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Please note: Restaurant guests DO NOT have automatic access to the Polynesian Pool or VIP Terrace. If you wish to enjoy the day by our pool, please book a VIP Sunbed, as well as your restaurant table. Children of all ages are more than welcome in the restaurant!
Restaurant El Oceano, right by the sea, close to perfection. An elegant and unique restaurant on Mijas Costa, on Spain’s sunny Costa del Sol, El Oceano has three beautiful dining areas all overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, with menus you won’t forget. Beautiful food, perfect location, great company at El Oceano! Open every day throughout the Season for lunch or dinner.
Restaurant El Oceano, Elegant Beachfront Dining
A Unique Beachfront Restaurant
Exquisite Dining right on the Water’s Edge, close to perfection.
El Oceano boasts one of the finest dining experiences on the coast where lunch & dinner is served everyday either in the Ocean Room, on the Veranda or in the summer months outside on the stunning Waterfront Terrace, all featuring top class live music most evenings and in particular do not miss our ‘famous’ Sunday Experience!
Our menus are stunning. Our team of chefs take the utmost care with rigorously selected, superior quality ingredients, preparation worthy of the world’s best restaurant and presentation that will take your breath away! All that, plus the most beautiful views over the Mediterranean Sea! The À la Carte is our flagship menu, put together with a level of attention to detail reflected throughout our hotel and available every afternoon and evening. We also offer a magnificent Lunch Menu for a lighter bite to eat. (Above photos courtesy of Gary Edwards, https://www.garyedwards.es/. Thanks Gary!)
We do cater for vegetarian and vegan guests and those with special ingredient concerns, although the menus do not reflect this. If you have any questions of concerns, please contact the restaurant – we will do everything we can to make sure your El Oceano meal is perfect!
Upcoming Entertainment in the Restaurant
The restaurant comprises three distinct areas…
- The Ocean Room. Right next to the Martini Lounge, a beautiful room with almost panoramic views.
- The Veranda. A real feeling of being suspended over the ocean, the Veranda makes you feel like you could be on a ship!
- The Waterfront Terrace. Al Fresco dining at its very finest. Breath-taking views over the Mediterranean Sea, south facing sunny terrace!
Whichever you choose, your meal will be unforgettable. A five-star menu served by the most professional and courteous servers all the in the finest restaurant on the Costa del Sol. Almost every evening is accompanied by one of our fantastic regular entertainers and occasionally, special guests from all over Europe.
Here are a few, mouth watering shots of what you may be eating! As always, many thanks to Gary Edwards for his photographic efforts. They look great, don’t they? And just to say… these are not ‘stock’ photos, these are genuine pictures of our dishes, fresh from the kitchen, before being served to hungry guests.
You’ll be impressed by El Oceano. We’re sure of that. The recent redesign is even better than we had planned. A truly stunning restaurant, an impeccable menu and a fantastic dining entertainment lineup all sum up to the finest restaurant on the Costa del Sol. Right by the ocean, close to perfection.
We’re here to make your visit unforgettable, bringing the best of hospitality and unparalleled service to you in our warm and friendly environment. We are here to share our passion for great food, great drinks and great vibes! Our food is prepared in the way that will make you want to come back to El Oceano every time you visit Spain!
Dine Al Fresco on the Terrace!
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Live Dining Entertainment Almost Every Evening
The entertainment at El Oceano is a special part of of the dining experience! We regularly bring many talented acts to our restaurant, from Spain and around Europe. Join our regular entertainers or our ‘special guests’ from the UK and Spain for the perfect accompaniment to the perfect El Oceano Menu!
See the confirmed, upcoming entertainment dates on the Dining Entertainment page, but here’s the first few acts coming up…
The Sunday Experience at El Oceano Restaurant
Sundays at El Oceano have become something of a legend, here on the Costa del Sol, in recent years! Increasing numbers of guests are booking week – often months – in advance and, while we have rearranged our Sundays to accommodate more guests, most are fully booked, well in advance!
Sunday Lunch vs Sunday Experience
Finding a ‘normal’ Sunday Lunch on the Costa de Sol isn’t difficult, but the traditional and contemporary Sunday Lunch at El Oceano is, frankly, a significant cut above the rest! And it’s not just the Sunday Lunch either! The Sunday Experience at El Oceano starts with aperitifs in the Cocktail Lounge, an utterly exquisite Lunch, with live entertainment all day, followed by poolside drinks!
