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La Luz de Candela

Calle dos Aceras 18-20, 29012 Malaga, Spain
+34 648 85 32 53
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  • Excellent82%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“scallops” (28 reviews)
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French, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Calle dos Aceras 18-20, 29012 Malaga, Spain
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Hands down the nicest place we visited for dinner during our stay in Malaga. Attentive service, cosy relaxed atmosphere, and 5-star food - recommend taking the advice of the team and ordering several smaller plates to share!

Thank Lexi5993
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The people from the restaurant were very kind and friendly! We had dinner in this restaurant and loved the food we got!

Thank 907hannekec
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

the food was totally amazing!!!! The two gentlemen who served us were so kind and helpful. The food was wonderful and tasty. the scallops were the best!!!! Seabass, mussels were one of the nicest meals. Great atmosphere in the restaurant, for sure I come back!...More

Thank Sandra Ł
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best customer service in Malaga hands down. The two gentlemen who served us had amazing English and were so kind and helpful. The food was wonderful... the scallops were so good & the seabass/saffron risotto was one of the nicest meals I’ve ever eaten. Great...More

Thank clarstar5
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I had a delightful mean at this restaurant while visiting Malaga. The food was wonderfully prepared and delicious. The wait staff was knowledgeable and accommodating. If visiting Malaga I highly recommend trying this restaurant.

Thank Susan R
Charles D, Propietario at La Luz de Candela, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Susan! Thank you very much for your visit and your comment. And thank you for the recommandation you wrote. Hope to see you another time. Kindest regards,

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Off the beaten path but this is an absolute gem. Really innovative food and such great service. Make sure you have lots of sharing plates as there is so much to expereience here. We visited twice as the food, service and atmosphere were just fantastic...More

Thank Robert L
Charles D, Propietario at La Luz de Candela, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Robert L! thank you very much for you visit and review. You're right, sharing several dishes is the best way to try different flavours. We hope to see you soon. Best regards…

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Great attention from staff . .food tapas style good origin of foods and just that bit special. Went out of their way to ensure we had good evening...bit more pricey than other restaurants but worth it...

Thank dawntesseyman
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

What a great restaurant, family run with care, humour and some seriously good food. You can choose full or half raciones of most dishes. We shared a half of goats cheese salad, beef carpaccio, scallops (1 each), sea bass, Secreto Iberico and a beautifully light...More

Thank E7174
Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Amazing dinner !! All plates made w very fresh ingridients and in its perfection! Mathieu was great!! Very nice, polite and fun! Anorher great surprise for the night! Must go!! Cant miss this experience once in Malaga!!

Thank Cris D
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

We were staying around the corner from the restaurant and could not get a table on a Saturday night as a walk in. Fortunately for us, when we returned the following Friday we were able to get a table. After eating at a lot of...More

Thank Heather M
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20 August 2017|
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Response from Julie W | Reviewed this property |
It is only evening...but book in advance to make sure you get a table.
29 June 2017|
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Response from Julie W | Reviewed this property |
Our many course meal, plus 4 glasses was €54. Download their menu to gauge prices...that's what we did.
29 June 2017|
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Response from kuiti | Reviewed this property |
40-50€ but take their advise and go Spanish style and share the dishes as they were all superb.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle dos Aceras 18-20, 29012 Malaga, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  Malaga
  • Phone Number: +34 648 85 32 53
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Small restaurant of eleven tables, La Luz de Candela proposes a seasonal fresh food cuisine. The dishes are cooked or prepared at the order. Because of an increasing number of " not show ", the reserved tables will be liberated 10 minutes after the booking hour.
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