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Blooming Cactus Vegetarian Restaurant

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International, Greek, Vegetarian, Vegan
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35 Calle Teide | Old Town, 355510 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
0034 608 293 873
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free dishes from around the world. See our...
Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free dishes from around the world. See our website for the menu. Also available vegetarian wine and beer. Open from 6pm Tuesday to Sunday. Closed Mondays. We are the only 100% vegetarian restaurant on Lanzarote.
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  • 43
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Just the Job

This restaurant was perfect for my wife (former vegetarian cook) and daughter (life long vegetarian) as it was my wife's birthday we phoned up to see if they could bake us a traditional birthday cake which Tracey duly obliged, it was lovely. Rebecca suggested several dishes from the menu which made... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Michael G
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Readng Berks
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Special occasions
  • Dining on a budget
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
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Readng Berks
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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This restaurant was perfect for my wife (former vegetarian cook) and daughter (life long vegetarian) as it was my wife's birthday we phoned up to see if they could bake us a traditional birthday cake which Tracey duly obliged, it was lovely. Rebecca suggested several dishes from the menu which made it easier for the 5 of us to just... More 

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

As an ardent Vegan I was excited to eat at the Booming Cactus. Unfortunately the experience as a whole was disappointing. The selection and quality of food was poor. The falafel were burnt to a crisp, the rice was sticky and hard and the curry was runny. I had a stomache all night afterwards. The truth is that I ate... More 

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Usually I'm vegetarian but when I go to Spain I throw it out the window and eat loads of fish. On this visit I overdid the fish and was dying for good quality vegetarian food. We waited around the corner in the pool bar for this place to open at 6pm, so we had a fierce appetite on us by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Have just had 2 week holiday , and tried lots of different restaurants this was by far our favourite , the food is so delicious we has the cheese in honey, the corgette and feta cheese fritters and curry both times , loved everything about this place whether you are a meat eater or not you should try this amazing... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Our second visit to Lanzarote gave us the opportunity of a second visit to The Blooming Cactus. The food was as delicious as we remembered and the welcome as warm. It has a real intimate, cosy, relaxed atmosphere. I am a vegetarian and rarely find anywhere that does veggie food as good as my home cooking. The Blooming Cactus is... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Previous reviewer on 11th March sayes it all, we're not vegetarian but this is good wholesome delicious food. We were in Puerto del Carmen for 2weeks, and ate here for three evenings, enjoyed it immensely the ambiance, music, service and of course the food. The mixture of vegitables and flavours that Tracy adds to her dishes is indeed a winning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015 via mobile

We came here two years ago and this year we have already been twice. Vegetarian or not, the food is simply good. Lovely front room atmosphere and attentive service. The background music will bring back memories too! No credit cards here but great value for your money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I visited Lanzarote with my Mum who is vegetarian (I am not), we ate at this lovely, relaxing and laid back place 4 nights of the 7 night holiday. We tried everything on the fantastic sharing menu and nothing disappointed. The moussaka is particularly gorgeous! A must visit for everybody!

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Friendly and delicious home-cooked Greek veggie food - was so nice to have something different. The moussaka was amazing...

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St. Helier, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Absolutely fantastic food - particularly the falafel which was lighter and fluffier than i knew falafel could be! Neither of us are vegetarians or have special dietary requirements but i was impressed by the variety of delicious tapas that was available for those who need to go gluten free. I wish this place was closer to home - i would... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 35 Calle Teide | Old Town, 355510 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
  • Location: Europe  >  Spain  >  Canary Islands  >  Lanzarote  >  Puerto Del Carmen
  • Phone Number: 0034 608 293 873

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 24
  • Cuisine: International, Greek, Vegetarian, Vegan

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Doing business, Families with children, Entertaining clients

Description

Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free dishes from around the world. See our website for the menu. Also available vegetarian wine and beer. Open from 6pm Tuesday to Sunday. Closed Mondays. We are the only 100% vegetarian restaurant on Lanzarote.
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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