We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

El Ancla

Certificate of Excellence
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Calle de la Lava no 1 Edificio El Ancla | Calle de la Lava no 1 Edificio El Ancla, 68670 Callao Salvaje, Adeje, Tenerife, Spain
+34 922 74 04 68
17:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

219 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 136: English reviews
Level Contributor
8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I arrived in Callao Salvaje on Friday to meet my girlfriend and her parents. She spoke of a chap who had taken her for being Spanish given her looks and that he had tried to encourage her and her parents to eat at his restaurant. He then tried a few nights later when we walked down past the restaurant but... More 

Thank Chris M
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

had 2 meals here, Paco the chef delivered excellent tasting food each time .my inch thick fillet steak was cooked to perfection .yes it is a pricier menu than others on the row but the taste difference is just better quality ingrediants i would rather pay for .Enrique the waiter that served us had some great banter with us and... More 

Thank limeyYorkshire
Shropshire, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We visited here 3 nights on our 8 day stay ., one word EXCELLENT ., family run business ., good wine .., beautiful views., warm welcome ., it's pricey but you don't mind when everything was gorgeous ., thank you guys see you Sept ⛱😃 X

1 Thank Taylorssecret
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

So hard for me to say anything bad about this place as a family we have been coming here since it opened food has always been great and it still is it's been 2 years since we where here and I was looking forward to just plastering a 5 star rating with 200 words of you have to eat here... More 

Thank mark w
Stourport-on-Severn, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
321 reviews
221 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016 via mobile

This is one of the most expensive restaurants in Callao. You can sit outside on the terrace and look at the sea, whilst drinking Sangria or chilled Beers. The food choice is great, can recommend the Fish Platter sharer, tastes great. So why is it not No1? Very simply it lacks the finesse of Santa Lucia. The wine glasses are... More 

Thank AndyBaker65
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
144 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

So in we went. Admittedly I wasnt well suffering from days of over indulgence. The other 7 all had meals and drinks, the grilled salmon was the highlight along with the grilled Chicken. Lovely terrace on the corner going down to the beach. Nicholas is very good at charming the ladies and everyone says thanks for the excellent service !!

Thank James L
North West England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Probably one of the best steaks I've ever had, the fillet steak is highly recommended, was so tender and succulent and cooked perfectly, although the portions are not exactly big so you'll probably want a snack later on, but the quality was top notch.

Thank Dan7474
Adeje, Spain
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

This is the kind of restaurant you want to chose for a special night out - excellent foot cooked and presented by Paco, easily the best chef in town. Attention to excellence is second nature to Paco and it shows. Good wine list too. Top class choice for a special evening out.

Thank Cliodna O
Waterlooville, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
80 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

Lovely little restaurant, staff aren't the best but the chef is fantastic. Food was lovely, i had really fresh seabass, best in the village, they could do with asking what you would like with your meal - in respect of vegetables or salad, chips or canarian potatoes as we sat and wondered what we would get! Will definitely go back... More 

Thank Lizzi71
Level Contributor
41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

We picked up a leaflet on our first day in Callao Salvage & decided to visit later in the week . The menu was exciting , varied , and did not disappoint , service was fantastic , a little more higher prices , than some others , but wS definately worth it

Thank ValandBry

Travellers who viewed El Ancla also viewed

Callao Salvaje, Adeje
Callao Salvaje, Adeje
Callao Salvaje, Adeje
Callao Salvaje, Adeje
Callao Salvaje, Adeje

Been to El Ancla? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$27
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Calle de la Lava no 1 Edificio El Ancla | Calle de la Lava no 1 Edificio El Ancla, 68670 Callao Salvaje, Adeje, Tenerife, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Tenerife  >  Adeje  >  Callao Salvaje
  • Phone Number: +34 922 74 04 68
El Ancla is the best restaurant in Tenerife. A relaxing, welcoming atmosphere and great views of the beach Ajabo to seduce all of your senses. An evening full of flavors accompanied of our house wine from La Rioja. We invite you to stop by our restaurant, located in the quiet area Callao Salvaje (Adeje).

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of El Ancla and other visitors
3 questions
Ask a question
Letchworth, United Kingdom
over a year ago

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from El Ancla staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?