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“Well worth seeking out.”
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Ranked #19 of 2,624 Restaurants in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$11 - US$34
Description: Spanish restaurant with a french Toque, in the historic heart of Malaga
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Description: Spanish restaurant with a french Toque, in the historic heart of Malaga
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Looked for this restaurant after reading previous reviews and found it one evening for dinner, a very friendly couple run this small but interesting brasserie, highly recommended.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank jamescas
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Marie D, Propriétaire at La Recreation, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018
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Merci de votre commentaire.
C'est avec un grand plaisir que nous vous recevrons de nouveau lors de votre passage à La Récréation.

A bientôt !!!

Lorenzo et Marie

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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

I visited the restaurant when i was looking for a nice place to eat for a lunch. Unfortunately most of the restaurants in Malaga opens around 1:30 for lunch so I was looking around (at 12pm) tired and I finally found this restaurant via Tripadvisor. It looks very comfortable inside, so I asked a gentleman if its alreafy open. He was the owner of the restaurant and welcomed me warmly.
He gave me an English menu (He is French but speaks Spanish and English) so i ordered seasonal soup, tart and lamb steak. They came quick, and portion was quit full. Soup was very tasty, i loved it so much that it took just minutes to finish. Lamb steak was medium rare which i think it the best condition of meat, and it tasted just like a home's.
I didnt see any other visitors because this is not on main street but i think this restaurant deserves more attention. It was like i found a gem!

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Mi T
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Marie D, Propriétaire at La Recreation, responded to this reviewResponded 21 April 2018
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Merci de votre visite et de votre commentaire.

Nous espérons vous revoir très vite !!!

Bonne journée.

Lorenzo et Marie

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We chose La Recreation for two reasons. 1st, it was ranked highly on TripAdvisor and 2nd, it was French - having spent the last week in Spain we were more a little tired of traditional 'Tapas'.

The menu offers a range of modern French dishes, perhaps with a slight medditeranian twist. Priced extremely fairly - the food was of an excellent quality prepared quickly with typically high French standards.

La Recreation was a welcome find in an area of Malaga saturated with low quality restraunts, and you'd be hard pushed to beat it if you're looking for something different.

We'll be back before we leave for home.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Eugene F
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Marie D, Propriétaire at La Recreation, responded to this reviewResponded 2 May 2018
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Merci de votre visite à la Récréation et de ce commentaire fort élogieux.

En espérant vous revoir très vite.

Maria et Lorenzo

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Stumbled on this restaurant based on reviews on TripAdvisor however did not realise it was French the strange thing was we had just travelled to Malaga from Paris which really threw a spanner in the works specially on our first night. Trying my best to speak my pigeon Spanish and the gentleman owner speaking French wow what an experience.
We had the chicken casserole which was like a chicken in white wine sauce....beautiful and a steak. The wine was plentiful and good quality whole meal very reasonably priced and the service excellent.
A little bit of France in the heart of Malaga.

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Mike F
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Restaurant L, Propriétaire at La Recreation, responded to this reviewResponded 12 March 2018

Hello, thank you very much for your comment, we hope to see you again soon here. Maria et Lorenzo

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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Had a dinner here during our stay in Malaga. Very good food, nice atmosphere and attentive staff. Place to recommend.

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank Jelena B
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