Antiqua Casa la Guardia
I cannot remember when I visited this old traditional bodega/bar the first time, however, the 2nd time was 2004 and after that, there have been many, many visits every year, the latest early March this year (2018).
Antigua Casa de Guardia, named after its wine-growing founder, José de la Guardia who opened the bodega in 1840 to sell his Malaga wines to the general public. The present owner Antonio Garijo, and his long-serving staff are all expert of Malaga wines and sherry’s and can explain the difference between the various Malaga “vinos” and sherry…
Antigua Casa de Guardia is not a very big place and best described as one long room. One side is filled with huge barrels of Malaga sherries and vine. A long bar desk where bar staff just keep a tab running chalked on the bar desk next to where you stand. Opposite the barrels on the other side of the room, windows, a small working place for preparing tapas (mostly seafood themed) and a cold display desk of tapas.
Antigua Casa de Guardia located off the bustling main Alameda Principal. It’s open from 10:00 – every day. This is not a place to miss during your visit to Malaga.
Llena mi vaso con más de ese vino delicioso.