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La Cocina de Colacho

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Calle La Destiladera | Castillo de Aguila, 35580 Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 51 96 91
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent meal tonight and well worth a visit for foodies! It's a taxi ride out, don't be fooled into walking - only 5 euros each way out of town. Very much appreciated the attention to detail and high standard of cooking. We had foie gras terrine and asparagus king prawn starter - both perfect. Slow cooked lamb for mains and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We went to this fabulous restaurant after reading good reviews on trip advisor and are so pleased we did. We were warmly greeted at the door by the lovely owner Annabel and had the best meal we have ever had on holiday cooked by her genius husband Colacho. The food was amazing. So good we returned again before we went... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fabulous welcome and service throughout - you really do feel that owners just want you to have a great experience. Food is several cuts above other eateries in Playa Blanca, quality ingredients inventively combined and immaculately presented. Only downsides are a rather remote location, so difficult to go for a pre or post dinner drink, and decor could be a... More 

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Thank Chris A
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Colacho and wife (Anabel) used to run La Bocaina in Playa Blanca which we used to visit very regularly. Ten years ago wishing to own their own restaurant, they had La Cochina de Colacho built on a rather remote site outwith walking distance of Playa Blanca centre. They had considerable problems with construction overrunning, and we feared ffor their welfare.... More 

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are plenty of good places to find a reasonable quality meal at a reasonable price in Playa Blanca. What it has lacked, to my knowledge, is a fine dining sector. La Cocina de Cochina starts to change all that. The restaurant is only open Monday to Thursday, only has thirty covers and reservation is definitely required. The welcome, service... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Good food and wine accompanied by attentive service in quaint surroundings. A little expensive but worth it, we thoroughly enjoyed our dining experience at this restaurant. Probably best to book to avoid disappointment!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We've been coming to this beautiful restaurant for years. I can only say the standard has never changed Colacho and Annabel are still as committed as ever they were. The food choices, quality and presentation are second to none. Annabel is not the only artist in that restaurant. Colacho is a master in his art. This is not a cheap... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing looking restaurant, very welcoming, loved the food, Service was brilliant definitely visit next time I'm back in playa Blanca

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We have been holidaying in Plya Blanca for many years and therefore have our favourite restaurants which we return to time and again. However, we just fancied a change one night and made a reservation here. We were greeted as old friends on arrival and shown to our table. The decor is quirky with a designer feel. Food was beautifully... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have visited several restaurants in Playa Blanca since 2010. La Cocina de Colacho is by far the best, and if any restaurant the area ever deserved a Michelin star, this would be it! The food was absolutely fabulous. We had pumpkin soup and the salad with Canarian cheese for starters. So delicious and light. We both opted for the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$37 - $69
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle La Destiladera | Castillo de Aguila, 35580 Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Playa Blanca
  • Phone Number: +34 928 51 96 91

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?