Fine wining and dining in Puente Romano Hotel Marbella

Marbella is already renowned for its shimmering firmament of Michelin stars plus a long list of some of the best restaurants in southern Spain. But there’s one place in the resort where exquisite cuisine comes into its own and in an emblematic location: Puente Romano Hotel. The main square and gardens at the hotel host a spectacular choice of eateries to suit all tastes and at any time of day. Almost 20 venues are located within the hotel grounds and we’ve picked our favourites. Read on to discover our selection of fine wining and dining in Puente Romano Hotel in Marbella.

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Best French cuisine restaurant – BABETTE

Dani Garcia’s Babette opened in April 2022 and has quickly become one of Marbella’s most talked-about restaurants. At the venue, Garcia goes back to his culinary routes and showcases the French techniques he learnt at catering school. But in true Garcia style, he brings creativity and innovation to all the dishes, combining tradition and avant-garde gastronomy to perfection. The menu includes something for everyone and as you’d expect, the cocktail and wine menus run long.

Need to know

Dress – smart casual

Open – daily for Monday to Thursday for dinner only (19h to 00h) and Friday to Sunday 13h to 16h and 19h to 00h.

Contact to book – + 34 951 551 987

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Best fusion restaurant – NOBU

It isn’t often that Peru and Japan meet at the table and combine to perfection, but NOBU restaurant at Puente Romano Hotel does just that. On the menu, you’ll find ceviche dishes, Wagyu beef, seafood any which is Japanese way and of course, an extensive choice of sushi. Those who enjoy a full dining experience will love the Japanese whisky selection.

Need to know

Dress – smart casual

Open – daily for dinner only (19h to 00h)

Contact to book – + 34 952 778 686

Did you know? NOBU also do takeaways, perfect for a gourmet evening picnic on the lovely beach at Puente Romano.

Best Asian restaurant – Thai Gallery

And for many, the best Thai restaurant in Marbella. The venue has been creating high-end Thai cuisine in the resort for over 30 years so they know a thing or two about serving the best. The menu runs long with a mouth-watering selection of chef’s specials plus curries, soups, salads and noodles, all presented as a feast of colour and favour. The décor is contemporary modern with views of the palms in the outside gardens bringing a touch of Thailand to your meal. 

Need to know

Dress – smart casual

Open – daily 19h to 00h

Contact to book – +34 952 818 392

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Best for a sea view – Seafood Grill Restaurant

Down on the lovely sands is this fine restaurant, specialising in fish and seafood and enjoying panoramic views of the Mediterranean. The kitchen’s open so you get to see the chefs creating the magic on the charcoals and there’s something for everyone on the menu from breakfast right through to dinner. The wine list contains a selection of excellent choices and the cocktail list is equally impressive. Plus evening dining comes accompanied by live music and DJs.

Need to know

Dress – smart casual

Open – daily 730h to 01h

Contact to book

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Best for a little something – La Plaza

Occupying the main square, the scenario for events all year round, La Plaza offers casual drinks and snacks. The cocktail and champagne lists run very long plus there’s a good choice of wines and spirits. Snacks come with a distinctly casual vibe with wraps, burgers and pizzas taking centre stage. But if you want to up your dining to luxury heights, choose the Russian Osetra Caviar.

Need to know

Dress – smart casual

Open – daily 13h to 02h

Contact to book – + 34 682 112 233

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Best for chill-out tapas – La Concha

And Polynesian style too because this adult-only hideaway takes a tropical theme, set in Puente Romano’s famous gardens and with views of the emblematic Concha mountain peak. On the menu are delicious snacks – think burgers, salads and sandwiches – paired with juices and smoothies, the perfect combo to enjoy from your daybed by the pool!

Need to know

Dress – casual

Open – daily 10h to 20h

Contact to book – + 34 680 111 222

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Best for gluten-free – Celicioso

Even if you can’t (or don’t) do gluten, dairy and sugar, you can still eat out in style at Puente Romano hotel. Celicioso caters for all those food intolerances and with plenty of choices – just the breakfast menu makes impressive reading. And then there are the cupcakes, the regular cakes and the special cakes. Vegans also have lots to choose from.

Need to know

Dress – smart casual

Open – daily 9h to 22h

Contact to book – + 34 952 859 402

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Best for la bella Italia – Serafina

No dining venue in Marbella would be complete without an Italian restaurant and at Puente Romano Hotel, Serafina holds the flag very high. Tucked away in the gardens with (appropriately) the Roman bridge as a backdrop, this Italian dinery serves all the timeless classics including pasta and pizza as well as a good choice of meat and fish dishes.

Need to know

Dress – smart casual

Open – Mon to Sat, dinner only (19h to 1h)

Contact to book – + 34 952 771 798

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Best for steaks – Leña

Also with an expert chef, Dani García at the helm, Leña (meaning firewood in Spanish) takes grilling meat to hotter heights than ever. The staff claim that the fire is always lit at this restaurant, ready to grill practically everything on the menu. This venue is mostly about the meat – you’ll find just about every possible cut of steak – but you can also try chargrilled vegetables (including avocado) plus a long list of other delights.

Need to know

Dress – smart casual

Open – daily (13h to 1630h and 1930h to 00h)

Contact to book – + 34 952 764 252

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Best for a Lebanese feast – Les Jardins du Liban

Famed as the home to one of the world’s most delicious cuisines, Lebanon takes centre stage at this restaurant in the lovely gardens at Puente Romano Hotel. Run by Lebanese chefs with over 20 years of experience in the Costa del Sol dining scene, Les Jardins du Liban transport you across the Mediterranean outside for a feast of mezze, kebabs, falafel and other delicious treats.

Need to know

Dress – smart casual

Open – daily (15h to 00h)

Contact to book – + 34 676 251 427

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Best for tropical dining – Monkey Club

If you’re looking for an eclectic menu with a decidedly international stance, Monkey Club will tick all your boxes. You’ll also love the décor – truly tropical with stunning views of Puente Romano hotel and the Mediterranean beyond. And this is the venue on this side of Marbella for signature cocktails.

Need to know

Dress – smart casual

Open – daily, dinner only (19h to 00h)

Contact to book – + 34 951 607 018

Did you know? A short stay won’t give you nearly enough time to try all 19 venues for dining at Puente Romano Hotel in Marbella. But, if you buy a home in the resort you’ll be able to visit them all and then some! For expert advice on what to buy and where get in touch with our friendly team who will be more than happy to help you find the perfect property in Marbella.

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