Restaurants

Top Choice Canarian in Santa Cruz de la Palma

Enriclai

Just four tables, a 200-year old building, cool jazz on the soundtrack and a choice of dishes that alters daily according to what is fresh in season. Plus Carmen, an owner-cum-chef who is such a delight you want to …
Top Choice Canarian in Fuencaliente

La Casa del Volcán

This bodega-cum-sophisticated restaurant is one of the best places on the island to enjoy innovative and exquisitely prepared Canarian dishes. The atmosphere is rustic yet refined, with an intimate dining room front…
Top Choice Canarian in Los Cancajos

Restaurante Chipi-Chipi

Despite the name, this is no greasy diner, but a famous local restaurant that specialises in a variety of grilled meats, all served with loads of papas arrugadas (wrinkly potatoes) and mojo (spicy sauce).
Top Choice Vegetarian in Los Llanos de Aridane

La Vitamina

This is something refreshingly different to the run-of-the-mill meat and fish restaurants that are the standard when dining out in the Canaries. It’s laid-back, slightly bohemian and has a range of largely vegetaria…
Top Choice Thai in San Andrés & Los Sauces

La Placita

Somehow you don't expect to find a Thai restaurant in the middle of a sleepy village like San Andrés. Run by a German-Thai couple, the word is out so there are few empty tables, especially on weekends. Shaded by pal…
Top Choice Seafood in Los Cancajos

Casa Goyo

This one-time simple palm-roofed shack has grown to become one of the most famous seafood restaurants on the island. Hear the roar of the planes as you savour vieja à la plancha (pan-grilled parrot fish) and papas (…
Top Choice Seafood in San Andrés & Los Sauces

Bar Charco Azul

Owner Willy is a fisherman who is out most mornings at 3am, so you can be guaranteed that your fish is flapping fresh. The bar is right on the water and only closes when it rains; it's a wonderful place with far bet…
Canarian in The South

Bodegon Tamanca

One of the most unusual restaurants in the southwest is Bodegon Tamanca, in San Nicolás (1km past the village of Jedey) and impossible to miss as it's right on the main road. This very popular and atmospheric restau…
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 the best in town and the dishes, altho…
Spanish in Santa Cruz de la Palma

La Lonja

Occupying an old Canary house on the seafront with balconies bursting with colourful flowers, La Lonja is perhaps the city’s most upscale restaurant, with a mix of Canarian, Castillian and Mediterranean fare, like p…