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Bodegón Las Tapas

Lanzarote Restaurant Review – Bodegón Las Tapas, Playa Blanca

We discovered a lovely restaurant recently The Bodegón Las Tapas is situated directly on the Avenida Marítima promenade in Playa Blanca between the old harbour and the town beach. Our mission was to find somewhere offering fresh fish for lunch, we walked along the seafront from the old harbour and Bodegón las Tapas stood out…

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Haria sociedad

Lanzarote Restaurante Review, Bar La Tegala

We’re lucky to have a great sociedad close by, the Centro Socio La Tegala is situated in the main plaza of Haría and the cultural centre for the pueblo. It’s probably our favourite Haria restaurant. Recently we set out one evening to eat at another one of our local restaurants, unfortunately the Puerta Verde was…

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Gluten Free

Gluten Free Shopping In Lanzarote

Lots of concerned holidaymakers contact us prior to their visit to find out where they can buy special dietary foods in Lanzarote. Specialist Shops Naturalmente Calle El Rapido, Arrecife. Reader Carol says: I find it is by far the best stocked special foods shop with lots of gluten free stuff and more that I have…

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Torrija

Lanzarote Recipe – Torrijas

Torrijas are a typical Spanish dessert eaten during Easter, this sweet bread pudding is similar to French toast and easy to make if you’d like to sample a taste of Spain at home this weekend. Ingredients: 500ml of milk 250g sugar plus extra to sprinkle 4 eggs Loaf of bread Olive oil Instructions: The best…

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Playa La Garita

Lanzarote Restaurant Review – Casa de la Playa, Arrieta

We love eating tapas at the Chiringo beach bar at Arrieta but this weekend we went next door to the Casa de la Playa. Our timing was perfect, there were a few tables free outside but shortly after we were seated the restaurant filled up. The Casa de la Playa is very popular with Spanish families, it…

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Flan de leche condensada

Lanzarote Recipe – Flan De Leche Condensada

This is a local dessert called Quesillo or Flan de Leche Condensada which is deliciously sweet and easy to make. Ingredients 200g condensed milk 200g milk 4 eggs dash of rum cinnamon lemon zest 4 tablespoons of sugar Instructions Mix all of your ingredients together thoroughly apart from the sugar. Melt and simmer the sugar…

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Lanzarote Fish

Lanzarote Fresh Fish Fish Of The Day

We love nothing better than a fresh fish lunch eaten at a restaurant situated over looking the sea somewhere along the coast in Lanzarote. Most of the time we leave which fish of the day up to the waiter and we’ve yet to be disappointed. The Spanish name of the fish often bears no resemblance…

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Montmartre

Lanzarote Restaurant Review – Montmartre, Puerto del Carmen

Montmartre Restaurante is a Parisian Bistro situated in the Calle Jameos in Puerto del Carmen, just next to the Biosfera Shopping Centre. Although booking is advisable, they were able to accommodate us at quite short notice . Their menu is available in the big board outside the restaurant and in German, English and Spanish languages.…

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Verde Mar

Lanzarote Restaurant Review – Verde Mar, La Santa

We met Debbie Jones, the owner of Restaurante Verde Mar at the Camel Media Group Seminars in Puerto del Carmen. I had seen the sign for the Verde Mar off the main road in La Santa but had not visited the restaurant before. When Debbie contacted me to say she had taken on two chefs we knew,…

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