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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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4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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.

Thank daisy2molly
London, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week 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 

1 Thank deborah c
Puerto Banus, Spain
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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 2 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
Wollerau, Switzerland
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28 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 8 January 2017

This was our first visiting in Ancla. Our local friends told us that place. If you like fish this is for you. In menu is mainly fish food. Athmosphere is nice and staff are very kind full . Summer time there is pool area in entrance, maybe then it is little noisy.

Thank Liisa J
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
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464 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

This is an elegant beach restaurant where the local high society meets for fantastic fresh fish. look at the raw bar before you enter the dining room and make your choice. then sit with the view of the ocean and maybe the moon and have one of your best meals in a long time. I like it so much that... More 

Thank Thomas K
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7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

We love to go to El Ancla in the summer, beautiful setting, very good food, nice to have the choice to eat in the restaurant or at the pool. Spanish ambience. Top. One of the best Chiringuito/ Beach bars in Marbella.

Thank Christiaan H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$33 - US$60
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?