Best Restaurants and Tapas Bars in Mallorca

If it’s one thing Mallorca is known for, it’s great food, and the whole island is chock full of amazing restaurants and tapas bars that cater to all tastes.

One such place is the Son Moragues terrace and bar at the La Residencia hotel in Deia. Open to guests and non-guests, the restaurant is relaxed and serves Son Moragues Terrace Deia La Residencia Mallorcafood and drink all day, with a varied menu for lunch and a great gourmet tapas menu throughout the day as well as for dinner. With the choice of eating in the cosy dining room or on the pretty terrace that overlooks the sculpture gardens and the Tramuntana Mountains, the view is just as good as the food. Their afternoon tea is also a real treat, especially when taken out on the pretty terrace full of fragrant flowers and subtle lighting. The service is also impeccable and no matter whether you have lunch, drinks, tapas or a large meal, you will be well looked after and enjoy every minute. Anyone who has chosen a Luxury Villa To Rent In Puerto Andraitx are within striking distance of this wonderful restaurant.

Ummo is a great little restaurant and tapas bar in the shabby-chic areas of Santa Catalina in Palma which has won the main prize of TaPalma three years running, which should speak well of how good this place is. It’s small and personal atmosphere greatly helps the overall experience and is the perfect place for diners looking for a quick snack and drink before moving on to another place in traditional Spanish style. The tapas offered here are a far cry from typical patatas bravas, instead they are much more elegant and creative, whilst also being utterly delicious. The food is staggered, ensuring you always have something on your table but are not over faced and the service is fantastic. Ummo comes exceptionally recommended and with its amazing food and great atmosphere, it makes for an excellent meal. For those that have decided against a stay in one of the many fabulous hotels close to Palma and have instead chosen a Luxury Villa To Rent In Portals Nous then Ummo offers a truly memorable addition to the millionaire lifestyle.

Ummo Restaurant PalmaFor a touch of absolute luxury, Il Paradiso is a perfect choice. Nestled between the Bay of Palma, and the Marivent Palace, it exudes elegance. Valet parking starts off your visit before you are led into the stunningly ornate dining room, where you can either choose to remain for your meal or move out onto the terrace. The view this offers is wonderful and is easily one of he best dining terraces on the island, set high on a cliff with unrivalled views of the sea and the tranquil sounds of waves crashing against rocks. The food itself is not to be understated, focusing on Italian cuisine and doing it with the utmost success. The service is first class and you are always made to feel relaxed and welcome. Il Paradiso is simply stunning and provides an experience that is fit for a king.

In Placa Espana, where most of Palma’s buses and trains begin their journey, including the traditional wooden train bound for Soller, there is a fantastic modern restaurant called Tasca de Blanquerna. Owned by the Michelin-stared chef Marc Fosh, this chic bistro styled restaurant creates excellent local gourmet dishes. Eat outside on the pavement terrace or sit inside near the counter or open kitchen and watch as the chefs prepare your meal. Open from 1.00pm to 4.00pm, it is the perfect place to escape the mad hustle and bustle of Placa Espana, and then later from 8.00pm to 10.00pm, for a fantastic evening meal and drink. With great atmosphere, great food and great prices, this is definitely a restaurant to visit.

There truly are an uncountable number of great restaurants and tapas bars on the island, these being but a few, and there will always be one that’s just right for what you’re looking for.