Top Choice Cafe in El Cotillo

El Goloso de Cotillo

Enjoy decadent tarts in a quiet spot at the north end of the town. There are fresh juices and shakes, and the coffee is excellent. For dessert, try the lemon meringue – it's divine.
Market in San Sebastián de la Gomera

Mercado Municipal

San Sebastián’s market is a good place to pick up some local delicacies such as honey, busily made by gomeran bees and considered some of the finest in Spain; miel de palma (palm honey), a sweet syrup made from palm…
Cafe in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Kiosco Príncipe

Grab a coffee at this traditional kiosk located in this subtropical park, dating from the mid-1800s. Admire the award-winning sculpture Courage by Hanneke Beaumont, the traditional bandstand and fountain, and the lo…
Cafe in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Palmelita Pastelieria

This charming cafe has a vintage exterior, a theme which continues within. Founded in the 1970s with German origins, the emphasis is on serious self indulgence: hot chocolate with double cream, or cold with vanilla …
Market in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Mercado de Nuestra Señora de África

Dating from 1944, this market has a Latin American look with its arched entrance, clock tower and flower sellers. It’s not large by Spanish standards (some 140 stalls) but is still tantalising, with stalls selling m…
Market in Los Cristianos, Playa de Las Américas & Costa Adeje

La Pepa Food Market

This gourmet food market opened in 2015 and is still expanding. At the time of research there were some 25 stalls including upmarket delis, seafood counter, pancakes and waffles stand, sushi, a wine bar and a vegeta…
Cafe in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

La Casita

Managed by a fashionable young team, but themed like grandma's country cottage, this enticing cafe sports antiques, original tile work and several cozy dining rooms. The emphasis is on simple lightweight mains like …
Cafe in Corralejo

Citrus Surf Cafe

Recommended by readers, this chilled-out place serves a range of cuisines for those tired of tapas. Inventive salads, Tex-Mex dishes, burgers and wraps are all on the menu (which is etched onto a surfboard). Wash do…
Market in La Laguna

Mercado Municipal

Head to this colourful market with close to 100 stalls, including fresh produce counters piled high with glistening fruit and veg, decorated by strings of garlic and bunches of fragrant herbs; this is also the place…
Cafe in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Dona Charo

Popular with the post-theatre crowd seeking a sweet finale to the evening’s performance, as well as breakfasting business folk and shoppers. The menu includes savoury bites like mini quiche, as well as creative sand…