Sacarello’s is an iconic coffee shop, café / restaurant in Irish Town the old ‘commercial street’ of Gibraltar. It occupies the former warehouse of an early 19th Century merchant house.
Sacarello’s is also the story of the Gibraltarian and how many present-day Gibraltarian business families similarly had ancestors who emigrated from Northern Italy in the mid 18th and early 19th Century and came to Gibraltar to seek a new life and see what the Rock had to offer.
Renowned for its locally freshly roasted coffees there is always a busy atmosphere, whether at morning coffee, lunch or teatime; customers can read the local newspapers which are provided or browse from the book shelf on the main bar.
Sacarello’s has a varied comprehensive homemade lunch menu with a balance of traditional English dishes such as Steak, Mushroom & Guinness Pie, Hot Chicken Salad, Italian Pasta and regional Andalucian venta-type dishes such as pollo empanado and estofados. The Mediterranean influence can be seen in the extensive use of extra virgin olive oil, fresh fish and seasonal local vegetables. The lunch menu features five ‘specials of the day’ on the chalkboards which change three times per week; fresh fish on Wednesdays; an ever-popular salad bar served alongside a range of our very popular delicious fresh quiches and other vegetarian options.