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Antigua Casa de Guardia

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A place to visit on your way to the party. Not too easy to find, hidden away from tourists... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Nick B
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Oslo, Norway
Excellent

We dropped on this old bar by chance, but then went every night. Everything from the barrel and... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Catullo99
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“sweet wine”(13 reviews)
“sherry bar”(7 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A place to visit on your way to the party. Not too easy to find, hidden away from tourists. Friendly Spanish speaking guests and busy bar men in white. Choice of various aperitif and other drinks direct from the cask. Your bill written in chalk...More

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It’s an interesting place to pop in and see what an ancient bar looked like. The wines are OK, the limited selection of tapas is tasty although overpriced. The service on the other hand is unfriendly to downright rude. So, once you’ve seen it there...More

1  Thank Frank D
Reviewed 18 August 2018

We dropped on this old bar by chance, but then went every night. Everything from the barrel and very cheap. Very friendly staff who wrote your bill in chalk on the bar. This kind of place is what you come to the real Spain for....More

Thank Catullo99
Reviewed 8 August 2018

And it is different with Malaga dulce wine served from the barrel and the barrels make a unique surroundings. Seems like nothing has changed here in 100 years, not even the barman

Thank Stewart1234567
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The Antigua Casa de Guardia is quite unique. A range of Malaga sweet wines served directly from the cask at reasonable prices. The appeal of this place is its old style and down to earth atmosphere, which hasn’t changed since the 19th century! This is...More

Thank Damunchkin
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Very cheap place but with good quality fish tapas and good malaga wine. The "cantinieri" may seem a little bit bored and scorbutic but they are well embedded in the context od this place. Do not worry, sometimes they smile too. Antigua Casa del Guardia...More

Thank Roberto D
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Went there with friends after seeing decent reviews could not believe how uninterested or bored the man serving us was .really poor experience shame because malaga was otherwise brilliant .honestly regretted viking where there are far better places to experience great local wines

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Reviewed 5 June 2018 via mobile

Without ruining it too much for you all - it’s an experience you don’t get often just go and taste and enjoy. Amazing!

Thank burnsm
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

After reading the reviews we thought we would try this for some local colour. It is everything it was cracked up to be. Grumpy barman who tells you what you want (think League of Gentlemen, "local wines for local people"), fortified wines in barrels behind...More

2  Thank Andy S
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Outstanding! The smells and tastes here are incredible! The Moscatel, Vermut, and Pedro Ximenez were simply exquisite! Locals love this place and now we know why. The bar-men are not exactly chatty but if you hang in here for a few tastings they’ll warm up...More

Thank corkerym
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Breda C
26 June 2017|
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Response from Rodger43 | Reviewed this property |
Right in the center,great for drinks and atmosphere but I go on after for a meal.
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Deirdre M
16 March 2017|
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Response from Yigg | Reviewed this property |
This is a typical bodega. It is standing and it serves a limited number of tapas. It is not a restaurant.
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Deirdre M
16 March 2017|
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Response from Jane A | Reviewed this property |
No, it is only possible to have limited (good) tapas standing in the bar.
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