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Harbour | El Cotillo, El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine

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  • 39
    Excellent
  • 22
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good Views, Friendly Service, Best Grilled Octopus starter Ever

I think my title sums it all up. We visited several other restaurants while we were there (apart from the other one they own - El Roque), but we ended up going back. They have a good menu selection (if you're not a veggie) and, honestly, the grilled octopus was delicious. They also have quite... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Daniel F
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Antrim, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
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Stamford
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43 reviews 43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Somehow the service the food quality, the view, and the wine all came together for us on our last night. We've tried all the El Cotillo restaurants and we enjoyed this one the most, somewhat unexpectedly. It's good that there is some healthy competition in El Cotillo and we will be back.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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59 reviews 59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We ate here twice during a 2 week stay in El Cotillo. On both occasions the food was first class. The first time was a mixed paella for 2 which was very good & served well. Plenty of fish & chicken with the rice full of flavour. We shared a plate of mussels to start which, again, were excellent. Second... More 

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Antrim, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I think my title sums it all up. We visited several other restaurants while we were there (apart from the other one they own - El Roque), but we ended up going back. They have a good menu selection (if you're not a veggie) and, honestly, the grilled octopus was delicious. They also have quite effective gas patio heaters on... More 

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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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93 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

We'd walked past this place several nights while in El Cotillo but there never seemed to be anyone in there, but this night there was so we went in. The waiters wanted us to sit outside and fortunately there was a table right by a heater. We placed our order and that's where things started to go wrong. Another couple... More 

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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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45 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Our return visit here did not disappoint, really like their varied menu. Delicious aubergine and honey starter and nice chocolate pudding. We found the service fine, but on the first night we noticed they drafted in a waiter from El Roque which apparently they also own. However our meal was so good we went back the next night, but on... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We had a great meal here, the food was excellent and so was the service, recommend restaurant in a good location.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 reviews 4 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Went there with friends for dinner. Perfect service, really good advice on wine and meals. Food was correct prepared and tasty. Not much to say than "we will be back!"

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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Had a really nice meal here (spagnetti with Salmon and Prawns), excellent service, warm and friendly welcome, lovely views over harbour, nice ambience - this place had it all. Recommended and cannot wait to visit again.

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Dunleer, Louth, Ireland
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10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

The most breathtaking views in El Cotillo.Beautiful food and great staff #Happy.We went here twice in our week stay and its definately on the list for when we return!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The service is friendly, you'll get a good fresh fish but ... we've been there only once, the competition (tip: very close) is too good by comparison.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Harbour | El Cotillo, El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Fuerteventura  >  La Oliva  >  El Cotillo

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine

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