Southern Lanzarote restaurants

Top Choice Mediterranean in Puerto del Carmen

La Cabaña

Tucked into the village of Mácher, 4.5km northwest of Playa del Carmen, chic British-owned La Cabaña wows as one of the island's top restaurants, with a superb reputation for innovative Mediterranean-fusion dishes. …
Canarian in Punta del Papagayo

Be Papagayo

Bringing an Ibiza-chic vibe to the volcanic cliffs above Playa del Papagayo, this laid-back barefoot-style chiringuito (beach bar) rustles up fresh lemonades, shakes and mojitos under beach umbrellas and aqua-on-whi…
Canarian in Yaiza

La Bodega de Santiago

Fronted by a magnificent ficus tree, at the northeast end of town, this beautiful wood-beamed 19th-century manor is reason alone to stop off in Yaiza. Scattered intimate dining rooms and a background of classical mu…
Tapas in Puerto del Carmen

Vino+ Lanzarote

Authentic Andalucian and local Lanzarote ingredients fuse on the elegantly prepared menu at this smart cordobés-owned tapas bar, hidden away towards the east end of town. Pick from platters of Iberian ham and Spanis…
Mediterranean in Puerto Calero

Amura

A vast terrace commanding sweeping sea views extends from this striking whitewashed colonial-style restaurant. The Mediterranean-inspired menu features paellas, local seafood and meat-heavy mains with a gourmet spin…
Seafood in El Golfo

Restaurante Bogavante

Arguably El Golfo's most popular restaurant, Bogavante has umbrella-shaded tables scattered on the sand overlooking rocky pools and the sea beyond. Local specialities such as vieja (parrot fish) and cherne (cod-like…
Spanish in Puerto del Carmen

Taberna de Nino

Tempting pintxos (Basque tapas) are piled up on the bar northern-Spain-style at this easy-going old-timer with a roomy terrace overlooking the fishing port. Heartier mains include grilled meats, while tapas run from…
Canarian in Playa Blanca

La Chalanita

Hidden away in a charmingly homey 1st-floor dining room overlooking the seafront promenade is this busy meat-and-seafood specialist where a welcoming team tends to diners (both local and visiting). Smartly prepared …
International in Playa Blanca

Romántica

With ocean views, a warm welcome and a more imaginative menu than most around here, La Romántica gets consistently positive reviews from travellers. The world-roaming cooking dabbles in a little of everything: noodl…
Vegetarian in Puerto del Carmen

Blooming Cactus

A rare find on Lanzarote, this welcoming, British-run vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free restaurant is a pleasant surprise in frenzied Puerto del Carmen. It's a busy, rustic-style place and popular dishes often run o…