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Food in Teror

Cistercian Convent

A sort of divine aura hangs over Teror, so it seems fitting that any snacks you purchase should be handmade by nuns. Puff and pant your way up steep Calle Herrería, next to the museum until you reach Calle del Casta…
Food in La Laguna

El Rincon Extremeño

A good place to buy jamón ibérico de bellota (from acorn-fed black pigs) priced at around €40 a kilo. Other less expensive hams are also available, either a whole leg or, if this equals a worrying protuberance from …
Food in La Laguna

Tea & Baking

The name says it all. This colourful lip-smacking shop sells everything to do with baking, ranging from cooking chocolate to fancy bowls, printed aprons, rose water and, yes, even Reese's peanut butter chips for poo…
Food & Drinks in La Orotava

Depatanegra Ibericos

Carries a superb range of Spanish hams including the highly desired jamón iberico de bellota, made from acorn-fed black pigs. Expect to pay around €15 per 100g. Hams are sold sliced up and vacuum-packed for easy pac…
Food & Drinks in Los Cristianos, Playa de Las Américas & Costa Adeje

Jamón y Mojo

Run by an enthusiastic young couple, this deli has a vast range of carefully sourced gourmet products with an emphasis on such Spanish delights as great wheels of crumbly Manchego cheese and several grades of choriz…
Food & Drinks in La Laguna

Albacería

This old-fashioned grocery shop, bizarrely surrounded by smart boutiques and shops, dates from 1952 and may well bring on a dose of nostalgia as the interior seems little changed from yesteryear. It’s a good place t…
Drinks in Los Cristianos, Playa de Las Américas & Costa Adeje

Beer Shooter

This shop (and bar) sells and serves exclusively craft beers, some 250 different varieties, including such delectable-sounding choices as black chocolate and the dark and sexy Lindemans Kriek, spiked with cherry jui…
Food in Puerto de la Cruz

Jamónes Riviera

This market-style stall is a daily institution, and where the locals come to stock up on all those deli goodies, aside from seafood, including cheese, chorizo and the famous jamón serrano, which can be sold vacuum-p…
Food & Drinks in Candelaria

Maresía y Volcán

Heading south on pedestrianised Calle Obispo Pérez Cáceres toward the famous Basilica will lead you to this classy small deli selling local wines, cheeses and gourmet items. The owner also offers wine tasting and a …
Drinks in Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Canary Wine

The charming owner will guide you through the local wines, including eco wines and the famous banana wine with the peeled-back price of just €8 a bottle. Another popular choice is viña norte, a Lambrusco-style rosé.…