Restaurants

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.
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 …
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…
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…
Cafe in Los Cristianos, Playa de Las Américas & Costa Adeje

Café La Bahia

Don't miss the Playa del Duque; one of most picturesque golden-sand beaches in southern Tenerife. Draw up a chair at this French Riviera–feel cafe with its giant sun umbrellas, Med-blue tablecloths and waiters weari…
Cafe in La Orotava

Café los Balcones

Bypassed by tourists marching past to the centre of town, this no-frills cafe-cum-tasca set in a historic building is a great place to kickstart your day with excellent coffee along with a tostada con tomate (toast …
Cafe in Costa Calma

Rapa Nui

A good choice on a sunny day (and there are plenty), this place has a lovely terrace with sea views. It runs the adjacent surf shop and serves sandwiches, snacks, ice cream (made on the premises), cocktails and coff…
Cafe in Candelaria

Bar Mencey

If you’re arriving by bus head down to Plaza Teror, stopping at this earthy bar with its stamp-size interior, complete with TV and slot machines. Head sharpish to the outside terrace with its sea view across the way…