Ibiza Gran Hotel it has a high-level gastronomic treasure inside: the La Gaia restaurant, awarded with 2 Repsol Soles, the prestigious distinction that the Repsol Guide grants to the best restaurants and chefs in recognition of excellent cuisine and service, being the only restaurant on the island that rises to this category.
Captained by the Chef Oscar Molina, Its cuisine is characterized by a mixture of exotic and intense flavors that conquer the first bite. Molina, with more than 20 years of experience in the kitchens of five-star hotels, has traveled to Japan to immerse himself first-hand of Japanese culture and has created a new concept for La Gaia: Mediterranean Kaiseki. It is a philosophy based on the Japanese tradition of the Kaiseki, which supposes the perfect fusion between haute cuisine and artistic expression.
Each and every one of Molina's creations will transport you to a magnificent sensory trip that never ceases to evoke the Ibizan, Balearic and Mediterranean tradition in general. Elaborations thought to conscientiously and executed with a millimeter precision in terms of its proportions, textures and compositions. The product enjoys an extraordinary quality, something fundamental when it comes to achieving a resounding success. Mediterranean and local ingredients that are also used by sushiman and cevicheros from La Gaia. They are in charge of turning your evening into a real show thanks to the bar show cooking, from which you can witness how they prepare the delicacies that you will taste later.
The aesthetics of the dishes is another aspect that will not stop surprising you. A decoration that also extends to the room, elegant, spacious and full of art. In it we find 'Life' the work of the Danish artist Katrin Kirk. A set of 29 metal mesh jellyfish with a beautiful play of light and shadow. The American photographer Tony Keeler also has a space at La Gaia. An exhibition with a strong link to the Ibiza hippie of the 70s.
Do not miss the opportunity to contemplate these artistic expressions while you drink one of the exquisite cocktails they prepare. The Wasabi Martini It will leave you speechless.
Visiting La Gaia for the first time becomes a unique experience worth sharing. It has two tasting menus: one for 70 euros and the other for 90 (both with pairing option), in addition to the a la carte option.
A dinner at La Gaia by Óscar Molina always becomes a fabulous evening that we advise you to live at least once in your life.
The stripe ravioli with marinated razors, mashed burnt eggplant and tsume foam is simply spectacular. For dessert try the Santa Inés. A candy made with caramel mou carob and accompanied by ice cream with Ibiza herbs and mint gel
The kitchen opens from 20 to 23 hours.
How to get there
Head to the Paseo Marítimo de Ibiza (Paseo Juan Carlos I) and, shortly after accessing it, you will find the unmistakable building of Ibiza Gran Hotel where La Gaia restaurant is located.