Canary Islands restaurants

Top Choice Tapas in Puerto del Rosario

La Jaira de Demian

Run by the ever-helpful and astonishingly polite Demian, this excellent restaurant enjoys a lovely setting with an outside terrace, next to a deserted plot which La Jaira has converted into a garden. Staff ferry a l…
Top Choice Tapas in Teguise

La Cantina

Whitewashed walls, beamed ceilings and trailing greenery adorn the scattered rooms of this seductively atmospheric 500-year-old house, now reimagined as a sensational Canarian-international restaurant by British own…
Top Choice Cafe in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Café Palmelita

This delightful cafe has a vintage exterior, a theme which continues within, and was founded in the late 1960s with German origins. The emphasis is on serious self indulgence, with hot chocolate with double cream, o…
Top Choice Tapas in El Paso

Tapas Trekking

Location, location, location; food, food, food. Situated in the shadow of the evocative 18th-century ermita (chapel), this place keeps it simple with a superb menu of tapas and tablas (platters) to share. Offerings …
Top Choice Japanese in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Kazan

Kazan's Michelin star has assured it a large fanbase in town and far beyond. The setting: lightly polished wood and beige fabric chairs, muted and understated yet stylish. The food: the freshest ingredients coaxed i…
Top Choice Canarian in Santa Cruz de la Palma

Habana

This delightful pink-and-white wedding cake of a building has its terrace on a picturesque plaza overlooking a fountain and surrounded by flower-filled balconies. The coffee is simply superb, the staff are busy but …
Top Choice Mediterranean in Puerto del Carmen

La Cabaña

Tucked into the village of Mácher, 4.5km northwest of Playa del Carmen, chic British-owned La Cabaña wows as one of the island's top restaurants, with a superb reputation for innovative Mediterranean-fusion dishes. …
Top Choice Spanish in Corralejo

Restaurante Avenida

Despite the location several blocks back from the beach, this place is always heaving with a cheerful, local Canarian crowd who are here for the no-nonsense food – and virtually everyone walks out satisfied. The atm…
Top Choice Canarian in Los Gigantes & Puerto de Santiago

El Rincón de Juan Carlos

A shining star in the Los Gigantes culinary firmament, this superb formal restaurant is just off the main plaza. There's a marked leaning towards seafood: try the sumptuous grand menú (from €60 with wine pairing), o…
Top Choice Spanish in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Guannabi

This excellence of this handsome restaurant is defined not just by its superb ambience and faultless service, but by its simply supreme menu. Guannabi pulls out all the stops: the focus is on rice dishes, all perfec…