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El Ancla

Ad El Varedero No2 | Old Town, 35518 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 51 36 39
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (40 reviews)
“steak” (41 reviews)
“potatoes” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Ad El Varedero No2 | Old Town, 35518 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
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1 - 10 of 306 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Our first visit to PDC and had this place recommended to us. Was told about the Black Angus Burger so ordered it blind. This is what came and I was not dissapointed. Only here a few days but will be back!

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Only ever stopped for breakfast here but must try to rectify that. The breakfasts are great value and coffee lovely. it's like two meals, a fry up and egg and chips.

Thank Cheekypheasant
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had dinner and lunch and breakfast in El ancla during our April visit. We went back again in November to be welcomed back by the lovely Johanna. Again the food was excellent, service fantastic, such a friendly bunch of people.

Thank CatherineK3
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely pizza until the lady at the next table pointed out the 4 cockroaches on her table. First the waiter pulled the table away from the wall, then he asked if they wanted to move outside! Where’s Gordon Ramsay when you need him !!

Thank bette860
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Hubby, myself, 14 year old hungry son and fussy 11 year old daughter visited this restaurant two nights in a row (which we would never usually do on holidays). Food was absolutely delicious, different and presented brilliantly. No fishing for customers outside which is always...More

Thank Liz W
Reviewed 8 November 2017

popped in for lunch and a few drinks , the food and service were very good as were the drinks also very reasonable

Thank jmcGlasgow
Reviewed 20 October 2017

My wife and I were in this restaurant at The Harbour in the Oldtown on two occasions during our visit to Puerto Del Carmen. We were equally impressed with the food and service on each occasion. The fish here is to die for, scrumptious and...More

Thank William R
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is in a prominent position in the harbour, we had a local cheese starter and cheese garlic bread then spaghetti with prawns and garlic and a spaghetti and meatballs dish. Free shots when you ask for the bill as is the case in...More

Thank louisedomville
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Visited with my wife and when her lasagne arrived was pretty tasteless and was so hot that it was bubbling in the dish and couldn't be eaten for some time. My tagiatelle was average. There are much better restaurants around the old port and so...More

Thank Keith G
Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We had an excellent dinner, but should have not ordered a dessert, which let the overall experience a bit flat. The wife ordered sticky toffee pudding, which turned out to be just gingerbread. What a shame, as the rest of the service and food had...More

Thank Robert M
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Questions & Answers
6 October 2016|
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Response from 942lesleyannw | Reviewed this property |
I agree with previous reply. I think you could pop in and book and I'm sure they would make every effort to celebrate your day xx
tomas b
30 November 2015|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
Never saw anything wrong with the restaurant, and I am quite fastidious ! Look at my reviews !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ad El Varedero No2 | Old Town, 35518 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Puerto Del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +34 928 51 36 39
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