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Not All Its Cracked Up To Be
« on: September 12, 2013, 19:12:53 PM »
When we were over in July, a friend of ours heartily recommended this restaurant. She enjoyed it so much, she ( and family) went 3 times in the fortnight even though they were staying all inclusive. On the back of these reports, we made our way up to the restaurant around 7.30pm. We were the only ones there, but not worried, as we thought the experience would be all the better for it. I have to say, the service was top class, very efficient and friendly. I ordered fillet steak, while my wife and kids, had various pasta dishes. Now, I ate steak at least 10 times out of our 2 week stay and I have to say that this was the worst of any place we went to. The steak was SERIOUSLY tough, so much so, that my arms were sore from trying to cut the thing. The place is expensive ( by Lanzarote standards) but we had thought it may have been worth the money. I have to say, that the rest of my family has no complaints about their food but they didn't experience the "wow" factor either. In short, better value for money elsewhere.

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Re: Not All Its Cracked Up To Be
« Reply #1 on: September 12, 2013, 19:25:56 PM »
Sorry you had a bad steak, I can't say I've ever had one there to compare.  Anyway, 10 steaks in a fortnight in Playa Blanca seems  like a punishment  - being steaked out in the sun :)
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Re: Not All Its Cracked Up To Be
« Reply #2 on: September 12, 2013, 19:36:25 PM »
Sorry you had a bad steak, I can't say I've ever had one there to compare.  Anyway, 10 steaks in a fortnight in Playa Blanca seems  like a punishment  - being steaked out in the sun :)

Is that worse than going out and getting Pasta'd every night?

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Re: Not All Its Cracked Up To Be
« Reply #3 on: September 12, 2013, 23:00:22 PM »
Steaked  out for me, every time ;D
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Re: Not All Its Cracked Up To Be
« Reply #4 on: September 13, 2013, 09:48:22 AM »
Sorry you had a bad steak, I can't say I've ever had one there to compare.  Anyway, 10 steaks in a fortnight in Playa Blanca seems  like a punishment  - being steaked out in the sun :)

Is that worse than going out and getting Pasta'd every night?

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Re: Not All Its Cracked Up To Be
« Reply #5 on: September 13, 2013, 15:53:37 PM »
Oh dear! That's a real shame 6th. You must have caught them on a bad night. So many of us love the place.

Glad you had some good steaks elsewhere though love xxxxx

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Re: Not All Its Cracked Up To Be
« Reply #6 on: September 13, 2013, 18:47:23 PM »
Most unusual. I have had some superb steaks there. You should have mentioned it I am sure they would have cooked you another.

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Re: Not All Its Cracked Up To Be
« Reply #7 on: April 03, 2015, 10:09:43 AM »
We will miss the Bocaina, went there at least once every holiday and the food was always of the highest quality.

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Re: Not All Its Cracked Up To Be
« Reply #8 on: April 07, 2015, 13:00:30 PM »
Paul's still around Dave - he can sort deliveries or come to cook at your villa. I have some super hot chutneys winging their way to me soon - can't wait!

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Re: Not All Its Cracked Up To Be
« Reply #9 on: April 15, 2015, 20:15:26 PM »
Elle, that would be great, can you give a contact number?

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Re: Not All Its Cracked Up To Be
« Reply #10 on: April 18, 2015, 01:18:03 AM »
Here you go love: +34 667 57 97 64

Website: http://www.labocainarestaurant.com/

I won't post his personal Facebook profile (which is how I get hold of him), but here's the public page - https://www.facebook.com/labocainarestaurant

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Re: Not All Its Cracked Up To Be
« Reply #11 on: April 18, 2015, 16:12:53 PM »
Thanks Elle :)

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Re: Not All Its Cracked Up To Be
« Reply #12 on: April 26, 2015, 19:21:53 PM »
Pleasure! x

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