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Cowrie Cove at Shangri-La's Mactan Resort & Spa

Punta Engano Road | Punta Engano Road, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
+63 32 231 8224
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“mackerel” (2 reviews)
“prawns” (7 reviews)
Open Now
18:00 - 22:00All hours
Seafood, Fusion
Punta Engano Road | Punta Engano Road, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is part of the Shangr-La Mactan resort, located a short walk from the main buildings. It specialises in seafood, and is laid out with a small indoor dining area and a large outside space arranged in smaller patios, some of which were covered...More

Thank Menasumo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Relaxed Resort ambience perfect for a romantic vacation or with family. Perfect dinner setting in a 5-star hotel. Since it was hot, we preferred to stay inside the small airconditioned cabana instead of the outside seating overlooking the sea. Bread was served with anchovies and...More

Thank Lora T
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I was a guest at this property for 4 nights and days. I spent every night at Cowrie Cove enjoying a drink or two over looking the beach.

Thank Mark N
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

One of the best places to eat in all of Shangri La. We hung here for a bit after swimming and we were completely impressed with the service and ambiance. I didn't have dinner on this trip but have in the past and it was...More

1  Thank twistedfoodlover
Reviewed 2 June 2017

We reserved early (as soon as they opened) for us to grab a nice area near the waters. At 8pm we're there and no seats available near the open area? That's what reservations are for, right?! I don't want to spoil the lovely night, we...More

Thank purpleroyale
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Came here on a date night while staying in a nearby hotel. The service was really poor - we were seated in the corner of the restaurant which had a great view but meant we were left with little service throughout. We had to call...More

Thank Georgieross
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

We had a sumptous meal in this restaurant. They have great kinilaw, grill platter and steamed fish. Their staff are also good! But since this is a restaurant and a bar, you might breath cigarette smokes coming from the bar area. Maybe they need to...More

Thank pingkian
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The happy hour was a rip off :-( The buy one get one drink cannot be shared by two people. Me and my sis had to order separately. Was not told by staff ahead of time.

Thank dannabelles
Reviewed 24 April 2017

We decided to eat hear and splash out because it was a special occasion. The food was good but the service was none existent! At one point i had to leave the table to go find a waiter/waitress. Really poor from a Shangri-La venue and...More

Thank Robert H
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

This is a great bar right by the sea...its very cool with a great offering of cocktails and snacks. It's perfect for sundowners. Enjoy a early evening cocktail or a drink after dinner....its a perfect location

Thank NeilJ-HongKong
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19 February 2017|
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Response from 188familyman | Reviewed this property |
Both are great and will make a special and memorable dinner...
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, View, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Punta Engano Road | Punta Engano Road, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Cebu Island  >  Mactan Island  >  Lapu Lapu
  • Phone Number: +63 32 231 8224
  • E-mail
At Cowrie Cove, guests can savor fresh seafood under a canopy of stars and with the sound of ocean waves directly below the alfresco deck. The newly renovated Waves Bar is the perfect venue for guests to enjoy signature cocktails at sunset.
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