A winning combination for any occasion is tapas and paella at Café Central Málaga, where you will enjoy traditional and wholesome Spanish dishes, designed to be shared, perfect for friends or family. This is a great chance to try some of our specialities, served in small portions, called tapas, a classic of Spanish gastronomy that is increasingly popular worldwide.

You can accompany any of the paellas from our menu with a few tapas, perfectly complementing any lunch or dinner, and providing you with the chance to taste our restaurant’s specialities, thanks to this variety of small portions, bursting with flavour, which range from potato salad to lamb kidneys cooked in Sherry. Another popular choice is Andalusian-style fried fish, which includes the classical fresh local anchovies, whitebait, squid, rosada (kingklip) and octopus, all cooked to perfection and with a thin crunchy coating.

tapas and paella

Share some tapas and a paella with friends or family at our restaurant

At Café Central Málaga we are famous because we developed a special system for ordering coffee that is displayed on the walls of our establishment, where each coffee has its name, so that customers can order exactly what they want, ranging from the darkest to the lightest, from a solo (black coffee) to a cloud (milky coffee), and with seven variations in between.

Get to know our traditional restaurant, with over 100 years of documented history, and our extensive menu for breakfast, lunch or dinner, by visiting our comprehensive website, where you can also book a table directly, to avoid waiting time. Remember to specify whether you prefer a table inside or on our cosy outside terrace.

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