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Palma’s 10 best restaurants (and must-try dishes)

The guide to Palma’s top restaurants

Looking for the best restaurants in Palma? Look no further – we’ve done the hard work for you (i.e., the eating) and have compiled a list of the ten essential restaurants in the city. From classic Mallorcan dishes such as tapas and ensaimadas to innovative vegetarian dishes, these restaurants have got something for every palate. And don’t worry, we’ve tried a lot of the menu items so you don’t have to – just sit back and enjoy our picks for the must-try dishes at each spot. So grab a fork and let us guide you through Palma’s culinary scene. ¡Buen provecho!
Adrian Quetglas Palma Mallorca Balearic Islands Spain restaurant
Adrian Quetglas Palma Mallorca Balearic Islands Spain restaurant

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Adrián Quetglas

Adrián Quetglas, a Michelin-starred restaurant in Palma, offers a unique fusion of Mediterranean flavours and international influences from Buenos Aires, London, Paris and Moscow. With a mission to make haute cuisine more accessible, the restaurant serves a 5-course menu at lunchtime and a 7-course gastronomic option in the evenings and for Saturday lunches. The contemporary, comfortable setting invites you to relax as you enjoy dishes like the deconstructed tortilla and serrano ham, Adrian’s creative version of borsch, or the tender rabbit loin with pak choi, figs, cashew nuts and foie gras foam.

Adrián Quetglas
Pg. de Mallorca, 20
Palma
Mallorca
Spain

Photography courtesy of Adrián Quetglas
Zaranda Palma Mallorca Balearic Islands Spain restaurant

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Zaranda

Step into Zaranda, a cosy gem nestled in Palma’s Hotel Es Príncep, where Michelin-starred Chef Fernando P. Arellano serves up delicious creations with a nod to the building’s tannery roots. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere as you explore tasting menus featuring Mallorcan ingredients in dishes like the famous black egg or the tasty octopus amphora. At Zaranda, you’ll find a laid-back dining experience that combines a touch of history with delightful culinary surprises.

Zaranda
Carrer de Bala Roja, 1
Palma
Mallorca
Spain

Photography courtesy of Zaranda
Dins Santi Taura Palma Mallorca Balearic Islands Spain restaurant

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Dins Santi Taura

Dins Santi Taura, set in El Llorenç Parc de la Mar boutique hotel, offers an unforgettable experience of traditional Mallorcan cuisine with a modern twist. In its elegant dining room, Chef Santi Taura presents an 11-course tasting menu, Origens, which takes diners on a journey through the island’s traditions and ingredients. With a Michelin star under its belt, the intimate setting, open kitchen and tantalizing dishes like Panada de Peix de Roca and Espinagada make Dins Santi Taura a must-visit.

Dins Santi Taura
Plaça de Llorenç Villalonga, 4
Palma
Mallorca
Spain

Photography courtesy of Dins Santi Taura
Marc Fosh Palma Mallorca Balearic Islands Spain restaurant

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Marc Fosh

Discover the chic and contemporary world of Marc Fosh, a Michelin-starred restaurant in Convent de la Missió, a 17th-century convent turned stylish hotel in Palma. British chef Marc Fosh presents creative Mediterranean cuisine with a focus on seasonal ingredients. The urban cool décor boasts natural light, modern art and an indoor water feature. Enjoy al fresco dining in the central courtyard and indulge in signature dishes like the preserved lemon cream with dukkah on a rosewater cherry sorbet.

Marc Fosh
Carrer de la Missió, 7
Palma
Mallorca
Spain

Photography courtesy of Marc Fosh
Brutus Palma Mallorca Balearic Islands Spain restaurant
Brutus Palma Mallorca Balearic Islands Spain restaurant

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Brutus

Located in the heart of Palma de Mallorca’s revitalized El Terreno neighbourhood, Brutus is a stunning brutalist Italian restaurant brought to life by the Fluxà family, architects GRAS and MVRDV, and interior designer Sandra Tarruella Interioristas. Once a glamorous hub for artists and socialites, El Terreno is now experiencing a renaissance with new bars, restaurants and shops emerging in the area. Housed in a white building with a central terrace, Brutus pays homage to the brutalist architectural movement of the 1950s through its exposed concrete structures, rough textures and grey tones. The restaurant’s interior seamlessly connects to the terrace via folding glass walls, allowing guests to enjoy Mallorca’s delightful climate.

