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El Ancla

Avenida del Varadero 2 | Old Town, 35510 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 51 36 39
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good29%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (45 reviews)
“steak” (51 reviews)
“potatoes” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, British, Grill, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Avenida del Varadero 2 | Old Town, 35510 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Can be a bit hit and miss. We go here a couple of times on holiday 75% of the visits are good but then you get the one where there food and service don't match the others. The lamb chops are great the steak is...More

Thank floridabill2015
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Steak is great. Cooked the way I like it. Service very prompt. Very friendly staff. Huge portions. Very tasty smoothies as well.

Thank emmakearney89
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch here. I had tapas which was lovely Son had a salad. Husband had a potato and sausage dish which was very greasy. Nice atmosphere

Thank kateks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well had heard about the place from a friend a cross the way , a little walk from the unit but the food was fantastic we had the tuna with vegy it was the first time grilled and it was so tasty and then to...More

Thank rickbret7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Staff were really nice and great for children. All made a fuss over my daughter which was good. Food was delicious, recommend the tagglatelle Diablo which was really spicy. The meat paella looked gorgeous as well. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank cuttzy84
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

We are here 3 times in our week here Twice for dinner and once for breakfast Champagne sangria is the best thing Iv ever had to drink! Pizzas are good and homemade, service was friendly. They even offered to bring a table outside when we...More

Thank Katy L
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

Went here with my wife and 2 year old daughter. The staff were very friendly got us a table and high chair and parked our pram up nearby for us out of the way of the walkways. Food was good quality and very reasonably priced....More

Thank ptpt88
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Would highly recommend this restaurant for a great family meal - 7 of us went and not 1 person had a bad word to say about any of the dishes. Overlooking the area of the old town harbour where the locals play bowls, it's a...More

Thank m45
Reviewed September 22, 2018 via mobile

In the Old Town in PDC, it’s a long established restaurant and always gets busy later in the evenings, it’s right beside the bowls alley which can be good fun to watch while relaxing with a beer after dinner. The staff are friendly and the...More

Thank SullyR33
Reviewed September 12, 2018

This restaurant, which is in the old town, is one of my favourite restaurants in Puerto del Carmen.we paid a visit on the first night of our holiday and it was like coming home! Same staff, same menu- brilliant. I had a beautiful pizza and...More

Thank clinch56
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October 6, 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
November 30, 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
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Avenida del Varadero 2 | Old Town, 35510 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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