Paella, tapas and sangria - these are the first three words that come to mind when someone says Spanish cuisine. However, you’d be surprised to know on just how much flavour actual Spanish food has to them.
From Gazpacho’s to Gambas down to the sweet flavours of Turron, the rich and authentic flavours of Spain has the world craving for more. Save the classic croquettes and churros for some other day, because we are taking you on a culinary journey around some of the best Spanish restaurants in Singapore.
Tapas Club is a relatively newly opened Spanish Restaurant in Singapore and has already received rave reviews from locals for their authentic and affordable Spanish food. At Tapas Club, expect to enter a space honouring Spain’s culture and rich heritage from the decor of the restaurant to the Spanish food and Latin music they offer.
Immerse in authentic Spanish tapas, meant to be shared in small groups such as the Patatas Bravas and Arroz Negro. The alcohol served at the Tapas Club complements the tapas well, with wine selections imported from Spain’s wine-making regions. Visit the Tapas Club for some authentic Spanish food at wallet-friendly prices.
Address: Tapas Club Orchard Central - 181 Orchard Road, Orchard Central, Various Locations
FOC (pronounced as fock) means fire in Spanish. It is a collaboration of three culinary experts; Michelin-starred Chef Nandu Jubany; Chef Jordi Noguera formerly from FoodBar Dada; and award-winning mixologist, Dario Knox from Asia’s Top 50 Bars, The Other Room. This Spanish restaurant in Singapore features an exemplary collection of small plates menu with Catalan and Mediterranean influences. Try the Octopus Galician Style dish complemented by a fine selection of inventive cocktails and you will leave this Spanish restaurant satisfied.
Address: FOC, 40 Hongkong Street, Singapore 059679
With over 100 Spanish food options listed on its menu, you will never run out of options at Don Quijote. Whether you’re a greens-and-salad person, a meat-lover or a seafood enthusiast, there is definitely something for every taste palate at this Spanish restaurant in Singapore. On weekends, you can drop in and enjoy the live seafood market, cook-to-order style option. Pick amongst the fresh seafood and have it cooked and served to you in your style and preference. Customers can sink their teeth into speciality steaks at this Spanish Restaurant.
Vanilla Luxury’s pro-tip: A must-try dish is the 40-day grain-fed Australian Wagyu MS 4/5 Tomahawk’ Bone-in Rib Steak which must be ordered 1 day in advance.
Address: Don Quijote, Dempsey Road, #01-02, Block 7, Singapore 249671
One of the first tapas bars founded in Singapore and located in the ideal location of Duxton Hill, Sabio Tapas Bar replicates the authentic Spanish food experience of their home country. Mouthwatering Spanish food to try at Sabio Tapas Bar includes the sea scallops served with sparkling white wine sauce. You will often find expatriates sipping on their glasses of wine and snacking into their mouth-watering tapas at this Spanish restaurant after work.
Address: Sabio Tapas Bar, Quayside Isle, Singapore 098375
Don’t be deceived by the exteriors and hipster feel of this Spanish restaurant in Singapore because their menu options are as tasty as any fine dining Spanish tapas place you can head to. Located in the heart of Chinatown, this Spanish restaurant in Singapore serves modern Spanish food that will tantalise your tastebuds. Dine on their signature Spanish food like the Sea urchin, crab and lobster bisque, smoked herring roe and sea grapes.
Address: Esquina, 16 Jiak Chuan Road, Singapore 089267