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El Ancla

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Calle de la Lava no 1 Edificio El Ancla | Calle de la Lava no 1 Edificio El Ancla, 68670 Callao Salvaje, Tenerife, Spain
+34 922 74 04 68
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5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Description: El Ancla is the best restaurant in Tenerife. A relaxing, welcoming...
El Ancla is the best restaurant in Tenerife. A relaxing, welcoming atmosphere and great views of the beach Ajabo to seduce all of your senses. An evening full of flavors accompanied of our house wine from La Rioja. We invite you to stop by our restaurant, located in the quiet area Callao Salvaje (Adeje).
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  • 85
    Excellent
  • 38
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Please just try it.....

What ever you think when you walk past, just try it. The best by far. Went twice and had steak one night and salmon the next. Both excellent. Discovered this restaurant late on our holiday but wished we had been earlier. Fab service, my husband broke two salt cellars one evening (??) and it was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
pinkflirtygertie
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Yorkshire
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Yorkshire
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

What ever you think when you walk past, just try it. The best by far. Went twice and had steak one night and salmon the next. Both excellent. Discovered this restaurant late on our holiday but wished we had been earlier. Fab service, my husband broke two salt cellars one evening (??) and it was cleared with a smile.... Cointreau... More 

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Stourport on Severn, United Kingdom
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146 restaurant reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Have had 9 days here, tried 7 restaurants but this is way above the rest. Yes it is slightly more expensive than some of the others but wow the food is excellent. Probably one of the best meals I have ever had. Fillet steak cooked perfectly, home made bread, all sauces home cooked. My wife had prawns and they were... More 

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Camborne, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015 via mobile

Underwhelming from the outside but really nice food. Has an authentic feel, local chefs and waiters. Delicious warm bread and sauces 2 start. Good steaks, with some interesting sauces (not just peppercorn!) And some nice rioja's. Def worth an eat

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Having walked past several times we decided to venture inside, where the decor was more homely. The service was friendly and efficient. The food was freshly prepared, well presented and delicious. Well worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 via mobile

Very friendly atmosphere. You can see the chef in the half-open kitchen, really enjoying himself with pleasing his guests with his cooking.We all had à very nice diner.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 via mobile

el Ancla is our favourite place to eat when we are here. The chef is out of this world, his food is beyond excellent, fish is superb steaks just melt in the mouth. We have been coming here for 12 years and would have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone. The staff are so friendly and welcoming and nothing... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

Fantastic food, so good we had to go back for a second time. The steaks are cooked to perfection. Service was first rate, and plenty of good advice on wines to complement the food. Will definitely be paying another visit (or two!) on our next holiday! Highly recommended!

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Milton Keynes
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Party of 8 overall (including a toddler) and we were very well catered for. Staff were very attentive and food was enjoyed by all. 3 of us had the fish speciality which was cooked to perfection, 2 had steak (sublime apparently) and 2 had lasagne which was extremely tasty. The meal was finished off with a gratis rum and honey... More 

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We were drawn in by the board advertising the seafood platter and were not disappointed. Have visited twice during our holiday and no doubt will be back for a third time. Great for couples and families. Excellent food, fish and steaks sampled, desserts like you've never seen before. Staff all very friendly, helpful and happy.

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Genuinely well-cooked fish and steaks. Lovely service. Recommended if you're looking for local Canarian cuisine. We'll be returning. "Feliz Navidad", El Ancla!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Calle de la Lava no 1 Edificio El Ancla | Calle de la Lava no 1 Edificio El Ancla, 68670 Callao Salvaje, Tenerife, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Tenerife  >  Callao Salvaje
  • Phone Number: +34 922 74 04 68

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 27
  • Cuisine: International, Spanish

Description

El Ancla is the best restaurant in Tenerife. A relaxing, welcoming atmosphere and great views of the beach Ajabo to seduce all of your senses. An evening full of flavors accompanied of our house wine from La Rioja. We invite you to stop by our restaurant, located in the quiet area Callao Salvaje (Adeje).
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?