Top Choice European in Mitzpe Ramon

Chez Eugéne

Serving sophisticated alternatives to standard desert cuisine, the restaurant at this boutique hotel serves steak, pasta and other Mediterranean-influenced dishes. The desserts are particularly impressive.
Top Choice Italian in Eilat


Mamma mia! Who would have thought that an authentic Italian-style trattoria serving molto delizioso cuisine would be found in a North Beach back street? This family-friendly place behind the Leonardo Plaza Hotel ser…
Top Choice Ice Cream in Eilat

Paulina IceCreamy

Ice cream and the seaside go together like Posh and Becks, and in Eilat there's only one place to come to for a cup or cone – lagoon-side Paulina. Made fresh each day using quality ingredients, the icy confections s…
Top Choice Pizza in Arad


Travel writers tend to overuse the word 'gem', but here it really does apply. Opened in 2014, this tiny place is run by Lisa and Uriga, seasoned travellers and committed foodies, and it is far and away the best eati…
Pub Food in Arad


Decked out with team scarves and pennants from around the world, this big sports-oriented pub near the petrol stations serves huge plates of hearty food including burgers, pasta and sandwiches. The simplest dishes a…
Israeli in Mitzpe Ramon


Locals rate this simple place at the entrance to the Spice Route Quarter hangar highly, and often head here to enjoy lunch on its rear covered patio. The menu is home-style, featuring labneh, hummus, salads, and cur…
International in Mitzpe Ramon


'The Barrel' serves hefty portions of fresh salad, burgers, sandwiches and pasta dishes in a pub-like atmosphere and is the only decent eatery in the town centre. There's a good range of beers on tap and a predilect…
Organic in Mitzpe Ramon


Set up as a community gathering place, this laid-back operation includes an open cafe kitchen, indoor and outdoor dining areas and a grocery selling organic produce. Staff are friendly and fully committed to sustain…
Cafe in The Arava

Neot Semadar Inn

A lush rear garden gives this roadside inn its name (neot means ‘oasis’). Operated by the kibbutz of the same name, it serves home-made goats cheese and labneh, as well as a range of salads, egg dishes, dips, pasta …
Bakery in Eilat


Shibolim's ye-olde-Bavarian-inn decor strikes a somewhat bizarre note, but this long-timer in the city centre is a decent option if you're after breakfast or a light lunch. The bread and pastries are home-made, and …