May 20, 2022

Michelin Recommended Restaurants in Marbella

The Andalusian city, Marbella, is a popular tourist destination on the Costa del Sol in Southern Spain …

By Corinne Van Houten

Costa del Sol



El Lago Marbella

The Andalusian city, Marbella, is a popular tourist destination on the Costa del Sol in Southern Spain. With a mild climate, fascinating archeological sites, beautiful beaches and delicious cuisine, what’s not to love?

Michelin star restaurants

Focusing on the local ingredients and culinary heritage of Andalusia, El Lago is a one Michelin star restaurant offering a contemporary take on traditional dishes. On the edge of a lake overlooking a golf course, the setting provides a lovely backdrop to the cuisine.

Nintai Marbella
Nintai Marbella

Messina and Nintai are two more Michelin one star restaurants. The Argentinian chef at Messina, Mauricio Giovanni, creates exciting dishes combining ingredients from his native Latin America with European and Mediterranean flavors. Nintai is an elegant restaurant that focuses on Japanese cuisine, offering two tasting menus. Each dish is constructed from the freshest ingredients and there is a wide selection of sakes. If possible, sit at the bar where the chef prepares each dish in front of you.

An intimate restaurant situated in the old town of Marbella, Skina is anything but old. With cuisine to match its contemporary decor, diners will enjoy a gastronomic experience in this two Michelin starred establishment.

Michelin recommended restaurants

The following restaurants don’t have a star but they are among the best Michelin recommended restaurants in Marbella.

Lobito de Mar Marbella

Lobito de Mar is located on Marbella’s Gold Coast promenade. Here guests can savor a variety of traditional fish and rice dishes in a charming setting.

Leña Marbella owned by the renowned Andalucian chef, Dani Garcia, reflects the chef’s desire to make delicious cuisine accessible to everyone. Focusing on charcoal grilled meats and fish and “yaki pincho” (similar to Japanese yakitori) skewers, Leña Marbella is considered one of the most beautiful restaurants in the world.

La Milla Marbella

If you’re looking for a restaurant with a view, check out La Milla which is situated on the beach overlooking the Mediterranean sea. A contemporary take on fresh seafood and produce is the basis for their delicious cuisine.

Boho restaurant and bar is part of the Boho Club and combines seasonal cuisine using local ingredients with superlative cocktails. A great combination for celebrating special events or just enjoying a dining experience.

Boho Club Marbella

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