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

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Punta Engano Road | Punta Engano Road, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
+63 32 231 8224
18:00 - 22:00
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Hong Kong, China
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108 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

We went there on our first and third evenings at Shangri-la. Their food menu was not extensive but the food and service were good. We got some helpful recommendations from the lovely waitress on our first night because we were obviously struggling with our choices due to plain personal indecisiveness. Eventually, we went for an all seafood dinner. On our... More 

Thank LounissartHK
Sydney, Australia
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177 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

We went with friends and partied each night at Cowrie Cove. There is a DJ who loves to play whatever you ask, great happy friendly bar staff and far enough away from the rooms you can stay there until the early hours!

Thank kazzyvege
Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2016

Superb view, nice kitchen, good food, good ambiance. This is really a high end place but the prices are still very reasonable.

Thank TRobsfamily
Island of Malta, Malta
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39 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2016

A truly romantic corner of the hotel where you can have an excellent dinner, surrounded by the Shangri-la Resort gardens and at the same time, close to the ocean.

Thank Ludgardo Z
Anchorage, Alaska
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393 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Great views of the sea from this bar on the pier. Friendly staff, but expensive drinks. Beers were 180 pesos, standard price on the resort but 4-5 times more expensive than at local places.

Thank tazman1099
Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We have eaten here several times and have utilised the bar for outings - very nice in the afternoons and evenings. Maintains the Shangri-la fine service edge.

Thank 188familyman
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Shangrila for 3 days and 2 nights and we decided to have our dinner here on our first night because my husband thought that this was the best. He was very excited to bring us (me and my son) there because of the good reviews that he had read through the internet. Yes, this resto was the... More 

Thank hazel marie u
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23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Had a great time at Cowrie Cove. The food was great, with an amazing view of the sea. The staff were also very attentive.

Thank Jackie B
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

The food was average and very expensive. There should be a wider selection of food that caters for all. I would like to see more authentic Filipino Cuisine on the menu.

Thank AAtkinson2015
Hong Kong, China
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Great evenings spent at happy hour. Staff very friendly & cocktails & snacks were great.Thanks to all Cheers

Thank rickypeach

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$100
Seafood, Fusion
Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Private Dining, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?