Eating out in Tenerife
A youthful ambience, but a colonial style: that is La Laguna, home to the Canary Islands’ oldest university, and a stamping ground for students every weekend. A magical city, steeped in contrasts.
We can safely say that the question is not where to eat in Tenerife, but what to eat, as there is a wide array of delicious options on the island.
Situated in the highlands of southern Tenerife, the town of Vilaflor astonishes visitors with its lush vegetation, winter snow and great, traditional Canarian cuisine.
Number 3 on Calle San Francisco, in the beautiful historic centre of La Orotava, houses a stately home where time seems to have stood still.
When in Tenerife, the Nuestra Señora de África Market is a must-visit due to its history, stalls and insight into daily life in the city of Santa Cruz.
Tenerife has many festivals for all audiences, with Carnival as the main attraction and religious pilgrimages as the traditional counterpoints.
Around 30 street markets are held in Tenerife each week. They’re the perfect place to buy everything from food and local handicrafts to fashion, accessories, tableware and antiques.
Tenerife’s traditional food is characterised by simplicity and its use of Canary Island ingredients—in addition to some which originate on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean.
There are over 100 wineries in Tenerife, most of which are open to visitors. Here, you can try the island’s magnificent volcanic wines.
There are countless things to buy in Tenerife: from the most original handicrafts, including fashion, accessories and household items, to delicious delicacies.