Bienvenido to Singapore's best Spanish restaurants and bars with chic vibes and amazing bites.
We’re suckers for good Spanish food. Feel the same? Whatever your favoured dish – paella, grilled octopus, gazpacho – you owe it to your food-loving self to visit these stellar Spanish restaurants, bars and tapas joints in Singapore. Psst: we’ve also got you covered when it comes to weekend brunch, exquisite steak cuts and, of course, the city’s best restaurants.
Top Spanish restaurants in Singapore
Una’s charming space at The Alkaff Mansion sits pretty in the decades-old heritage building tucked away amidst lush greenery. A trip to this romantic spot warrants ordering up a storm of Basque-inspired dishes. We’re eyeing the smoky grilled octopus, Iberico cold cuts, squid ink paella and grilled pluma Iberico pork. Sip on excellent wines and cocktail concoctions while you wait for desserts like churros with pecan chocolate dip to arrive.
Una, Level 2, The Alkaff Mansion, Telok Blangah Green, Singapore 109178
2. Basque Kitchen by Aitor
Claiming the title as Singapore’s first Basque-centric restaurant, this Michelin-starred Spanish spot finds its new home at The Fullerton Waterboat House. Settle in at the fine dining eatery’s 38-seater dining room and admire glittering views of the waterfront while you enjoy the tasting menu’s beautifully presented dishes. Or, have a casual evening at its Pintxos Bar and relax with a flute of champagne in your hand.
Basque Kitchen by Aitor, #02-01/02/03, The Fullerton Waterboat House, 3 Fullerton Road, Singapore 049215
3. FOC Sentosa
A gorgeous space that sits right by Palawan Beach in Sentosa, this restaurant easily transforms from breezy afternoon hangout to romantic evening getaway when the sun sets. The paella is a must-try, with its squid ink and Iberico pork varieties, but don’t forget to pad your meal with grilled meats, dazzling tapas and sweet treats such as Basque burnt cheesecake and Catalan creme brulee.
FOC Sentosa, 110 Tanjong Beach Walk, Singapore 098943
Fun fact: Binomio means “a pair” in Spanish. The vibrant restaurant embodies this with its duo concept of housing an elegant fine dining area and a casual tapas bar. We tip our hats to the chefs for consistently keeping things fresh! The menu changes multiple times a year, while daily specials are crafted according to seasonal produce. Expect to see authentic Spanish favourites on the line-up, which includes a wide selection of tasty tapas, as well as seafood, meats, paella varieties, stews and more.
Binomio, #01-02, Craig Place, 20 Craig Road, Singapore 089692
5. La Taperia
Brought to you by the Les Amis Group, the same folks behind Bistro Du Vin and Peperoni Pizzeria, La Taperia is all about familiar classics. At this intimate little nook, you’ll find sizzling Spanish signatures like lobster paella, charcoal-grilled lamb rib and suckling pig confit – all to be enjoyed with copious amounts of wine. For a little privacy, kick back at the dimly-lit outdoor balcony, which includes a long communal table – perfect for chit-chats and tapas nibbling.
La Taperia, #02-10/11, Shaw Centre, 1 Scotts Road, Singapore 228208
6. Pura Brasa
The Spanish restaurant chain from Barcelona brings you a vibrant dining experience at its Guoco Tower space in Singapore. Catching up with a friend? Swing by for the weekday lunch deals. Or gather the fam for a weekend brunch feast. You can’t pass up on signatures like Spanish omelette with chorizo, charcoal seafood paella, suckling pig, grilled octopus leg with potato truffle puree, and Spanish pork ribs.
Pura Brasa, #01-16, Guoco Tower, 5 Wallich Street, Singapore 078883
7. Don Quijote
You’ll find this Spanish spot in a cosy neighbourhood coffee shop near Beauty World MRT station. Known for its traditional, hearty Spanish fare, the resto’s paella, tapas and hearty mains keep diners coming back for more. Don Quijote’s vibes are cosy and casual; expect to dine on authentic grub such as fresh seafood, homely stews and succulent meats.
