Near the capital, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Guia de Isora is an area that encompasses a number of delightful villages offering loads in the way of luxury dining and entertainment. There are two Michelin star restaurants here, along with plenty of beachfront cafes and restaurants providing stunning views of the sea. You can enjoy daytime meals in quaint village squares and evenings full of delicious cuisine with live music and dancing.
This pleasant seafront grill is a must visit for meat-lovers. There is a wide range of delicious menu options featuring traditionally prepared Iberian Pork, along with other meats and fish. There's also a vegetarian omelette for any non-meat eaters in the party. A Flamenco show each Sunday will really put you in the holiday mood. This, coupled with the stunning views of La Gomera island, make it a great restaurant to visit, especially in the evenings around sundown.
La Boca Rie is a stylish French Restaurant that enjoys an idyllic setting overlooking the sea. Situated in the popular town of Playa San Juan, this restaurant combines traditional French hospitality with a range of delightful dishes, including those suitable for children. In addition to finding a number of French dishes, you can also enjoy local favourites like seafood paella.
Located in the Abama Hotel, Kabuki is one of Guia de Isora's Michelin starred offerings. Even if you're not a guest, you can still book a table to enjoy Japanese-Western fusion created at the hands of chef, Daniel Franco. The contemporary interior combined with the delicious dishes makes this a great place to mark a special occasion, or simply enjoy a truly memorable meal.
Also located in Playa San Juan, San Juan Creativo is another popular restaurant, serving up a blend of Spanish, Danish and Mediterranean dishes. Found in the Church Square, this informal restaurant has an inviting and relaxed atmosphere. Chef Klaus spent a number of years working in Denmark, so be sure to try some of his Danish-Spanish fusion creations.
Head to Lupulo Restaurant in the coastal village of Alcala to find quality, locally sourced ingredients whipped into delicious meals. There's a fine selection of wine for you to enjoy alongside delicious Mediterranean dishes. And with a taster menu of seven courses for just €40, you can really sample a little bit of everything. It's worth noting as this is a small restaurant, of about 10 tables, booking is recommended to avoid disappointment.
MB Restaurant has two Michelin Stars, and is known for it's stunning setting along with the impressive and extensive wine list. It's located in the Ritz-Carlton, where chef, Martin Berasategui, has created a menu that gives a modern take on traditional Spanish fare. Children over the age of six are welcome, and there's a dress code.
When looking for something a little more laid-back, La Martelika is a great spot to enjoy a long lunch after a day spent shopping or relaxing at the beach. They have a vast selection of tapas to suit meat eaters, fish lovers and vegetarians, so it's a great choice for large groups. Come for the cocktail list, stay for the delicious variety of food and of course, the brilliant sea views.
Casa Mon may not look like much from the outside, but don't let the unassuming facade fool you. This restaurant specialises in fresh fish, serving up incredible seafood dishes and even letting you choose the exact fish you'd like for your meal fresh from the cooler.
Situated just a couple of minutes from the sea, San Borondon is easy to find and provides a welcoming view over the water. From meat to fish, comfort food and pasta, there is a range of options on their extensive menu that encompasses European and French influences.
If you like Italian and Spanish dishes, al fresco dining and – of course – martinis, head over to this family-friendly restaurant. You can enjoy views looking out over the opposite bay while enjoying a number of different dishes, including plenty that are vegetarian friendly.