British Restaurants in Benidorm
British tourists are not renowned for being the most adventurous when dining out. On the whole, they tend to stick with what’s familiar and that generally means British food and British restaurants. Benidorm plays host to many thousands of British holidaymakers and tourists all year round. They are attracted to the sun drenched golden sand beaches and lively entertainment scene available in this city on Spain’s sunny Costa Blanca. Consequently, Benidorm boasts a range of British restaurants providing everything from full English breakfasts to fish and chips and traditional Sunday roasts with all the trimmings.
Corky’s Penny Farthing
Located on Calle Derramador, this delightful British restaurant is extremely popular and opens from 8.30am to 9pm daily. Penny Farthing’s friendly team of staff serve up a great range of traditional English food and drinks at very reasonable prices. The restaurant is light and airy with plenty of seating both inside and out on the spacious terrace.
The menu includes traditional English fry-up breakfasts, homemade steak pies, tasty battered cod and chips and roast beef with Yorkshire puddings to name but a few. Portion sizes are generous and service is always with a smile! Corky’s Penny Farthing has a faithful following of regulars and has deservedly earned TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for it’s rave reviews.
This friendly, owner run British pub and restaurant can be found on Calle Lepanto in central Benidorm. Owners Karen and Trevor go out of their way to afford all guests with a warm, friendly welcome to make them feel right at home. The spacious bar and restaurant area is tastefully decorated and has a lovely terrace which is a delightful suntrap during the day.
The menu boasts a tempting range of freshly prepared, homemade dishes and is very reasonably priced. Portions are generous and the owners’ heritage is reflected in the presence of some Scottish favourites such as Scotch broth, stovies and haggis. Open from 10am daily, Brogans provides its guests with light entertainment in the evenings such as pub quizzes and also celebrates all British national days with speciality menus and special offers.
The Four Seasons
This relatively new, clean and bright British restaurant is located on Calle La Biga in the heart of Benidorm’s old town. John, the owner, has many years experience of running restaurants in Benidorm and prides himself on producing and serving good, honest British food. The Four Seasons is open Monday to Saturday from 4pm till late and Sundays from 1pm till late.
This delightful eatery offers a very reasonably priced three course early bird menu from 4pm – 6pm with a good range of options for each course. After 6pm there is the option of a three course menu of the day or an a la carte steak and grill menu. Sundays feature a traditional Sunday roast menu with all the trimmings. All the delicious dishes served at The Four Seasons are freshly homemade and generously portioned.
Sherry’s Bar and Restaurant
This superb traditional English pub and restaurant is located on Plaza de la Senoria in the old town. The tastefully decorated interior has a warm and welcoming feel with plenty of seating options. Established in 1977 and run by owners Jeff and Carol, this gem of a pub and eatery serves up some of the tastiest British homemade food in Benidorm. The friendly staff are welcoming and attentive and offer a great range of quality food and drinks at reasonable prices.
The food menu offers a great selection of all the classic British pub grub favourites including fish and chips, homemade pies and mixed grills. There is an option of al fresco dining on the sunny terrace and family entertainment is featured most evenings. Overall, this is a fantastic venue for a relaxing cold drink and a delicious meal or snack in Benidorm’s charming old town.
Another charming restaurant with a menu featuring British style food, Paneil’s is located on Calle Paloma in Benidorm’s old town. This little restaurant is well established and enjoys a fine reputation for high quality, home cooked British food. It has earned TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for the many favourable reviews it has received from customers over the years. Although fairly small, the restaurant interior is elegantly decorated forming the perfect atmosphere for a romantic dinner.
Guests are spoilt for choice with options available on Paneil’s two or three course, reasonably priced set menu of the day. There is also a juicy steak grill menu offering all the favourite cuts of tender beef steak and accompanying sauces. Service from host Michael and his team of staff is extremely friendly and accommodating making this fabulous eatery a must visit when in the old town.
There are too many quality British restaurants around Benidorm to cover in any depth in an article such as this, but others British restaurants worth a mention include the following:
- Jimmy’s Red Lion – Calle Finestrat
- Wookey Hollow 2 – Avenida Cuenca
- Jarrow Lad – Calle San Pedro
- Two Palms Restaurant – Calle Palma
- Cafe Michael – Calle Santa Faz
- Terrace Bar – Avenue Murcia
- The Peppermill – Avenida Doctor Severo Ochoa
- The Union Jack – Avenida de Amettla del Mar
- The Jolly Whale – Avenida Alcoy
- Ray’s & Duke of Wellington – Avenida Del Derramador