Sunday on the Costa del Sol just isn’t Sunday without El Oceano!!
The Polynesian Pool
Restaurant guests, please note… use of the pool is reserved for hotel residents & VIP Sunbed reservations only. Restaurant diners do not have automatic access to the Polynesian Pool facilities however, subject to availability & charge, we may be able to offer pool use on occasions! To avoid any disappointment, please confirm availability before your visit.
3 dining areas
The Ocean Room
Panoramic sea views accompany an exquisite menu. The perfect beachfront restaurant.
The Ocean Room is the main part of the restaurant, the part you will see as you walk in to the hotel. Large glass walls look right on to the beach and the Mediterranean sea offering almost panoramic views, which (on appropriate weather days) are fully opened giving an impression of being right on the sea! A bright and spacious room, the Oceano Room Restaurant is open every day for lunch and dinner.
The Ocean Room is where most dining entertainment takes place, with small stage and dancing area. If you’re joining us for an entertainment evening, this is probably where you’ll be. Almost every evening is accompanied by one of our fantastic regular entertainers and occasionally, special guests from all over Europe.
You’ll be impressed by our restaurant. We’re sure of that. A truly stunning restaurant, an impeccable menu, a fantastic dining entertainment lineup. Right by the ocean, close to perfection.
An elegant dining room with views of the mountains of North Africa. The Veranda is a little apart from The Ocean Room, with glass walls giving the impression of hanging over the overlooking the sea. It’s a great place for breakfast! Right next to the beach, dinner is served each evening in the Veranda Restaurant, a glass enclosed dining room seemingly suspended over the ocean. The views will take your breath away!
The Waterfront Terrace
Right on the water, the terrace restaurant is a beautiful place to eat al-fresco.
The Terrace is outside and hosts entertainment during the summer months. But on The Terrace, it’s about the open sea. The Terrace is right on the beach, with private pool, pool bar and most importantly, the beautiful sunny Spanish sky. Perfect.
Where the views will take your breath away, and where lunch by the sea can last forever! Live music is provided every evening at El Oceano, in the Oceano Room and during the summer months on the Water Front Terrace. The hotel’s bar and lounge areas are absolutely sumptuous, where an impressive choice of cocktails, liquors and wines are served by El Oceano’s expert friendly staff.
The Perfect Menu, the Perfect Restaurant
To compliment the perfect restaurant, we have perfect food. Our menus are legendary, really. Our Head Chef prepares the most exquisite selection of traditional and more contemporary dishes, containing only on the freshest ingredients available.
El Oceano Menus
We take our cuisine very seriously, simply because we want you to remember just how good the food was. And you will. Each dish is a perfectly balanced blend of the finest ingredients and almost artistic presentation. We’re proud of our menus.
Almost every evening, we bring some of the Costa del Sol’s best and newest singers, entertainers and comedians to our restaurant. We have regular guests – Johnny Baker on the piano, singer Thomas John Henry, to name a few – plus special guest acts from both Spain and the UK. Always a fantastic night out, the entertainment at El Oceano is second to none.
If you’re looking for a great night out, El Oceano is your first choice! Check with Reception (by telephone or email) to check the entertainment schedule, or see some upcoming highlights here… El Oceano Dining Entertainment.
Sunday Lunch at El Oceano is a Sunday to remember! Using only the finest imported and local produce, our Sunday Lunches are second to none. Featuring live music, all afternoon. Normally, your Sunday Experience is accompanied by our excellent house band, Monkey Tennis, followed by 70s legend, Frankie B a little later on!
‘The Sunday Experience’ at El Oceano is something really quite special! Well known here on Mijas Costa, Sundays at El Oceano are always extremely popular! A full day of cocktail aperitifs, a wonderful Sunday lunch and live music from Monkey Tennis & Frankie B! Book your place – it won’t be there long!!
A true, traditional British taste of Sunday. The best beef, fresh vegetables and all the trimmings. A better Sunday afternoon could not be imagined.
Find El Oceano Beach Hotel, Restaurant & Polynesian Pool on Mijas Costa
Find El Oceano right on the water-front between Marbella and La Cala de Mijas, on Spain's beautiful Costa del Sol. Getting here is easy, we are just a 30 minutes drive from Málaga Airport.
El Oceano Beach Hotel
Km 1026, Calle Cádiz de Torrenueva 31
Mijas Costa, Málaga, Spain.