Restaurants and Eating Out in Palma
Palma de Mallorca offers modern and traditional gastronomical variety, from fine dinning, excellent local Mallorquine cuisine, tapas bars, seafood speciatlies, wonderful seasonal and local food markets and Michelin Star restaurants.
Palma Old Town has some beautifully converted historical buildings and palaces transformed into some of the most exquisite boutique hotels with some superb restaurants...also take a look at the Olivar Market for fresh produce and eateries...
The Passeig Marítim runs along the whole of Palma's bay. Here you will find cafés and restaurants with lovely terraces, local cuisine and seafood specialities...
The Llotja area is located in Palma's old town, amongst its narrow streets there are restaurants with a huge variety of tapas, locally caught fish and seafood and an international selection of cuisine... great for an evening stroll.
In the old fisherman's quarter of Santa Catalina there are a selection of restaurants, cool bars, and chilled cafe’s all with a late night scene.. At the heart of this area is the Santa Catalina market, a popular culinary meeting place, with a great reputation for gourmet produce alongside eateries serving a choice of world fare from sushi to street food, often with a marine theme due to their proximity to the harbour.
The fabulous Mercado Gastronómico San Juan is well worth a visit for for an Art centre vibe with a superb selection of eateries and foodie bars, just a little further out of the centre, north west of the Palma train station...
Below are listed some of Palma's favourite restaurants
Simply Fosh (Michelin Star)
"Great value Michelin-star dining"
Set in contemporary stylish surroundings, Simply Fosh is housed in the beautiful 17th century boutique Hotel Convent de la Missió in the old town of Palma. Marc Fosh's extraordinary Mediterranean Cuisine is light and modern, with an emphasis on clean flavours and seasonal ingredients.
At lunchtime they offer a reasonably priced set menu and in the evening their gastronomic offer is exclusively composed of three tasting menus that represent their cooking style and philosophy.
Adrian Quetglas (Michelin Star)
Born in Buenos Aires with Majorcan family, he is passionate about the island and its cuisine. He has worked at La Cuisine de Marie-Blanche de Broglie in Paris, Quo Vadis, the famous Marco Pierre White restaurant in Soho, London and with Marc Fosh before
spending a decade creating fine dining in some of the best restaurants in Moscow.
Adrian returned to Mallorca to offer his enriched, expert and international gastronomic vision with Mediterranean produce and inspiration . Haute cuisine for everyone.
Patron Lunares (Bib Gourmand)
The Patron Lunares canteen plays homage to the history of Santa Catalina, the fishermen and sailors who for many centuries have sailed the Mediterranean.
A stunning modern take on the traditional, using historic fishing items, paintings, local textiles and local pottery to set the scene.
Using the best of the local fish and seafood, local mallorcan organic meats and vegetables, showing off the wealth of ingredients on the Island, and letting the ingredients speak for themselves..
The Sadrassana restaurant & cocktail bar is housed in a nineteenth-century Majorcan manor house located in the picturesque Sa Drassana square in Palma’s old quarter. This restaurant has a reputation as a meeting place for film directors, actors, musicians, writers, and artists, and was featured in the BBC's television series ' The Night Manager'.The Sadrassana restaurant offers fine dinning and has been the recipient a Sol Repsol award in recognition of its culinary excellence, execution, respect for regional cuisine, wine lists and outstanding service
Tomeu (Michelin Star)
The stunningly converted 5 Star Boutique Hotel Sant Jaume's Michelin star restaurant serves a modern take on Mallorcan cuisine, where ingredients from the Balearic Islands take centre stage, led by Tomeu Caldentey, the first Majorcan Chef to be awarded with a Michelin star.
A specialist wine selection meant to evoke a journey through aromatic notes from Mallorca and the Balearic Islands with the ultimate aim of harmoniously marrying with each dish.
Within this beautiful converted Palace of the 5* Sant Francesc Boutique Hotel, Alfonso Lillo's Quadrant restaurant produces fine cuisine with the greatest of care. Located in the former stables of the palace, the restaurant can be reached directly from the square 'Plaza de Sant Francesc'. The cuisine is inspired by the culinary traditions of the Mediterranean with just a hint of modern flair.
Conde Nast Traveller 2017 Readers choice award
Best Hotel in Portugal & Spain
La Despensa del Barón
The Posada Terra Santa hotel in the centre of Palma have converted this unique, charming and beautiful 14th century space into restaurant La Despensa del Barón.
A list of exquisite tapas and main meals are available, and can be enjoyed here on the central patio.
TripAdvisor certificate of excellence 2017 Travellers Choice.
A modern Spanish dining room displaying an extensive wine collection for the wine connoisseur.
Using quality local produce with a contemporary twist, Joselito Iberian ham, local Mallorcan porc negre and an enticing range of speciality tapas and local seafood..
This Gastro-Gourmet restaurant is in the stunning Boutique Hotel Calatrava, near the Catherdral La Seu with lovely views to the Parc de Mar and Palma Bay...
A full and varied menu prepared with seasonal and local ingredients of the highest quality. All dishes are a modern take on authentic recipes rooted in Mallorcan and Spanish cultures.
MISA Braseria-Marc Fosh
This tapas bar is often full with locals which is a great sign of quality and value. Very close to Plaza España, with original tapas and a good selection of wines and takeaway available, fast and efficient with a modern take on the local cuisine, well known for it's impressive bar counter laden with lots of enticing pinchos...
BIB GOURMAND MICHELIN 2018
Aromata is his new Palma old town venture, which has very quickly been awarded a Bib gourmand for 2018
Mercado Gastronómico San Juan
Set in a wonderful old 110 year old building with high, beamed ceilings and patterned tiles on the floors, this buzzy gourmet market offers a wide choice of wonderful foods from around the world. Open 365 days a year, the market claims to serve 260 dishes and 361 wines through its 20 different vendors with a great atmosphere, wonderful setting, often with live music and gastro vibe.. in the same S’Escorxador culture centre as the Art House Cineciutat cinema.
A 10 minute drive from the centre, a 5 minute bus ride (220) from the Intermodal station to Carrer Alfons el Maganim 32 and then a 5 minute walk...