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The Craic House

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€€ - €€€
Bar, International, Gastropub
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Evolution Dive and Beach Resort | Malapascua Island, Philippines
+63 917 631 2179
07:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Floda, Sweden
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8 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed today NEW

Great food and awesome staff!! What a treat to come here for a week and get spoiled by the awesome staff here. Good menu and great food.

Thank Magnus H
Shanghai, China
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6 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We rarely left this place during our entire stay on the island. The food was great and the servers were excellent.

Thank pineapple8483
Prague, Czech Republic
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19 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited the restaurant because of the good reviews, but compared to other places, especially Angelina and Amihan, the food was quite average with nothing to recommend it. The pulled pork and curry, both on the daily special menu, were OK but bland and uninteresting, and the mango cheese cake was brought totally frozen and inedible. After I returned it,... More 

Thank Vlad G
Wellington, New Zealand
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I spent 6 weeks on Malapascua and tried almost all the restaurants on the island and although the standard of food is high on this tiny Island the craic house took the title for me. Well done guys.

Thank BuckyBuckk
Singapore, Singapore
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247 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After reading all the raving reviews on here, we thought let's head out there for dinner one night. We were quite disappointed. Upon sitting down, the waitress asked us right away if we were going to split the bill, and made sure to assign items to each couple every time we order something. I can understand if they want to... More 

Thank SingaSwiss
Southampton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Evolution Dive resort for two weeks in December and had breakfast and lunch at The Craic House every day, and evening meals for more than half our stay. The menu is varied with exciting specials being offered every few days, the quality of the food is exceptional. The Christmas Day BBQ and the New Years eve dinner... More 

Thank dandsja
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98 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been visiting Malapascua for diving since 2013. Each time we visit the Craic House , and it's been a pleasure to see the food and service even better than the previous visit. The staff smiling and chatting to guests makes for a lovely atmosphere. They have a very imaginitive menu and we have always enjoyed their creations. Obviously... More 

Thank ire123
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice food and great service. I like this place, the food was the best of all at Malapascua. The personal was friendly and it was a cosy restaurant!

Thank MiraLoh
Lund, Sweden
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have eaten on all the top rated restaurants on Malapascua, and The Craic House has clearly been the best. They have extremely good service, and the food is outstanding.

Thank ludviglofqvist
Lund, Sweden
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Evolution for 9 nights and had all breakfasts, lunches and almost all dinners at the Craig House. For breakfast they serve very good crepes, bacon and fruit drinks. For lunch and dinner you can get almost anything you like, both Asian and European and it is all delicious. Some favourites: white fish with home-made mashed potatoes, calamari fritti,... More 

Thank Myeli

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Bar, International, Gastropub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Evolution Dive and Beach Resort | Malapascua Island, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Malapascua Island
  • Phone Number: +63 917 631 2179
The Craic House Irish Bar and Restaurant is the funkiest spot on Malapascua. It serves contemporary cuisine, ice cold drinks and plays the best music in The Philippines, right on the beach.

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