Food & drink

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Barbecue

We have a large brick barbecue/pizza oven on the private roof-top solarium next to the outside bar/kitchen.

Groceries

Butchers – The best meat is from the local butchers, our favourite is Jaime’s in Benijófar.

Markets – see Things to do.

Supermarkets – Carrefour, Hiperber, Mercadona & Lidl are all within walking distance.

Restaurants & cafés

Café Roma – good Italian coffee & tostada, located by the fountains facing the harbour.

Blue Iguana – simple Spanish café, good lunch bar-top tapas, 500m walk towards Carrefour.

Ciao’s – great value traditional Italian pizza & pasta dishes. Lunch menu including sandwiches & salads. Opposite Carrefour. All cooked by our Italian amigo Mario!

Shannon’s Irish Bar – good cocktails, all drinks including Spanish & international, good coffee, friendly, large terrace, regular events. There are several restaurants on the same stretch serving good food at reasonable prices including Indian, Italian, Mediterranean, English & Mexican.

Los Granainos – Spanish meat & cheese, quality produce, pintxo/tapa included with drink, family run, just out of town at the end of the yellow brick road. They also have a very popular stall at Torrevieja market.

The best tapas & pintxo we have found in town (so far) have been at Los Zamoranos & Tasca Nueva Bahía.

El Meulle – seafront restaurant, good service & excellent seafood.

Las Columnas – seafront restaurant, good Mediterranean cooking in a smart setting with great views of the Med.

La Herradura – traditional Spanish restaurant with excellent cooking at a good price, set in a converted barn, regular Spanish entertainment for a traditional style evening. Booking recommended.