Food and drink
Typically French patisserie style cakes and pastries, plus sandwiches, snacks and general café style fare.
For breakfast I love the chocolate filled croissants, for lunch the quiche con puerros (leek flavoured quiche) and for dinner, the chicken salad. For dessert (or a mid-afternoon sugar hit), the raspberry tart is melt-in-your-mouth amazing. But there’s so much on offer, I could eat here every day for a week and never get bored.
It’s bustling at all hours, with post-clubbing catastrophes mixing with the early risers and business types using the WiFi around 7am, followed by a steady stream of travellers and tourists as the days and nights go on. The name says it all really, because the people who come here really do make “the show” go on.
The service can be a little slow in summer, but relax and just remember you’re in Ibiza. Good things come to those who wait. But if you’re hungry I suggest simply walking inside and placing your order at the counter. After five years of eating breakfast here, I’ve come to secretly think they prefer that.
Right opposite the fresh fruit market in the old square at the foot of Dalt Vila’s drawbridge, it’s central and makes for great people watching at all hours of the day and night.
It’s not the cheapest coffee in town, but the view and atmosphere is worth the 1.80 euros for a café con leche. Croissants start at 1.50 euros, sweet cakes around 4.50 and plated meals from around the 9-euro mark.
There’s a second Croissant Show in Santa Eulalia, a sit-down restaurant in Cala Llonga and you’ll also find that owner Andres caters to many of the big hotels and smaller restaurants too.
- Culture vultures
- Mature travellers
- Great views / scenery
- People watching