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Harbour | El Cotillo, El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

good food, huge portions, lovely free starters and honey rum!Nice position, very attentive staff, huge tuna steaks, 70 euros for 4 of us 2 courses and bottle good wine

Thank safclady
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the pasta and the mixed fried fish. The pasta you could make better at home and the fish was fried beyond recognition, very dry to say the least. Please chose one of the other great restaurants in El Cotillo.

Thank Lars P
Edinburgh, Scotland
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good service to be had here, with top notch wines from Lanzarote vineyards. Local fish served on large platters. Location - overlooking the old harbour - but adjacent to the Coyote bar that provides the music/noise - which isn't so great - depending on your musical tastes. This is really the 'treat' meal of your holiday.

Thank Ruthyg
Chester, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

We called here the night before we planned on eating to check that they were serving the Salt-Crusted Fish which was on their menu and described as a local dish, which we were keen to try. We were told that it was definitely available, as per the menu, and we would be able to have it when we came the... More 

Thank Skunkcabbage
Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2016

During our stay in El Cotillo we had dinner at three harbour restaurants. La Capitana was the best by far. Great location right on the horseshoe harbour front. The staff were very welcoming. It was November and fairly quiet so we got a table in a great eleveated position overlooking the harbour. This said, I am sure you could pre-book... More 

Thank the-runner
Colwyn Bay, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016 via mobile

Stopped and had some tapas and a beer here. Tapas dishes were much bigger than we'd expected and were delicious. So nice we came back again a couple of days later, same table, same tapas and same amazing views.

Thank Manchard J
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed a very tasty platter of very fresh fried fish washed down with some ice cold Doradas whilst watching the sun set & waves crash on the rocks - simple, friendly relaxed. We left feeling very happy :-) Recommend!

Thank Lorraine F
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2015 via mobile

We had a great meal here. Really lovely food and gorgeous house red! Looked after by Jessica and Mohammed on the night. Lovely people and great location too.

Thank Sarah G
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

We eat here every year for our wedding anniversary. Love the restaurant and the staff. Great menu with some lovely Spanish dishes, we had a chicken and vegetable paella for 2 it was superb. Lovely view over the bay. We missed chatting with Jessica,s father this year, who has retired. Definitely one to visit during your stay, never been disappointed.

Thank stever7908
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015 via mobile

This cosy, informal restaurant overlooks the old harbour. It wasn't busy, but nonetheless the service was prompt, very friendly and struck just the right balance between attentiveness and giving you space. The menu offered a wide choice, though - typically for this location - dominated by seafood selections. Lovely meal and excellent value for money.

Thank An_Lighiche

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Mediterranean, Spanish, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Harbour | El Cotillo, El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Fuerteventura  >  La Oliva  >  El Cotillo

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?