Winter in Ibiza: 8x the best off-season restaurants
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Winter in Ibiza? Yes indeed! While the Netherlands seems to be skipping summer this year, Ibiza is still shrouded in warm sunshine for the next few months! October, November and December are secretly wonderful months to enjoy the island at leisure. An Indian summer that, especially this year, we can all use extra. The nice thing is that even in the fall, there are still plenty of great places to enjoy a delicious lunch or dinner with friends & family. Here are 8x the best restaurants in Ibiza that are open all winter!
Winter in Ibiza, our favorite hotspots of 2021 are:
- Higo @ Santa Eulalia
- Overall @ Santa Gertrudis
- CBbC Ebusus @ Ibiza
- Las Dalias Café & Restaurant @ San Carles
- L’Atelier Numero 74 @ Santa Gertrudis
- Es Birra @ Es Caná
- Olivia’s Ibiza Kitchen @ Santa Gertrudis
- La Paloma @ San Lorenzo
In the port of Santa Eulalia you can recently get acquainted with the unique Nikkei cuisine. The special blend between Peruvian and Japanese cuisine makes this definitely a must try. This place is stylish with a nice laid-back vibe. Perfect for a romantic evening together. Or just a cozy lunch with friends on the terrace. Very nice that this place is open all winter!
Higo’s kitchen uses the best seasonal organic ingredients. The fresh interpretations of Nikkei dishes will surprise your taste buds 100%. Think Truffle Seabass Ceviche, Sake-Caramel Ice Cream and a delicious cocktail to go with it. Hmmm what not to like?
Address: Carrer de Sant Joan 38 (patio), 07840, Santa Eulalia, Ibiza
Opening hours: di to zo, lunch: 1:30 p.m.-5 p.m., dinner from 7:30 p.m.
The foodie hotspot Santa Gertrudis is not to be missed even in winter. Meet Overall, a mega cool (cocktail) bar definitely worth trying! This exciting new location is the ultimate place for delicious “sips and bites.” Purely for a drink, you also have plenty to choose from here. From ready-to-drink cocktails made from local ingredients, to delicious natural wines.
Power couple Jorge and Monica complement each other perfectly as owners. She cooks the most delicious dishes inspired by South American cuisine, he mixes the best cocktails on the spot. And just wait until you see his ice cream creations… This place definitely deserves a spot on your to do list!
Address: Passeig de Santa Gertrudis 11, Local 3, Ibiza
Opening hours: Mon to Sat, 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
3. CBbC Ebusus
In the beautiful old town of Ibiza, you can enjoy the winter at CBbC Ebusus. Housed in a beautiful historic building including ultimate stylish interior. The vibe is classy yet relaxed. So you can come here with friends, family or for a business lunch.
Traditional Ibizan cuisine gets a nice innovative touch at Ebusus where top quality fish and meat alternate with delicious pasta and traditional Spanish rice dishes. Elegant spot where you will be totally comfortable from early to late. A fine restaurant to enjoy that late summer lunch together in the sun.
Address: Vara de Rey 20, 07800, Ibiza
Opening hours: Mon-Sat, 08:00 – 02:00, Sunday from 09:00 – 02:00.
4. Las Dalias Café & Restaurant
Ibiza’s most famous Hippie Market also has an incredibly cozy café and restaurant. Here you can enjoy that fine boho atmosphere all winter long. Tucked away in a beautiful garden, here you can enjoy delicious Mediterranean food with influences from India, Thailand and Morocco.
Even in winter there is a relaxed atmosphere here and you will enjoy tasty Veggie Gyozas, Green Thai curry and for dessert roasted figs surrounded by the warmth of the last late summer sun rays. Keep an eye on the website, because who knows, maybe they will host their annual Christmas Market again this year!
Address: Carretera San Carlos, Km. 12, 07850 Sant Carles de Peralta
Opening hours: Sat from 8 a.m.-midnight, Sun to Fri from 5 p.m.-midnight.
5. L'Atelier Numero 74
L’Atelier Numero 74 can be found in picturesque Santa Gertrudis. Besides a fine restaurant, it is also a great concept store and craft studio. A variety of creative workshops are held here for both children and adults.
Baking Christmas cookies together with the kids? Fun activities are organized for each season. In the cozy restaurant you will find tasty homemade dishes: real grandma’s recipes. If you’re looking for comfort food and don’t want to get bored: this is the place to be!
Address: Carrer Venda de Fruitera n°4, 07814 Santa Gertrudis, Ibiza
Opening hours: Mon-Sun, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 p.m.
Not for nothing do many foreigners stay around Santa Gertrudis all year round. This small village is the ideal place to enjoy lunch and shop in one of the cozy little stores. Centrally located on the island and a must-see during your vacation in Ibiza.
6. Es Birra
On the east side of Ibiza, near the hippie market in Es Caná, you’ll find this laid-back spot: Es Birra. All bear lovers beware, Es Birra also means “it’s beer. Therefore, a good selection is no surprise and makes this the ultimate hot spot with a club of friends. Fan of shared plates? Es Birra combines the tastiest dishes from the U.S., Asia and Europe. Vega or vegan? No problem, there is something delicious for everyone to choose from.
At cozy long tables here you are surrounded by a relaxed low key atmosphere. Last but not least, from Wednesday to Sunday you can enjoy live music here by all kinds of different local musicians and artists. So super fun for an evening of fun.
Address: Avinguda Punta Arabí, 228, 07849 es Canar, Ibiza
Opening hours: woe, 12:00 pm – 01:00 am, Fri to di, 7:00 pm – 01:00 am.
7. Olivia's Ibiza Kitchen
In the cute little streets of Santa Gertrudis, you can also visit the fine oasis in winter: Olivia’s Ibiza Kitchen. Run by a German family full of passion and love for the island, they are trying to make Olivia’s the new arty meeting place. The interior is carefully curated in collaboration with local artists and therefore also serves as a cool showroom for local art.
Besides a special arty environment, here you will enjoy delicious local and Mediterranean dishes, simple but made with great attention. Vegetarian or gluten-free? You’ll find something for everyone here. From Spanish Rice with fish, Vegan Burgers with beetroot falafel to Lebanese-style Lamb. Their Zero Food Miles policy already makes this place a favorite. Fresh, local and seasonal dishes…, shall we make reservations?
Address: Carrer de la Vénda de Poble, 6, 07814 Santa Gertrudis, Ibiza
Opening hours: Mon-Fri, 7 a.m.-11:30 p.m.
8. La Paloma
In San Lorenzo, a small village in the middle of Ibiza, you’ll find a beautifully romantic courtyard garden hidden under lemon and orange trees. La Paloma: the hot spot among locals and tourists alike where you really must have been. Lanterns, freshly picked flowers and delectable organic food, truly the perfect combo.
Expect authentic food prepared with love here. From fresh juices to salads from its own garden, this is ibiza at its finest. In the winter you can also sit here inside by the fireplace so definitely put this place on your list!
Address: Carrer Can Pou, 4, 07812 Sant Llorenç de Balàfia, Ibiza
Opening hours: Mon-Fri lunch: 12:30 – 4:30 pm, dinner from 8:00 pm.
San Lorenzo is not really a village. It is basically one church with a collection of houses in a beautiful landscape … and the nice & well known restaurant La Paloma. San Lorenzo is quiet and serene. Behind the village you will find a small picnic area with public barbecues and a playground for children. Furthermore, it is a place surrounded by many beautifully renovated fincas.
*All images on this page are from the restaurant’s own Instagram pages.
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