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El Convento

2 Avenida Norte No. 11, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
+502 7720 7272
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible0%
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“lamb” (3 reviews)
“seafood” (2 reviews)
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International, Guatemalan, Vegetarian Friendly
2 Avenida Norte No. 11, Antigua 03001, Guatemala
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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

Since the change of the menu the food is much less what it use to be.ordered a 6 oz lamb was overpriced for the meet which I as not able to eat due to the amount of fat .desert a small variety but it’s ok...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank thejetsetter01
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a great dinner at this upscale restaurant. The setting is lovely, right next to one of the pretty inner courtyards at the El Convento hotel, we had a couple of great cocktails followed by a tasty shrimp risotto and the local meat dish...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank StewartRobert
Reviewed June 28, 2018

Very nice and quiet ambiance. Good service and the food was good. I had salmon and my husband tried the pasta. Both were delicious.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank RJessee
Reviewed May 14, 2018 via mobile

Breakfast, Lunch, Teatime, Dinner - The excellent restaurant at the hotel El Convento surprises at every hour. Chef Kenny’s beautiful presentation is matched by integrity in nutrition and wholesomeness in taste. Marvelous. Delightful. There are many interesting and innovative options for both omnivores and vegetarians....More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Bizet
Reviewed March 28, 2018

Food was yummy and well prepared. The avocado toast with poached eggs on the breakfast menu is excellent. Service is attentive. Dinner has a good variety of seafood, meat, and pasta. Highly recommend

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank M L
Reviewed March 17, 2017 via mobile

The ambiance of the restaurant is beautiful and relaxing. The waiter was very knowledgeable about how the food was prepared and if something could be left out due to allergies. The Sea Bass (dorado) meunière was excellent. I wanted a Guatemalan dish and the Shrimp...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Jim O
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the El Convento Hotel where Elu is at. We were tired and decided to dine there as we didn't want to hassle going out. We were pleasantly surprised to find it was an exceptional meal with attentive staff. The food was inspired...More

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank steven s
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for five days and had many meals at Elu. This is clearly one of the best restaurants in Antigua. The breakfast is first rate, and highly recommend the Guatemalan breakfast, the avocado and egg on toast, the eggs Benedict with spinach, and the...More

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank PhiladelphiaPhillip
Reviewed August 29, 2016

The restaurant at the El Convento Hotel offered good fare and excellent service when visited by a group for post meeting dinner. The staff was knowledgeable about the menu items and expertly guided us through the various dishes. the experience was enhanced by the soothing...More

Thank stann3
Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

We celebrated Father's Day and had dinner here. I asked for a salmon that was good but the rice was without a good shape and flavor. We asked for dessert for a chocolate bomb that was terrible, dry and without chocolate inside. We asked for...More

Thank ricardog617
GrupoAzur, Gerente at El Convento, responded to this reviewResponded July 11, 2016

Dear Ricardo G, We appreciate you taking the time to write your review. We apologize for not setting up with your expectations, specially with the shape and flavor of the rice and the chocolate bomb also, the other two desserts. Your review gives us the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$100
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Validated Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Avenida Norte No. 11, Antigua 03001, Guatemala (Formerly El Restaurant and Lounge)
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Sacatepequez Department  >  Antigua
  • Phone Number: +502 7720 7272
  • E-mail
Serving fresh, traditional Guatemalan cuisine with a modern twist in a sophisticated setting with magnificent vaulted ceilings, Elu Restaurant and Lounge at El Convento Boutique Hotel is a unique and delicious dining choice for both hotel guests and La Antigua residents. Accent your meal with a glass of wine from our well-stocked cellar, tea infusions and award-winning coffee. On Sundays, buffet breakfast is served on our terrace; enjoy breathtaking views of volcanoes and domes cupolas as you dine. Elu Restaurant and Lounge is truly a gourmand’s delight! We also offer room service, for those would rather enjoy their meal in the comfort of their suite. Elu Restaurant and Lounge is open daily from 6:00 am to 10:00pm for onsite dining and room service; the terrace is open from 7:00am to 10:00pm.
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