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Brutus
Carrer de Robert Graves, 2
Palma
Mallorca
Spain

Photography courtesy of Brutus
Fera Palma Mallorca Balearic Islands Spain restaurant

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Fera

Located in the heart of Palma de Mallorca’s revitalized El Terreno neighbourhood, Brutus is a stunning brutalist Italian restaurant brought to life by the Fluxà family, architects GRAS and MVRDV, and interior designer Sandra Tarruella Interioristas. Once a glamorous hub for artists and socialites, El Terreno is now experiencing a renaissance with new bars, restaurants and shops emerging in the area. Housed in a white building with a central terrace, Brutus pays homage to the brutalist architectural movement of the 1950s through its exposed concrete structures, rough textures and grey tones. The restaurant’s interior seamlessly connects to the terrace via folding glass walls, allowing guests to enjoy Mallorca’s delightful climate.

Fera
C/ de la Concepció, 4
Palma
Mallorca
Spain

Photography courtesy of Fera

El Txoko de Martín Palma Mallorca Balearic Islands Spain restaurant
El Txoko de Martín Palma Mallorca Balearic Islands Spain restaurant

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El Txoko de Martín

El Txoko de Martín offers a refined yet accessible dining experience, showcasing the rich flavours of traditional Basque cooking by decorated Spanish chef Martín Berasategui. Located at the bustling Plaza del Puente near Santa Catalina, the restaurant features a spacious terrace that transforms into an intimate dining atmosphere when filled with guests. Indulge in exquisite cuisine reflecting Berasategui’s exceptional skill, which has earned him many Michelin stars across his various restaurants, and make sure to try signature dishes such as the classic lobster roll with homemade brioche and coleslaw or the delicate fillet of cod with porrusalda, a traditional Basque leek sauce.

El Txoko de Martín
Plaça del Pont
Palma
Mallorca
Spain

Photography courtesy of El Txoko de Martín
Vandal Palma Mallorca Balearic Islands Spain restaurant

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Vandal

Vandal’s edgy graffiti-clad exterior and urban vibe, complete with corrugated metal walls, exposed piping and metallic curtains, often lead people to mistake it for a nightclub. Behind this avant-garde façade, however, lies an informal yet sophisticated fine dining experience led by Chef Bernabé Caravotta. Trained at world-renowned restaurants like Copenhagen’s Noma, Japan’s Momiji and France’s Mirazur, Caravotta brings his diverse culinary expertise to Vandal, where he’s joined by sommelier Sebastián Pérez and mixologist Matías Iriarte. The innovative menu focuses on small “mouthfuls” rather than traditional tapas and features unique dishes like the playful ceviche cone with coconut foam, resembling an ice cream, and the Japanese roasted glazed eel with foie gras on a Peruvian potato “causa”.

Vandal
Plaça del Progrés, 15
Palma
Mallorca
Spain

Photography courtesy of Vandal
Botànic Palma Mallorca Balearic Islands Spain restaurant
Botànic Palma Mallorca Balearic Islands Spain restaurant

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Botànic

Clean eating is the order of the day at Botànic, where the focus is on fresh, plant-forward dishes that delight the senses. Set in the enchanting Can Bordoy Grand House and Garden, this Palma-based restaurant offers a unique dining experience that combines health and indulgence. Chef Andrés Benítez crafts vibrant, innovative dishes using local ingredients, drawing inspiration from Asia, the Middle East and Mexico. Some favourite dishes at Botànic include aubergine sashimi with sugar cane molasses, confit of tomato with ventresca of bluefin tuna and Mallorca green pepper sauce, cauliflower tabbouleh with crispy quinoa, smooth hummus and tangy feta cheese.

Botànic
Carrer del Forn de la Glòria, 14
Palma
Mallorca
Spain

Photography courtesy of Botànic
Botànic Palma Mallorca Balearic Islands Spain restaurant
Cor Barra i Taula Palma Mallorca Balearic Islands Spain restaurant

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Cor Barra i Taula

Experience the essence of Mallorca at Cor Barra i Taula, a modern and inviting tapas restaurant situated in the heart of Palma, near the bustling Mercat de l’Olivar. Led by award-winning chef Santi Taura, known for his dedication to local produce and innovative cooking style, this culinary gem offers a refreshing twist on traditional Mallorcan cuisine. Open for lunch and dinner from Tuesday to Saturday, the menu features a tempting array of tapas, local dishes and shareable plates, with highlights like the anchovy and olive skewers, Andalusian squid, and the delectable Mallorcan brunch featuring llonguets – Palma bread sandwiches – with squid or succulent roast pork.

Cor Barra i Taula
Plaça del Comtat del Rosselló
Palma
Mallorca
Spain

Photography courtesy of Cor Barra i Taula

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