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The Craic House

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££ - £££
Bar, Irish, Philippine, International, Asian, Gastropub
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Evolution Dive and Beach Resort | Malapascua Island, Philippines
+63 917 631 2179
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07:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 23:00
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very satisfied with the Craig house menu. It's more international food than Filipino, but you cannot go wrong with anything you order. And staff is also very nice.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is the best on the island (try the seafood linguine), and they cater to every need (I am a vegetarian and it was never hard to find something yummy on the menu!) The girls are super friendly, and it's overall a great place to hang out!

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Thank Rebecca Madelei... B
Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good atmosphere, friendly staff and great western food in large portions. Particularly good are the vegetarian wraps as it can be hard getting veggie food in the Philippines. Happy hour is 4-7 and the range of 2 for 1 cocktails are well priced and delicious! Gingerinhia was a favourite.

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Thank kimikokaren
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was diving with Evolution and this restaurant is a part of the dive shop! Food is impeccably scrumptious - right from its breakfast to lunch and the staff is so friendly that they will serve you with pure joy and make you feel home! I cannot stop thanking for how beautiful the people are that every time they serve... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

The Craic house is annexed to evolution dive resort where we were staying. It's a great place to start the day with many breakfast options or debrief after a dive. They serve good food (day and night) and nice cocktails. The staff is also great and always helpful!

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Thank Dani_Waltrick
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Wow - the food is simply amazing. Although we would like to see a bit more greens offered on the menu but hey, the rest is tasty and good. We went right into munching after the dives - yum!

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Thank Yuchen Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

Staying at Evolution resort, The Craic House was our home restaurant. We liked it so much that we only ate outside once! Their menu has a vast variety of dishes, from Filipino to western dishes. My favorites were definitely the Fruit Salad for breakfast before the dive, french toast for breakfast when not diving and vegetables coconut-milk noodles for lunch... More 

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Thank Eran R
Tel Aviv, Israel
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has a variety of dishes, that all come in big portions, definitely great value for money. The service was quick and professional. It has a happy hour for the cocktails every evening. My fav. dish was the black bean veggie burger. Love it!

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Thank hadass89
Perth, Australia
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22 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

Really nice food can cost just a little bit more than other places but it is worth it at The Craic House. My partner and I spent a week diving with Evolution (Diving and Accommodation review on the appropriate Trip Advisor pages) and we made great use of The Craic House. The staff are very attentive and helpful. The menu... More 

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Boracay, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2016

We spent a week in Malapascua with the intention of diving with Evolution. After a very long, hot journey from Boracay, we found our way to Bounty Beach and nearly cried with exhaustion and delight when we laid eyes on the place, it’s the perfect tropical island hangout. Set right on the beach and offering comfy hammocks and beanbags, the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Cuisine
Bar, Irish, Philippine, International, Asian, Gastropub
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 23:00
Thursday
07:00 - 23:00
Friday
07:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?