restaurants

Review of Barracuda Barra y Mantel, A Treat for Eyes as Well as Palate

Mon, June 22nd, 2015 - By Linda
Review of Barracuda Barra y Mantel, A Treat for Eyes as Well as Palate

This fairly new restaurant (it opened February 2015), enjoys a position overlooking Costa Adeje providing a befitting backdrop to a memorable meal. The vista from the terrace melted from the golden light of pre-sunset, to crimson sky.



Try a Taste of Ostrich in Tenerife

Wed, June 10th, 2015 - By Linda
Try a Taste of Ostrich in Tenerife

Want a very different eating experience, in a setting which is both quirky yet traditional? This is what I found in south Tenerife, close to Reina Sofia airport last week. Not only that, but I am talking healthy eating, as a bonus!



Siam Mall, the New Beast in the Tenerife Retail Jungle

Wed, June 3rd, 2015 - By Colin
Siam Mall, the New Beast in the Tenerife Retail Jungle

Like Siam Park water kingdom next door, the 30,500 square metre Siam Mall commercial centre is loud and proud. The vaulted wooden roof that greets you, the dancing fountains that run the length of the ground floor, and the statues of gods and mystic animals all let you know that this is a major investment in Costa Adeje.



Five Ways to Try Gofio on Tenerife

Fri, May 29th, 2015 - By Jack Montgomery
Five Ways to Try Gofio on Tenerife

We’ve written about gofio before but if you want to go local and try some you need to know what to look for. Gofio flavoured dishes can be an acquired taste. I’ve learnt from past experience not to start gofio virgins on the hard stuff, but to ease them in.



Top Tips For Avoiding The Holiday Crowds on Tenerife

Wed, May 27th, 2015 - By Andrea Montgomery
Top Tips For Avoiding The Holiday Crowds on Tenerife

With this week’s mid-term holidays in mind, here are some top tips for family fun on Tenerife without having to spend half your holiday standing in lines…



Rincon Gomero, Tastes from the Small Island in North Tenerife

Fri, May 8th, 2015 - By Linda
Rincon Gomero,  Tastes from the Small Island in North Tenerife

This is local dining at its best. At 1pm, when it opens, it’s quiet, but before long you realize that a low buzz of animated chatter is bouncing off the walls, as it fills up with Laguñeros taking their three hour lunch…



Bushido, a Stylish, Friendly Approach to Gourmet Dining

Mon, April 20th, 2015 - By Linda
Bushido, a Stylish, Friendly Approach to Gourmet Dining

The service matches the décor, in that it has that almost-impossibe-to-achieve combination of efficiency and friendliness. Not only are the Bushido staff friendly, but also knowledgeable about each dish and wine on the menu…



Does Hard Rock Tenerife Measure Up

Wed, April 15th, 2015 - By Linda
Does Hard Rock Tenerife Measure Up

Hard Rock now has many imitators around the world, including here. “So, how does the Tenerife version compare to them and other HRCs around the world?” I wondered…



Elegant Dining in a Picturesque Plaza at El Patio

Mon, April 13th, 2015 - By Andrea Montgomery
Elegant Dining in a Picturesque Plaza at El Patio

The small menu at El Patio features a selection of tapas and main courses, all of which are based on traditional Canarian recipes but are given a creative makeover, both in ingredients and in presentation…



City Sophistication at Wishes Bar on Avenida de Las Americas

Mon, April 6th, 2015 - By Linda
City Sophistication at Wishes Bar on Avenida de Las Americas

Anywhere which describes itself as a “Champagne–Sushi–Oyster Bar” arouses certain expectations I think, and Wishes certainly lived up to them as a lunch time venue…