Marbella is undoubtedly the most exclusive destination in all of Spain. Having the street with the most luxury stores per square meter in the whole world, beaches for relaxation, and its wide range of entertainment options, it has earned its place as one of the most important tourist destinations at both a national and an international level. But besides that, the city has some of the best restaurants in the whole world, where tasting its unique dishes becomes a unique experience.

All of these places share one same concept: to bestow upon their stoves a hint of the soul of their businesses. Such pleasures are obviously not suited to every pocket. But, isn’t it nice to indulge every once in a while? Which is why today we bring you a selection of the best restaurants in Marbella where you can make reservations and give yourself a well-deserved treat, and enjoy your holidays even more in a city that has no place for boredom.

Tahini

Tahini is a true icon among the Japanese food restaurants in Costa del Sol. In order to make their carefully prepared dishes, they use ingredients and cooking techniques inspired on the best sushi experts of Tokyo, but incorporating the chef’s own innovative touch.

If you enjoy Japanese cuisine, you can’t miss the bass wrapped in banana leaves with miso and sisho broth, the John Dory with sweet and sour beet and scallops in miso, or their vegetable and shrimp tempuras – dishes which have been enjoyed by now former queen Sofía, who has rated another restaurant of this chain located in Mallorca as “outstanding”.

La Meridiana

A business with over 24 years of experience located in San Pedro de Alcántara, surrounded by gardens and with an indoor pool. If you like rice, La Meridiana is undoubtedly the best restaurant in Marbella. But besides rice, it has a menu which offers exclusively products fresh from the Mediterranean Sea, such as hake a la marinière, fritura andaluza, or the delicious tuna taquitos. The firm has also opened a new business, the Funky Buddha Beach, which promises to be the most luxurious in all of the seafront.

Bibo

Cook Dani García, who is rated with one Michelin star, has recently opened a new restaurant with two styles: a haute cuisine establishment located 10 meters away from a more informal one, the Bilbo.

Among the delicacies you just have to try are the eggs benedict with touches of Kimchi and fresh lobster, or the roast suckling pig.

Sala Beach

This charming beachside establishment is located on Puerto Banús beach and is accessible from the oceanfront. It’s an ideal place to spend a fun day at the beach or to party either by day or night. If offers a great variety of exotic dishes such as Thai tapas for 25 euros or a platter with a variety of meats and fish. Furthermore, having a cocktail at the Beach Room on sunset offers a spectacular sight.