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Castillo de San Jose (M. Internacional de Arte Contemporaneo)

Carretera, 35509 Arrecife, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928812321
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Ranked #9 of 86 Restaurants in Arrecife
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Wow this restaurant is a hidden secret. Tourists would not normally find this easily. Set on the coast of Arrecife and overlooking the port, where regular cruise ship dock for a stopover whilst cruising the Canaries. The food was superb and well priced for what it was. The staff were helpul but maybe a little slow. Having said that, this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

I ate here recently with some friends to celebrate my birthday. This is a charming restaurant located under the Castilo with a glass fronted view over Arreciffe Harbour. Attentive Spanish waiters who were very professional. All 6 of us had the 7 course Tapas priced at €15 per head including a glass of Wine. None of us could fault the... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Don't overlook this faded Charles Eames style '70s restaurant tucked away under the museum in Castillo de San Jose, as the spiraling stairs leads you to a huge place with a great view over the industrial harbour, which somehow is a great match. The food is surprisingly good. There is a huge menu, which we put away as there is... More 

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

If you are visiting the island of Lanzarote do ensure you search out the castle with its art collection (although we didn't have time to view this) underneath the Castle is a restaurant with interesting views of the container port and entrance to the cruise ship berths and yachting mariner entrance. Sound's awful but most fascinating. Combine this with a... More 

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Scotland
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Have always loved this restaurant - mainly due to the views and Manrique-inspired design. I've eaten here several times, most recently in October 2014 and I've never been disappointed. The food is more upmarket than other restaurants I've visited in Lanzarote, but not with upmarket prices. The menu is not extensive - but what is on the menu is done... More 

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Warwickshire
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42 reviews 42 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We was recommended by friends, they made it sound do fantastic we simply had to try the restaurant. We was greeted by a very happy waiter and seated in the window to enjoy the stunning tranquil views. We decided to have the 15 euro sample menu, and were not disappointed. We had plenty to eat from fish, chicken, pork, cheeses... More 

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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Recently revamped as "Que Muac" I'd heard the menu had changed to Tapas, served in quirky dishes and was disappointed as this was a favorite place for their excellent steaks. We bit the bullet & booked a table for 15 last Friday and we were not disappointed. We ordered a selection of tapas to start, and were delighted to see... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Found this lovely restaurant under the fortress in Lanzarote. It has a glass wall over looking the harbour, great view. Menu is average priced but the food looks really good. Nice jazz playing as background music, really fantastic wifi.

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Surrey, England
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42 reviews 42 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

This restaurant is about a 15 minute walk out of town just past the cruise terminal. The layout is excellent with huge glass windows looking out over the sea. The food is very good and very competitively priced. The staff are friendly and welcoming - just don't expect express service.

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elland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2013

State owned old fashioned restaurant attached to the Castle.Tapas are fantastic - 6 for 16 euros.Service a little haphazard as not privately owned.Still well worth a visit as you can eat and enjoy the waves cascading onto the shore.

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Additional Information about Castillo de San Jose (M. Internacional de Arte Contemporaneo)

Address: Carretera, 35509 Arrecife, Lanzarote, Spain
Phone Number: +34 928812321
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Arrecife

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