A guide to the best restaurants in Puerto Del Carmen

Puerto del Carmen has developed a large and diverse culinary scene. Head to the Old Town, where you’ll find longstanding restaurants and al fresco dining galore. While in the New Town, there is a variety of bars and restaurants near to the sea. There’s plenty in the way of local Canarian food available, but you can also uncover British pubs for a taste of home, along with Mexican, Indian, and Asian choices. High-end dining is a fixture, while there’s plenty in the way of cheap eats and casual dining on offer too.

Gourmet dining with stunning sea views at Lani's Cafe Restaurant

Home to elegant, upscale dining by the sea, Lani’s offers diners an incredible experience to remember. There is a blend of local and wider Mediterranean cuisine made with seasonal products, served amid classy, contemporary surroundings. Head down at sunset to make the most of the spectacular sea views, visible from floor to ceiling windows, and enjoy something from their long cocktail list.

Tapas for all at Vino + Lanzarote

If tapas is your thing, head to this delightful restaurant to enjoy a huge selection of dishes that are perfect for sharing. There is an extensive wine list available for patrons of this charismatic little place, which is tucked away behind a hotel in a square just off the main strip. Vegetarians will have no trouble finding something suitable, just one of many reasons why Vino + Lanzarote is a great place to book for large groups and parties.

Classy dining with a warm welcome at Kristian's Restaurant

Located in the Old Town, Kristian’s is a highly revered restaurant serving up a range of signature dishes and seasonal specials. An undisputed destination for fine dining in Lanzarote, this restaurant has won many awards thanks to a winning combination of exceptional food and an inviting ambience created by owners Chris and Eimear.

Asian fusion near the beach at Asia Delicious

For a taste of authentic Asia in the heart of Lanzarote, head to Asia Delicious. This restaurant serves up Chinese, Japanese and Thai dishes along with sushi and Dim Sum, all in a welcoming location that is just minutes from the beach. Dubbed as ‘Asian Fusion’ the food has garnered rave reviews, as has the service and value for money.

Intimate family dining at The Little Elm Restaurant

Located a little off the main drag, The Little Elm Restaurant provides a personable dining experience in an intimate setting. There are European and British items on the menu, served by the welcoming and attentive staff. The Little Elm is a child-friendly restaurant with highchairs available, and has vegetarian and gluten-free menu options available as well. Given it’s a fairly small restaurant, booking is recommended.

Romantic Italian meals at La Lanterna

For good, old fashioned, homemade Italian comfort food, head to La Lanterna on Avenida de Las Playas. Here, you’ll find a range of classic menu options, along with beautiful views afforded by the restaurant’s vicinity to the beach. An inviting spot, La Lanterna is spot-on for romantic or special occasion dining.

Indian food served with a smile at Himalaya

Located on the beach, Himalaya boasts great views and fantastic value for money. There is a range of Nepalese and Indian cuisine on offer, including plenty of vegetarian options as well. The staff are very accommodating and always happy to help – it’s no wonder they have such a high rate of repeat clientele.

Cosy meals cooked to taste at Lomo Alto

This intimate steakhouse only has capacity to seat 33 guests, and owing to the delicious food and fantastic setting overlooking the sea, booking ahead is advised to avoid disappointment. Your meal will be made just as you like it for a personal dining experience.

Lots of choice at Las Vegas

Situated on the Avenida de Las Playas, Las Vegas is something of a hidden gem. Despite the name, you’ll find no slot machines or blackjack tables, instead you can discover a wide ranging menu that encompasses traditional Spanish cuisine along with other Mediterranean treats.

Meals from across Europe at Bozena's Bar & Restaurant

Another secret favourite among the locals, this restaurant may not look like much from the outside, but inside a warm and inviting interior awaits along with exceptional service. Popular with groups and families, you can feast on a vast range of dishes from Poland, Ireland and Spain, at this well-loved restaurant.