Mallorca’s capital is bursting with flavour. Palma’s Old Town offers exceptional restaurants serving an enticing mix of international and local cuisine can be found along the cobble-stoned streets of La Lonja; the elegant Borne avenue; beside the iconic La Seu Cathedral; and at Palma’s port near the uplifting seaside promenade, Paseo Maritimo.
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Fusion cuisine, creative tapas, sophisticated tasting menus and traditional dishes all jostle for well-deserved attention. Whether from stylish roof terraces, inside charming reformed town manors or al fresco in prime people-watching plazas, Palma’s old-town can provide the perfect backdrop and atmosphere for a meal to remember.
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Restaurants in La Lonja
The vibrant and historic neighbourhood of La Lonja is a labyrinth of lanes dedicated to up-market eateries and cosmopolitan cocktail bars. It takes its name from the beautiful 15th century Gothic maritime trade exchange building. Some of the best restaurants on the island’s gastronomic map can be found in La Lonja, which is a perfect meeting point for a lively evening.
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Restaurant Can Marques
Making its debut in the luxury five star boutique hotel, this French-style bistro is open for lunch and dinner. Mouthwatering French classics – think escargots, fried camembert and boeuf bourgignon – are beautifully presented, and guests can choose from an extensive wine list.
A warm welcome awaits you at this elegant evening venue, which specialises in Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. Behind the menu is a slow food philosophy that prioritises high-quality ingredients. From freshly prepared bruschetta to perfectly seasoned pasta dishes, the result is authentic rich flavours and a loyal clientele.
A smart venue with a discerning menu dedicated to Italian cuisine. Occupying the ground floor and mezzanine of BO boutique hotel, Ritzi is an attractive spot for a well-priced three course lunch menu, or a sophisticated yet unpretentious evening meal.
The place to go if you’re craving slow-cooked meat dishes. Their Kamado Oven delivers mouth-watering results. From juicy burgers and tender steaks, to grilled octopus and spare ribs, there is plenty to choose from at this former pub and storeroom. Chez Camille is the sister restaurant of longstanding La Paloma.
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Dine on fine Mediterranean cuisine beneath the stone arches of this 500 year old building. Succulent meat dishes, fresh fish, salads and tapas are made with seasonal, local produce and stylishly presented. Open all day, this highly reputable restaurant also offers a reasonably-priced mid-week lunch menu.
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Forn de Sant Joan
Well-established and continually innovating, Forn de Sant Joan channels the best in creative Mediterranean cuisine. Seasonal, locally sourced ingredients provide the basis for its bold tapas menu and mid-week tasting menu. Housed in a 14th century building, the restaurant’s interior retains features from its former life as a neighbourhood bakery.
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A lively restaurant in which to satisfy your craving for classic Spanish tapas. Decorated in the style of a traditional old bodega, with wine barrels for tables and one area completely covered by a low stone ceiling, this is one of La Lonja’s oldest hang-outs.
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Restaurants close to Borne
There’s delicious variety to be found in the bustling area around the elegant Borne avenue. Refined three-course lunch menus in hidden-away locales; contemporary tapas al fresco; a paradise for vegans; or Mallorcan cuisine in a smart hotel bar; take a break from the shops and the sites to go on a gastronomic journey.
De Tokio a Lima
Japanese, Mediterranean and Peruvian flavours merge enticingly on the menu of this fusion restaurant, located in the restored 19th century Can Alomar boutique hotel building. Savour the cosmopolitan vibe of the Balearic capital from the roof terraces overlooking Borne avenue, or the smart interior of its dining lounge.
The tasteful lifestyle store provides freshly prepared breakfast and lunches in its sun lit interior. Meat, fish, seafood and salad dishes with a twist can all be found on their carefully considered menu. Unwind with a glass of wine from Rialto’s own vineyard after viewing the stores inspired design collection.
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A charming locale dedicated to creative vegetarian and vegan gastronomy. Four-course lunch menus and evening haute cuisine present a rich diversity of seasonal cooked and raw ingredients. Sample spicy stews, refreshing salads, stimulating smoothies and velvet vegan burgers at the first vegetarian restaurant to open in Mallorca.
