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The Craic House Restaurant

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Bar, International, Gastropub
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Evolution Dive and Beach Resort | Malapascua Island, Philippines
+63 917 631 2179
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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St. Helier, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW 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 it. The chips especially reminded me of English chip shop chips! Finally, the staff here... More 

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Providence, Rhode Island
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57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 again.

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Thank Eyvonne K
Shanghai, China
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 Cheese was amazing though. Lots of cheese, pepper and onions, it was one of the... More 

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Thank Casey D
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 23, 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

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Thank Diederik T
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 5, 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). First thing about the service that really pissed me off - they straight up refuse... More 

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Thank Omer B
2 reviews
Reviewed March 4, 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 feet is a big plus. Wi-Fi needs improvement but I guess is the island and... More 

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Thank Miguel O
Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed February 22, 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 cold and reasonably priced. Dive centre appeared well run wide choice of sites available each... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 19, 2017

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

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1 Thank Petra19632
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed February 11, 2017

If you are staying on this island make sure you eat here the food was brilliant. familiar food of home but we the mixture of local food. the right proportion and the taste was great. the top it off the bar staff were welcoming and friendly.

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1 Thank Christopher P
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed February 5, 2017 via mobile

The staff is very nice, enthousiastic locals. Will take time for you. The pitty is that the food was not as the atmosphere is. Crisps tast older, the meat is not as juicy as it should. Taste is flaw. Pitty because the location is great .

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$3 - US$8
Cuisine
Bar, International, Gastropub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Scenic view, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?