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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 #8 of 78 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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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Newcastle, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 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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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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Mandal, Norway
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2013

We took the No.3 bus from Puerto del Carmen, alighting at Ikea. (Get off at the same bus stop if coming from Costa Teguise) From here it is only a five minute walk down to Castillo de San José. We spent some time looking at the sculpture displayed outside and the exhibition housed within the castle. We then descended the... More

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

Often you go to a gallery and the retaurant's OK. THen you go to an average gallery with a great cafe. This place scores high - very high - on both. The sympathetically restored old spanish castle looking over the sea houses a great exhibition of spanish and international C20 art - not too cluttered and well layed out. Then... More

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Had a lovely evening in this restaurant with amazing views over the sea. The service was 'old style' silver service with flambé steaks at the table. The food was delicious and amazing value for money. The crepe suzette was the best I have ever had. Great evening with excellent service.

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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013 via mobile

Costa Teguise restaurants are all very much the same, pasta, pizza, chips, steak. We wanted something a little different as it was my birthday so our hotel receptionist reccommended castillo de san jose. She reserved our table and when we arrived we were seated over looking the sea. Decor is lovely. Very modern and ceaser menrique inspired. Atmosphere although quiet,... More

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Brest, France
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We booked by phone 3 days before coming for dinner. When we called it was ok with the waiter. But big surprise when we arrived there, there was a kind of party, and no more place for us. No sorry from the waitress, she told it was probably a mistake. Please, go away from this "restaurant" English not really spoken... More

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BURTON-ON-TRENT
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35 reviews 35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013 via mobile

Awesome food, beautifully presented. Typical Canarian dishes including flambés etc. Fine wines, particular favourite was the Extra Semi Sec Codorniu. Prices reflect the quality and service.

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