Category Archives: Food/Wine

Chocolat Cafeteria €€

Chocolat opened some years ago on a side street and immediately attracted a devoted local clientele. Now open on c/La Bola, the discreet sign “Sven – Chocolatero” draws curious visitors as well.

The narrow store front barely hints at the treasures within. As you proceed along the hallway, you’ll see that there’s ice cream (normal enough), then a wide selection of loose teas from rooibus and herbal types to the black and green teas from India and China, then whole-bean coffees, and a glass case of chocolates (bonbones de chocolat), each shaped bonbon a different flavor.

Air-conditioned, non-smoking, handicapped accessible

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Bar Maestro, Calle Espinel (La Bola) €€

This charming & tiny tapas bar can be found in Ronda’s Calle La Bola a few meters along from the large Unicaja bank on the corner of the Calle Espinel (locally referred to as Calle La Bola) across from the bull ring.

Established in 1946, it has been run for the last 38 years by Rafa and his wife Paca (she been there for 30 years). This family run establishment is quite small, standing room only in fact, except for the small corner with a couple of stools in the front of the bar next to the entrance, a favourite spot for regulars. Continue reading Bar Maestro, Calle Espinel (La Bola) €€