Next Meeting

The Costa Press Club meets on average every two months for dinner at a different venue along the western Costa del Sol (Málaga). Guests and potential new members are welcome. If you have an idea for a venue or guest speaker, please contact any member of the committee.

Thursday, 15th February 2018. El Gusto restaurant, La Cala de Mijas. 7.30pm for 8pm.

Guest talk: How does a Policía Nacional press office work and what are the challenges it faces for the future with social media and other new technologies  

Guest speaker: Juan Antonio O’Donnell Gallego, former head of the press department of the Policía Nacional in Málaga and retired Chief Inspector

Juan Antonio is a well-known contributor to tertulias and media interviews, and brings lively and interesting insights and anecdotes based on his extensive and varied career in the Policía Nacional. Talk in Spanish with questions and answers in English and Spanish.

El Gusto is in the centre of La Cala de Mijas and a popular choice with members for its tasty food. As usual we will have the meeting room upstairs.

MENU (Please choose  in advance by email each course)


Carrot & Orange Soup

Garlic Mushroom Vol au Vent

Chicken Liver Pâté


Main course

Chicken with Bordalaise sauce served with choice of rice, chips or spring onion mash potato

Salmon with Hollandaise Sauce served with choice of rice, chips or spring onion mash potato

Steak Guiness Pie & Chips (spring onion mash potato if preferred)

Vegetable Stroganoff served with rice



Banoffee Pie

Chocolate Profiteroles

Fruit Salad


One drink included (wine/beer/soft drinks), others paid separately

Price: Members 17 euros at subsidised rate. Guests very welcome: 27 euros.

Meet from 7.30pm for start of talk at 8pm. Dinner at around 8.30pm.

Please confirm attendance to  by Tuesday 13th February.


Easy to find. Plenty of parking nearby. Address: El Bulevar, 29649 La Cala de Mijas

El Gusto restaurant is in La Cala de Mijas (village/beach side of the A7) on the main boulevard that runs through the village near the main roundabout. Look for the Tenencia de Alcaldía (district town hall) with its clock and the restaurant is more or less opposite (next to Biddy Mulligan's pub). Park right on the main boulevard or in the Supersol carpark about 100 metres away.

Link to restaurant facebook:-

GPS coordinates: 36.504556,-4.6801029






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