Now it its second year, Venecia is a lively restaurant and pizzeria right in the centre of Arenal d’en Castell. Previously Japi Bar, this long established venue has had a complete make over under the enthusiastic management of Max, known to many from the Acuario restaurant in Na Macaret which he still owns and runs.
With some of the best views over the spectacular bay of Arenal, this covered outdoor terrace restaurant is a perfect choice for early evening family meals, a get together with friends or perhaps a romantic yet informal dinner for two as the sun sets over the horizon.
Opened under the new management of Toni this year, Can Guixó is a great bar to visit any time of day…from breakfast right through to late at night. The friendly, family atmosphere is evident from the moment Toni greets you with a warm smile….‘mi casa es tu casa’ (my home is your home) is very much the motto here. Indeed, those who are regulars to Na Macaret may recognise a couple of familiar faces helping out, Toni’s parents Jaime and Toñi used to run the popular locals bar on the corner, El Raco.
Ses Voltes is a magnificent, three storey gastronomic restaurant and bar that takes it name from the characteristic stone arches that line the street, right in the centre of the old town of Ciutadella. Hidden behind its unassuming façade, Ses Voltes offers a multitude of surprises to suit any occasion, mood or hour. As the day progresses, so does Ses Voltes, from that first cup of early morning coffee to late night drinks on the way home.
Komodo Chill Out Lounge & Restaurant in Mahón is an amazing place to chill out whenever the mood takes you, whether relaxing over cocktails with friends early evening, leisurely dining or a late night drinks to complete a great night out.
Komodo’s Balinese style décor is the passion of manager Rubén, the main focus being an eclectic mix of Buddhas and other oriental artifacts which are displayed throughout the four separate chill out zones.
There is something about Ars Café just off the Plaza del Principe that makes you want to return. Is is a great place to enjoy breakfast or lunch especially now there are outside tables and chairs since the surrounding area has been made pedestrian.
The Menu del Dia is simple, honest and freshly prepared with two choices of both starter and main course that change each day, for example goats cheese salad followed by fish, chips and tartar sauce or deep fried artichokes followed by risotto with chicken and vegetables. There is always a vegetarian option. A selection of desserts, a drink and bread is also included in the very reasonable price of €14. There is also a Menu del Noche at €16.
Family fun gastro pub Smithy’s has a wonderful atmosphere all of its own. And, it’s easy to work out why when you experience the warm, friendly welcome from owner John Smith and taste the high quality, well priced food cooked by his wife Cheryl. It’s no wonder people keep returning year after year.
Situated at the far end of Arenal, the bar and restaurant were purpose built in keeping with the local surroundings when John and his family acquired the premises in 2004, and now prides itself in offering customers ‘British know-how with a Mediterranean twist’.
STOP PRESS: This well known Tex-Mex restaurant and bar on Mahón harbour has undergone extensive renovation and reopened in May 2012 as Rock and Beer, a music and sports bar. Still offering a great selection of speciality beers, cocktails, wines and spirits as well as Tex-Mex favourites, pizzas and other snacks, Rock and Beer is very much a late night music venue. Major sporting events will also be shown.
More details to follow soon.
Now well established under the professional management of owners Agustin Suarez and Teresa Sevilla, Alcalde Restaurant and Lounge Bar in Arenal d’en Castell is no longer Menorca's best kept secret, as more people get to know what a magical place this is. Having undergone a complete transformation, keeping only its original name and basic layout, this well established restaurant now offers superb outside terrace dining overlooking the magnificent bay of Arenal, indoor dining in the spacious restaurant, seating areas for more informal eating and drinks as well as a contemporary cocktail lounge. No detail has been spared to ensure your visit to is truly memorable. Children are also well catered for with their own play area and special menu.
Backgammon, pub and snack bar offers everything you could want to enjoy a drink with family entertainment at any time throughout the day. In the evening, it becomes the hottest party venue well into the early hours.
The bar is very conveniently located in the small yet bustling commercial centre of Coves Noves behind the resort of Arenal de’n Castell. Perfect if you want a break from the beach, a stop off after the supermarket or a fun evening with friends.
Literally meaning ‘little square’, this small, cosy tapas bar has a very large outside terrace conveniently located in Plaça Artrutx in the centre of Ciutadella.
Sa Placeta offers a wide selection of freshly prepared, well priced tapas and sandwiches, perfect for a pit stop to recharge the batteries while out shopping and watch the world go by.
You can always be assured of a warm welcome by Alberto, owner of the Okapi Bar which occupies an elevated position overlooking playa de Fornells, with spectacular panoramic views over the surrounding countryside.
Okapi is a great place to stop off for a refreshing drink after a day at the beach or to start your evening during the drinks and cocktail “happy hours”.