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Top Choice Mediterranean in Fuengirola

Arte y Cocina

The Italian-inflected food here is as fresh as the decor. Expect handmade pasta, and arty renditions of rabbit ravioli and creamy prawn-and-courgette risotto.
Cultural in Fuengirola

Feria

Arguably the best and biggest on the Costa del Sol, Fuengirola's feria includes a romería (religious pilgrimage) during which locals head to the campo (countryside) for flamenco, paella and cerveza (beer). A flamenc…
Cafe in Fuengirola

Café Andino

This cosy little cafe roasts its own beans, serves strong, aromatic coffee and does a sideline in homemade cakes. It’s right next to the bus station. There’s a branch in Málaga.
Andalucian in Fuengirola

Charolais

This place covers three venues: a modern tapas bar, a terrace and a rustic-styled restaurant. In the restaurant the emphasis is on expertly prepared meat dishes, plus duck and some typical Galician plates, including…
Seafood in Fuengirola

La Cepa Playa

In business since the late 1950s, when Fuengirola inhabited a different universe (both politically and economically), La Cepa is a chiringuito near the harbour serving a dizzying array of fish. Prawns, anchovies, cu…
Irish Pub in Fuengirola

Pogs

This spirited Irish pub is one of the town's most popular places for live music and has a reputable line-up of local musicians, who play everything from Celtic fusion to 'old skool' rock. Guinness is the perfect dra…
Bar in Fuengirola

Colón

This is one of a clutch of similar traditional, slightly showy Spanish bars with sprawling terraces behind the main post office. The wines are good, and the weekend ambience has a big-city feel and seems authentical…
International in Fuengirola

Cafe Fresco

This breezy restaurant is popular with the health conscious for its menu of homemade soups, salads and wraps (including curried chicken and Greek salad), best accompanied with an energising smoothie. There's a branc…
Market in Fuengirola

La Galería Gastromercado

This clean, enclosed food court with communal seating has a selection of stalls selling tapas, coffee, pastries and specialist snacks. Great for budget travellers and families.
Zoo in Fuengirola

Bioparc

This zoo has spacious enclosures and treats its animals very well. It runs conservation and breeding programs as well as educational activities. The grounds also have a bat cave, a reptile enclosure, cafes and a lar…