Apart from its wonderful weather and breathtaking beaches, Majorca is also a foodies paradise and treats travellers with mouth watering dishes and fresh local products. The island is flooded with places to eat-all of which boast of a wide array of cuisines from the traditional Majorcan, to the comteporary set menus. Tapas bars, old sytled winecellers and Micheline starred restaurants – there is nothing the place lacks. Lunch hours are usually between 1 pm and 3.30 pm and restaurants commonly don’t open for dinner before 8pm. It is always wise to book ahead in your favoriute restaurant to avoid the rush during peak seasons.
Majorca is a land where you can spot a lot of home-grown black pigs and this fact subtly hints that travellers to the place can expect a lot of cuisines based on pork items in addition to the plethora of sea food and vegetable items that are typical of the cuisine here. Roast suckling pig (Lechona) is one of the favorite pork dishes. Together with Sobrasada, a local chorizo sausage, this dish is a huge hit both among locals as well as travellers. Llom amb is another major pork dish that is a treat to your palate. With its variety of fish dishes, Majorcan cuisine proves that it earns the tag of being a ‘gastronomic gem’. Grilled fishes, arros de peix (fish soup with rice), llapuga amb preves (fish with pepper), fish casserole, espinagada from Sa Pobla are the preeminent fish oriented dishes that are available in the town.
Tapas is another mouth-watering item that is preferred by travellers to whet the appetite just before dinner. The Pa amb oli, a quintessential Mallorcan food item is another one of those favorite common dishes that takes a place among the most preferred choices not only in the Baleric islands but among visitors to the place as well.
Vegetarians are not left disappointed either. Tumbet, Arroz brut, Ensaimada and mayonessa are the fabulous vegetarian cuisines in the Balearic Islands that boast of exciting flavors. Deserts served in literally every restaurant are the perfect way to wrap up your sumptous dinner. From the home-made nougat, local almonds and gato con helado to greixonera de brossat and ensaimadas there are quite many archetypal Majorcan specialties that connoisseurs adore.
And to finish it off in style, there is nothing that serves as a sublime combo to these Majorcan dishes and delicacies than the Majorcan wine, so have it!. is Serving as home to the wine industries in Majorca, the village of Binissalem produces some of the most excellent red and Jose Luis Ferrer and also a couple of brandies and some good gin.
The world class restaurants at this world-famous island include Tasca de Blanquerna, digui, Ca’s Xorc, Caval bernat, Wellies, Missa brasserie, Es casal, Forn de sant joan, Simply fosh, restaurant 365, Can simoneta, Fashion restaurant, Agapanto, El Olivo, Horreo Veinti3, Puro opio, Sa Pedrissa, Ca’n Eduardo,Rocamar and the list goes on and on. The island also has a great variety of organically produced foods with demands for it growing higher every day.
With an unparalleled cafe culture – the delis, cafes and juice bars in Mallorca serve not only their purpose but also double themselves as a place to relax and socilaise.
So do not miss your chance to feel the fine cuisines delivered with an impeccable hospitality and the best of services in this naturally tuned island.