As well as its grand cathedrals and luxury yachts in the harbour, Ciutadella is also a place of good taste in the literal sense. Its vibrant restaurant culture is unlike anywhere else you'll find on a Menorca holiday. Wherever you want to eat, Ciutadella will impress you with its quality service, attention to detail and, above all else, incredible food.
Cuk Cuk SC quite literally puts you in control as you choose a dish from their menu and then get to cook it alongside their chefs. Your tutors for the night are incredibly talented and specialise in paella, fideua, caldereta, and other Menorcan delicacies so it's one of the most authentic culinary experiences you're going to get on the island.
Modern and spotless, Smoix comes highly recommended as one of the most warmly welcoming restaurants in Ciutadella. The pretty courtyard is the setting for many a romantic meal. They regularly refresh and redesign their set menus and you can have a full three course meal at a reasonable price.
This gorgeous little pizzeria is waiting to be found on one of the quietest streets in Ciutadella old town and is the perfect location for an intimate meal. Family owned and friendly, Roma Pizzeria has genuine Italian charm, as well as authentic and traditional Roman recipes for their pizzas. You can even leave with a loaf of fresh bread under your arm from their in-house bakery. Bellissimo!
If you're looking for the locals' favourite, then try Hogar Del Pollo. This is one of those simple places that offers an authentic Menorcan experience amid a buzz of culture. Here you'll find an excellent tapas selection, generous drink measures, and chatter chatter, all night long.
A short jaunt from Ciutdella's old port, you'll find PINS46. This fairly new establishment has a quiet and relaxed atmosphere, with attentive waiters who speak English. Many return to this restaurant as a treat when in Ciutadella, and you can see why. The desserts, especially, are a perfect end to a meal of tapas – they're beautifully presented and taste incredible.
At Moli des Comte Asador you'll be romanced by the vibrant atmosphere and the gorgeous interior, with arches that swoop overhead. The staff are very knowledgeable and friendly and the seafood dishes are freshly fished that day. All that and it's great value, making it a popular spot.
Café Balear has a long history of serving seafarers who arrived in the Ciutadella harbour after long journeys. Now it mainly serves holidaymakers after their long journey to Menorca and greets them with friendly service and filling food. Cafe Balear is the place to go to relax and reenergise with a hearty meal in the sea air.
Child-friendly and traditional, Restaurante Es Forat is fast becoming the favourite for an authentic Spanish feast in Ciutadella. If you want a cool and refreshing backdrop, then look no further, because Es Forat serves great food to you beside Ciutadella's harbour. Fresh fish, fruit, veg and meats all come together to make the dishes at this restaurant stand out.
For a unique culinary experience, check out Mon Restaurant. This is one of those classy places where the food is both incredibly tasty and great to look at it. There are brilliant taster menus and the waiters' wine recommendations suit even the most obscure culinary masterpiece.