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El Toston Bar and Restaurant

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The Old Harbour, 35650 El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
+34 928 53 84 89
10:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Fri 10:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Visited this Bar many times during our stay in El Cotillo....We ate here several times and the food was excellent as was the service and many different drinks behind the bar.

Thank Martin S
Leighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited El Toston on Wednesday 4th Jan only popped in for a sandwich but see they had Fish & chip's on the menu, as we have been travelling around for the last 9 month's we thought we would give it ago, well thank god we didn't have that sandwich. It was absolutely great, fresh fish, home cooked chip's & a... More 

Thank dotallen54
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are just finishing our break in El Cotillo and El Toston is the bar have we visited most often. They have Bock-Damm, (a very nice dark style lager/beer) on tap. This is fairly unusual in the UK, so a nice surprise to find it on Fuerteventura. We only ate here once, but couldn't fault food, (burger and hand-cut chips).... More 

Thank kg1970
Bristol, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been in a rush the morning of the return flight home, the Toston were kind enough to serve up a hearty breakfast in double time; tea / coffee, tomatoes, (great) bacon, mushrooms, sausages, eggs, toast etc My son went home a very happy man. And, one of our party was also served up a Veggie option fit enough for... More 

Thank TheMemorialGround
Dublin, Ireland
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71 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2016

€7.50 for 2 sausages, two eggs, 2 slices of bacon, tomatoes, mushrooms, two slices of toast, baked beans, tea/coffee/juice. Filled the plate, but i had a hash brown to top it off. Delicious, great value, and a lovely view of the harbour. Highly recommended,

Thank Spencerooney
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

A wonderful view of the old harbour makes this a great bar for a friendly drink with a range of tasty meals.

Thank stephenjbartlett
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

Not many of the restaurants on the island do really scrumptious puddings.. The El Toston has never let me down..and travelling alone, nice to be made so welcome by the landlady, Mel. Highly recommend their Sunday Roasts too.. their roast pork with all the trimmings was delicious!

Thank StewartLever
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016

This used to be a Cotillo hotspot, but sadly no longer. When Alan used to run it, El Toston Bar used to be a good socializing place. This is no longer the case with the present owners and during one visit we were refused to be served at 11pm given that there were other people in the bar. The barman... More 

Thank Dr Richard F
Matt H, Owner at El Toston Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your comments. As Alan is no longer the owner, I feel they are rather harsh and, obviously, retrospective. More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

So good we came back the next evening! Warm, friendly and personal welcome, good location overlooking the harbour, genuine home-cooked food of a high quality and remarkably good value.

Thank Geoff T
Matt H, Owner at El Toston Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. It is much appreciated and we're glad you enjoyed your visit! More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

We have been to El Cotillo and El Toston so many times over the years, however this was our first visit to El Toston bar for a few years so we were looking forwarding to the friendly atmosphere, hospitality and wonderful views. We called in for a few drinks after eating at a local Spanish restaurant. To be honest we... More 

2 Thank Mark H
Matt H, Owner at El Toston Bar and Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a comment. We do remember you and feel that our standards of service are very good. It was unfortunate that we were unable to help you with the 'phone number for a cab but feel your re-action to this on leaving the bar was unnecessary. We do not usually reply in this... More 

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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
Bar, European, British
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 15:30
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Harbour, 35650 El Cotillo, La Oliva, Fuerteventura, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Fuerteventura  >  La Oliva  >  El Cotillo
  • Phone Number: +34 928 53 84 89

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?