Savour the essence of the Mediterranean at our Maspalomas Restaurant, Esencia. Enjoy a spectacular evening in the elegant retro ambience of Esencia with authentic Maspalomas food, a leading Maspalomas restaurant serving traditional Mediterranean cuisine with a modern twist.
Because only seasonal produce is at our restaurant in Maspalomas, the menu changes every week, offering a selection of four courses. Diners can choose from a selection of four starters, four hors d’oeuvres, four different fish or meat main courses and a selection of desserts, or sample each dish separately.
Depending on the season, dinner at Esencia might feature an hors d’oeuvre of quail breast with couscous and Miso lime vinaigrette, a fillet of beef with olive polenta and vegetables, clams with lemongrass and coriander, and many other original creations.
Dive into an authentic Mediterranean dining experience
Head chef Steffen Schenk is renowned in the Gran Canaria food scene for his inventive combinations of fresh local ingredients. Reflective of the restaurant’s name – meaning “essence” in Spanish – the flavours of each component in its purest state can be savoured in every dish.
As could be expected from one of the best restaurants in Maspalomas, Esencia is a feast for the eyes as well as the palate. With wood panelled-walls, pastel textiles and chic details, the interior provides the perfect setting for an outstanding dinner or celebration.