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Es Torrent

Famous Ibiza beach club eatery on famed strip on sand

Hours 11am-7pm, daily (mid-April - Oct.)
Phone (34) 971 802 160
www.estorrent.net

Playa d Es Torrent Ibiza - Sant Josep Spain

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As you wind down the dusty road between groves of coastal pines to Es Torrent, it feels as though you could just as easily be in the South of France as a small parking lot marks the spot of one of Ibiza's most famous seaside eateries. Having already been anointed by the King of Spain as well as numerous fashion icons, a dressy contingent of island elite descend on the beachside eatery with its teak outdoor terrace and collection of thatch umbrellas that host a late-afternoon tanning crowd. Its removed location along a rather popular beach also offers a good landing point for anchored yacht-hopper who arrive to the sandy beach in stilettos and couture sundresses.

The Food

Despite its casual location, the chefs of Es Torrent mean serious food business with an all-day menu that begins with tapas portions of grilled octopus, marinated tuna, melon ham and calamari cooked to order. Main course includes a few selections of lamb and chicken but mostly seafood specialties like a mixed fish grill, noodle paella with daily catch, black rice and lobster dishes that include stew and grilled options. A fairly lengthy wine list offers mostly Spanish selections as well as sangria and magnum of champagne and sparkling wines.

Last Word

Ibiza’s top fish restaurant offers swanky seaside location frequented by celebrities and Spanish royalty.

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