A guide to the 10 Best Mediterranean Restaurants in Marbella (2023)

best mediterranean restaurants in marbella

Image - Puente Romano

Marbella is THE place to go to for all things luxury and glamour, but along with the most fabulous beaches, activities, and nightlife, Marbella is also renowned for the best Mediterranean food along the Costa del Sol, with its rich taste and bright flavours. With so many to choose from, the Euro Weekly News has compiled a list of the 10 best Mediterranean restaurants in Marbella for you to indulge in.

The Mediterranean lifestyle, food, and way of life are something to be experienced and treasured. There is no better way to experience this than by eating at the best Mediterranean restaurants in Marbella, from sea-view chiringuitos on the beach to quaint eateries near Marbella´s famous old town.

Our top pick

1. Sea Grill Puente Romano Beach Resort

At Sea Grill in Marbella´s vibrant Puente Romano Beach Resort, you can embark on a new culinary journey each day, from the best breakfast in the Mediterranean, relaxing lunches, to evenings of international fine dining with friends and family. Located on the shores of an azure bay and with sea-view terraces under the warm Mediterranean sun, Sea Grill will take you from relaxing mornings through to golden hour aperitifs and dining under the stars.

With a menu made up of locally sourced Mediterranean produce and international favourites, you’ll be tempted by aromas from the open kitchen where chefs cook over charcoal and fire. Enjoy leisurely lunches of the freshest seafood including authentic Spanish paella, tender Atlantic sea bass and beautifully baked lemon and herb mussels.

Select the catch of the day from their fresh fish market, where you can choose the best of the sea to enjoy at your table, or try their decadent black linguine with scarlet king prawns and fresh wild Norwegian salmon, perfectly cooked on the grill. For meat lovers, enjoy Sea Grill´s succulent Wagyu beef entrecote or their incredible Galician blonde beef hamburger with toppings of your choice.

And Sea Grill hasn´t forgotten about the vegans and vegetarians in your group, offering a vegan menu that leaves nothing to be desired. Enjoy their fresh and colourful Mediterranean salad or paella with mushrooms and artichoke, finished with a dessert of matcha cake or sweet grilled pineapple.

Take advantage of Sea Grill´s extensive list of international fine wines and creative cocktails while relaxing on the sun-dappled terrace watching the waves. Sip on a fresh and tangy lemon drop, a zingy orange martini or their special house cocktail ´Danny´s Margarita´.

If you are looking for a Mediterranean restaurant with stunning views, fresh flavours and a place where you can create unforgettable memories, Sea Grill is the best place in Marbella to take you from sunrise through to stunning Spanish sunsets.

Drop anchor and enjoy the most vibrant restaurant and cocktail bar on the Costa del Sol.

Website and bookings: Click here

Address: Bulevar Príncipe Alfonso Von Hohenlohe, S/N, 29602 Marbella, Malaga

Telephone: +34 682 11 22 33

Email: hotel@puenteromano.com

Open every day for breakfast, lunch and dinner from 7:30am until 1am.


Our recommendation

2. Chiringuito Puente Romano

Marbella is renowned for its glamorous beach bars, buzzing nightlife and stunning Mediterranean beaches – and with its winning combination of fresh and healthy food, mouth-watering cocktails and positive vibes, Chiringuito Puente Romano is at the pinnacle of Marbella beach club scene.

This haven on the beach will fill you with nourishing breakfasts using organic eggs and local produce, pure vitamin-charged fruit juices, wellness lattes and a range of vegan options to start your day off right.

Enjoy leisurely alfresco lunches where you can experience the authentic taste of the Mediterranean with their delicious fresh seafood and famous espetos, indulgent sharing platters, colourful salads, or the catch of the day.

Let Chiringuito Puente Romano take you into the evening where you can unwind on a sun lounger watching the hand-painted sunsets while the attentive staff cater to your every need. With the soundtrack of their in-house DJ, the backdrop of the Mediterranean Sea, and their delicious drinks menu, make unforgettable memories with your friends and family.

