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El Oceano Beach Hotel Restaurant

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Mediterranean, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Scenic view, Large groups, Bar scene

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Exquisite Dining right on the Water’s Edge, close to perfection. El Oceano boasts one of the finest dining experiences on the coast where lunch & dinner is served everyday either in the Ocean Room, on the Veranda or in the summer months outside on the stunning Waterfront Terrace, all featuring top class live music most evenings and in particular do not miss our ‘famous’ Sunday Lunch!
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, British
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great ambiance, fantastic food & service but if you advertise a tribute night & even if it is not full let those paying enjoy the whole night, not just an hour & a quarter of it

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Linda M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Exquisite service, view to die for and the most tastiest food to delight your taste buds. A real gem on the coast

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Eaterwell
OceanoAdmin, Public Relations Manager at El Oceano Beach Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

"A real gem"!! Thank you so much! We hope we'll see you again soon!

Reviewed 1 week ago

We always love to go to el oceana as it’s a fantastic hotel and restaurant but this time we were a little disappointed. We were with four and had fabulous table overlooking the sea. Service fantastic but this time one of our guests was disappointed...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Dutchtulip46
OceanoAdmin, Public Relations Manager at El Oceano Beach Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We're sorry to read your review, but thank you and hope you will return.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

SUCH a great place to chill out, look out over the sea, enjoy some great food and drinks and ponder the meaning of life. Interesting menu, good service and fair value all make for a definite return

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank paulg262
OceanoAdmin, Public Relations Manager at El Oceano Beach Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Excellent to hear Paul, thank you so much! If you ever figure out the meaning of life, let us know!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called into El Oceano for lunch & despite the fabulous views & setting it was a let down. The food was less than average & very disappointing as we were here before for dinner which we really enjoyed on our trip last Summer. I doubt...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank oreillymor
OceanoAdmin, Guest Relations Manager at El Oceano Beach Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

That's a shame and rather disappointing to hear, but thank you for your comment. We're struggling to imagine how dinner was so good, but lunch so bad, but we do hope you'll reconsider returning. We wish you all the best.

Reviewed February 7, 2019

Whether you want a fabulous stunning hotel stay or just a wonderful dinner or a experience of Sunday Lunch Oceano style El Oceano is a must!!! A fabulous place to stay, stunning hotel and rooms, family owned, nothing is too much of a problem for...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank 30EdenPoint
OceanoAdmin, Public Relations Manager at El Oceano Beach Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded February 9, 2019

Wow!! Thanks so much! What a fantastic review! Thanks again and we hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed January 2, 2019

We booked for 10 of us for Sunday 16th December for our annual Christmas Lunch. I had previously communicated with El Oceano by email confirming our reservation and paying 100€ deposit. When we arrived we were greeted by a very polite and courteous waiter who...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Sam C
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

Fabulous lunch esp the lobster bisque Delicious as always El Oceano never disappoints Best on the coast by far

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Alison H
OceanoAdmin, Public Relations Manager at El Oceano Beach Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2019

"Best on the coast"!! Fantastic! Thank you Alison, five stars and a very nice review! I hope we'll see you again when we re-open for the 2019 Season in April! Thanks again!

Reviewed December 26, 2018 via mobile

An established hotel of many years and well practised at serving clientele to high standards. Love the setting looking across the Mediterranean. Went here for Boxing day lunch with our 2 young children. Food was excellent as was the service. Fillet steak medium rare was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank SirCuthbert
OceanoAdmin, Public Relations Manager at El Oceano Beach Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded January 11, 2019

Thank you for an excellent review and the many positive comments. Point taken on the biscuit. Yes, please do come back to see us again, you will always be very welcome! Thank you again.

Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Having a family Sunday lunch party with just us 4! The staff, place and owners are all first class. The food was exceptional and is good whether first in or last in...its the consistency is what sets it above the rest! Have a great break...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank WindsorBob6
OceanoAdmin, Public Relations Manager at El Oceano Beach Hotel Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded November 12, 2018

Probably?! Most likely! Thanks so much for your review, Bob! Excellent to hear you'll be joining us for Christmas! See you soon!

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JakobFN
October 15, 2018|
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Response from Jennyc1965 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there are baby chairs, usually 7:30 to 10:30 ish?
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Navigate145381
October 14, 2018|
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Response from OceanoAdmin | Property representative |
Good morning! Yes, we are! There are still one or two tables available for Christmas Day, although the daytime sitting is filling very quickly (possibly already full!). If you are interested in reserving a table, the best... More
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foodieclevelanduk
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Response from Tourist394546 | Reviewed this property |
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