With a Catalan influenced cuisine, Menorca’s gastronomy with its Arabic influences and other touches from colonising cultures such as the French and British, create some amazing dishes, read our guides below to find the best places for eating and drinking.
Traditional Spanish dishes and meals are common throughout Menorca that includes Paelas, Tapas, omelettes and numerous sausages. Menorca is home to several unique specialities with some gaining recognition throughout the world, that include:
Menorca Gin Xoriguer
Menorca is famous for its Xoriguer Gin, its distinctively aromatic flavours are made of grape wine and flavoured with imported juniper berries from mainland space. The actual Gin Distillery at Mahon’s Port dates back the 18th century when it was constructed in order to keep the British Fleet happy.
Menorca Mahon Cheese (Queso de Menorca)
Mahon cheese is made on the island with cow’s milk and is a soft to hard white cheese. Alaior is the main production area with Coinga, Dalrit and Cardona factories situated there. In 1985 it was given it's own Denomination of Origin.