Don Quijote, #01-97, 7th Mile Coffee Shop, 18 Toh Yi Drive, Singapore 590018
Offering small plates with big flavours, the industrial chic Spanish joint features a communal bar and open kitchen in its Keong Saik space. The contemporary menu is influenced by Spanish and Catalan flavours, with a line-up divided into snacks, veggies, seafood, meats and desserts. Come for the sea urchin paella and smoked burrata; stay for the Spanish suckling pig belly and chocolate fondant. Don’t forget to take your pick from the fine selection of wine.
Esquina, 16 Jiak Chuan Road, Singapore 089267
9. Restaurant Gaig
Helmed by the same family behind its namesake in Barcelona, Restaurant Gaig invites you to experience an unforgettable Catalan meal. The relaxed eatery serves a menu based on fresh produce, with small bites, meaty mains and fab desserts to choose from. Nibble your way through an amazing selection with the chef menu, or zoom in on favourites like fideua with carabinero prawns, charcoal grilled octopus or Gaig’s traditional cannelloni stuffed with beef and pork. To end on a sweet note, the creme brulee and orange ice cream souffle are brilliant choices.
Restaurant Gaig, 16 Stanley Street, Singapore 068735
10. My Little Spanish Place
Quaint and friendly with oodles of charm, the charming resto is inspired by home-style eateries in Spain. It boasts a menu of traditional family recipes from various regions. From brunch to dinner, you’ll be well taken care of with exquisite chef’s signatures and hot and cold tapas such as grilled octopus leg, cheese and charcuterie platters, cod fish croquettes and more. Plus, let’s not forget the all-time fave, Conchinillo Asado Iberico, a tender baby pig slow-roasted in white wine and garlic. Wash it all down with a glass of wine or sangria – according to these guys, it’d be criminal not to.
My Little Spanish Place, multiple locations including Bukit Timah and Boat Quay.
11. FOC Restaurant
Stop by FOC at Hongkong Street for an intimate experience complemented by groovy beats and front-row views of all the action in the open kitchen. The menu’s offerings include paella in four different forms – squid ink, suckling pig and scallops, red prawns and squid or vegetarian – as well as an assortment of tapas such as Iberico ham croquettes, sea urchin, king crab and cod brandade on toast, and more. Big plates are available for sharing, and you know your experience won’t be complete without a classic cocktail.
FOC Restaurant, 40 Hongkong Street, Singapore 059679
12. Sabio by the Sea
This incredible seaside concept has everything we love about Spanish food. Salty jamon Iberico, flavour-packed chorizos, delish paella plates, freshly made sangrias… we’re craving Spanish fare just thinking about it. Tucked away in the swanky Sentosa Cove, Sabio promises relaxing afternoons over lavish spreads. Think hot and cold tapas, grilled specials, delectable desserts and a lovely selection of Spanish wines and champagnes.
Sabio by the Sea, #01-02, Quayside Isle, Sentosa Cove, 31 Ocean Way, Singapore 098375
13. My Little Tapas Bar
The sister restaurant to My Little Spanish Place, this eatery is just as big on welcoming vibes and a homely atmosphere. Start your Spanish dining experience with tapas sides before moving on to paella, jamon and cheese. The meaty mains are just as fab – you can’t go wrong with an order of the grilled ribeye steak, Iberico pork or chicken skewers.
My Little Tapas Bar, 14 Ann Siang Road, Singapore 069694
14. Tapas Club
Looking for an authentic and affordable Spanish restaurant in Singapore? You’ve come to the right place. Tapas Club pays tribute to Spain with its bold decor and an ever-evolving menu that crafts recipes around fresh ingredients. From cold cuts and hot tapas to Mediterranean salads and paellas, a visit here will fill you up satisfyingly. Psst: the garlic prawns with crispy breadsticks, squid ink paella and eggplant chips with honey are a must-try.
Tapas Club, multiple locations including Orchard Central and VivoCity.
Time to stuff yourself silly with stunning Spanish food in Singapore!