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Beijing Chinese

Lanzarote Restaurant Review – Beijing Chinese, Costa Teguise

We love finding restaurants that offer good food at great prices, our latest discovery we’d like to share is the Beijing Chinese Restaurant, situated in C.C. Las Cucharas in Costa Teguise. As there are so many Asian restaurants in Lanzarote, it can be difficult finding the best ones to visit. We were delighted to find…

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Restaurant Review, Guachinche de Luis

Restaurant Review, Guachinche de Luis

It’s hard to beat the Guachinche de Luis in the centre of Costa Teguise for an authentic Spanish Menu del Día. We know it locally as Casa Luis, probably because Guachinche (prounounced gwa chin chay) can be difficult to remember and a bit of a mouthful to say! Traditionally a Guachinche is a makeshift restaurant,…

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Paella in Lanzarote

Paella in Puerto del Carmen

Paella is one of the great Spanish dishes made for sharing during your holiday in Spain. Here’s our suggestions of three restaurants in Puerto del Carmen where you can find a delicious paella, packed full of flavour and using only the freshest ingredients available in Lanzarote. Restaurante Mardeleva We love this restaurant for it’s position…

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Tapas dishes, Lanzarote, Canary Islands

Tapas In Lanzarote – What Should You Order?

A tapa or tapas is a small dish of food to enjoy with a drink. The food in question can be anything from a few olives to a small portion of a stew, or even a tiny burger. A tapa will provide a little snack for one or two people. If you want more, you…

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Bar El Moreno

Lanzarote Restaurant Review – Bar El Moreno

We’ve passed this bar many a time without realising that the Bar El Moreno in San Bartolomé is better known as “four forks” amongst the local community. Bar El Moreno is situated on Calle el Quintero just off the mini roundabout on the main road in the centre of San Bartolomé  close to  the Monumento…

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Volcan de la Corona

Lanzarote Restaurant Review – Volcan de la Corona

The Restaurante Gril Volcan de La Corona is situated in the village of Yé by the crossroads to the Mirador del Río. We decided to visit for Sunday lunch after a walk up Monte Corona, luckily we’d already decided to book a table in advance, as it was full by 2pm. It was our first…

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La Bulla Lanzarote

Lanzarote Restaurant Review, La Bulla

It was one of those days when nothing went right, the car didn’t start, the restaurant we had been planning to have lunch at was closed and then we found ourselves at La Bulla. It was a very hot day in the capital and we started to relax when we found a slight breeze around…

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Cafe con hielo coffee

5 Drinks You’ll Hear Canarians Ordering

You won’t find many Canarians drinking Sangria, or “large beers” as drinks on your travels around the islands, but here are some drinks you will hear being ordered: Café con hielo Quite literally, this is coffee with ice, and it’s surprisingly refreshing on a hot day. Your coffee will be a strong black coffee, and will be…

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Lanzarote for Vegetarians

Lanzarote for Vegetarians

This is a guest article from our friend Stuart. Having decided about two years ago to become a vegetarian, mainly for reasons of environmental concern, I find myself still adjusting to that lifestyle choice. I don’t miss meat, despite having eaten some form of animal product with every meal for the first thirty three years…

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Pimientos padron

Lanzarote Recipe – Pimientos de Padron

Another Lanzarote tapas staple, is pimientos padron and one which is so easy to cook! If you manage to get the correct type of Spanish Padrón Pepper, remember, there’s an occasional hot one in every 20 or so! Ingredients Padrón peppers (allow 8 to 10 per person) – they are a particular type of green…

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