Edible Mallorca

Eating out while on holiday is one of life’s great luxuries.

Beach in Deia

Having the pick of some of Europe’s best restaurants or tavernas within striking distance is such a treat.

If you are lucky enough to find yourself in Mallorca this summer you’ve lucked out on the food front – big time!

There are a vast number of great restaurants on the island to choose from: robust tapas bars, groovy chiringuitos on the beach, formal restaurants with Michelin stars or quaint, old cafes in beautiful winding streets.

Streets of Deia

Head to the capital, Palma, to try some of the island’s very best restaurants.

It’s possible to eat really well without spending a fortune, some restaurants serve a 3 course ‘Menu del dia’ for as little as E13.

Try delicacies such as aubergine caponata with raspberry vinegar and honey topped with a quail’s egg.

Modern Mallorquin food is delicious and adventurous.

Even the more traditional restaurants still produce some of the best food in Spain.

It may be a surprise to know that Palma’s current best-known chef is British: Marc Fosh whose twist on traditional Spanish dishes include a strawberry salmorejo (similar to gazpacho) with avocado, coriander and langoustine.

It pays to do some research before you go and be intrepid when you arrive – your tastebuds will thank you!!

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