Looking for the best new restaurants on Mallorca? This is your indispensable gourmet guide to great eating out on this cosmopolitan Mediterranean island.
Mallorca is renowned for its dynamic gastronomic scene, and we constantly test established and new restaurants to find those that deserve to be called the best – for their delicious cuisine, professional service, and appealing ambience.
No new Michelin stars for 2019
It takes a lot to impress the worldly inspectors working for Michelin, but one relatively new restaurant on Mallorca did exactly that. Adrián Quetglas in Palma is named after its chef/owner and offers affordable gourmet cuisine in the form of tasting menus. Adrián spent ten successful years in Moscow, where he gained an enviable reputation and still owns several restaurants.
There are now seven Michelin-star restaurants on Mallorca, with a total of eight stars. Here’a an overview of the successful chefs. […] Michelin star restaurants on Mallorca
New restaurants in Palma
With a wide variety of eateries in Palma vying for your custom, we’ve identified the best new restaurants in the Mallorcan capital.
Newly opened sister restaurant Fera is proving to be a hot ticket in Palma.
If Italian food is your passion, authentic cuisine from the land of ‘la dolce vita’ awaits you at Ritzi Palma in La Lonja; if you love the food at Ritzi Puerto Portals, you’ll enjoy this, its sister establishment.
La Lonja in Palma is famous for its lively nightlife – full of restaurants, bars, cafes and clubs. Here is your complete guide to La Lonja. […] La Lonja Palma
On the Rambla, close to the flower stalls, is Ram Bar – a smart place that’s very popular with locals for tapas and dishes to share.
Young couple Pau Navarro and Ariadna Salvador offer an intimate show-cooking lunch or dinner experience with a distinctly Mallorcan flavour at Clandestí Taller Gastronòmic. Their unique restaurant is just off C/ Blanquerna – an easy walk from the bus and train stations and underground public car parks. Even closer to Palma’s Intermodal Station is La Parada – a stylish makeover of Palma’s original railway station building – where all the food is carefully made from scratch, using top-quality produce.
Located in the luxury Hotel Glòria de Sant Jaume in Palma’s Old Town, El Patio de Glòria restaurant is open throughout the day, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. And just along the same road, in the Boutique Hotel Sant Jaume is the Fabiola Gastronomic Garden, offering a sharing menu in foliage-rich surrounds.
For panoramic views of Palma and accomplished Mallorcan cuisine with contemporary touches, head to Cuit – on the eighth floor of Palma’s stylish Nakar Hotel. Chef Miquel Calent’s dishes are well priced and generously portioned, and this is a top eating-out spot for many Mallorcans. If you wish to enjoy creative cuisine or just a drink in a restaurant and bar full of modern art pieces and an exquisite decor, Fera is the place to be.
Enjoy sweeping views of Palma’s waterfront on the terrace of dinner-only restaurant Ikatza, serving Basque cuisine, at the 5-star Gran Melia Victoria.
Your guide to the best restaurants in Palma including new openings, Michelin-starred restaurants, and a variety of cuisines. […] Best Restaurants in Palma
In Palma’s bohemian district of Santa Catalina – bursting with eateries – Naan World Street Food stands out for owner Nicolas Malenchini‘s globally influenced dishes and laid-back ambience. The nearby bistro-style Amaya offers New World cuisine, and Sa Fulla is a wonderful option to enjoy creative cuisine in a romantic setting. For authentic French cuisine, with the spirit of the Parisian bistro via the Mallorcan market, try Smack Mallorca. Experience the exotic fruits and flavours of Mexico at Millo, and for a culinary journey that moves from Argentina to Peru and France and more, try Vandal, a lively restaurant and chic decor.
Head for the Playa de Palma where two 5-star hotels offer new restaurants: Marea – which serves very high-quality meats – is in the superbly renovated Iberostar Playa de Palma, and the new Hotel Llaut Palace‘s rooftop restaurant Katagi Blau offers panoramic views and Japanese cuisine.
Best new eateries in southwest Mallorca
The popular region of the southwest stretches from Palma to the west coast, encompassing glamorous hotspots & family holiday resorts offering great cuisine! […] Best Restaurants in the Southwest of Mallorca
The new Purobeach Illetas offers delicious and healthy food with amazing Mediterranean views and the cool vibes that you’d expect from the Puro brand.
The glamorous new 5-star Iberostar Grand Hotel Portals Nous houses the popular Astir Restaurant with beautiful sea views offering delicious classic cuisine – make sure to check it out!
If you go to Magaluf, don’t forget to book your table at Tan a gustito restaurant, where you can enjoy healthy and tasty tapas and detox juices. Directly at the harbour of Santa Ponsa, you will find 7Fuegos Restaurant for the best in Argentinian meat.
Best new restaurants in northwest Mallorca
Asian cuisine has arrived in the heart of the picturesque mountain village of Deià. Located in a handsome townhouse, Nama offers vibrant and flavourful cuisine from several Asian countries. You need to book in advance as it’s become very popular with locals and tourists staying nearby.
This region offers hotel restaurants open to the public, lovely eateries at the beach and others in the beautiful mountains. Have a look at our guide! […] Best Restaurants in the Northwest of Mallorca
In Sóller, Salvia Hotel’s restaurant isn’t strictly a new opening, but the appointment of talented chef Martin Winkler last year gave the cuisine a new lease of life – with the restaurant achieving top ranking on TripAdvisor for a while during 2016. With a limited number of tables, it’s essential to book in advance.
Royal Beach Gastrosenses right on Platja de Muro is another restaurant that’s not strictly new, but it did make a significant change in 2016 by commissioning Andreu Genestra (of the Michelin-starred Andreu Genestra in Capdepera and Palma’s Aromata) to create a new culinary concept. The owners also gave the restaurant a stylish new look.
Best new restaurant in the northeast
Located in the picturesque hills to the west of Artá, the Carrossa Hotel Spa Villas hotel features the fabulous Bistro Badia restaurant. Expect expertly realised classic dishes with the freshest, quality ingredients, all accompanied by some superb views.
The relaxed setting has beautiful views and the food is fresh and healthy Mediterranean cuisine at this five-star hotel restaurant in the north of Mallorca. […] Bistro Badia at Carrossa Hotel
Central Mallorca’s best new restaurant
Chef Santi Taura opened a second place in Lloseta during 2016 – right behind the kitchen of his existing Santi Taura restaurant. Dins Santi Taura accommodates just a small number of people, who enjoy a gourmet experience eating Balearic cuisine based on authentic recipes researched and enhanced by talented chef Santi.
The centre of the island offers an authentic local food experience in small traditional restaurants in picturesque towns like Santa Marià, Lloseta and Selva. You’ll find some of the most talented chefs here. […] Best Restaurants in Central Mallorca
Mallorca’s best new restaurant in the south & east
A new opening for 2018 in the resort of Colonia de Sant Jordi is Salicornia Restaurant, serving a menu of classic Mallorcan cuisine in relaxed chic-beach-shack style decor overlooking the beachfront promenade.
In the town of Santanyi, the lifestyle centre East 26 is home to the fusion restaurant of the same name run by experienced Austrian chef Peppo (Josef) Mayer – a visit to East 26 is a must when you are in the area.
To keep up-to-date about the latest new additions to Mallorca’s restaurant scene, please do not hesitate to check our guide to all New Restaurants on Mallorca.