Benidorm is also the perfect place for foodies, thanks to its vast range of cuisines, homemade dishes and charming restaurant ambience. For a romantic meal out, head to one of many spectacular harbour restaurants to enjoy good quality seafood or a steak, while overlooking enchanting scenery.
Amigos Bistro by Nas & Dino is a firm favourite with tourists from all over the world who visit Benidorm. This restaurant serves a mouth-watering array of Mediterranean cuisine, ranging from fresh seafood, to steak, to salads. If you are in the mood for some delicious fast food like a burger or tortilla, Amigos Bistro by Nas & Dino can help you out there, too.
The restaurant can be found just across the road from the ocean, so if you are in the mood for eating breakfast al fresco, you can expect excellent food complemented by a spectacular sea view.
If you aren’t feeling particularly hungry but would like to stop by for a few drinks with your friends, that’s absolutely fine, too. The bar is run by friendly staff and serves a wide range of drinks, from exotic cocktails to old favourites like lager and cola.
With a coastline as magnificent as Benidorm’s, it’s only natural that there is a brilliant range of beachfront bars to be enjoyed along the shoreline. Benidorm’s beachfront bars are perfect for enjoying a cold, refreshing drink while you take in the breathtaking view of the ocean. Obviously, they are handy for the beach, meaning you don’t need to go out of your way to grab a drink while you laze in the sun.
Call in at the Bikini Beach Bar in Alicante for delicious Mediterranean food, a range of excellent cocktails and a vibrant and friendly atmosphere. The bar has a wonderful patio to take in the sea view. Also in Alicante is Tiki Beach, which serves up exquisite seafood delicacies as well as a great traditional English breakfast. The Waterfront Bar and Restaurant is also famed for serving everything from bacon and eggs to paella, accompanied by a beautiful beach view.
Mixed in with the exotic cocktails and freshest seafood to be found along Benidorm’s coast, there are also plenty of Brit bars on the beach. These bars serve traditional English food, delicious lager and provide British holidaymakers with a home away from home while they are in Benidorm.
Call in at The Beach Terrace, which can be found right at the very end of Levante beach, to enjoy some traditional British cuisine, cooked just as you would get it back home. The bar is right across from the beach, giving the kids somewhere to play, and there is also a kid’s menu, serving up all their favourites. For a very reasonable price, you can even call in on a Sunday for a good old fashioned roast dinner.
The Daytona beach bar is a biker themed pub by the beach, which is known to have a buzzing atmosphere at any time of the day or night. Patrons can enjoy a cold beer out on the patio and relax against a backdrop of sun, sea and sand, or soak in the biker ambience inside the bar.
Benidorm is absolutely brimming with cheap places to eat, which offer fantastic food for a great price. If you have a yearning to enjoy some traditional British food, pay a visit to Corky’s Penny Farthing for a plate of good old fish and chips or a traditional English breakfast. This eatery also caters to vegetarians and also allows you to eat out on the patio to enjoy the magnificent Spanish sun.
As the name suggests, Jimmy’s Red Lion is also traditionally English. This is a football fan’s paradise, with various club shirts adorning the walls and a range of favourite lagers and bitters on draught.
Alternatively, if you are in the mood for something more Mediterranean in cuisine, head over to The Zodiac Bar, which is famed for its delicious paella and seafood cuisine. The Zodiac Bar provides a terrific atmosphere and fantastic food, minus the hefty bill at the end of the meal.
Gourmet eateries can be found all over Benidorm, each possessing unique qualities that make them immensely popular with tourists and locals alike. If you are in the mood for some fine dining, gourmet eateries are very easy to find in the city and promise you a night to remember.
One of the city’s most famous gourmet eateries is La Falua, located in Calle Santander. With a charming and crisp décor, this restaurant is famed for its delicious paella and range of seafood. Steak is on the menu, as is a selection of vegetarian dishes. There is also a bar upstairs where you can enjoy an after dinner drink.
Solotula is another popular gourmet restaurant and can be found in Calle Esperanto. It doesn’t matter if you are craving a fresh salad or a hearty burger, each dish is cooked and served to perfection. There is an extensive drinks menu and patrons are treated to world class service.