From good morning vibes to nights of dancing under the palms, at Chiringuito Puente Romano you can celebrate the vibrant Mediterranean lifestyle.

Website and bookings: Click here

Address: Bulevar Príncipe Alfonso Von Hohenlohe, S/N, 29602 Marbella, Malaga

Telephone: (+34) 682 11 22 33

Email: ec@puenteromano.com

Open every day from 9am until 1am.


3. Boho Club Restaurant

Located on Marbella’s Golden Mile, Boho Club is a Michelin Star Restaurant that believes in an experience liberated from formalities and conservative stiffness. Their Executive Chef, Diego de Rio creates an experience for your mouth and mind by serving great-tasting cuisine.

The flavours and wines are like no other at Boho Club, ranked as one of the best places for Mediterranean food in Marbella.

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Image – Boho Club Restaurant

4. Conmpasion

Located only, 0.1 miles away from Marbella’s Old Town, Conmpasion is not only rich due to its nearby history but with flavours from its exquisite cuisine and glorious wine.

Rated as one of the best Mediterranean restaurants in Marbella, Conmpasion is well known for its original but different approach to Mediterranean cuisine, creating the perfect fusion between innovation and tradition.

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5. La Bodega del Mar

Located on the Marbella beachfront, 0.4 miles away from Marbella Old Town, La Bodega del Mar is ranked as one of the top restaurants for the Mediterranean food in Marbella.

The beautiful ocean twinkles at you while you enjoy your top-class cuisine, including their famous tapas, elegant snacks, delicious cocktails, and ‘tostas’. With charm and personality throughout La Bodega del Mar, it is worth visiting to experience some top-class cuisine.

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Image – La Bodega del Mar

6. Restaurante Garum

Located 0.6 miles from Marbella’s Old Town and moments away from Marbella’s glorious beaches, Restaurante Garum is known as one of the best restaurants in Marbella to experience Mediterranean food. Creating a luxurious atmosphere with its nuance vibe and style, Restaurante Garum food is specialised for each person using their infamous Garum sauce and style reflecting the innovative spirit of their cuisine.

Offering a wide selection of wines aged from small and select wineries to ensure the perfect blend with their cuisine, you can enjoy dining and drinking while watching the Spanish sun go down.

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Image – Garum Restaurant

7. Ancora

Ancora is a quaint and intimate restaurant located 0.2 miles away from Marbella’s Old Town. Ancora creates an experience from the moment you place your order to the minute their fine cuisine melts in your mouth.

With traditional Spanish dishes throughout their menu, catering for vegan, vegetarian, and those with different dietary requirements, Ancora makes all those that visit through their doors or sit on their terrace welcome and ensures that you don’t go home hungry with true portions that are famously well known in the Med.

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8. Restaurante la Tirana

Restaurante la Tirana is true Andalucia through and through, shown in its design, atmosphere, and cuisine. Restaurante la Tirana is an old Marbella house dressed to create an ambience of sophistication and romance, making it one of the most charming terraces in the city.

Restaurante la Tirana offers authentic Mediterranean cuisine, wine, and amazing 5-star service with a wonderful and warm atmosphere, also ranked as one of the best places for Mediterranean food in Marbella. You won’t want to go anywhere else.

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Image – La Tirana

9. Don Quijote Marbella

Located in Marbella and rated as one of the best dine-in restaurants on the Golden Mile, Don Quijote creates an experience and serves you the best Mediterranean and international cuisine in Marbella.

With every dish being carefully handpicked and produced, every bite reflects the passion of their amazing chefs. For Don Quijote, cooking is an art that will be curated at your table, bringing joy to the most demanding palates

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Image – Don Quijote

10. The Playwright Bar and Restaurant Marbella

Located in Elviria on Marbella’s Golden Mile, the illustrious Playwright is a 5-minute drive to Playa de las Chapas.

With a vibrant atmosphere and decor, the Playwright is certainly one of the must-see restaurants in Marbella and also has live music from Thursday through to Sunday, guaranteeing you a night of great Mediterranean food and fantastic music.

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Image – The Playwright

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Victoria Scott