Visitors to Gran Canaria can kick back and relax on picturesque beaches at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean, explore pretty towns and villages, shop at trendy stores, and enjoy warm nights out at the island’s clubs and pubs. They should also head to one of Gran Canaria’s restaurants for some fantastic food, which often has an international flavour.
Read our guide to some of the best places to eat in Gran Canaria.
Maroa Club de Mar
On the gorgeous Morgan Coast of Gran Canaria is Maroa Club De Mar, the largest leisure terrace on the island and a definite destination for foodie fans.
Maroa is a great place to visit not only for delicious meals at a Gran Canaria restaurant, but for a day of entertainment and relaxation. Visitors can start their day chilling out at the Maroa Solarium, which has comfortable chairs, easy access to the beautiful ocean, and bar service to the sunbeds.
Once guests have soaked up the sunshine, they can head to one of the restaurants at Maroa Club De Mar. A BBQ offers selections such as chicken, sirloin or tuna steaks, while salads, pasta and fish dishes can be found in the main restaurant.
In the evening, visitors to Maroa Club De Mar can kick back with a cooling cocktail while they listen to live music and DJ sessions under a starry night sky.
For an excellent taste of Italy in Gran Canaria, go to N’enoteca in Puerto de Mogan. This popular restaurant mixes together Italian and Spanish ingredients to create a variety of seasonal dishes. Try their fresh salads for a light bite, or enjoy a pasta dish from their wide range. Also in Puerto de Mogan, with pretty harbour views, is the well-liked Irish Tavern. Offering delicious fare that will be especially familiar to visitors from the UK and Ireland, the Irish Tavern has a selection of meals ranging from steak and chips to bread and butter pudding, which can be topped off with a pint of Guinness.
The reasonably priced Wapa Tapa is a trendy Gran Canaria restaurant and bar located within the Yumbo Centre at Playa del Ingles. Wapa Tapa offer Spanish and international tapas dishes, along with a good range of Spanish wines. Options on the reasonably priced menu include plates of hummus, olives, Spanish cheeses, mini chorizos or chicken skewers. Popular Playa del Ingles is also home to Rias Bajas restaurant, a wonderful destination for some fine seafood and fish.
A great place to head for a tasty meal in Gran Canaria is the established restaurant La Aquarela. Located in Patalavaca, La Aquarela offers diners a gourmet seasonal menu which changes every 2 weeks. With a la carte options like cream of lobster, sautéed king prawns with scallops and Iberian cured ham, and a set menu offering tasty seafood, it’s a great place to treat yourself to some fine dining.
The 222ºSW Bar and Grill in the Radisson Blu Resort, Gran Canaria, gives diners stunning views of the ocean from a stylish rooftop restaurant. The à la carte menu of international dishes is perfectly complemented by a great bar menu.
Plan Your Visit
Enjoy a stay at the Radisson Blu Resort, Gran Canaria, ideally situated on the beautiful southern coast of the island.
Our contemporary Gran Canaria hotel gives guests access to an amazing outdoor leisure area, with a garden, swimming pool, tennis court, paddle ball court and volleyball court, as well as our spa and fitness facilities, direct beach access, and on site gift shop and boutique.
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