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Hotel La Manga Club Principe Felipe, 30385 Cartagena, Spain
+34 968 33 12 34
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Today
7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 24
    Excellent
  • 10
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 7
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Wednesday night 2 for 1

My wife and I were recommended this restaurant by our relations. We chose the Wednsday night offer as it was priced at €26 for the 2 of us. The price is for a 3 course meal and includes a bottle of wine. The restaurant is in a modern hotel and is decorated in a contemporary style and overlooks... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 23, 2015
David R
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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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English first
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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85 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 167 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We visited this restaurant again as a family thinking we could give it another chance after our last experience there several years ago.....it has NOT improved - in fact its gone backwards. Its always slightly worrying when there are only two other diners in a restaurant this large....but I now know why......the food - where do I begin? Bread -... More 

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La Manga C, Assistant to the Director of Marketing at Amapola, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for having taken the time to write a TripAdvisor review on your recent visit to Amapola restaurant. Please accept our sincerest apologies that, on this occasion, you had a bad experience at our Amapola restaurant. All of your comments will be passed on to the relevant director with an aim to ensure that all... More 

London
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The standard of cooking was poor with the sea urchin starter tasting only of scrambled eggs. The consomme was not a consomme (ie. a clear soup) but a watery and cloudy tomato soup. The John Dory fish main dish was overcooked and did not come across as particularly fresh and the pig cheeks were doused in a sickly sweet sauce.... More 

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La Manga C, Assistant to the Director of Marketing at Amapola, responded to this review

Dear Friend, Thank you very much for having taken the time to write a TripAdvisor review on your recent visit to Amapola restaurant. I have noted your comments regarding your disappointment with a number of areas whilst dining at our Amapola restaurant and they will be passed on to the respective Directors with a view to ensure our customers receive... More 

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65 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We eat here on a Saturday night, having the degustacion menu. I could not fault the various courses and menu, the chef deserves praise for this wonderful gastronomic feast. However having looked at the dress code on the hotel website, stating trousers must be worn, seeing people in sports shorts is a little disappointing. The service was good until the... More 

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La Manga C, Assistant to the Director of Marketing at Amapola, responded to this review

Dear golfmadviv, Thank you very much for having taken the time to write a Tripadvisor review regarding your recent visit to Amapola restaurant. I was pleased to hear that overall you enjoyed your meal and I will share your positive comments with the chef and all our staff at Amapola restaurant. I have noted your comments regarding the dress code... More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The 'brief' was for a truly memorable birthday celebration. A table for 11 on Sunday evening May 3rd. We'd arranged for a bouquet and aperitifs on the veranda. Then inside for the 5 course 'taster menu' with the finale of strawberry and chocolate birthday cake. Gloria, restaurant manager that evening, and her team of waiters and chefs really did excel.... More 

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La Manga C, Assistant to the Director of Marketing at Amapola, responded to this review

Dear Jebbi, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a TripAdvisor review on your visit to Amapola to celebrate your mother-in-law´s 80th birthday. I was delighted to hear that you enjoyed your visit and I will be sharing your positive comments with Gloria and all our staff at Amapola. Feedback such as yours is always well received... More 

Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

My wife and I were recommended this restaurant by our relations. We chose the Wednsday night offer as it was priced at €26 for the 2 of us. The price is for a 3 course meal and includes a bottle of wine. The restaurant is in a modern hotel and is decorated in a contemporary style and overlooks the hotel... More 

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La Manga C, Assistant to the Director of Marketing at Amapola, responded to this review

Dear David R, Thank you very much for taking the time to write a TripAdvisor review on your recent visit to Amapola restaurant. I was delighted to hear that you enjoyed your meal and I will be sharing your positive comments with our staff at Amapola and the relevant directors. Feedback such as yours is always well received and can... More 

Arundel
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

The starters of pumpkin soup served in a coconut shell were not seasoned and served with unnecessary 'foam'. forget the foam and focus on the flavour, my wife struggled and my son flatly refused to eat it. My scallops, again with foam were watery and flavourless, I thought they must have been frozen as the centre was so watery, the... More 

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La Manga C, Assistant to the Director of Marketing at Amapola, responded to this review

Dear Navigate_us, Thank you very much for having taken the time to write a TripAdvisor review on your recent visit to Amapola restaurant. I have noted your comments regarding your disappointment with a number of areas whilst dining at our Amapola restaurant and they will be passed on to the respective Directors with a view to ensure our customers receive... More 

Cambs
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250 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We hadn't been here for a few years & decided to give it a try again. We were served by a lovely lady who may have been the manager, we weren't sure. She looked after us very well & was cheerful & friendly too. Now to the food - our starters of scallops, well cooked, but lacked flavour, we had... More 

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sussex
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Excellent "Amuse Bouche" of Gazpacho. Rest of meal poor. Paella was rice with seafood in a sauce. No taste of any saffron strands. By far the worst Paella we have ever had. Our friend had duck which had not been properly seared and was very fatty. Also served very rare rather than pink. She was not asked how she'd like... More 

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Putney
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66 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

Had an enjoyable night here. They have a number of outdoor tables which you can request (although not guaranteed). The menu has a number of interesting dishes. Amuse Bouches were a nice touch (beetroot gazpacho). Starters were good although the waitress misrecorded our order and brought a different lobster dish instead of lobster bisque. Per the chef 'this happens all... More 

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Radlett, England
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

If you book the half board option the food choices are just as good as the a la carte and are actually from the same menu

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Additional Information about Amapola

Address: Hotel La Manga Club Principe Felipe, 30385 Cartagena, Spain
Phone Number: +34 968 33 12 34
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Region of Murcia  >  Cartagena
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:00 am - 11:00 am  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 11:00 am  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 11:00 am  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 11:00 am  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 11:00 am  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 11:00 am  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 11:00 am  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm  7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 55
Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hotel La Manga Club Principe Felipe, 30385 Cartagena, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Region of Murcia  >  Cartagena
  • Phone Number: +34 968 33 12 34

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 55
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 11:00 am
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
7:00 pm - 11:30 pm

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