Puerto Pollensa Travel Guide
Before You Go
Flights
Package Holidays
Latest Special Offers!
All-Inclusive Hotels
Hotels & Aparthotels
Private Villas/Apts to Rent
Villa Companies
Local Rental Agents
Cruises
Car Hire
Airport Transfers & Taxis
Travel Insurance
Late Deals!
Currency
Holiday Shopping
Background Info
Language
Books
Events & Fiestas
Climate & Weather
Art & Culture
Flora & Fauna
Links
Discussion Forum
Once You're There
Maps
Airport Directions
Tourist Information
Eating Out
Buses & Trains
Music & Entertainment
Excursions & Days Out
Shopping & Markets
Kids
Beaches
Walking, Cycling
Boat Charters
Sailing/Watersports
Market Place
Boats & Yachts
Property For Sale
Businesses For Sale
Property Services
Local Services
MouseMats & T-shirts
Computers
Internet Services
Virus Protection
PuertoPollensa.com discussion forums

Go Back   Pollensa Forum > ONCE YOU'RE THERE > Bars & Restaurants in Pollensa, Majorca

Bars & Restaurants in Pollensa, Majorca Where to eat and drink. For great reviews and comments on bars, cafes and restaurants. Do give locations if possible.

Like Tree6Likes
  • 1 Post By graydale
  • 1 Post By El Gordo
  • 1 Post By debz1
  • 1 Post By graydale
  • 1 Post By graydale
  • 1 Post By martinchip10

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-07-2019, 19:27
Under Moderation
 
Join Date: Jul 2019
Location: France
Posts: 3
Default Traditional Tapas Bar

I am back in Puerto de Pollensa next week and, with my daughter & family who arrive before me, we will be eating together in our usual favourite restaurants.
However, on the evening I arrive it will be quite late so I want to throw my luggage into the hotel and stroll to a "proper" traditional tapas bar - not a modern franchise or fancy place - just a place where I can (like I used to do when I lived in Valencia) sit at the counter and choose whatever I fancy from the displays in front of me, hopefully with a glass or two of tinto from a barrel at the back of the bar.
I have seen information/web links detailing various "tapas" bars/restaurants but nothing seems to fit my specification.
Does such a place exist? Information please.
El Gordo likes this.
Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
  #2  
Old 09-07-2019, 20:48
El Gordo's Avatar
*****
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: NE
Posts: 1,579
Default

Since the demise of the Thursday Tapas Route, the closure of Rumbo and the change ownership of Neptuno, I think you'll have a problem!


Hopefully others, those that know the back street bars better than I, may know!
graydale likes this.
__________________
Adios
Gordon

My FlickR Photos
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 09-07-2019, 22:25
debz1's Avatar
*****
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Location: Buckinghamshire
Posts: 2,888
Default

There is not really anywhere in PP like Valencia and Northern Spain as you describe. I drive through Spain to Mallorca every year and love this laid back way of eating. Rustic and Bodeguita do great tapas, if you're not bothered about a view, but apart from 'Tapas' Thursday they won't be lined up on the bar.

Norai on the front opposite the Marina maybe you're best bet.
El Gordo likes this.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 09-07-2019, 22:29
*****
 
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: Gosforth, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Posts: 308
Default

Bodeguita would be a good choice for good drinks and good value. For a livelier place with music too head to Norai. Hope you have s great night and holiday.
Reply With Quote
  #5  
Old 10-07-2019, 05:25
****
 
Join Date: Jul 2018
Location: Puerto de Pollensa.
Posts: 68
Default

The best "real traditional tapa restaurant" in the island is Casa Gallega: two locations in Palma de Mallorca and one in Alcudia.
Reply With Quote
  #6  
Old 10-07-2019, 08:13
*****
 
Join Date: Apr 2010
Location: Cheshire
Posts: 219
Smile

Quote:
Originally Posted by graydale View Post
I am back in Puerto de Pollensa next week and, with my daughter & family who arrive before me, we will be eating together in our usual favourite restaurants.
However, on the evening I arrive it will be quite late so I want to throw my luggage into the hotel and stroll to a "proper" traditional tapas bar - not a modern franchise or fancy place - just a place where I can (like I used to do when I lived in Valencia) sit at the counter and choose whatever I fancy from the displays in front of me, hopefully with a glass or two of tinto from a barrel at the back of the bar.
I have seen information/web links detailing various "tapas" bars/restaurants but nothing seems to fit my specification.
Does such a place exist? Information please.
Not in Pp but tapas arranged on the counter can be found at Hostal La Fonda in Alcudia old town. Superb and plenty. This is not much good for your arrival but please visit during your stay. You will not be disappointed, I guarantee.
Reply With Quote
  #7  
Old 13-07-2019, 10:53
Under Moderation
 
Join Date: Jul 2019
Location: France
Posts: 3
Default

Thanks Tommo. Thought I would be disappointed but will take a look at La Fonda when we go to Alcudia.

Thanks Bekki. I had a beer at La Bodeguita a while ago and it looks like it might be the best choice for when I arrive.

Thanks JPALCOVER. I've seen Casa Gallega in Puerto d'Alcudia but not been to eat there. Bit "restauranty" for my first night though. There used to be a small traditional place in the port on one of the roads running down from the car park - twenty odd years since I was taken there so I guess it's gone now.

Thanks debz1. Good suggestions. Don't know Rustic but looks OK. Might wander to La Bodeguita then up to Rustic when I arrive. Norai? Always saw this as more of a snack bar but never been in (for that reason).
Tommo likes this.

Last edited by Sparky; 13-07-2019 at 12:24.
Reply With Quote
  #8  
Old 13-07-2019, 11:27
Under Moderation
 
Join Date: Jul 2019
Location: France
Posts: 3
Default

Thanks Bekki. La Bodeguita looks favourite for my first night.
Tommo likes this.
Reply With Quote
  #9  
Old 14-07-2019, 18:47
martinchip10's Avatar
*****
 
Join Date: Apr 2013
Location: Watford
Posts: 259
Default

Bodeguita or La Cabana for me.
Tommo likes this.
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Traditional Majorcan or sheepskin rugs Jilliekins Shopping 0 08-02-2013 11:58
The Best Tapas? The Hamiltons Bars & Restaurants in Pollensa, Majorca 16 17-10-2012 19:11
Traditional dance & music Lorenzo Events & Fiestas in Pollensa and Majorca 0 10-03-2011 19:50
traditional entertainment - flamengo, tango etc holly Alcudia 0 09-03-2008 10:55
THE TAPAS BAR sleepybobby Miscellaneous 3 19-04-2007 00:31


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 22:53.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0
(c) Copyright Holiday Webs Ltd 2011