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The Craic House

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££ - £££
Bar, International, Gastropub
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Evolution Dive and Beach Resort | Malapascua Island, Philippines
+63 917 631 2179
07:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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Singapore, Singapore
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247 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

After reading all the raving reviews on here, we thought let's head out there for dinner one night. We were quite disappointed. Upon sitting down, the waitress asked us right away if we were going to split the bill, and made sure to assign items to each couple every time we order something. I can understand if they want to... More 

Thank SingaSwiss
Southampton, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Evolution Dive resort for two weeks in December and had breakfast and lunch at The Craic House every day, and evening meals for more than half our stay. The menu is varied with exciting specials being offered every few days, the quality of the food is exceptional. The Christmas Day BBQ and the New Years eve dinner... More 

Thank dandsja
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97 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been visiting Malapascua for diving since 2013. Each time we visit the Craic House , and it's been a pleasure to see the food and service even better than the previous visit. The staff smiling and chatting to guests makes for a lovely atmosphere. They have a very imaginitive menu and we have always enjoyed their creations. Obviously... More 

Thank ire123
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice food and great service. I like this place, the food was the best of all at Malapascua. The personal was friendly and it was a cosy restaurant!

Thank MiraLoh
Lund, Sweden
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have eaten on all the top rated restaurants on Malapascua, and The Craic House has clearly been the best. They have extremely good service, and the food is outstanding.

Thank ludviglofqvist
Lund, Sweden
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at Evolution for 9 nights and had all breakfasts, lunches and almost all dinners at the Craig House. For breakfast they serve very good crepes, bacon and fruit drinks. For lunch and dinner you can get almost anything you like, both Asian and European and it is all delicious. Some favourites: white fish with home-made mashed potatoes, calamari fritti,... More 

Thank Myeli
Budapest, Hungary
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76 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Craic house is a great addition to Evolution dive center. Great breakfasts, delicious (and big!) main courses and appetizers. I loved their crepes to the point that I had them everyday ;) THe stuff is very nice and the service is good. THey also have a french chef now!

Thank Oksana C
Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico
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46 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here due to the good reviews and we weren't disappointed. The service was always good, the girls always with a smile even when there was a big storm and they all got soaked they still had a laugh and created a good atmosphere. The food was just as good. With home made sweet potato chips with a lot... More 

Thank Lily2207
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

The food offers a wide variety of options, ranging from meat lovers to vegetarians. Portions for adults and children. Absolutely delicious and appealing!

Thank Weiheng J
Koh Tao, Thailand
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84 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Evolution for four nights, and after having dinner here the first night I knew I didn't need to bother going anywhere else. The food was definitely the best I had in the Philippines. Seriously so good. Malapascua is a secluded little island and it's so obvious that a ton of work goes into creating a delicious and... 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
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Bar, International, Gastropub
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Takeout, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Evolution Dive and Beach Resort | Malapascua Island, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Malapascua Island
  • Phone Number: +63 917 631 2179
The Craic House Irish Bar and Restaurant is the funkiest spot on Malapascua. It serves contemporary cuisine, ice cold drinks and plays the best music in The Philippines, right on the beach.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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