Words: Olivia Ebeling
Photography: Andrei Oprescu, La Skimal & Tamara Sini
It might be hard to believe, but the holidays are less than a month away. And if you’re celebrating Christmas and/or New Year’s on the White Isle, you might be wondering which of your favourite gourmet destinations will be open.
Let’s face it, it’s much more fun to enjoy a delicious meal that’s been cooked for you rather than slave away in the kitchen yourself, so have a look at our list of restaurant options below and get your reservations in!
Cotton Beach Club
Reopening its doors on December 2nd after a little cosmetic makeover, Cotton Beach Club will be hosting the winter version of its famous champagne brunch every Sunday at the dazzling Cala Tarida venue, which should include Christmas Eve (day )on December 24th. On December 31st, the Cotton team is seeing out 2017 in style with its glamorous Suite & Tie New Year’s dinner, a three-course meal including two glasses of champagne for 120 Euros per person and excellent music.
Celebrate a decadent Christmas at La Imprenta Grand Café & Restaurante by tucking into one of head chef Pablo Montoro’s three mouth-watering set menus, starting from 45 Euros per person excluding drinks. On New Year’s Eve, the opulent venue is inviting guests to join its fabulous Masquerade Ball for an end of year celebration fuelled by great food, good music, elegance and fun. Getting dressed up in your finery is encouraged and with only 100 spaces available, it’s sure to be one of Ibiza’s most exclusive events.
Sushi fans will be delighted to hear that stylish Asian eatery Wasa.b in Ibiza Town will also remain open for Christmas and New Year’s Eve, offering not only a hip restaurant space to get together with your nearest and dearest but also its home delivery service if you can’t be bothered to head outside. To ring in 2018, head chef Jian Lin has created four special NYE menus priced at 50 Euros to showcase the finest of Japanese flavours, also available to enjoy on Wasa.b’s terrace or from the comfort of your own home.
The magical restaurant is reopening its doors after a brief vacation on December 23rd and remains open all the way through New Year’s Eve until January 6th for the Three Kings celebrations. Enjoy a traditional Christmas dinner on December 24th or book yourself in for a glamorous Gala Dinner complete with fireworks and music on December 31st. Spaces are expected to go fast, so don’t hang about when it comes to making your reservation!
Tanit Beach Ibiza
If you can’t resist a bit of seaside action, Playa d’en Bossa hotspot Tanit Beach Ibiza remains between Tuesday and Sunday, with a delicious menu served from Tuesday until Friday throughout the winter season for just 23 Euros per head. Come and enjoy breath-taking views on the sea, friendly service, tasty food and funky music.
Cas Costas Grill & Organic Market
The authentic Ibicencan restaurant’s rustic charm makes Cas Costas Grill & Organic Market the perfect place to hunker down in winter, enjoying hearty Mediterranean treats and juicy cuts of the finest meat prepared in the Josper oven. Serving breakfast, lunch, coffee and dinner, the charming venue is open every day between 13.00 and 24.00, with the kitchen operating between 13.00 – 16.00 and 18.00 – 23.00.