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Dine on exceptional MediterrAsian cuisine by award-winning chef, Simon Petutschnig. The sophisticated restaurant gathers together pieces of striking contemporary art and sculpture. Be it a set lunch, a special dinner or an evening cocktail with tapas, Fera will do anything but leave you feeling indifferent.
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Mallorcan Chef, Andreu Genestra, gained a Michelin star for his first restaurant named after himself. Aromata is his second and immensely popular thanks to its delicate, modern cuisine made with organic ingredients from the island. The reasonably-priced lunch menus are excellent, and the roofed-in former courtyard is a delightful setting.
This cosy restaurant is a great place for foodies who love to share. Mediterranean and Asian fusion foods are artfully presented and the menu is dependent on the freshest ingredients of the season. A tasty choice for lunch, and even more popular in the evening.
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El Patio de Gloria
Situated on the ground floor of a lovingly restored 16th century building, the restaurant belongs to the boutique Hotel Glòria de Sant Jaume. The kitchen conjures elegant dishes with Mallorcan character. Enjoy local wines and classic cocktails in their eclectic dining area, at the bar or in the intimate patio.
Fabiola Gastronomic Garden
Fabulously styled with bold wall paper which evokes a wild urban garden, this restaurant’s menu encourages guests to share. Be it juicy prawns from Soller, skewers of tender rib eye steak, or spicy crab, their fresh Mediterranean cuisine is originally presented and can be enjoyed with delicious ‘half cocktails’.
Gorgeous interiors, fabulous food and a bar that seems to go on forever makes every dining experience in this restaurant a memorable one. With successful restaurants in London, Eddie Hart has chosen Palma as the place to open his restaurant in Spain to bring his take on tapas to the island.
Set in the heart of Palma, El Camino offers a select menu of tapas-based cuisine from top-quality produce in lively yet sophisticated bar setting. […] Tapas at El Camino Restaurant
Restaurants close to Plaza Cort
In this part of town, where the decorative facade of the 17th century town hall gives visitors reason to pause, a number of historic town houses have been converted into luxury boutique hotels. Reacting to the competition with palpable passion, many of these eye-catching venues now offer tantalising gastronomic experiences.
An extensive menu of international cuisine caters to a range of palates at this attractive hotel brasserie. Enjoy a grilled meat or fish platter, fresh pasta, steaks and classic tapas surrounded by a cosmopolitan combination of monochrome tiles, typical Mallorcan prints and oversized lamps selected by renowned Barcelona designer, Lázaro Rosa-Violán.
Restaurant Quadrat – Sant Francesc
Belonging to the luxury five-star Sant Francesc Singular Boutique Hotel, this highly recommended restaurant benefits from the ‘unpretentious but never simplistic’ Mediterranean cuisine on offer for lunch and dinner.
La Despensa del Baron
Part of the blissful Posada de Santa Terra boutique hotel. Fresh, locally sourced Mediterranean flavours predominate though there’s also Asian influence on the menu. The renovated 16th century building retains attractive old features making it another great destination for absorbing the historic essence of Palma.
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Dine on modern Mallorcan and Mediterranean cuisine in a beautiful open courtyard or understated interior of a 17th century building. The architectural beauty of the old stone arches infuses the atmosphere with a feeling of peace, which can be enjoyed throughout the day.
Restaurants close to the Cathedral
A skyline of historic rooftops and a view of the sea makes this area of Palma a very desirable place to dine. Soak up the Mediterranean vibe at one of the marina’s high end restaurants, where flavours of the sea and beyond are playfully interpreted in multicultural style.
Mar de Nudos
Choose between Japanese or Mediterranean gastronomy at this chic restaurant located beside Palma’s marina. Take in the view of the yachts from the terrace, or luxuriate inside surrounded by uplifting interior design as you enjoy a sophisticated tasting set menu or a dish á la carte.
DINS Santi Taura
In a little square just a 5-minute walk from the cathedral is Hotel El Lorenç where inside diners will find DINS restaurant. Local chef Santi Taura is behind the magic here, serving-up traditional Mallorcan recipes with a modern twist. The tasting menu for lunch is well-worth a try for its reimagined Mallorcan flavours – book early to avoid disappointment.
So much competition has led to great innovation and creativity in Mallorca’s kitchens as top and upcoming chefs strive to make their mark. Home to some of the best restaurants on the island, Palma’s enchanting Old Town is the perfect place to begin a gastronomic tour.