The picturesque village of Fornalutx is a firm favourite with visitors to the island. As a result, a number of good quality restaurants have taken up residence along its cobble-stoned streets.
Family-friendly, traditional Mallorcan restaurants serve hearty dishes of local and national cuisine with the added bonus of beautiful mountain views. A new fusion tapas bar and an Indian restaurant can also be found injecting this Tramuntana village with exciting international flavour.
Known as the ‘Prettiest village in Spain’, with narrow, cobbled streets it is certainly worth a visit. Four hotels and a few cafes, it is a quiet spot in the Tramuntana and close to Sóller. […] Fornalutx
Discover a discerning menu dedicated entirely to local, seasonal produce from the island; think lamb from Fornalutx and fresh Balearic fish. Now under new management, the Hungarian chef previously expressed his culinary creativity at Soller’s excellent Agapanto. Whether you choose the set lunch menu or evening tasting menu, you can expect a gourmet experience.
Traditional Mallorcan cuisine is on the menu at this comfortable restaurant. Slow-cooked suckling pig, the rice-based stew -‘arroz brut’- and lamb dish -‘frito mallorquin’ -, are just some of the noteworthy typical dishes. Uplifting scenes of beautiful natural landscape can be enjoyed from the terrace.
This rustic restaurant is another reliable option if you’re looking for traditional Mallorcan gastronomy. The family-friendly restaurant offers local specialties, as well as paellas, fish and hearty meat dishes. The lofty Tramuntana peaks and terracotta rooftops of the village combine in an idyllic backdrop.
A relaxed Spanish restaurant where you can enjoy a light lunch of tapas, salads, or typical ‘pa amb oli’. For larger appetites the varied menu also offers a wide selection of fish and meat. The family-friendly restaurant is also open in the evening. If you’re lucky, you can dine outside; however, tables are limited.
This brand new tapas bar is the creative enterprise of Café Med’s former owner. Clearly, his passion for innovative gastronomy in the Tramuntana village is still very much alive. The contemporary space is dedicated to enticing fusion cuisine, prepared in small portions ideal for sharing.
A cosy Italian restaurant serving good quality, crispy thin pizzas, fresh pasta and homemade desserts. The popular pizzeria has enough options to satisfy all the family. When in doubt, choose the pizza of the week. From the terrace, you can enjoy a view of quintessential rural Mallorca.
New Red Fort
This Indian restaurant is a new addition to Fornalutx’s culinary landscape. It is the sister restaurant of Soller’s Red Fort. Choose how spicy you’d like your meal from a wide selection of curries. If you’re overwhelmed by choice, you can opt for the evening set menu available for two people.
Mirador Ses Barques
The stunning vistas from this traditional Mallorcan restaurant justify the journey. Located on the Carretera Puig Major, it’s only a ten minute drive from Fornalutx. There is a spacious rooftop terrace, and a dining room with plenty of windows, from which to appreciate the views of mountains and sea.
Some of these restaurants close during the low season; others open all year around, but only in the evenings. To avoid disappointment, it’s always worth booking ahead.