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Calle Nuestra Senora del Carmen, 7, 35510 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928511933
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

Gave the El a good review in the past but it is really going down hill. Needs a menu refresh and a maître d!

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Yeovil, United Kingdom
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339 reviews 339 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
334 helpful votes 334 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Walked for a good hour to get here along the front. Service was excellent and the breakfast good value. Nice to sit and look at the port

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Kilkenny
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46 reviews 46 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

I really don't like leaving bad reviews. I know people generally work hard and do their best so I only tend to write bad reviews when a place is awful in more ways than one. I really cannot think of one good thing to say about El Ancla. We ate breakfast here and we waited an hour and a half... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Booked a table while having a drink in the afternoon. Got there for appointed time and the owner said where have you been it was for 8 I reminded him it was for 9 . He said oops and promptly disappeared. We waited for a while and were about to leave when another waiter found us a table. The owner... More

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The menus were a bit grubby so not a good start! Ordered 3 sirloin steaks and a kids meal, the steak was chewy and not sirloin, more like some cheap cut of meat. Slow but friendly service. The deserts with sparklers were the highlight of the meal.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

Dined upstairs to try for a view but it's not ideally positioned, especially when the fair is in town. The menu offers good choice of steaks, pasta, fish and pizza so would suit families. We timed it just right (7:45) to have a soloist playing the guitar and singing a few well known songs - quite well too! A good... More

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

We ate here a couple of times for breakfast and lunch. The food was very good and hot. The staff are lovely and very attentive. Only thing that's let's it down are the pricy drinks

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

The only thing that actually tasted good, was the shot we received after finishing our meal. Maybe a make up for the mistake(one of us received the wrong dish, and was presented with an 'appertly mixed, fish grill' but the only thing on the plate was one filet, so we have no idea what was actually on the plate but... More

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Lanzarote, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

We went for breakfast, ordered egg on toast, first I got a pot of just warm tea , after 20 minuets the eggs arrived, both they and the toast were cold, we sent them back, after 15 minuets they came back, clearly the same ones, it looked and tasted like the eggs had just been put in oil to reheat... More

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Reading
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33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Actually it was mid afternoon - we were en route to the airport and made a lucky find with this restaurant. Lovely sunny day so we sat outside getting the last bit of suntan and ordered the mixed tapas for two which was really good - just my sort of food andvery reasonably . Freshly cooked, well presented and very... More

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Address: Calle Nuestra Senora del Carmen, 7, 35510 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
Phone Number: +34 928511933
Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Puerto Del Carmen

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