in Marbella just a few minutes’ walk away at La Playa de Santa Petronila at the heart of the Golden Mile.  Serves delicious Mediterranean cuisine and great cocktails in an incredible beachfront location.  Book sunbeds in advance as peak times can get very busy.

Distance: 1km

Da Bruno Sul Mare: authentic Italian cuisine in a great setting on the PaseoMaritimo.  It is one of the best Italian restaurants in Marbella. Fresh pasta and pizza and a family-friendly atmosphere make this a great place for all the family.  Book one of the outdoor tables and watch the world go by.  Be sure to order the pilpil prawns – one of Vidhur’s personal favourites!

Distance: 650m

Zozoi: located in the heart of Marbella’s historic Old Town, this elegant Spanish restaurant offers a wide choice of dishes with a contemporary twist using fresh, local ingredients.  Choose a table in the courtyard for a lovely ambiance.

Distance: 3.5km

El Torero: watch the waves lap against the shore in this fabulous tapas restaurant in Puerto Banus.  With such fantastic views of the sea and the lighthouse, this is the perfect place to sample some of Spain’s famous culinary specialities. You can try old favourites or sample exciting new dishes from their chef.

Distance: 5km

Villa Tiberio: a very special restaurant, situated in sumptuous grounds and a favourite with many celebrities.  Run by legendary restauranteur Sandro Morelli (previously of the Ritz and Cavendish Hotels in London), Villa Tiberio is known for its exquisite Italian and Mediterranean cuisine and beautiful surroundings.

Distance: 500m

Masala: authentic Indian cuisine from classic curries to new and exciting dishes created by their chef.  Sit outside on the terrace for amazing views of the mountains.

Distance: 150m

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