Malaga at Night and Return to Vineria Cervantes

Spain, Malaga Guide (B): Malaga at Night and Return to Vineria Cervantes

If Malaga is beautiful by day then it’s no less so at night when it seems to come to life. The morning is quiet and calm with few people around, but through the day life unfolds and by night, there is even dancing on the streets – literally!

It was my last evening. I always like to eat at my favourite restaurant of the trip and end the holiday on a foodie high. So I decided to go back to Vineria Cervantes, where I ate on Friday. It’s closed at lunchtime so I turned up at 5pm when they open to book a table for about 7-8. ‘We’re full,’ the waiter told me. But he seemed to recognise me from two nights before and went to consult his booking list. After some consideration he said he could fit me in at 8.30 and so I thankfully said, yes please. Although I prefer to eat earlier, 8.30 isn’t late by Spain’s standards as they tend to eat very late, maybe 10.30, and I’ve even seen families with young children arrive at restaurants at that late time. However, tapas are eaten earlier for they are really more of a snack to go with an early evening drink, like cichetti in Venice, to keep you going until supper time. But I’m living on tapas here, preferring to eat informally in buzzing tapas bars, and because such a choice of great little tapas is a real treat. I guess that’s pretty touristy of me but in fact there’s always a choice of sizes so it’s possible to eat a ‘starter’ and ‘main’ if you like. And, because some bars, like Vineria Cervantes, don’t serve tapas size late evening, then that’s in effect what I did. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Malaga at Night and Return to Vineria Cervantes
Guide Location: Spain » Malaga
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Vineria Cervantes   Plaza de la Constitucion   Calle de Marques de Larios   Port   Calle de Carcer   Teatro Cervantes   The Cathedral   Plaza Obispo   Calle Puerta Nueva  
Author: Kay Gale
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