Smallworld Café: Marbella’s Culinary & Community Hub 

Nestled in the heart of Marbella, a short stroll from the glamorous Puerto Banus and conveniently accessible from major highways, Smallworld Café has been a beloved hub in the community since its inception in 2007. This cafe transcends typical dining, integrating culture and connection, all guided by the enthusiastic vision of its owner, Freddie.

Diverse Culinary Delights for Every Palate

The café’s success, according to Freddie, is multifaceted. “Success comes from the location in the venue in Marbella, near Puerto Banus, access from highways as well. It’s good for the local market as well, we are able to cater to everyone in the area, so all year round we have business from locals and also local tourists.” This strategic placement contributes to its high foot traffic and universal appeal.

At Smallworld Café, the menu is as varied as the clientele it attracts. From aromatic Thai curries that whisk you away to Southeast Asia, to classic Italian pizzas and pastas that comfort and delight, the offerings are expansive. “Smallworld Café prides itself on fantastic food. We offer a wide variation of food from Thai curries to pizza to pasta to salad. We have a little bit of everything so we can cater to everyone. We try to make everything as fresh as possible for our customers. My favorite dish on the menu is the steak sandwich – our pride and joy, I would say,” Freddie articulates. The commitment to fresh, high-quality ingredients is palpable in every dish served.

Chic Ambiance Meets Comfort

The café’s unique atmosphere—a chic blend of art deco and boho-chic—provides a stylish yet relaxing backdrop for diners. Natural materials and a thoughtful design invite diners to linger over their meals in a space that feels both modern and timeless. Freddie sheds light on the inspiration behind this inviting atmosphere: “Keeping it fresh and keeping it modern, we wanted to use natural materials that would define the style vibe.”

Cultivating Community Through Cuisine

Community is at the core of Smallworld Café’s philosophy. The café isn’t just a place to eat; it’s a place where bonds are formed and strengthened. Freddie details how this sense of belonging is fostered: “This is the key to our success, keeping staff happy, keeping them here long, and so we have a lot more regular guests now. A regular comes more than 3+ times a week; some people come 2-3 times a day even for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Everyone goes here a lot. That explains the community we’ve built and a great community here.”

Freddie is also keen on adapting and expanding to meet the evolving needs of their patrons. “We are a unique little restaurant. There’s so much being built around us like luxury apartments so the area we have is growing so we think we will also be able to grow through this.”

Smallworld Café is more than just a restaurant; it’s a vibrant community space where every meal is a celebration of global flavors and local fellowship. Whether you’re there for a spicy cocktail or a leisurely brunch, Smallworld Café promises a memorable experience with every visit.


Carretera Istan km 1, C.C. Le Village Local 15 29602, Marbella, Malaga

(+34) 952 77 10 46

Opening Hours Kitchen

Monday to Friday 09.00hrs – 22.30hrs

Saturday 10.00hrs – 22.30hrs

Sunday 10.00hrs – 17.00hrs


Opening Hours Bar & Terrace

Monday to Thursday 09.00hrs – 00.00hrs

Friday 09.00hrs – 01.00hrs

Saturday 10.00hrs – 01.00hrs

Kitchen open until 22.30hrs

Sunday 10.00hrs – 18.00hrs

Kitchen open until 17.00hrs

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Carretera Istan km 1, C.C. Le Village Local 15 29602, Marbella, Malaga




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