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El Horno de la Abuela

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C/ La tegala, 35580 Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain
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Bristol
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

This lovely restaurant is very welcoming with delicious food. Staff charming and spoilt our grand-daughter of 4!

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Thank davidgR1374TJ
Bradley Stoke, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family and I like to steer clear of the main areas of a holiday resort when looking good places to eat. On this occasion, El Horno is not on the main "strip" and is on a side street so perfect for us. The service is great and the food is pretty good. In 4 days we visited twice and... More 

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Essex
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129 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We have eaten here on a few occasions in the past and rarely been disappointed but my oh my what happened tonight?? The starters were dried up and the lamb was full of gristle and tough and tasteless Really disappointed considering the cost and what is available elsewhere for considerably less.

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Thank Anjef
Milan, Italy
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For meat lovers. Very good and fast service. We had cochinillo and goat and both were good. For meat lovers only.

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Thank alberta1925
Solihull, England, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were told about el Horno by family and highly recommended it, lovely welcome and the venue was busy although it is very small probably seats 40 people inside and 10 outside, waited 5mins to be seated and got served a drink. Ordered for starters prawns in oil (amazing) and bread with tomato (waste of money, so thinly cut bead... More 

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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Visited on the recommendation of a friend and it was worth the 30 minute walk. We all had roast meat - suckling pig, rabbit and goat - and all were delicious. Highly recommend, atmosphere is warm and friendly.

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Thank Maeveipoo1
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Why is this place 61st in the list of restaurants in Playa Blanca? I've been coming for 30 years and this place is my No 1. It appears to be run by one or two people in the kitchen and one or two waiting tables, but the service and the food are second to none, and the “head honcho” is... More 

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Thank Farmer_Terry
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We have eaten here on previous visits to lanzorate and went again last night. We had squid and garlic prawns for starters followed by goat chops and lamb. All our dishes were of excellent quality together with a nice bottle of lanzorate red wine which was also good. Its quite a small restaurant, very rustic spanish with friendly and helpful... More 

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Thank Alison B
East Sussex UK
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83 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

This restaurant has a wonderful selection of different meats.....goat, lamb, suckling pig, to name but a few. Cooked beautifully & can be thoroughly recommended if you are not vegetarian. Friendly atmosphere & good service.

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Thank rayshirEastSussexUK
Leeds, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Owned by same people as Cervantes. Same excellent food but restaurant has more of traditional rustic feel. Not very big and is always busy. Tables are somewhat close together but not a problem. Gets very busy so best to make a reservation but they always try to fit you in.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/ La tegala, 35580 Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Playa Blanca

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