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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

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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Prado Verde Costa Teguise

Lanzarote Restaurant Review – Prado Verde, Costa Teguise

We walked through through the Las Cucharas shopping centre with the intention of a pizza for lunch at one of the restaurants on the terrace overlooking the beach. We decided on the Restaurante Prado Verde which has a double front with plenty of shaded seating to eat al fresco. Although pizza had been on our…

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Lanzarote Shopping

Food Shopping Like A Local In Lanzarote

We’re often asked by people staying in villas, or those who are planning to be on the island for several months: “Where do locals do their food shopping?” The resorts are populated with small supermarkets where you can get most of the essentials, but they are relatively expensive and lack a good range of products,…

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Casa Roja

5 Special Occasions Restaurants In Playa Blanca

The holiday resort of Playa Blanca has some fantastic restaurants, it can be difficult deciding between them. We’ve selected the following five restaurants in Playa Blanca that we believe are the best to celebrate a special occasion at, for those times where you want great food, good service and a nice location. Sebastyan’s Sebastyan’s Greek…

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