Gran Canaria boasts some of the best restaurants in the Canary Islands. With beachside terraces, stunning sunsets, and candlelit cuisine, these restaurants will add some serious romance to your holiday.
Amadores Beach Club Restaurant, Puerto Rico
Amadores Beach in Puerto Rico is as romantic as it gets. The stylish beachside Amadores Beach Club Restaurant is perfect for watching the sun set over champagne and fine cuisine.
The elegant terrace is softly lit with romantic Moroccan style lamps and has fantastic views over Amadores Beach. The food here is exquisitely served with gourmet dishes like filo pastry wrapped veal or succulent T-bone steak, as well as the standard salad, pasta, meat and fish dishes which are anything but standard. The prices range from €13-27 for mains but you really get what you pay for in taste and scenery.
Situated by the sea at Patalavaca Beach, Arguinegion, Valentino is a traditional style restaurant with picturesque outdoor seating perfect for watching that beautiful Canarian susnset.
The German owners add hints of their national tastes into traditional dishes, cooked using fresh ingredients, to create a delicious and creative menu. Try the Summer time fillet steak, served with fresh fruit and vegetables, or the sizzling hot garlic prawns for starters.
Que tal, Puerto de Mogan
This quirky yet elegant restaurant gives a new name to gourmet. With stunning dishes, creatively formed into flowers, music notes and other delightful arrangements, the food tastes as good as it looks.
Show cooking adds some entertainment to this candlelit restaurant and the five course tasting menu keeps guests coming back time after time. At €59 for the five course meal, Que tal is on the expensive side, but the food speaks for itself and is worth every penny.
La Aquarela, Patalavaca
La Aquarela, overlooking the bay of Arguineguin, is the ultimate in fine dining. Featuring a stunning indoor and outdoor seating area, lit softly with candles, this restaurant is for those who really appreciate elegance.
The food at La Aquarela is the epitome of gourmet, with exquisite dishes such as Norwegian salmon confit with fowl egg and broccoli, and Iberian pork roast with glazed apples and mayonnaise mushrooms. To top it all off, La Aquarela has a seriously impressive wine list with Spanish speciality wines to suit all tastes – you may as well indulge while on holiday!
La Taberna, Puerto Rico
This traditional Canarian restaurant is warm, cosy and elegant – perfect for a candlelit meal for two. The ceiling in this charming restaurant is made of unfinished stone, giving a rustic and romantic feel. Book a table in one of the intimate alcoves for a truly special evening.
Delicious dishes are served with creative presentation and the set menus are seriously impressive. For a taste of the Canaries, try the sea bass with saffron risotto, polished off with a bottle of exquisite wine for an evening you’ll never forget.