The buzzing gastronomic scene in Mallorca has been attracting foodies from Europe and all over the world for many years now. The exciting thing about this Mediterranean island we’re in love with is that it never ceases to amaze you. With fun, cool, chic spots opening every year, we’ve got a few favourites we’d love to share with you.
Please discover our selection of top restaurants outside Palma.
Traditions meet modern cuisine at Miceli, Selva
A forty-minute drive from Palma, through Central Mallorca’s blissful countryside you will find the pretty and traditional village of Selva. Miceli is an inviting restaurant housed in a traditional 19th century village manor owned by the mother of Chef Marga Coll. This talented chef bases each day’s delicious dishes on her early morning market shopping nearby! At Miceli you will experience Majorcan cuisine at its most authentic shape, giving you a glimpse into the Mediterranean lifestyle.
Selva, Lloseta, Binissalem and Santa María are some of the villages you will find in Central Mallorca, a highly desirable residential location due to its authentic rural aesthetics and excellent transport links. Choose from renovated townhouses in the village or farmhouses and fincas on the outskirts which have vast swathes of land and magnificent views of the Tramuntana mountains. Check out the properties in this area!
Stunning views and top notch dining at Bens d’Avall, Deià
Bens d’Avall is one of Mallorca’s most famous restaurants. Located on the west coast of Mallorca, the restaurant sits on a cliff on top of a small cove serving the ultimate Mediterranean inspiration with its breathtaking views. They offer delicious Majorcan and Mediterranean food with innovative and fun touches that will make you fall in love with its unique charm. Superb service adds to the overall experience, giving us one of Mallorca’s culinary gems!
Deià’s magnetism has attracted artists and celebrities for many years. Robert Graves, the English poet and novelist, spent much of his life there and his house, an impressive stone building with idyllic gardens, is now a museum. Honey-hued stone houses are nestled amongst terraced fields and olive groves as the road winds up into the picture-perfect town. Would you like to find a dream home in Deià or its surroundings? Here’s to our wide portfolio in the area.
A buzzing ambiente and a superb gastronomy at Flanigan, Puerto Portals
Glam, exquisite cuisine, top location and fun vibes. This is what sums up the experience at Flanigan, one of the hot spots on our list. This Mediterranean restaurant has been serving refined gastronomy for more than 30 years now, and welcoming celebrities and Spanish royalty since its very beginning. Flanigan is a landmark restaurant in Mallorca’s elegant Puerto Portals with an excellent menu, spectacular views and an always welcoming service.
Brilliant dining in a privileged location at Las Terrazas del Bendinat in Bendinat
Las Terrazas del Bendinat is the restaurant inside the well-known ‘Hotel Bendinat’. With a fabulous ‘à la carte’ lunch, the option to enjoy snacks and light meals and an elegant ‘à la carte’ dining experience, it does not only serve spectacular dishes, but also has a fantastic seafront location at a beautiful rocky cove near Palma, where hotel guests can enjoy privacy and beauty at the same time.
Both Bendinat and previously mentioned Puerto Portals are two of the most prestigious areas to live in Mallorca. The international set is drawn to this area by the hypnotic natural beauty and plenty of high-end boutiques, elegant restaurants, bars and cafés. There are also several international schools in the neighbourhood and the efficient road network connects you to any part of the island with ease. Other desirable neighbourhoods just a short distance away include Costa d’en Blanes and Santa Ponsa. Discover our superb portfolio of listed properties in the areas of Bendinat and Puerto Portals.
A unique gastronomic experience at one of the most impressive cliffs on the island at Can Simoneta, Canyamel
Moving to the northeast area of Mallorca we come across one of our favourite restaurants on the island. Not only are we talking about killer views, but it is truly a never-ending journey to unveil and discover Mallorca’s flavours and colours. Located inside the adults-only 5-star luxury hotel Can Simoneta it has a tranquil location on a cliff-top near the bay of Canyamel. At the restaurant, you will find high-quality dishes made from fresh products – much of them cultivated on the hotel’s extensive land. The ultimate Mediterranean dining experience comes true!
Canyamel is a small, relaxed coastal resort town on one of the most eastern points of Mallorca in the municipality of Capdepera. For those in search of the perfect location to enjoy a laid-back luxury lifestyle in Mallorca. A white sandy beach, a fun and challenging golf course, Golf Canyamel, and some of the best restaurants on the island - including the Can Simoneta restaurant mentioned above add to its uniqueness. Find out what kind of villas, fincas and apartments we’ve got available in the area.
Local ingredients and innovative cuisine at Jardín in Puerto de Alcudia
El Jardín is a restaurant led by chef Maca de Castro, who became the first female chef in Mallorca to be awarded a Michelin star at this family-owned restaurant. Implementing local ingredients, Maca and her fantastic team present a creative and highly innovative interpretation of Mediterranean and Mallorcan cuisine. Most definitely a ‘must try’ when in Mallorca’s North!
Engel & Völkers has a diverse portfolio of real estate in this area: rustic or modern townhouses in the heart of the town; rural fincas in the countryside outside Pollensa and Alcudia, and contemporary penthouses and apartments with sea views in Puerto de Pollensa and Puerto de Alcudia.