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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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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good32%
  • Average15%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lobster” (16 reviews)
“prawns” (9 reviews)
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Seafood, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Punta Engano Road | Punta Engano Road, Lapu Lapu, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To get our drinks was really a long time. To order I need to stand up and walk with the menu to find service. We also got offered tap water? Tap water in a 5 star resort. Our meat platter was not cooked well and...More

Thank Barfine R
Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Sumptuous dinner and staff are very attentive. Big thanks to Psyche who took photos like a pro and checks on us every now and then. And its not only her, everybody’s checking everybody. Like, OMG this is five-star dining 😍

Thank Romelyn D
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Fish, fish and more fish...Always fresh as is the lobster and prawns. The sauces are delightful and the service is impeccable. A must visit for amazing seafood.

Thank Charles R
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

I must say food was really good, place and view was amazing, and lastly the service was great especially our waitress Miss Katherine, she's extraordinary and we might come back at the restaurant and request for her to be our server all the time. One...More

Thank Deffany G
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has a great view of the ocean from any table. We sat in the end gazebo which is more for drinks and appetizers. But we ordered dinner there and it was a great experience. Our server was Nikki and she did a great...More

Thank Trek558713
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

It was a disappointment for a Shangri-la's restaurant. Portions are tiny, taste is just so so and little variety for the money you paid. Definitely not value for money. Disappointed.

Thank clocw
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic dinner here, looked after so well by the staff and the food was fantastic especially Bernabe. Recommended to everyone who comes here!

Thank Danhunn
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Our server Tony is really wonderful! We had the pleasure of having him as our server both times we came. He is kind, helpful and warm hearted. He made great suggestions and the food was delicious! He was so kind, the entire staff had warm...More

Thank AnnieL3148
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Our waiter, Tony, served us in both occasions when we visited and both times he went above and beyond to ensure our dining experience was impeccable. Excellent job!

Thank wilbslau
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

We went their for seafood and order the seafood platter for two. The food is not bad. It was surprising to see firework that night.

Thank KEGZ82
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19 February 2017|
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Response from 188familyman | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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