Food & Drink

Lanzarote Restaurant Review, Himalaya Restaurant

We had been part of Puerto del Carmen’s annual Santa Parade and we were looking for somewhere to eat along The Strip when we spotted Himalaya.

Himalaya Restaurant Puerto del Carmen

The restaurant offers Nepali and Indian cuisine, and we decided to give it a go for an early evening meal. 

The menu has the usual suspects you would find on any Indian restaurant menu, so rest assured if you want a Chicken Tikka Masala, you can get one.

But we were interested to try some of the Nepali cuisine for our main courses, and we weren’t disappointed.  read more »

Ordering Beer In Lanzarote

After a few visits, “A large beer please,” probably turns into “Una cerveza grande, for favor.” But if you’d like to order you beer like a local, read on:


The Large Beer

“Una jarra, por favor.” A jarra (literally a jug, and pronounced Harra) is what we call a large beer. Typically about half a litre, so close to a pint, of draft beer. If you want to know what draft beers are available - “¿Que tienen del grifo?” means “What do you have on tap?"  read more »

II Tinajo Bocata Tour

After the success of the first edition of this contest last year, the "II Tinajo Bocata Tour 2016" is here. 

II Bocata Tour Tinajo 2016

Between the 15th of December and the 5 of January you can sample a "bocata" at the participating establishments with a very reasonable cost between €3.50 and €5, including a drink. The only requirement is that the "bocata" (short for "bocadillo") offered includes at least a locally sourced ingredient. These are marked with an asterisk (*) on the list below. 

To enter the draw you need to hand in your stamped voting card, having tried at least 5 "bocatas", at the Casa de la Cultura on Calle Avenida de los Volcanes, 21 in Tinajo. This year's draw prize is a trip to Fuerteventura for two people, including the tickets for the ferry with a car and two night stay in Fuerteventura.

The draw and counting of the votes will take place on January 9th at 9am. 

And these are the participating establishments and their "bocatas":   read more »

New Year's Eve Gala Dinner At Amura

Amura are having a New Year’s Eve gala dinner. Starting at 8PM with a welcome cocktail, the dinner consists of several courses, with top quality wine to accompany them, as well as the traditional 12 grapes at midnight.

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Amura's Special Tapa And Meal At Gastronmic Event

As one of the official sponsors of the Festival of Gastronomy in Teguise earlier this month, Restaurante Amura were chosen to create a special dinner for the team from Saborea Lanzarote, the event organisers, sponsors, chefs and media.


Vegan Restaurants in Lanzarote

We’ve noticed a steady increase in the number of places in Lanzarote, now catering to the Vegan food market. 


Here’s where you can currently dine out on Vegan food across the island, which we’ve listed in alphabetical order:

Blooming Cactus

Vegetarian and vegan friendly restaurant in the old harbour area of Puerto del Carmen (Calle Teide 35). Tel: 608 29 38 73

Dolmen Sardinian

Vegan options available at this restaurant by Playa Bastian in Costa Teguise (Calle la Rosa). Tel: 622 63 36 43  read more »

Festival Enogastronomico Saborea Lanzarote 2016

The biggest annual food festival in Lanzarote will be held this weekend on Saturday 26th & Sunday 27th November 2016.

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The Festival Enogastronómico is held in La Villa de Teguise, the old capital of Lanzarote. The food stalls and events will be held in the Carpa Municipal de La Villa, Plaza de San Miguel and by the Palacio Spínola on c/ León y Castillo.

The opening hours are: Saturday 10:30 - 20:00 and Sunday 10:30 - 16:00.

This gastronomy event includes 40 restaurants, 10 wineries, 4 dairies producing artisan cheese and 15 other establishments offering other local products.  read more »

Christmas Gastronomy At Amura

There can´t be many better places to enjoy a special Christmas meal than at Amura in Puerto Calero. The restaurant is famed for it’s top class service, fabulous gastronomy, and one of the world´s great settings in a colonial style building in the marina at Puerto Calero.

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