Marbella is a city well known for its incredible beaches, its immense golf courses, its luxurious hotels and many other luxuries to enjoy within its streets. Clearly, gastronomy could not be less, being one of the great attractions in this destination.

If you are planning your trip to Marbella to, among many other plans, taste the best Mediterranean food, you can stay at the Benabola Hotel in Puerto Banús.

Here is a list of Michelin-starred restaurants in Marbella that you should not miss.

What are Michelin stars?

Michelin stars are distinctions awarded to restaurants and hotels in recognition of the extreme quality of their food and services. As such, they are a real frenzy for the palate.

The best luxury restaurants in Marbella

Skina Marbella

Skina is a restaurant in Marbella that has been awarded two Michelin stars. It is located in the historic centre of the city, where you can not only enjoy its culinary art but also stroll through its beautiful streets. Skina Marbella is characterised by its modest yet cosy space.

Skina Marbella menu

In their menu we can find traditional Andalusian dishes prepared using innovative and creative techniques, maintaining their authentic flavour but with an exquisite presentation of their dishes and care for the food.

Restaurant Skina Marbella prices

The price range varies according to the season and the menu chosen, here is a link to their website so that you can check them before booking.

Restaurant El Lago Marbella

With views of the lake from its cosy terrace, where you can spend a pleasant moment of peace and quiet while you enjoy its excellent dishes.  

El Lago Marbella menu

In its menu we can find a wide variety of creative dishes made with seasonal food from kilometre 0, which means that they are all locally sourced, so they all have an authentic Andalusian character. 

From Benabola we recommend the Sazón tasting menu, which is different from the rest due to its variety of dishes from other parts of Spain. 

Restaurante El Lago Marbella prices 

Again, their price range varies from menu to menu, so for ease of reference we leave you with the price list on their website.

Messina Marbella

Like El Lago restaurant, Messina restaurant in Marbella has been awarded a Michelin star for its creative style of cuisine. It is located in the heart of the city centre, very close to the promenade.

Messina Marbella menu

On the menu you can enjoy an authentic variety of European, Latin American, Mediterranean and Lebanese flavours, resulting in well-defined and harmonious dishes. 

Moreover, in their culture, the importance of using the liquids that are part of the raw materials present in the dish is very well established, which is why all their dishes have creams and sauces made from these juices to give them a spectacular result.

Messina Marbella prices

Once again, we leave here a link to their website so that you can consult their menus and prices.

Takumi Marbella

For lovers of Japanese gastronomy, we could not leave behind Takumi, the Japanese restaurant in Marbella that has a Michelin star awarded this year 2022. 

From Japan to Marbella, the union of the two chefs Toshio and Álvaro, who crossed their paths to offer the authentic culinary gastronomy of the real Japan to the Costa del Sol.

Takumi Marbella menu

The Takumi Marbella restaurant has a menu based on traditional Japanese food, using fresh products obtained the same day they are prepared in the markets and shops of the area to ensure the maximum quality of the product. 

If you are a fan of Asian food, and more specifically Japanese food, you can’t miss the opportunity to visit this wonderful place.

Restaurant Takumi Prices

Although its main menu, and the one that is always available on its website, is the Matsuri menu, with a price of 125€, these vary depending on the fresh products available in the local shops, so depending on the day we visit, we can find one dish or another on the menu. 

We leave you the link to their website so you can take a closer look at their star menu and book your appointment.