The city of Benidorm, in the province of Alicante, is known not only for its wonderful climate, excellent beaches and wide range of leisure activities, but also for its delicious gastronomy.
The best luxury restaurants in Benidorm are devoted to high-level cuisine, allowing you to savour the best dishes from land and sea, presented impeccably. In this article we will take a look at Benidorm’s signature restaurants, modern cuisine and speciality restaurants to satisfy the palates of the most discerning customers.
La Falúa Restaurant
La Falúa opened in 2007, in Calle Santander, just a few metres from the Poniente beach, and has become one of the most avant-garde restaurants on the Costa Blanca. It is exquisitely and elegantly decorated in white and pastel tones, achieving a modern yet classic look.
This warm and welcoming atmosphere serves the best traditional Mediterranean cuisine, which will make diners experience exciting sensations and flavours.
Among its star dishes are the Chateaubriand sirloin steak, the Falúa-style monkfish with saffron sauce and the grilled foie gras with a port reduction. Also worthy of special mention are the rice dishes, such as rice with pumpkin and whiting, and rice with monkfish and clams. Its wine selection is also excellent, as it has the best wines in the country as well as wines from the Levante region.
La Falúa restaurant also has a very elegant cocktail bar with pleasant music where you can end the evening and relax, or you can choose to take a stroll by the sea, given its proximity to the beach.
The Belvedere restaurant is in the heart of Benidorm, on Esperanto street, on the 21st floor of the Madeira Centro Hotel. In addition to the food, the restaurant offers incredible views of the city and the Mediterranean Sea from all its terraces.
Its menu is based on signature cuisine, especially high quality Mediterranean cuisine, and one of its star dishes is rice with rabbit and quail. A tasting menu is also available.
Its exquisite gastronomy, exclusive atmosphere and spectacular views make it an ideal restaurant for romantic dinners.
The Ulía restaurant is on Avenida Vicente Lorca Alós, on the front line of the Poniente beach. Its large windows let in a lot of light and offer fabulous views of the sea. The design is very simple, but also very well cared for, with a nautical style in the decorative details.
The speciality of this traditional restaurant is top quality fresh fish and seafood, as well as rice dishes in all their varieties, especially rice with lobster. It also has a wide variety of wines and homemade desserts. There is also a bar for customers who prefer to eat tapas rather than sitting at a table.
Taita restaurant is located in Primavera Street, opposite Benidorm Town Hall. It is a pleasant restaurant, tastefully decorated, with a large outdoor terrace surrounded by greenery that gives privacy to its customers.
Its cuisine is local, based on the products of the land, but at the same time it is creative as it has a modern touch. Its typical dishes are very popular, and the quality of its sirloin steak and fish deserves special attention. Prices are slightly lower than in other restaurants of the same characteristics.
Llum de Mar Restaurant
Llum de Mar is a charming restaurant located in the old town of Benidorm, on one of the upper floors of the Villa Venecia Boutique Gourmet Hotel. A major feature of the restaurant is its fabulous views of the Mediterranean Sea.
The decoration is traditional, with a rustic touch and large windows facing the sea. Ample and very comfortable facilities make the restaurant a very welcoming place.
Among the best luxury restaurants in Benidorm, it stands out for its renowned chefs who offer signature cuisine based on the flavours of the sea and the land. Without a doubt, the most demanding palates will be satisfied. Its menu offers very popular dishes such as cod au gratin with saffron aioli, Iberian pork sirloin with foie gras or white hake from Isla Cristina. It also has a large dessert menu, which includes warm apple pie with homemade butter ice cream, or fruit soup with mint and vanilla ice cream.
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