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La Chalana

La Chalana (Barranco Colon, Playa de Santiago) – this charming beach bar is located on the south side of the island. Because of that, both locals and visiting tourists hang out here and enjoy cold beers and other drinks, while taking in the local atmosphere. Salsa and other genres of Latin music are often played […]

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Gomera Lounge Piano Bar

Gomera Lounge Piano Bar (Paseo Las Palmeras 9, 38870 Valle Gran Rey) – this bar on Calera Beach is frequented by mostly mature German and other tourists. There are regular concerts, exhibitions, cinema & multimedia shows (including a flamenco show and tango dancing once a week), with cocktails and tapas readily available. Music ends by […]

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Blue Marlin Bar

Blue Marlin Bar (Plaza de la Constitución 6, San Sebastián) – this is a popular bar for German and other tourists that are passing through the island capital. Along with a variety of international beers & drinks, there is occasional live music (jazz, blues) during different nights of the week (such as Wednesdays). Sailors who […]

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Bar Zumería Cuba Libre

Bar Zumería Cuba Libre (Plaza de las Américas 18, San Sebastián) – this bar has very modest decor, and is frequented by tourists on their way to visiting sites connected to Christopher Columbus. One can enjoy decent tapas, as well as mojitos and cold beers here after a long day of sightseeing or physically demanding […]

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Bar Sonia

Bar Sonia (Plaza de Chipude, 38840 Vallehermoso) — this bar, located within a hotel of the same name at the northwest part of the island, is ideal for hikers and other eco-tourists who are on their way to see sights like the “Fortaleza de Chipude” mountain and Garajonay National Park. Along with beer and hard […]

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Bar Terraza Perdomo

Bar Terraza Perdomo (Road CV-16, 38852 Barranco El Mono en Alojera) – this is an ideal watering hole for eco-tourists returning from a hiking excursion at Garajonay National Park, or the Chorros de Epina site. First time visitors can sample the locally-made craft beer brand “Layla” (made by Cerveza Artesanal Gomera Layla at Vallehermoso).

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Bar Terraza Pedro

Bar Terraza Pedro (Carretera General 156, 38820 Hermigua) — Right on the road, Bar Pedro serves large small plates and good wine and brandy. It has great valley views, cool music, Internet access and a host named Pedro. From the terrace at this bar, you can enjoy a magnificent view over the green valley in […]

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Bar Piloto

Bar Piloto (Playa Santa Catalina #16) – this modest family-run bar is located on the northeast coast of the island (at a bay once known for banana exports). Tourists passing through here are likely to come from visiting nearby eco-tourist sites like Majona National Park or Garajonay National Park. Spanish style tapas, cocktails and beers […]

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Restaurante Mirador de Abrante

Restaurante Mirador de Abrante (Carretera del Mirador, 38890 Agulo) – this amazing place toward the north side of the island is a tourist destination unto itself. It’s a bar – cafeteria with a glass window bay, and offers a visual spectacle of La Gomera and Tenerife. Enjoy the breathtaking views while tasting local tapas and […]

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 Sal & Pimienta

Sal & Pimienta (Avenida El Llano 29, 38870 San Sebastián) – this is a pizza restaurant in San Sebastián. One reason why this place is popular is because of the fact that there are few pizzerias or pizza restaurants anywhere in Gomera (confirming the limited number of visitors going through the island (as opposed to […]