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El Ancla

Ad El Varedero No2 | Old Town, 35518 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
+34 928 51 36 39
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (40 reviews)
“steak” (39 reviews)
“potatoes” (10 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Ad El Varedero No2 | Old Town, 35518 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Busy place ...but great atmosphere and of course good food Staff pleasant and nice to deal with 🍔 Not sure what game is being played by the local but it does bring in the crowds

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago

You may have to queue but it is worth it. Great menu and reasonable prices. Canarian potatoes are lovely! Friendly service and great location.

Thank HappyReviewerGlasgow
Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat here two nights on our recent visit to Lanzarote. First night I had a grilled fish and seafood selection which was excellent and reasonably priced. Service was prompt when you ordered but the staff were not in any hurry to get out. On...More

Thank Brendan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I ordered prawn cocktail 9EUR and medium rare filet steak with pepper sauce 17EUR. The prawns had not been cleaned (still had the contents of their bowel which runs along outer curve of the body) and the steak had even cremated. Shame as nice spot...More

Thank andken10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Probably the best rest in the Port in terms of location, décor, SERVICE and FOOD. I can't remember how many time we have eaten here in the past 20 yrs. Overall difficult to fault any part of the offering. Same Maitre 'd = Same Good...More

Thank AJCDublin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a steak house, beautiful prepared meals, friendly staff, even late at night I popped in with family for take out and staff stayed behind to make our meal, Jimmy the pizza guy is great and made my granddaughter feel special as he chatted to...More

Thank Smiler2207
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here twice in our recent 2 week stay on the island. Service was very good and staff friendly. Food was tasty & well cooked, location is great, in the old town harbour where you can watch the locals play their games. Would recommend...More

Thank simpo1981
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fab food, location and always a friendly personal service. Great all round place for food or just drinks. Excellent friendly staff who always make you feel welcome.

Thank mariatie1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a great location on the front in the old town food is excellent good selection of grill dishes and fish dishes we ate as a family of 8 and it worked out a reasonable 15-20 euros a head with drinks. At the...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 11 August 2017

This is a very busy restaurant and on the first night our table looked over the "boules" court where clearly there was a very competitive game going down. We did enjoy our meal and so came back the next night when we were much more...More

Thank Anthony L
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6 October 2016|
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Response from 942lesleyannw | Reviewed this property |
I agree with previous reply. I think you could pop in and book and I'm sure they would make every effort to celebrate your day xx
tomas b
30 November 2015|
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Response from Michael M | Reviewed this property |
Never saw anything wrong with the restaurant, and I am quite fastidious ! Look at my reviews !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ad El Varedero No2 | Old Town, 35518 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Puerto Del Carmen
  • Phone Number: +34 928 51 36 39
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