Where to Eat and Drink in Gibraltar
Given that Gibraltar is a delightful mixture of races, ethnicities and cultures, it will come as no surprise to the visitor to Gibraltar that the broad array of restaurants and cuisines will reflect that mixture. Gibraltar’s wide assortment of restaurants can offer you foods that range from the fast foods of McDonalds, Pizza Hut and Burger King, to the more traditional sit down variety of establishment, all the way to the typical fish and chips that you’re craving tonight.
Reflecting the tastes and desires of Gibraltar’s multi-cultural environment, you will also find foods that are native to Morocco, Israel, France, Italy and Spain. Of course, the prerequisite traditional British foods come into play as well. There are a vast assortment of restaurants in Gibraltar, not the least of which are the British pubs, sidewalk cafe’s, and coffee houses.
Frankly, if you stay hungry in Gibraltar, you’ve no one to blame but yourself. The options for truly excellent cuisine are endless, and the assortment of venues and atmospheres in which you may dine are nothing less than astounding.
Beginning at Casemates Square, you’ll find the upscale establishments are nearly endless. Most restaurants in Gibraltar feature remarkable staff that cope very well with larger crowds, and still offer an intimate dining experience to their patrons. Nestled in and out of the way corners, from Main Street areas that are pedestrian only traffic, to the top of the Rock itself, to hotels with in house restaurants, to grand restaurants offering you amazing menu items, to small pub style restaurants, you are sure to find what you are looking for!
You will enjoy the breath-taking view of the coast of Spain and Morocco, or the equally awe inspiring sight of the boats sailing over the Bay of Gibraltar while you’re enjoying some of the finest foods that the world has to offer. The chefs of Gibraltar’s restaurant’s offer you, in most restaurants, both a daily menu, which is constantly changing, as well as ala carte menu items from which to select.
The seafood has been rumored to be the best in the world, while multiple other offerings to the fortunate diners are no less a taste of perfection. A great many Spanish and Portuguese cuisines can also be found, but in Gibraltar, there is truly something for everyone, from the faint hearted diner to those who love to put their taste buds through the torture test.
Restaurants range from fine dining experiences to the more traditional Full English Breakfast in the morning, to a pub lunch, or a business meal that is complete with the perfect atmosphere and a view of the sea.
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