A holiday in Majorca wouldn’t be complete without trying the tasty, local cuisine. Explore and enjoy a wide selection of traditional tapas eateries. Or, choose from the countless seafood restaurants, which not only offer delightful dishes but stunning views of the beachfront and the harbour, too.
With such beautiful, hot weather and breathtaking views in every direction, it would be a crime for an island of Majorca’s calibre to not have a wide selection of al fresco dining. Fortunately for diners and holidaymakers, Majorca’s al fresco dining experiences are as plentiful as the sun, sea and sand.
The island boasts world class seafood restaurants, serving up fresh dishes of delicious fish. There are also plenty of traditional English restaurants, grills and cafes for light bites. If you are a vegetarian, vegan or have special dietary requirements, never fear, Majorca has al fresco dining to meet the needs of everyone. Indulge in some Mediterranean delicacies at Sadrassana Restaurant Cocteleria, or tuck into some succulent steaks at La Nueva Burguesa.
As you would expect, the seafront offers a huge choice of al fresco restaurants, allowing you to take in the incredible sea views and enjoy the glorious weather as you dine.
The Pine Walk, situated in Puerto Pollenca, is a scenic promenade which boasts a wonderful variety of bars and eateries. Whether you are looking for an al fresco experience or an evening of fine dining, the Pine Walk is the go-to place for countless visitors to Majorca.
As is the case with most of Majorca’s eateries, there is a brilliant selection of Mediterranean cuisine along the Pine Walk promenade. Take in the ocean view as you eat in glorious setting with fantastic views from the promenade. Don’t feel as though fish is all that’s on the menu, though. If you’re in the mood for Italian, English or traditional Spanish food, the Pine Walk can cater to these tastes, too.
There’s also a great night life along the promenade, with a great choice of modern bars to grab a drink and chill out after a long day of sightseeing.
One of the Balearic islands, Majorca has an absolutely stunning coastline and a beautiful selection of beaches. Fortunately for tourists, their trip to the beach can be completed with a delicious meal right by the sea. As busy as the beaches can get, the restaurants along the beaches actually offer a serene and tranquil dining experience for diners to take in the ocean views as they eat.
As you would expect from restaurants so close to the sea, Majorca’s beach restaurants are brimming with fresh fish dishes, expertly cooked by some of Europe’s finest chefs. Es Fum is a fine eatery if you are looking for fine dining and sophistication, offering fusion cuisine made with only the freshest ingredients.
On the other hand, Il Paradiso is the go-to restaurant for traditional Spanish dishes. The restaurant sits atop a hill above Cala Mayor, guaranteeing patrons a delicious meal and a breathtaking view.
Majorca gives tourists the greatest beachfront bar experience by having an enormous selection of bars along the seafront. Treat yourself to an exotic cocktail, created by some of Majorca’s finest cocktail makers, at any time of day or night. An ice cold cocktail is the perfect complement to a day at one of the island’s gorgeous, sprawling beaches.
Have a cooling drink as you take in the sights and sounds of the beaches of Majorca. Many of these bars are open late, too, giving you the chance to experience the vibrant nightlife scene that Majorca has to offer, overlooking the ocean at night.
As well as Mediterranean style bars, Majorca also has its share of traditional British bars, serving up the favourites you would expect to get at home. In fact, people from all over the world have established thriving beachfront bars in Majorca, meaning that variety abounds by the beach when it comes to looking for somewhere to hang out.
Located in Alcúdia, Bodega d’es Port serves up delicious rustic Mediterranean favourites. One of the most popular eateries in the whole area, this restaurant is particularly famous for its paella and traditional tapas dishes. Situated opposite Alcúdia’s fishing harbour, you have the option of eating in or dining on the terrace, overlooking the harbour.
Anyone who is in the mood for fish or seafood will be so glad they chose Bodega d’es Port as their eatery of choice. The restaurant serves a wide range of fresh, locally-caught seafood dishes. There’s also the option to sample regional delicacies, such as Majorcan-style pigeon.
We recommend booking in advance because this restaurant is always busy. However, once you have eaten there, you will understand why tables are in such high demand. While there are many restaurants in Majorca which offer traditional cuisine, few possess the ambience and incredible food that Bodega d’es Port has. Even better, Bodega d’es Port has free on-site parking.
