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Arrabal La Avenida s/n. | Urbanizacion Linda Vista Playa, 29670 San Pedro de Alcantara, Spain
+34 952 78 74 96
13:30 - 23:30
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Tue - Sun 13:30 - 23:30
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Benahavis, Spain
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27 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A tranquill setting both options - ocean side or pool side. Selected pool side to enjoy last of the evenings sun. Great hospitality - waiters very pleasant and helpful. Menu extensive - portions huge - grilled vegetables as a starter was a meal in its self. Crisp full of flavour. Fish and chips - fantastic - only a heathen wouldsay... More 

Thank rogerssusan1961
San Pedro de Alcantara, Spain
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126 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spend our day in the newly opened beachclub. El Ancla has his own parking area, a nice beachshop, a very big swimmingpool, a big bar, a big restaurant and a lovely area with sunbeds. Al together it is a pleasure to be there. The food they served is excellent, the staf is competent and very friendly. Normally we went... More 

Thank ChrP2013
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17 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I rarely leave reviews as most place i dine are to say the least "average". I tend to prefer informing the community here of either "excellent" or "terrible" places as in general average is what we expect when paying "average prices". I was pleasantly surprised when a friend told me about El Ancla, i have been a Marbella regular for... More 

Thank C_henderson1981
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Private beach club hidden in the back streets of town. You have a private pool or access to the beach. Lunch overlooking the sea in a first class ambience , fresh seafood , other food whatever you feel on the day. Totally recommend it and booking is advised .

Thank Maryam M
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have eaten here several times and always had a lovely meal. The food is very nice but not exceptional and quite expensive. However, the location is stunning and more than makes up for the rest - hence we have returned and will be returning. We have always had excellent service.

2 Thank daisy2molly
London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This fabulous hidden gem on the sea has been modernized serving finest fish very Spainish lots of locals who know of it Open for lunch around the pool It's quite expensive They have an amazing clothing boutique also quite expensive Unusual restaurant you can also just go for a drink around the pool In summer lovely to sit out on... More 

2 Thank deborah c
Puerto Banus, Spain
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I can't recommend it more. Some dishes (boquerones al lemon, Sebiche de Lubina) are so perfect that I would not eat them anywhere else. Nice people and service. Big terrace right over the beach without sun shades, so if you fear the sun, you better reserve inside. Just as nice.

1 Thank ylegler
1 review
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Ordered a mixed seafood grill ( for 2 persons) and seafood paella (for two persons). There were 5 of us. The seafood grill for 2, came first. All 5 of us were stuffed by this time. Great food, wonderful service.

Thank Ibrahim V
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017

We had many family and friends´lunches here. It is traditional food. Nothing spectacular, a bit over prized but all in all very good. Love the pool area (salt water pool). Paula, who organizes the place is great! A family-run business, Cannot go wrong.

Thank eurogirl70
Granada, Spain
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Perfect Lunch location. Overlooking the med in this perfectly placed mainly fish restaurant. However to say it is over priced is an understatement. The food was good, but not that good. So are we going back in a hurry .............. No. There are other perfectly placed restaurants at half the price !

1 Thank philipc418

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$34 - US$62
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 23:30
13:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arrabal La Avenida s/n. | Urbanizacion Linda Vista Playa, 29670 San Pedro de Alcantara, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Andalucia  >  Province of Malaga  >  Costa del Sol  >  San Pedro de Alcantara
  • Phone Number: +34 952 78 74 96
Ubicado en un lugar privilegiado a orillas del Mar Mediterraneo, en San Pedro de Alcantara, a pocos kilometros de Marbella, descubra Restaurante El Ancla. Un paraiso donde vivir momentos inolvidables y degustar todo el sabor del mar.

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