Spanish Restaurants in Marbella: La Marisquería

La Marisquería - Marbella

La Marisquería is just one of a chain of Spanish restaurants owned by La Pesquera group, which specialises in fish dishes. La Marisquería can be found in the centre of the old quarter in the Spanish city of Marbella down on the Southern coast of Spain.

The Restaurant

The chain of restaurants that own La Marisquería is called La Pesquera and they have several restaurants in the city of Marbella, as well as in Madrid and other Spanish cities. The company originally began with just one restaurant in 1980 with the aim of making 'haute cuisine' a reality in Spain.

Restaurant La Marisqueria

From these humble beginnings the La Pesquera group has grown to incorporate other restaurant chains as well, including a chain of Italian cuisine restaurants called 'Mamma Gina' among others. This means that La Pesquera owns over 14 different restaurants across the Spanish peninsular, spreading fine dining to the masses.

La Marisquería is just one of the great Spanish restaurants in this chain and is located in the picturesque old quarter of Marbella. The restaurant is located just off the 'Plaza de la victoria' (Victory Square), a pretty little square which is only a stone's throw away from the beach.

The interior of the restaurant is decorated in a typical Andalusian style, with warm colours and the use of dark wood in both the furniture and the decorations. The wooden roof also gives the restaurant a rustic feel and makes you feel like you are eating in a beach hut next to the Mediterranean Sea. La Marisquería is also filled with trees and plants to help bring the outside into the restaurant which, when coupled with the extensive use of wood, also gives the restaurant a natural feel.

La Marisquería, like many other Spanish restaurants in Spain, offers a large terrace at the front of the establishment. This terrace has great views of the sea and is particularly beautiful at night when it is lit by restaurants old streetlights. All together, the restaurant can house a quantity of around 120 people.

Despite being a fantastic restaurant for any local or tourist, this Spanish restaurant also specialises in providing wedding and banqueting services. With such events, the restaurant opens up the large hall in the back of the building that can house up to 380 people at a time. This hall is beautifully decorated with stone arches, antique lights and a wonderful wooden floor. The restaurant also takes care of the decorations for the wedding taking all the stress out of the day. So if you are thinking of tying the knot when you visit Marbella, why not hold the ceremony at La Marisquería.

The Menu

seafood

Restaurants in La Pesquera group tend to specialise in fish dishes as well as dishes from Andalusia, Spain and some continental dishes too. La Marisquería is proud of its Mediterranean cuisine and always ensures it provides the highest quality food for its customers. To ensure this, the restaurant employs both the finest chefs and uses the best cooking equipment and machinery available. Furthermore, this Spanish restaurant knows that the best dishes are produced with the best ingredients. For this reason, La Marisquería ensures that all its seafood is delivered to the restaurant fresh everyday, taken from the best parts of the Andalusian coast. The meat too is sourced from the best Spanish farms to ensure its quality and flavour.

La Marisquería knows it fish and seafood well and it passionate about providing you with the best fish dishes around. To make sure that you are completely satisfied, the restaurant allows you to choose the seafood that you want to eat from their aquarium as part of the service. You could use this as an excuse to learn the names of the fish in Spanish!

There is also a bar at La Marisquería which offers a great range of Spanish tapas for you to enjoy inside or out on the terrace. Alongside this they also have a great collection of wines which compliment the dishes on offer perfectly.