Mesón El Monasterio

Mesón El Monasterio

Mesón El Monasterio (The Monastery),is more than a restaurant.  It is a gastronomic complex set in beautiful gardens. 

Choose from one of their restaurants or their café, all with different themes.  They also have a Winery with a large selection of Spanish and Canarian wines. 

Take a walk through the gardens, banana plantation and volcanic cone with amazing views of the Orotava Valley.

If you are looking for somewhere to celebrate a special occasion then The Monastery is just for you.

Or if you are looking for typical local Canarian food and tapas with a wide selection of wines, champagnes and spirits then Meson El Monasterio is the perfect place.

Restaurants at Meson El Monasterio

Main Dining Room

The main dining room has large terraces and is decorated in typical Canarian style.  A collection of original paintings inspired by the landscapes and people of Tenerife by the famous Tenerife painter Teófilo Galán Ulla decorate the walls.

The restaurant is famous for its variety of tapas, meats and typical Canarian dishes.  They also have a wide assortment of home made desserts and cakes made from locally produced ingredients.

At the entrance to the main restaurant is the bar and cave cellar which is beautifully decorated offering a wide range of Spanish and Canarian wines and much more.

The Terraces

There are several terraces all differently themed with some of the best views you can find of the Orotava Valley and the sea. The terraces are ideal for breakfast, lunch, snacks, dinner, coffee or maybe just a drink.

El Mirador Café & Restaurant

Café el Mirador stands out for its breakfasts, brunchs and snacks. There is also a large selection of desserts and home made cakes. 

The restaurant is a special place for either lunch or dinner.  There is a large sun terrace with stunning views of the Orotava Valley, banana plantations of the Mesón El Monasterio and the Atlantic Ocean.

In the lower part of the Mirador there is an event room with its own terrace and views. The perfect place for small celebrations.

Hacienda San Pedro

This elegant restaurant, specializing in fish, is located at the entrance of the Mesón el Monasterio. Traditional dishes such as paella make this place the perfect place to enjoy the flavours of the sea whilst also offering exquisite dishes for meat lovers.

The restaurant is decorated with ornaments from the former Columbus Café in Martiánez, Puerto de la Cruz.

The Cabin

La Cabaña Restaurant is an ideal restaurant for groups of friends, families and couples. They specialise in different types of fondues (original Swiss dish) and for a dessert why not try the delicious chocolate fondue.

The menu also has on offer meat and fish to cook on hot stones. 

The interior of the Cabin is decorated with original paintings by Egyptian painter and architect Mohamed Osman, a great lover of the Canarian culture. The restaurant also has its own terrace.

Tasca The Winery

On the ground floor is the cellar – Tasca, The Winery. It has a wide selection of wines to choose from. 

In a rustic atmosphere you can taste the wines on offer and something to eat.  There is a large selection of typical Canarian dishes together with tapas.  The perfect place to meet with friends.

The Lounge

The Lounge is located in the basement of Hacienda San Pedro set in natural stone.  An elegant and comfortable place to celebrate with friends but reservation is necessary.

Visits and Excursions

Apart from being able to enjoy typical locally produced Canarian food, tapas, speciality wines or maybe just a coffee, Meson El Monasterio has much more to offer.

Mesón El Monasterio is located at the foot of a volcanic cone, La Montaña. From the restaurant you are able to climb and visit this cone which measures about 25 hectares with wonderful views. 

Set in the stunning surroundings of the Orotava Valley, you can sit and take in the views from one of the many terraces and also take a walk in the gardens and plantations.  You will get the true feel of the natural beauty of the area and all that it has to offer. 

If you would like to visit the plantations just let them know before you visit.

Gourmet Shop “El Monje”

The Gourmet Shop El Monje offers visitors the opportunity to buy wines and gourmet products including their delicious home made artisan bread.

You can also taste the locally produced products or just take a coffee.


Mesón El Monasterio
La Montañeta, 12
38410 Los Realejos
Santa Cruz de Tenerife

Telephone: (+34) 922 340 707 or (+34) 922 344 311

Opening Hours:

Méson Principal
Monday – Friday 12:00 – 24:00
Saturday – Sunday 10:00 – 24:00

El Mirador
Monday – Wednesday 10:00 – 19:00
Thursday – Saturday 10:00 – 24:00
Sunday 10:00 – 20:00

Hacienda San Pedro
Tuesday – Sunday 13:00 – 24:00
Closed Monday

La Cabana/Fondue
Wednesday – Sunday 17:00 – 24:00
Monday and Tuesday – Closed

Tasca La Bodega
Tuesday – Saturday 13:00 – 24:00
Sunday 13:00 – 17:00
Closed Monday

Gourmet Shop La Venta del Monje
Monday – Sunday 10:00 – 18:00

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