Mediterranean bars aren’t to everyone’s taste, so there are still thousands of tourists who are in search of a traditional pint of bitter when they travel abroad, and fortunately, Majorca can cater to their needs.
Majorca’s coastline has a very healthy scattering of watering holes for British holidaymakers, ranging from trendy British bars to traditional English pubs, serving up traditional British cuisine. An excellent example of this is the Jaggy Thistle pub in Santa Ponsa, which promises to please the appetites of any homesick Brit. Sinky’s Pub in Magaluf is the ideal British sports bar, letting you keep an eye on the score while you tuck into a fantastic meal by the sea.
There are trendier British places to eat and drink on the beach, too, serving up gourmet burgers and well-known British drinks; they soon become a home away from home for visitors.
The Old Town comprises of small streets in Palma. These streets are the home of a great deal of history, culture hotels and, of course, fantastic traditional cuisine. You have the option to eat al fresco with a number of eateries having tables and chairs outside, as well as eating in the restaurant, too.
Aside from restaurants, there is also a great mixture of cafes and bars to grab a drink or something light to eat while you look around the wonderful bookshops and exhibitions in and around Old Town. If you’re feeling al fresco, get a table at the Osteria El Patio to tuck into an Italian or Mediterranean meal. Visit Bistro 1909 for mouth watering burgers, or enjoy some fusion cuisine at Can Pinxet, which has tables both inside and outside the restaurant.
Old Town may have retained its original quaint charm, but it is by no means off the beaten track, so be sure to pull up a chair in Palma to experience traditional Spanish food.
Majorca has always been sophisticated when it comes to eating out, with a huge selection of gourmet eateries all over the island. Many of these are renowned for serving up some of the finest seafood the Mediterranean has to offer, complemented by stunning ocean views and excellent service. However, you won’t just find seafood delicacies in Majorca’s fine dining eateries; the island offers a wide selection of restaurants, catering to every taste imaginable.
Majorca has its fair share of Michelin-starred restaurants, the most famous being Zaranda, which actually possesses two stars. Serving dishes that both look and taste incredible, Zaranda is the go-to place for the finest of dining on the island.
Other Michelin-star eateries include Es Fum, which provides an idyllic setting to eat heavenly cuisine, situated in the St. Regis Mardavall Resort, above the Mediterranean coast. Alternatively, Andreu Genestra prides itself on sourcing only the freshest ingredients to prepare a meal you will never forget.
Port d’Alcudia offers a wide range of harbour restaurants, which don’t just provide excellent service and world class cuisine, they also promise a stunning view of the port’s harbour.
As you would imagine with harbour restaurants, many of the menus in Port d’Alcudia’s are brimming with delicious seafood dishes, freshly prepared and served to perfection. There’s also plenty of places which serve up traditional Spanish food, such as Can Costa Alcudia.
If you are in the mood for something spicy, pay a visit to Himalaya Indian Nepalese Restaurant, an authentic curry house that serves cuisine with a kick. Looking for something a little closer to home? The Terrace, The Foxes Arms and Lloyd’s Chippy all offer traditional English food, as do several other pubs in the area.
For fine dining, look no further than Bistro del Jardin or La Terraza, both providing stunning views of the harbour and exquisite food.
If you have a love of seafood, Majorca is the holiday destination for you. This island has countless seafood restaurants, all of which serve up delicious and freshly caught fish. Whether you are in the mood to try an island delicacy or to stick to a more traditional seafood dish, Majorca’s vast range of restaurants is guaranteed to have what you are in search of.
Dine at Bodega Can Ferra, one of the island’s oldest restaurants, located in Puerto Pollensa, and experience not only the incredible seafood, but also the excellent service. You can also take in beautiful views of the nearby port. Alternatively, why not try out Restaurant Miramar, which allows you to eat al fresco as well as within their elegant dining room? Favourites include lobster stew and grilled red prawns.
Most of Majorca’s finest fish eateries are easily reached, most of them being situated along the bay by the sea, offering breathtaking views and delectable seafood.