Gran Canaria restaurants

Top Choice Bistro in Tejeda

Déjate Llevar

With its arty, minimalist decor and bistro-style menu awash with vegetarian options, this place is an unexpected gem. The inventive salads offer a healthy alternative to all the rabbit and goat stews around, and the…
Top Choice Modern Spanish in Puerto de Mogán

Qué Tal by Stena

With contemporary paintings from local artists hanging on the walls, white tablecloths and an exquisite set menu that changes regularly, Qué Tal is the place to come for a special dinner. Opt for the wine pairing op…
Top Choice Spanish in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Deliciosa Marta

This chic place with its exposed stone wall and moody lighting has become one of the prime dining spots in town since it opened in 2007. The chef-cum-owner Pol trained in Barcelona at the famous El Bulli – and it sh…
Top Choice Seafood in Agaete & Puerto de las Nieves

Cofradía de Pescadores

Next to the port, with an outdoor terrace, you can dine on the catch of the day along with the fishermen – and there’s no better recommendation than that. Try the parrilla de pescado y marisco (seafood mixed grill) …
Top Choice Mediterranean in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

Kitchen Lovers

Wade through the myriad tourist menus along the promenade to this airy, stylish restaurant – a real treat. Spanish and Italian cuisines come together to produce delicious, beautifully-presented yet unfussy dishes se…
Top Choice Fusion in Playa Del Inglés & Maspalomas


Located across from the Palm Beach Hotel, a giant Buddha statue sets an appropriate tone. Dishes blend Canarian and Spanish ingredients with Asian flavours – think smoked goats' cheese with wasabi or seafood pasta s…
Top Choice Bakery in Tejeda

Dulceria Nublo Tejeda

The gastronomic highlight in town is this sublime pastry shop with delicious local treats freshly baked on the premises. Try the almond cakes coated in chocolate and take home a jar of delicious bienmesabe (a sickly…
Top Choice Tapas in Arucas

El Belingo

The menu at this friendly pavement cafe offers traditional Canarian fare without being too touristy. The ropa vieja (chickpea stew) is superb. There is live music on Saturday afternoons.
Seafood in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

La Marinera

Dine within earshot of thundering surf at this long-standing seafront favourite. Although there are a few meat dishes, the menu is predominantly fishy, with fresh fish sold by the kilo (keep an eye on the price to a…
Barbecue in Puerto de Mogán

Jack El Negro

Housed in one of precious few original fishermen’s cottages, this restaurant has carafe-loads of earthy atmosphere. It is named after a legendary Caribbean pirate and run by Italian owner Claudio since 1970 (hence t…