Most people agree that one of the most magical things about Ibiza is it’s mix of visitors and residents from around the world. There are a wide range of restaurants to choose from the offer global cuisine, however if you prefer cooking at home, there’s no need to order the food that you can’t find in the ‘bog standard’ super-markets online – Ibiza has a range of specialist grocers that cater to each and every community…
Arroz y Bambú
Where: There are 3 Arroz y Bambú shops in Ibiza, one in Santa Eulalia, one in Ibiza and one in San Antonio
About: Asian specialist supermarket that offers a range of food from all over Asian which isn’t available to purchase in any of Ibiza’s larger more generic supermarket chains. It’s well-stocked with ingredients from across Asia, and all at reasonable prices.
Thomas Green’s British Supermarket Ibiza
Where: San Antonio, Ibiza
About: Thomas Green’s supermarket is a staple in the fabric of San Antonio – it’s been serving the community there for more than 10 years and offers the best of British to the expat and wider community.
White Island Corner Shop
Where: Santa Eulalia
About: If you’re based on the East side of the island and you don’t fancy travelling all the way west to San An to get your British supermarket favourites – the good news is that the White Island Corner Shop has just opened it’s doors here in Santa Eulalia. It stocks all the traditional goods from the British Ilses that might be lacking in your local Spanish supermarket.
Where: Av. Espana, Ibiza Town
About: Nuestra Tierra in Ibiza Town stock a wide range of Latin American products, their web presence is small so make sure you head down there in person if you missing you Mate fix or the ingredients to make your ideal ceviche.
Where: Carrer Pintors Puget, Santa Eulalia
About: For over 20 years the German family who run Samos Deli have been offering typical Deutsch products in Ibiza. They also run their own bakery in Siesta, where they bake a range of traditional German dark breads and brezels. This year they have launched their online shop, where you can order your groceries online and they will be delivered directly to your doorstep: www.samos-deli.com
Where: Carrer de Cèsar Puget Riquer, Santa Eulalia
About: Supermercado Diferente is a Dutch supermarket, which stocks more than 2000 products from Netherlands! The wide range includes ¨normal¨ supermarket products, articles of specific Dutch premium brands, as well as fresh vegetables and flowers.
Where: Carrer del Metge Antoni Serra, Ibiza Town
About: If you like Italian food, this is the place to go. The Italian brothers ‘Meneghello’, have been on the island for a while… They started with a warehouse near San Antonio, for stocking imported Italian products ready to be delivered to the Italian restaurants around the island. But in the last couple of years they have also opened a grocery shop in Ibiza Town. The range is wide and offers everyday products – olive oil, cheese, pasta and wine, as well as delicious Italian delicacies.