Southern Lanzarote restaurants

Top Choice Mediterranean in Puerto del Carmen

La Cabaña

A speedy 15-minute drive away is the tiny hamlet of Mácher, home to La Cabaña. This restaurant is run by an enthusiastic and experienced English couple with a superb reputation for innovative Med-inspired dishes. Th…
Canarian in Yaiza

La Bodega de Santiago

Located at the entrance to Yaiza and fronted by a magnificent ficus tree, the building dates back a couple of hundred years and has several intimate dining rooms and a background of classical music. The menu is trad…
Canarian in Puerto del Carmen

Restaurante La Cañada

Located just off Avenida Playas, this restaurant lovingly prepares Canarian specialities, including oysters (from €3.50 each), roasted goat, salt-coated sea bass and delicious papas arrugadas (wrinkly potatoes). Fin…
Mediterranean in Puerto Calero


Keep walking with your nose in the air, past all the English-themed bars and restaurants, until you reach this eye-catching vast terrace commanding sweeping sea views. The menu includes gourmet treats like lobster w…
International in Playa Blanca


With ocean views and a menu that's a little more imaginative than most around here, Romantica gets consistently positive reviews from travellers. There's a little of everything on the menu, including pasta, steaks a…
Tapas in Puerto del Carmen

Vino + Lanzarote

'We are against war and tourist menus' reads the sign outside this funky tapas bar tucked away behind the Hotel Los Fariones. The small menu features some interesting tapas, including a few vegetarian dishes. The wi…
Spanish in Puerto del Carmen

Casa Roja

Enjoying possibly the best location in town, this low-key place overlooks the pretty harbour. The menu is appropriately seafood-based, with the obligatory tank of potential dinner mates at the entrance.
Vegetarian in Puerto del Carmen

Blooming Cactus

A rare vegetarian restaurant on Lanzarote. Typical dishes include vegetable satay, moussaka, curries and stefado (vegetable stew). Vegan and wheat-free options are also available.
Spanish in Playa Blanca

El Horno de la Abuela

A long-standing restaurant in the old town offering hearty portions of Spanish cuisine, with an emphasis on goat, suckling pig and other meaty fare.
Seafood in El Golfo

El Caletón

Slightly away from the cluster of restaurants, El Caletón doesn't have a terrace so much as a selection of chairs and tables right on the rocks.