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. A total of 15 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 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 13h-16.30h and 1930h to 00h

Contact to book+34 952 818 392

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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, evening only (19h to 02h)

Contact to book – + 34 682 112 233

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Best for al fresco dining – Les Jardins

Puente Romano Hotel is famous on the Costa del Sol for its tropical gardens that stretch down to the beach. Les Jardins has a privileged spot right by the stream, perfect for al fresco dining in the summer months. This green eaterie has a tapas and snacks menu plus a choice of Lebanese dishes, all washed down with a long list of wines.

Need to know

Dress – smart casual

Open – daily (12h to 00h)

Contact to book – + 34 682 112 233

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Best for gourmet tapas – BIBO

Local chef and triple Michelin star holder, Dani García, takes you on a global journey of culinary delight at this Brasserie in the square at Puente Romano Hotel. Be prepared for tastes like no other presented in a frenzy of creativity. Plus, there are raw oyster and ceviche bars for fans of shellfish.

Need to know

Dress – smart casual

Open – Weds-Sun (13h to 16h and 20h to 00h)

Contact to book – + 34 951 607 011

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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 (9.30h to 21h)

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 00h)

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 16h and 20h 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 (13h to 00h)

Contact to book – + 34 952 820 900

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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

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