You won't struggle to find somewhere to eat out in Playa del Ingles– there are plenty of restaurants catering for a wide range of tastes. You'll find British, Spanish, Italian, Tex-Mex, Indian and even Danish all just a short walk from the beach.
You'll need to book ahead to get a table at this small but incredibly popular restaurant in the Yumbo Centre. The hot and cold tapas is definitely the star of the show – along with the tasty home-made sangria. People return over and again to Wapa Tapa because of the quality of the food and excellent service.
Fusion restaurant Novo can be found on a quiet side street just a stone's throw from the town centre. Inside is sleek and modern, while outside there is a large terrace. Its simple menu of quality, well-presented dishes makes it a very popular spot for holidaymakers. The Russian sushi comes highly recommended.
Britannia is one of the longest running British restaurants in Gran Canaria - famous for its breakfast, fish with hand-cut chips and home-made steak pie. All the food here is freshly cooked and the desserts are really good too. Well worth a visit if you're after some flavours from home.
L'Italiano is great little bar on the beach promenade serving very good coffee, tasty cocktails at night and a selection of small snacks and pizza. The staff are very friendly and it's a fantastic spot to sit and watch the world go by. Don't miss the mojitos!
This French cafe in the Yumbo Centre is definitely worth a visit if you have a sweet tooth. It's famous for its crepes, waffles, sundaes and smoothies. C'est la Vie is a perfect little slice of France in the Gran Canaria sunshine.
Copenhagen is small and cosy Danish restaurant in the main town, which offers a wide range of signature dishes from Denmark and Scandinavia, such as meat balls and open sandwiches. The food is good quality and staff are very welcoming. And you can even get it to take-away too!
If you like cocktails with your tapas, pay a visit to Mana 264 in the Yumbo Centre. Recommendations include the local mountain cheese and pata negra ham. You'll find the staff happy to accommodate your every wish. Larger options such as paella are also available.
Senses is just a short walk from the Yumbo Centre and a great place for a relaxing night out. There's an extensive menu offering a wide variety of freshly-prepared dishes to suit all tastes – including tapas. After dinner cocktails on the terrace are recommended too.
An elegant and quiet atmosphere greets you at Calma Chica, which is just a short walk from the town centre. The upstairs terrace makes for a beautiful, candlelit setting at night and you won't be disappointed by the quality of the food or wine either. If you're feeling adventurous, we recommend trying the tasting menu.