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Sottovento

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Opposite Beach Lagoons, El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
928538777
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Wonderful Raviolli

A fantastic Italian restaurant - we both had the Raviolli from specials board which was delicious. Coupled with the best Mojito I had all week this made for a fabulous meal on our last night of our holiday. Great location too with fabulous views of the sun setting over the beach.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
LizGraham886
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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  • Scenic view
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

A fantastic Italian restaurant - we both had the Raviolli from specials board which was delicious. Coupled with the best Mojito I had all week this made for a fabulous meal on our last night of our holiday. Great location too with fabulous views of the sun setting over the beach.

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We stayed in the Danebola apartments above this restaurant for 12 nights and we ate here for 6 of those nights, need I say more. For some reason the atmosphere and the service, especially from the guy with the dreadlocks, are great and the food, whilst simple, is well cooked and presented to a high standard. Back again in October.

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Swords, Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We visited this restaurant last week for the 3rd time. Our first visit in January 2014, was very good, our next visit in September 2014 was terrible, and on our third visit last week (based on a local's recommendation) was a lot better than last year. The food and service had improved and we enjoyed our meal. There were table... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Enjoyed a lovely meal here be aware they close at 10pm, we felt rushed staff lovely, great beachside view of sunset would recommend to all.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Stayed at the apartments here and discovered Sottovento on the first evening. Great seafood dishes and pasta. Ate here three times. Would say that the evening service and food is better than the day times. The waiter with the dreadlocks is a star,

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Having dined here once my opinion of this restaurant is that it has good service but just average food. On the night in question the restaurant was busy (in fact probably the busiest one we were in during our stay) but the service was quick and friendly and there was a good atmosphere. As far as the food was concerned... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Let's be honest El Cotillo is not the gastronomic capital of the world. We have eaten in quite a few places and had some decent meals but nothing spectacular. In truth what we have found is a lack of continuity. For example we ate first night in Roque Pescadores, where the year before we had a decent meal but this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We ate here about 5 times and loved the relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The homemade pasta was great but share a portion in fact share everything so you can try more dishes !

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Southport, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Fish for two was presented and cooked to perfection. We had garlic focaccia for starters, the whole dinner was delicious. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

Well mum and I arrived late afternoon on a Friday, found this little gem... Had a wine and some food...Wow!! Everything was amazing.. The wine, the food (Cherna fish amazing) and the impeccable service...staff all very friendly and attentive to us. We returned three times within the week. Need we say more?!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Opposite Beach Lagoons, El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Fuerteventura  >  La Oliva  >  El Cotillo
  • Phone Number: 928538777

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 17
  • Cuisine: Italian, Pasta

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

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