WHERE DO LOCALS HAVE THEIR COFFEE?
There are still places to go and feel the local vibe and live how locals live, heres our guide to the best …
Sa Font Fresca Deia
This is where the locals of Deia gather throughout their day to have a good catch up and gossip. It is not unusual to spot the local workers popping in at breakfast to have a ‘carajillo’ a Spanish drink combining coffee with a shot of rum, whisky, anisette or brandy. The lunchtime menu which is a fixed 3 course menu is also hugely popular and great value for money – just 10Euro and the portion sizes are huge!
Bar ‘Meriendas’ Valldemossa
The busiest time of the day in Meriendas is first thing in the morning when all the locals pop in for a quick coffee and chat before work. However throughout the day there’s a steady stream of familiar faces, the owner knows ‘everyone’ providing a very friendly ambiance. There’s always the local sweet buns ‘coco de patatas’ on offer to enjoy with your coffee here.
Café Paris Soller
The place everyone heads to for a gossip in Sollers main square and a perfect place to people watch and see all that’s going on in the square. Open from 7am until midnight, it is there for you all day long when the coffee craving hits!
Bar Es Firo Soller
Named after the famous fiesta del Firo celebrated in Soller annually. This is a typical Malorquin bar that the locals love, serving coffee, cold beers, bocodillos and tapas while watching the world go by.
Bar Bosch Palma
A typically traditional Spanish bar always buzzing with life, the waiters are famous for their efficiency, also a great place to people watch due to its location in the centre of Palma on Plaza Rei Joan Carles. The bar has been there since 1936 and is one of the most historic in Palma, known as the ‘meeting point’ for Mallorcans.