Top ChoiceSpanish in Ciutadella

Mon

With Michelin-starred, Ciutadella-born chef Felip Llufriu (who trained under Catalonia's celebrated Roca brothers) at the helm, Mon offers just two tasting menus. Your three or seven deliciously inventive courses...

Top ChoiceSpanish in Ciutadella

Cas Ferrer de Sa Font

For some of Menorca's most authentic local cuisine, book in at this charming, outstanding restaurant housed in an 18th-century blacksmith's forge. The menu revolves around meats and vegetables from the owners'...

Spanish in Southeast Menorca

Bodegas Binifadet

Set on an elegant vine-shaded terrace, the excellent restaurant of Menorca's outstanding winery offers lightly inventive island-inspired cuisine starring local ingredients. Binifadet wines pop up in dishes such...

Spanish in Ciutadella

Pins 46

An old-world building with an elegant whitewashed interior and tables on a pine-dotted square and interior patio, Pins 46 specialises in smartly prepared local cuisine given contemporary flair. Tapas and light...

Tapas in Ciutadella

Moriarty

In the marvellous lobby of the 19th-century Palau Salort, Moriarty is a lively G&T 'club' and modern-Mediterranean tapas bar-restaurant, with a gorgeous garden. Clipboard-style menus focus on subtly inventive...

Grill in Ferreries

Mesón El Gallo

The beautiful, rambling, whitewashed 200-year-old house and charming garden at Mesón El Gallo merit a visit for their own sake. Enjoy home-cooked tortilla, giant salads and speciality meat dishes (such as...

Spanish in Ciutadella

Rels

Original, creative flavours infuse delicately presented, Menorcan-with-a-twist dishes at this slick, white-clad restaurant overlooking a courtyard. Attentive staff deliver imaginative meals rooted in local...

International in Maó

Pipet & Co

A cheery rustic-chic place, this self-styled 'cafe-lab' makes a fabulous find for its imaginative Spanish-international home-cooking, with delectable vegetarian and vegan choices. Quiches, hummus, soups, salads,...

Tapas in Ciutadella

Ulisses

Overlooking Ciutadella's market, Ulisses doubles as both fabulous tapas spot and down-to-earth cocktail-and-wine bar. A keen young team pours a thoughtful selection of Spanish and Balearic wines by the glass (€3...

Spanish in Es Mercadal

Ca N’Aguedet

A familiar atmosphere and elegantly presented, classically Menorcan cooking with a contemporary touch await at Ca N'Aguedet. Refreshed under new ownership, this much-loved restaurant prides itself on hearty...

Seafood in Fornells

Café del Nord

In a cracking spot above the bay, with spot-on service, Café del Nord offers tantalising sea views and rustles up great seafood and rice dishes, along with the classic caldereta de llagosta (lobster stew; €35 to...

Tapas in Maó

Anatea

Subtly creative tapas precede expertly grilled fish and meats in this snug, welcoming contemporary space with moody lighting, a stone bar and a speciality in vermouths. Menorcan and others Spanish wines wash down...

Spanish in Ciutadella

Smoix

A pinch of creativity spices up the contemporary-Menorcan cooking at this fashionable restaurant with industrial-chic touches and a sunken courtyard. You might begin with, say, potato, onion and sea-urchin...

Tapas in Maó

Santa Rita

Spilling out on to Plaça de la Bastió, petite Santa Rita puts its own innovative spin on some of Maó's tastiest tapas. There's a distinctly global feel in dishes along the lines of red-tuna tartare with...

Spanish in Maó

Ses Forquilles

‘The Forks’ is run by a friendly young team. This scarlet-walled bistro does a roaring trade in fish and meat mains, montaditos (mini–open sandwiches) and creative world-roaming tapas – from red-tuna sashimi with...

Seafood in Ciutadella

Café Balear

Down by the water, this 1970s old-timer remains one of Ciutadella’s classic seafood stops, and there's often a queue for tables. You can eat outside on the quayside while tucking into local prawns, grilled...

Seafood in Maó

S’Espigó

Amid Maó's long line of portside restaurants offering delicacies pulled from Menorca's seas, S’Espigó stands out, with its smart menu featuring grilled tuned with onions, cuttlefish in its own ink, caldereta de...

Seafood in Fornells

Es Port

The fish and other seafood are the freshest here – unsurprisingly since Es Port has its own boat and lobster pots. Like most of its neighbours, it does caldereta de llagosta (lobster stew; €65), but less...

Mediterranean in Ciutadella

Cas Cònsol

Occupying the former French consulate, Cas Cònsol harmoniously blends the modern and minimalist within a historical setting, serving tapas and creative mains such as salmon ravioli, presa Ibérica (Iberian pork)...

Mediterranean in Southeast Menorca

Pan y Vino

Patrick and Noelia are your hosts at this Menorcan country-house restaurant, where French-meets-Mediterranean cuisine is prepared with finesse. Book a table on the terrace for one of the seasonal tasting menus,...