The best gastronomic proposals in Gran Canaria
Having a wedding abroad means endless preparations and detailed planning, not only to ensure that the celebration goes as you have always dreamt, but also so that your guests enjoy the experience and can become familiar with another place and traditions different from their own. If you are thinking about saying ‘I do’ in Spain, one of the most sought-after wedding destinations for foreign couples is the Canary Islands. In addition, there is a great variety of restaurants in Gran Canaria where you can enjoy typical products of the area.
Here at Perfect Venue, we suggest some of the best restaurants in Gran Canaria to wow your guests with a lunch in front of the sea or a different evening after a day of the sun and beach.
Jesús González is the chef of this prestigious restaurant in Tenerife, that has become in recent years a benchmark in creative and Canarian cooking. It offers to its diners international dishes and a Canarian menu with local ingredients, for example its famous patatas bravas. The price ranges from 50 to 70 euros per person.
Address: Hotel Finca las Madrigueras, Arona, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
El Faro has high quality, affordable meat and fish on offer for its clients, as well as fantastic views. It has a wonderful large terrace for having dinner on a summer evening with friends or your other half. One of its great advantages is the excellent range of foods that are prepared there.
Address: Av. las Américas, Tenerife
El rincón de Juan Carlos
This restaurant is located very close to Los Acantilados de Los Gigantes (the Cliffs of the Giants), in Tenerife. It has a tasting menu available for 90 euros, where some of its famous dishes really stand out, such as oysters with tomato juice or the oxtail sandwich.
Address: Pje Jacaranda, 2, Acantilados de Los Gigantes
The restaurant, Lupulo, in Plaza de Alcala, recreates a market kitchen and offers a tasting menu with 7 savoury plates and 2 sweet plates. Its most sought-after dishes are the papaya potato risotto and the rabbit cannelloni. The average price is from 30 to 40 euros and it has a moderately priced wine list.
Address: Calle la Plaza, 13, 38686 Alcalá, Guía de Isora
Its distinguishing feature is its excellent Canarian cuisine, although also it has great soupy rice dishes and flambe dishes at the table. It is in the Hotel Suites Villa Maria La Caleta, its service is impeccable and its terrace has some impressive views of the gardens and the pool. You have to try the rabbit leg stuffed with potatoes!
Address: Avda Bruselas, s/n, 38678 Adeje
At GOM, they have local and unique food that reflects the curiosity of its chef, by offering break-through and innovative dishes. Its average price is from 30 euros per person and its signature dishwes are its renowned Galician octopus 3.0 or the chips.
Address: Calle Dr. Guigou, 29, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Las Aguas has a wonderful decoration that is unforgettable. Braulio Simancas is head of the kitchen, a chef who offers an exquisite, avant-garde Canarian cuisine with local, high quality products. Its price ranges from 65 to 90 euros. The octopus stew and the fresh tuna fillet are two of its signature dishes.
Address: Calle la Destila, 20, Las Aguas
This is one of the best restaurants in Tenerife. It has traditional cuisine, generous portions and with creative aspects, with dishes such as the king prawn salad, salmon or leek confit. Its puddings are unforgettable, such as the house cheesecake or the chocolate tart.
Address: Calle la Luna, 8, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
La Cúpula is expert in innovative cuisine and in ensuring that its diners really enjoy each evening there. It has a tasting menu for 57 euros and its stellar plates are the oysters with lime juice, and the salted yolk of garlic, as well as other delicacies.
Address: Calle París, s/n, Costa Adeje
In the Hotel Royal Garden Villas, the restaurant is ideal for a special occasion in the Canary Islands. It’s chef, Bruno Lorenzo, together with the rest of the team, propose a menu that takes into account local and seasonal products. It has a cuisine that combines to perfection avant-garde dishes with more traditional dishes.
Address: Campo de Golf de Costa, Av. de Ayyo.
The promenades of Santa Cruz are home to this gastronomic hotspot where you can enjoy the innovation in the traditional Canarian cuisine. Products such as the cherne (fish like cod), the sama roquera (fish) or the Atlantic tuna, are some elements that will be reconstructed in every creation.
Address: Calle Dr. Jose Naveiras, 38, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
If you are a big fan of Japanese food, then Kamakura is your place. This Japonese gem mainly aims to offer gastronomic evenings to its clients that are an authentic delight for your palate. We suggest the wagyu beef with a selection of japanese mushrooms – a delicious dish!
Address: Calle la Enramada, 9, Adeje, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Money Beach Club
With an impressive view of Gomera, Money Beach Club restaurant is ideal for lunch by the sea. The main attraction is the mediterranean cuisine, with delicious rice dishes and its famous seafood paella. Here, the salads taste better after a day in the sun, the wines are magnificent and the cocktails unique.
Address: Av. Rafael Puig Lluvina, 3, Costa Adeje, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Located in the outskirts of Adeje, it has become one of the more fashionable restaurants for italian food in the area. There, you will find good wine, delicious puddings, homemade ice creams and a wide culinary range. It has a tasting menu for 40 euros and the other for 60.
Address: Carr. los Menores Taucho, 8, Adeje
With a modern and innovative style, it is a break-through Gran Canaria restaurant and has a wonderful kitchen grill. Its average price is between 30 to 35 euros and its specialities are all the grilled meats that they prepare, famous in their area. The octopus served with almond sauce is its star dish.
Address: Calle El Muelle, 3, La Caleta, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
Have our suggestions convinced you? If you need help when it comes to planning your wedding in Gran Canaria or if you want to know more about our exclusive venues on the islands, don’t hesitate to visit our directory or write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org