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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/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Scenic view

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  • 18
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  • 5
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  • 4
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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
The best in El Cotillo

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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  • Scenic view
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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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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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Westport, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

my wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the meals we had at Sottovento, the food was really good Italian grub, the staff were friendly, it also a nice place to pop in for a beer in the late afternoon

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Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

We have been visiting this restaurant for years since they first started out and were situated in the El Carmen building and have always found the staff welcoming and the food good. We don't know whether they have just become complacent but it recently seems to have gone downhill. We visited twice during a weeks holiday last September to be... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 via mobile

Food wasnt great atmosphere was better. Great place to see the sunset. Cheap beers and nice cocktails.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Went on an excursion with the partner, & we stopped here for lunch. Well, aside from the food itself, which was beautiful, the staff were friendly, warm, & inviting, the service was quick, & helpful, & the view was incredible. Perfect location, & spectacular restaurant.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 via mobile

Adaptive and well equipped to serve a variety of clients and locals, any group size, and pleasant employees

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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

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Scenic view

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?