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Cowrie Cove at Shangri-La's Mactan Resort & Spa

) #11 of 124 Restaurants in Lapu Lapu €€€€ Seafood, Fusion
Punta Engano Road | Punta Engano Road, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
+63 32 231 8224
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Seafood, Fusion
Punta Engano Road | Punta Engano Road, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We reserved early (as soon as they opened) for us to grab a nice area near the waters. At 8pm we're there and no seats available near the open area? That's what reservations are for, right?! I don't want to spoil the lovely night, we...More

Thank purpleroyale
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Came here on a date night while staying in a nearby hotel. The service was really poor - we were seated in the corner of the restaurant which had a great view but meant we were left with little service throughout. We had to call...More

Thank Georgieross
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We had a sumptous meal in this restaurant. They have great kinilaw, grill platter and steamed fish. Their staff are also good! But since this is a restaurant and a bar, you might breath cigarette smokes coming from the bar area. Maybe they need to...More

Thank pingkian
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The happy hour was a rip off :-( The buy one get one drink cannot be shared by two people. Me and my sis had to order separately. Was not told by staff ahead of time.

Thank dannabelles
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We decided to eat hear and splash out because it was a special occasion. The food was good but the service was none existent! At one point i had to leave the table to go find a waiter/waitress. Really poor from a Shangri-La venue and...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great bar right by the sea...its very cool with a great offering of cocktails and snacks. It's perfect for sundowners. Enjoy a early evening cocktail or a drink after dinner....its a perfect location

Thank NeilJ-HongKong
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

To start... dj nish kills it! All the staff Jenny, Jeffrie, Stephanie, Klerk amazing people!! Great hospitality. 10/10 recommended for your trip.

1  Thank Chase W
Reviewed 21 March 2017

We stayed in Shangri-La Mactan for few days as part of our honeymoon! We spent most of our time in the evening going to Cowrie for drinks. Music was lovely and staff was friendly. We also had dinner on one of the nights and the...More

Thank Shiela Y
Reviewed 19 March 2017

On the occasions that we've stayed at the Shangri-La Mactan Resort, a dinner at Cowrie Cove is usually one to look forward to. A great venue for a special couples' dinner. Reserve a table by the sea and the restaurant setting is hard to beat...More

Thank TucoRich
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Very nice spot next to the sea, if you get a lower terrace table. Menu is not that long but does fresh fish. Problem can be getting it cooked the way you want. Had two go's with tuna each night before it came as ordered...More

1  Thank David G
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My husband and i are wondering which restaurant, Aqua or this restaurant is better for birthday dinner. Both of them look they have special table for two, one is The Observatory and the other is Gazebo. Which restaurant do u recommend?
19 February 2017|
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Response from 188familyman | Reviewed this property |
Both are great and will make a special and memorable dinner...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$100
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Punta Engano Road | Punta Engano Road, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Mactan Island  >  Lapu Lapu
  • Phone Number: +63 32 231 8224
  • E-mail
At Cowrie Cove, guests can savor fresh seafood under a canopy of stars and with the sound of ocean waves directly below the alfresco deck. The newly renovated Waves Bar is the perfect venue for guests to enjoy signature cocktails at sunset.
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