Harbour restaurants in Benidorm provide patrons with the opportunity to enjoy a romantic, picturesque view as they tuck into a delicious meal.
Visit Gusto, located by the harbour, for an exquisite range of cuisine, from fresh seafood, to steak, to a range of burgers and salads. Diners can eat al fresco and take in the beautiful views of the harbour, both in the evening and daytime. The service is second to none and the restaurant also has a delectable dessert menu. This harbour restaurant suits all manner of visitors; whether you are looking for somewhere to bring the family or to book a romantic meal for two.
The Italian Twist Bar Bistro also offers delightful harbour views, serving the best of Mediterranean and European cuisine. This is the perfect place to book a table to celebrate a special occasion, such as a birthday or anniversary; the atmosphere is incredibly jovial and the staff are very attentive to your needs.
Paneil’s Restaurant can be found in Benidorm’s Old Town and is the go-to place if you are in the mood for a succulent steak. It is recommended you book in advance as this popular eatery is known to get incredibly busy due to demand for this excellent food.
Steak isn’t all that’s on the menu, though. You can also enjoy other favourites such as salmon, ribs and vegetarian dishes like mushroom stroganoff. Paneil’s Restaurant is also home to a selection of delectable desserts, which you simply will not be able to resist from trying.
As well as the food, the restaurant also houses a wonderful wine selection, so you are sure to find a bottle that complements your meal, perfectly. The hospitality is also second to none, with each guest being welcomed upon arrival by the host, Michael.
Whether you are looking for a group celebration venue or an intimate romantic evening for two, Paneil’s is the place to go.
Restaurant Llum Del Mar is the go-to place in Benidorm for the finest of fine dining. Situated right by the sea, Restaurant Llum Del Mar offers diners an exquisite view to accompany their meal; this is the perfect place to enjoy a romantic evening meal, overlooking Benidorm’s glimmering coastline.
The restaurant is famed for serving a range of Mediterranean delicacies, particularly its fresh seafood. Each dish is immaculately prepared to look like a work of art, from the steak to the cheeseboard, and the service is also second to none.
Restaurant Llum Del Mar serves a range of vegetarian dishes, meaning there is something on the menu to suit everyone. The dessert menu is also to die for, offering a delectable selection of sweets which make for the perfect complement to a meal.
Booking in advance is advised as this restaurant is famed for being immensely popular with both locals and tourists alike. #
Benidorm is home to countless seafood restaurants which serve up the freshest fish and Mediterranean delicacies to be found anywhere in Spain.
Marisqueria Cordoba, located in Carretera, is one of the most popular seafood restaurants in Benidorm, and with good reason. Offering an enormous selection of seafood delicacies, this eatery is sure to have something to suit your palette. Aside from the freshest fish and paella, there is also a delicious desserts menu and delightful patio for those who prefer to eat al fresco.
La Gambita de Benidorm is another favourite among visitors who are in the mood for a seafood meal. Offering fabulous food at a reasonable price, this eatery is visited by locals and holidaymakers of all ages, offering a vibrant atmosphere with great service.
Alternatively, you can call in at El Barranco in Playa de Poniente. Offering fine dining and an ocean view, this seafood restaurant ensures that each and every dish is a work of art.
While you are in Benidorm, you should be sure to take a tour of Tapas Alley. So called by the locals because it is absolutely brimming with bars which serve a range of delicious treats, Tapas Alley is immensely popular with tourists and offers them a true taste of Spanish delicacies.
Several streets in the area are home to a selection of tapas bars where locals and visitors alike can enjoy mouth-watering morsels of Spanish cuisine. The small dishes are ideal for sharing with your companions, in case you are not familiar with a dish and wouldn’t want to risk ordering a main course you may not like.
Benidorm’s Tapas Alley is the perfect way of experiencing a wide range of Spanish cuisine, which can be ordered in some of the city’s finest restaurants, without running up an enormous price tag. Find a new favourite dish at Tapas Alley and order it as a main in a restaurant, elsewhere.