The Top Restaurants In Gibraltar

You'll almost be able to pick out your reserved table from the view on Windsor suspension bridge
You'll almost be able to pick out your reserved table from the view on Windsor suspension bridge | © Juan Antonio Orihuela Sanchez / Alamy Stock Photo
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9 February 2017

Huddled between Europe and Africa and located on the Southern end of the Iberian Peninsula, Gibraltar’s combination of British, Spanish and Moroccan food influences will intrigue the tastebuds. Following our previous guide, we’ve updated our gourmet guide to eating out on The Rock.

Sunborn Sky Restaurant

Foating Hotel and Casino in Gibraltar
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Part of the imposing five-star Sunborn yacht hotel, the Sky Restaurant serves up elysian food in the relaxed ambience of the hotel’s top deck. The hotel employs a team of international chefs whose Mediterranean themed menu is full of fabulous food. Food is served at all hours of the day so seaborne diners can clamber aboard whenever their appetites dictate.

Café Solo

Restaurant, Italian, Coffee, Tea , Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian, $$$
Children playing in Grand Casemates Square with restaurants in the background
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Hunkered in the majestic Grand Casemates Square, Café Solo is a Mediterranean restaurant with an emphasis on Italian dishes, including pastas, salads and pizzas. Nestled within the shell of the old bombproof barracks, this expansive restaurant is great for both family dining and business dinners. Visitors can relax in the café by day, or dine here in the evening, amid elegant, polished décor, from a varied menu with fresh ingredients.

Lord Nelson

Pub, Restaurant, British, Mediterranean, $$$
Gibraltar Interior The Lord Nelson Restaurant Pub
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Diners looking for a fix of quintessential British cuisine should head for the Lord Nelson, famed for its fish and chips. Situated on Grand Casemates Square, the venue offers spirited guests the archetypal British pub food experience. Named after the legendary British Admiral Lord Nelson, the establishment is fashioned as a ‘bar-brasserie’, featuring a menu of dishes native to Britain’s country pubs, including juicy steaks and fresh fish.


Nunos, Caleta Hotel
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Part of Caleta Hotel in Catalan Bay, Nunos specialises in hearty Italian cuisine. Nunos’ location offers visitors sweeping views of the Rock of Gibraltar whilst tantalising guests with glimpses of southern Spain and Morocco. With unadulterated views of the azure Mediterranean Sea. Nunos combines gorgeous vistas with an intimate dining experience in its eclectic environs.

Bistro Madeleine

Caesar salad in a round plate

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A fusion of French and continental cuisine is at the heart of Gibraltar’s Bistro Madeleine where the experience of French café dining is precisely emulated. The bistro offers an array of succulent meat cuts and vegetarian alternatives, giving the flavors of France a modern Gibraltarian twist.

Bistro Madeleine, 256 Main Street, Gibraltar, +350 200 65696


Bar, Restaurant, British, Wine, Beer, Mediterranean, $$$
Delicious grilled dorado or sea bream fish with salad, spices, grilled dorada on a plate. Top view, overhead, copy space
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Tucked away in Marina Bay, Biancas restaurant and bar as been serving scrumptious tropical-inspired dishes to Gibraltarians for the past 30 years. This family friendly restaurant is flanked by an impressive quayside terrace that offers magnificent sunset scenes to the guests enjoying a bottle of wine in the evening haze. Biancas’ menu offers a range of meal choices from classic and grill to pizza.

Sacarello's Cafe-Restaurant

Cafe, Coffee Shop, Restaurant, British, Vegetarian, $$$
A peanut butter Cup cake and espresso coffee in Heart Buchanan deli and cafe on Byres Road in the West End of Glasgow, Scotland.
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Located in Gibraltar’s historic Irish Town, Sacarello’s is the present occupant of a former 19th century warehouse. The eponymous Sacarello refers to a Gibraltarian family of Italian émigrés who alighted by the Rock in the mid 18th and early 19th centuries. The aroma of freshly brewed coffee snakes up your nostrils as your enter; sink into a comfortable chair and browse a newspaper or thumb through one of the books that line the walls of the main bar.

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