Travelling For Celiacs: 8 Gluten-Free Restaurants In Marbella
Being coeliac is no longer a problem when it comes to eating in restaurants. Eating gluten free in Marbella, with its restaurants and tapas bars full of delicious croquettes and fried food, used to be a true odyssey. But the truth is that demand is what now rules, so we can find loads of gluten free restaurants in Marbella. The capital of the Costa del Sol’s gluten free gastronomic proposals range from savoury dishes, delicious sweets and international food to the most traditional dishes of Costa del Sol cuisine. Gone are the days of watching others enjoy their food at the table! Gluten free eating in Marbella is possible, so let us tell you about some restaurants for coeliacs in Marbella:
1. La Relojera Restaurant
La Relojera is the typical fried fish place next to Marbella promenade, opposite the fishing port. They have a separate fryer for coeliacs and offer other dishes.
2. Casa Italia Pizzeria
Casa Italia offers a guarantee that diners can enjoy the best pastas, pizzas, salads and artisanal desserts without having to worry about ingredients or cross contamination. This restaurant is committed to doing its job well, and that professionalism can be seen in each dish it serves.
3. Los Mellizos
Los Mellizos offers the usual dishes, which have made this restaurant famous all over Málaga, since its grilled meats, salt fish and rice dishes are the three basic pillars upon which the success of its menu is based. What’s more, it must be said that its culinary proposal includes several options for coeliacs, vegans and vegetarians. At Los Mellizos there is room for everyone.
4. Las Cuchis Refreshment Stall
Las Cuchis is one of the most charming restaurants/refreshment stalls on the Costa del Sol. Here, coeliacs can order without having to book in advance. Its gluten free proposal ranges from a delicious paella to fried food, via all kinds of meat. They also have gluten free bread, bruschettas and beer and, of course, they are very careful with cross contamination.
5. Hotel Fuerte Marbella
Fuerte Hotels always take their guests’ needs into account, which is why they have a new special gluten free menu. This menu meets all the requirements of the Spanish Federation of Coeliac Associations (FACE), both in the composition and traceability of the products used, and in the preparation process of the dishes. The kitchen team has also been appropriately trained to avoid contact with any foods containing gluten during the preparation of the dishes that appear on the coeliacs menu. So, let’s go! There’s no reason not to enjoy a fabulous meal.
6. Corleone Restaurant/Pizzeria
Corleone’s menu offers the best proposal for people with coeliac disease. There is a special awareness of gluten intolerance at this restaurant’s kitchen, so as much attention as possible is given to only using gluten free ingredients and to especially avoid cross contamination.
All the above means that its gastronomic proposal is very varied and customers can enjoy all its dishes without exception.
Celicioso boasts the title of being the first restaurant located in the heart of Marbella’s Milla de Oro that is 100% coeliac-friendly. This restaurant offers a delicious culinary proposal suitable for people with gluten intolerance. Here you can have breakfast and even have a couple of cocktails on its impressive terrace. It also offers you the chance to enjoy its food at home, thanks to its home delivery service.
8. La Traiña
La Traíña is a cosy restaurant dedicated to Mediterranean cuisine that offers an extensive menu with a multitude of dishes for all people and tastes, with a special mention for its gluten free fried fish—an absolute delight.
If you know of more places and want to expand the list, add a comment. It will be most welcome!
WHERE TO STAY
If you decide to come to Marbella, make sure you stay at Fuerte Hoteles or Amare Marbella Beach Hotel. Fuerte Marbella is a true symbol for the city and has over 60 years’ experience. The establishment has 263 rooms, all soundproof and equipped with air conditioning, satellite TV, free WiFi, safe and private bathroom with amenities and a hairdryer, among other services. It is also surrounded by gardens, with unbeatable sea views and two outdoor pools.