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The Craic House

Evolution Dive and Beach Resort | Malapascua Island, Philippines
+63 917 631 2179
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“falafel” (9 reviews)
“wraps” (9 reviews)
“crepes” (6 reviews)
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Bar, Asian, International, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Evolution Dive and Beach Resort | Malapascua Island, Philippines
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11 - 20 of 266 reviews

Reviewed 28 May 2017

Really good food and drinks here. Got the fish and chips which was really nice. Had a few capirinhas and a few pina coladas...pretty good cocktails, some of the better ones on the island. I really liked the coleslaw that came with the fish and...More

Thank CJ W
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Great food, the restaurant was amazing, we ate here atleast once a day. Clean kitchen, great staff. and falafel and club sandwich was good in size and very yummy :)

Thank Bo R
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Stayed at evolution the hotel attached to this restaurant so had breakfast here 4 times! Hangover crepe set me up for the day while my wife loved the banana, mango and Nutella crepe. Had lunch here a couple of times and each time we enjoyed...More

Thank tomsuperstar
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Right next door to the Craic House restaurant is what I considered the best food on the island at the Exotic so I tried them once which maybe isn't a fair evaluation but when the food is so good right next door why bother trying...More

Thank Eyvonne K
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Only came here for dinner one night and feel that in general the food is about the same with the rest of the restaurants on the strip. However, Craic House is a bit farther away from some of the more crowded areas. The Mac and...More

Thank Casey D
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Good food, nice easy going atmosphere, great veggie burger! Visited as part of stay for diving and perfect spot for chilling before and after diving

Thank Diederik T
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Tl; dr - food is bland - no service water, and botteled water is out outrageously overpriced. - food took around 50 minutes to arrive, when the restaurant was virtually empty. We came at around 7pm. The place was relatively empty (maybe 3 occupied tables)....More

Thank Omer B
Reviewed 4 March 2017

The food and the staff were really good, always keen to share an small talk or be as friendly as possible. Food was good in terms of quality, quantity and price. There was enough space for 100 to 120 people and the sand on your...More

Thank Miguel O
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Very friendly and welcoming. Staff ask your name on 1st visit and greet you by name thereafter. Nice intimate shaded bar with hammocks, recliners and chairs on the sand in the sun. Food is a mixture of European and local, and excellent value. Beers were...More

Thank pw00dman
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Very service minded and nice staff witt excellent food in big portions. Do not miss the Bananamanga drink💕

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Questions & Answers
Joshiro C
8 September 2017|
Response from Evolution T | Property representative |
We accept credit cards for tabs of P1,000 or more and bills paid up to 9pm. After 9pm it is cash only. Thanks
Mia L
22 April 2015|
Response from Evolution T | Property representative |
HI Mia Please email us directly and we can go through all prices with you. Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
View, Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
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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