The streets of Santa Catalina may not be an apparent choice for a good, value meal. But what the chef Marco Di Bella and the pastry chef Mario Matrone have done, transforms the way people perceive budget Italian cuisine. With white walls and chunky wooden tables spicing up the decor, this great restaurant serves some amazing Italian food and stunning pastries and desserts! It's three-course €14 menú del día, which includes a drink also.
Location: Calle Cotoner 47 07013 Palma de Mallorca
Timings: 8:00 am to 6:30 pm, Closed Sundays and Holidays
Simply Fosh redefines 'value meals'. Simply Fosh deserves a Michelin-star but Marc Fosh, the brainchild behind the restaurant, knows his flavours have to be affordable as well. At lunchtime, they offer a reasonably priced three-course set menu at around €30. The menu will vary but the emphasis will always remain on flavours and seasonal ingredients.
Location: Carrer de la Missió, 7A 07003 Palma de Mallorca
Timings: Monday to Sunday from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm / 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Located on the corner of Carrer Soler and Carrer Pusiana, Bunker's is a tiny little quirky restaurant run by chef Luigi Valdambrini. The space decorated with just a few light wood tables and bar chairs instantly give you a welcoming expression. As you watch Luigi slog off in the open kitchen, get to eat foods that are specific to the season.
Location: Calle Soler esq. Calle Pursiana 07013 Palma de Mallorca
Timings: Tuesday to Friday from 10:00 am to 11:30 pm / Weekends 7:30 pm to 11:00 pm
At Palma, food lovers are spoilt for choice! But sometimes all you want is the simple nibble of a burger. If there is such a thing as being authentic, it is the classic American Diner in Santa Catalina. Complete with red vinyl-covered booths, black and white chequered flooring and a jukebox, Diner is always open for business whether it is breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Location: Diner Plaza de España, Calle Bisbe Joan Maura, nº 5 07005 Palma de Mallorca
Diner Santa Catalina, Calle de Sant Magi, nº 23 07013 Palma de Mallorca
Quina Creu is one of the top-rated restaurants in Palma by both the locals and tourists to the island. Located in the 13th century Sa Gerreria area of Palma's old town, Quina Creu works around its upmarket vintage look with Mallorca's best tapas and cuisine. Its three-course menú del día at around € 13.00 is a notch above.
Location: Carrer de Corderia 24 Centro de Palma de Mallorca
Timings: Monday to Saturday from midday to 1:00 am