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WHEN visiting Majorca, we always set aside at least one evening to dine at the Son Floriana Restaurant.
A former Majorcan 'posessi' with more than 200 years of history, this restaurant nestles in its own little oasis in Cala Bona on the North East coast of the island. Heading inland, it is walking distance from the harbour, but seated within its walled gardens, the diner could just as well be in the heart of the countryside.

This restaurant is ideal for people looking for Majorcan style in an authentic setting, where they can benefit from the comfort and luxury afforded by welcoming, attentive and extremely knowledgeable staff, top quality food and an ambience that surpasses anywhere we have found to date.

The menu is essentially Mediterranean and includes fresh fish, meats, seafood and pasta as well as a range of melt–in–the–mouth desserts and some traditional Majorcan delicacies. Dishes are well–presented and some flambed at the table.

In the summer months, courtyard dining is a must – wax encrusted candles, rustic furnishings and an abundance of fruit adorn the stone terraces, whilst the smell of flowers permeates the air.

When temperatures fall, inside dining is no less alluring. Tastefully furnished, the restaurant houses paintings and sculptures by famous artists.
In our opinion, this restaurant cannot be equalled for first class cuisine, exquisite settings and staff for whom nothing is too much trouble.
It is not budget–priced, but for the little extra cost is excellent value and absolutely unmissable for those looking for a memorable dining experience. l Annette & Laurence Duckworth
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