El Torrente Restaurant Opening Hours



Dear Owner and Guest,

We wish to provide you with information pertaining to the events and celebrations organised for you to enjoy a memorable Christmas and welcome the New Year in at Desert Springs Resort with family and friends, and advise you of the opening hours of El Torrente restaurant during this period.

El Torrente restaurant opening hours;

Monday to Thursday: 

from 08.00hrs. to 17.00hrs

Breakfast & Lunch Service (Last food orders at 15.00hrs)
Friday and Saturday

from 08.00hrs. to 23.00hrs.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Service (Last food orders at 21.30hrs)
Sunday ‘Rock & Roast’

from 08.00hrs. to 18.00hrs.

Breakfast & Lunch Service with Live Music (Last food orders at 16.00hrs)


We take this opportunity to remind you that we continue to offer viewing of all England and Spain World Cup matches at El Torrente Restaurant.

Please find below information pertaining to our programme of events and celebrations during the Christmas and New Year festive period.


Saturday 17th & Sunday 18th December

Santa will be in residence at Santa’s Grotto in the Cave Bar at Desert Springs this year.

He will be on hand to hear the children’s holiday wishes from 17.00hrs. – 21.00hrs.

Don’t forget to bring your cameras to capture your angels talking to the big man himself!

Mulled Wine and Mince Pies for sale at the bar for parents. Entrance to the Grotto only 5 Euros only per child including a gift from Santa

Friday 23rd December – Christmas Carols @ El Torrente Restaurant

Join local pianist Christine Adler who will be playing traditional Christmas music at the Clubhouse from 20.30hrs. 

Traditional Christmas Canapés and Mulled Wine, Santa has also promised that he will have a drink with us!

Please take your seat from 20.00hrs. to avoid disappointment


Saturday 24th December, Christmas Eve

08.00hrs. – 21.00hrs. Open for normal service, last food orders 19.30hrs.

Mulled Wine and Mince Pies @ El Torrente Restaurant served from 18.00hrs. until 20.00hrs.


Sunday 25th December, Christmas Day

08.00hrs – 12.00hrs, open for bar service only

Traditional Christmas Lunch @ El Torrente Restaurant with live music from Jack Law from 17.00hrs

Doors open 13.30hrs. with open air welcome drinks reception with canapés. Tables strictly by reservation only. Non-attending Owners and their Guests wishing to join the celebrations are most welcome from 17.00hrs.


Thursday 29th December – Migas Time again! @ The Hacienda

Migas is a traditional local dish of lots of scrunchy bits of pork, soft garlic flavoured breadcrumbs, hot radishes & peppers, accompanied by red wine

Starting at 14.00hrs. at The Hacienda, out on the Golf Course, it is always lots of fun and is laid on courtesy of The Hitchins family & Desert Springs Resort.

Access is strictly by guest list only and is for Residents, Residents’ guests and invited friends of Desert Springs.

Please contact El Torrente restaurant to reserve your place.


Saturday 31st December – New Year’s Eve 

08.00hrs. – 16.00hrs. Open for normal service / 16.00hrs. – 20.00hrs. closed for preparations.

New Year’s Eve Dinner @ El Torrente Restaurant with live music from saxophonist and singer ‘Quincy Sax’ followed by a Disco to welcome the New Year in!

Doors open 20.30hrs. with open air welcome drinks reception with canapés

Last drinks orders 03.30hrs. Carriages 04.00hrs.

Tables strictly by reservation only.

Non-attending Owners and their Guests wishing to join the celebrations are most welcome from 23.30hrs.


Sunday 1st January – Rock & Roast Special New Year 2023 with Marilyn Shipley  

Restaurant will open at 14.00hrs and music will start at 16.00hrs.

A fantastic way to start the year!

Non-attending Owners and their Guests wishing to join the celebrations are most welcome from 17.00hrs


Friday 6th January – Reyes Magos / Three Kings

Three Kings Lunch Menu at El Torrente Restaurant

Served from 13.00hrs until 21.00hrs. complete with Gifts for young Children

Tables strictly by reservation only.


We very much look forward to welcoming you over this festive season.

To confirm your reservations please email me personally at ap@desertspringsresort.es and if you have any questions, I will be happy to answer them.

Adrià Palomeras

Desert Springs Resort

F&B Manager