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Top Choice Seafood in Valle Gran Rey

Bar-Restaurante El Puerto

Specialising in fresh fish, this traditional place by the port is one of the best spots in town to try local delicacies such as grilled peto and medregal (both local fish). The clientele id mainly Spanish and the me…
Top Choice International in Playa Santiago

Restaurante Junonia

A local favourite opposite the harbour with an elegant dining room decorated with edgy contemporary artwork. Dishes include a sophisticated take on Italian dishes like black pasta with salmon in a lobster, vodka and…
Beach in Valle Gran Rey

Playa de las Vueltas

The Playa de las Vueltas, beside the port, is the most wind-sheltered – and consequently often the busiest – of the town beaches. A gentle, soft black-sand beach, it’s ideal for children, and the water is as calm an…
Seafood in Playa Santiago

La Cuevita

Tucked into a natural cave beside a small ermita (chapel), with leafy plants and low lighting, La Cuevita serves fresh local seafood, such as tuna, vieja (parrot fish), lapas (limpets) and chocos (cuttlefish), along…
International in Valle Gran Rey

Casa de Té

This laid-back place has books to borrow, homemade cakes and sharply presented dishes served on volcanic-black square plates. Choices range from salads to crêpes and veggie mains with seitan, as well as chicken and …
Asian in Valle Gran Rey

Tuyo

Offering a touch of exotica amid the shoal of seafood restaurants in the harbour, this restaurant has an extensive menu of mainly Thai dishes including yellow and green curries and wok stir fries. The decor is suita…
Seafood in Playa Santiago

Bar La Chalana

This delightful wooden beach shack, tucked away at the northern end of the beach, is part beach-bar with chilled-out Latin beats, part restaurant with a menu heavy in the fruits of the sea, part craft shop and part …
International in Valle Gran Rey

La Namera

In a wooden balconied building along La Playa's energetic stretch of restaurants and bars, this German-run place sells delicious breads and cakes as well as simple dishes, including salads and sandwiches, along with…
Parade in Alajeró & Around

Fiesta del Paso

A good time to be in town is during the Fiesta del Paso in September when gomeros from far and wide converge on Alajeró to celebrate this chirpy procession that dances its way down from the mountains.
Italian in Valle Gran Rey

Restaurante La Islita

This is a smarter Italian restaurant than the pizza-pasta norm with some delicate and unusual sauces and plenty of vegetarian options. Note that it is a dress-for-dinner evening place only.