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El Ancla

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Marina, 63, Ciutadella, Minorca, Spain
+34 971 48 04 11
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Ferndown, United Kingdom
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297 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Well positioned amongst harbour front restaurants. Prompt service but a bit impersonal. Just another tourist to process. The grilled tuna was excellent but the side dish was lukewarm. The prices are very much the same along the front so tripadvisor can be used to find the better places. Later in the evening most of the restaurants were full so they... More 

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Thirsk, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We settled here for our lunch in the beautiful yacht harbour. The staff were downright unfriendly; it was expensive, as you would expect from the location but the worst thing by far was the food.....disgusting. The spiced potatoes were slathered in Heinz spicy sauce the shrimps weren't shelled and tiny with no finger bowl. The only reason this place was... More 

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Thank Ivan E
Southport
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43 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely position by the marina Good service Garlic bread not the usual - had a weird topping. Think it had egg or something on it! Prawn cocktail was lots of shredded lettuce with a great abundance of Marie Rose sauce. When a piece of prawn was found it was very tasty The mussels were cooked in something that looked and... More 

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Thank DJSSouthport
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

It is not terrible but the quality is really poor, the food is tasteless and too oily. The cost is around the normal fare in the port but you can definitely eat in other places much better. To say something nice the service was good. I recommend to avoid it and will not come back ever again.

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Thank Blacksusse
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

If you like cockroackes I am sure you will love this place. Food was good, apparently fresh... Service very slow, waiters very lazy, no1 spoke in english. Price expensive.

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Thank Emilio S
Glasgow
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

We dined here and had a lovely meal from the set menu for €20 per person. Two of us had gazpacho (not sure if that is how you spell it), one had spicy potatoes and we had tomato salad. All were lovely starters. For mains we had hamburger, half roast chicken, pork loin and lasagne. All enjoyed. As a bonus... More 

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Thank Glasgowgal1
Barcelona, Spain
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108 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

We came Across this place in the port full with restaurants. And we were lucky!!:-) Amazing paella and cazuela! They know about seafood, no doubt And great service (thanks Alex & collegues;/)) With the owner all over controlling the fantastic quality Sure bet in town!!

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Thank zed29
newcastle upon tyne
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47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 June 2016

Used this restaurant on several occasions, staff always helpful and friendly and food of a very high quality

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2016

nice area to sit and have a drink and snacks. a bit pricey and the staff were not as friendly as other bars but nice place.

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Thank Paula754
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Not sure about some of the bad reviews on here? It's nearing the end of the season which is when we prefer to come out here. We were wandering along the port just to try one of the many restaurants on the waterside out. We decided to stop at this one as the menu looked reasonable. There are a few... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$32 - US$40
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marina, 63, Ciutadella, Minorca, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Balearic Islands  >  Minorca  >  Ciutadella
  • Phone Number: +34 971 48 04 11

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