Torremolinos is a city full of gastronomic temptations. Our baking is rich in flavours and textures, our village stands out for being a sweet territory, with lots of Bakeries and cake shops where you can succumb to temtation while you are on holiday or just give yourself a treat any day of the week.
Many of them are in centre of town, but you will also find small sweet areas in La Carihuela and Playamar where you can have a snack or breakfast and taste some homemade cakes, which you will loves.
If you like to try typical products when visiting a new place, you can´t leave Torremolinos without trying our traditional pastries “Tortas deTorremolinos”. The first bite, will take you back to ancient flavours of typical homemade baking from Malaga. Our province is famous for its oil pastries and in Torremolinos, the highlight is the flavour of this recipe dating from the early twentieth century.
If you try our Tortas de Torremolins, you will take a bite of flour, cinnamon, anis seeds, virgin olive oil, sugar and a touch of sesame seeds. A product with more than a century of history that began to be sold in a shop on Calle Hoyo and later moved to Isabel Manoja Avenue. Nowadays, these pastries are still sold in Torremolinos at “Panaderia, Pasteleria Jessica” among others.
A few years ago, Sabor a Málaga, which promotes provincial gastronomy, mentioned this famous pastry from Torremolinos, and recorded the recipe.
But in addition to the most traditional flavours, you will find all kinds of sweet tastes in Torremolinos. If you like trying cakes from other countries, we recommend you to pop into Don Eugenio Cake Shop or Alto Pavía Cake Shop in Playamar, where you can taste the best pastries and cakes from Argentina.
The argentine flavors mingle with the most traditional spanish products. Have you allready tried the nougat, pralines and almond brittle? In Torremolinos you can also taste them in Sabor a España, a brand you can find all over Spain, specialised in nougat and nut derivatives, a traditional product that is never missing at any Spanish home at Christmas.
One of the highlights on this sweet route we have prepared , is the fact, that apart from buying cakes or pies with the best flavours of Torremolinos, you can also try them while you rest, having a good snack after walking around Pimentel Tower or doing some shopping.
The most popular with visitors and neighbours are Pasteleria Marescri ,
Pasteleria Polichinela or Lepanto, with great tradition in Torremolinos and very good reviews on Google and TripAdvisor, their photos will encourage you to visit them. Visitors highly recomned the millefeuille and tartlets of Marescri, many say they are the best they have ever tasted and for the little ones, their delicious chocolate mice. But you can find much more in this cafeteria which has been delighting the public with its Belgian-French style for more than 30 years. Polichinela also stands out for its homemade artisan cakes which everyone is in love with, for over more than 25 years.
You can also enjoy a delicious coffee while tasting the cakes at Dulcipan Boutique and Granier. It is difficult to go past, without getting tempted, but we assure you that you will not regret it.
Tahona in Playamar and Tahona in Torremolinos will encourage you with their sweet puff pastries, their great assortment of cakes and their kindness. La Milagrosa Bakery and cake shop is known for its great variety and quality that will attract you with their modern display cabinets. Do not forget to go into Pasteleria Castillo, have a coffee and an extraordinary piece of cake to enjoy on any afternoon.
If you are in La Carihuela and need to take a break, Naranjito bakery and cake shop is perfect. The good service and its varied cakes will make you have the best possible sweet stop. Good coffee, good cakes to choose from and a perfect location for a moment to rest after a day of sightseeing.
And if after a sweet snack, you want to continue the gastronomic experience, you have places to choose from in Torremolinos, but perhaps a signature cocktail would be ideal to end a perfect evening. Discover our blog for fashionable beach clubs in Torremolinos or enjoy the best views from one of our terraces or rooftops. If, on the contrary, you want to continue the visit, you may be interested to know where to go if you want to get to know the city as if you were from here. Be that as it may, enjoy the Torremolinos experience and discover its sweetest side.