Spanish and tapas restaurants
Known for its popular dishes including tapas and paella, Spanish food is best when shared. With our range of Spanish restaurants, you can enjoy these delicious cuisines with your plus one at plenty of locations around the country. Whether you’re looking for a restaurant to eat at on the weekend, an idea for a special occasion or even as a gift, a Spanish or Tapas restaurant is the perfect way to go. If someone special is celebrating a birthday, anniversary, Christmas or any other occasion, a wine and dine experience is the perfect way to surprise and delight them to a memorable experience they’ll love.
What is Spanish food?
There are plenty of traditional Spanish dishes that are still very popular today around the world. Some of the most typical dishes include Spanish paella, a rice dish that can include meat, seafood and vegetables and uses saffron to give it a unique flavour and yellow colour; Spanish tapas, which are small dishes of different types of food like meatballs, olives, tortillas plus more; and Jamon Serrano, dried-cured Spanish hams that are served in thin slices. Restaurants serving the Spanish cuisine may also plate up seafood like calamari, octopus and prawns; meat dishes like ribs, pork belly, sausages; and a variety of other appetisers like arancini balls, bread, vegetables and more.
What are the best Spanish restaurants?
It can be hard trying to decide which Spanish restaurant to try but luckily at RedBalloon you’ll only find the best spanish restaurants and tapas bars. We’ve pulled together a list of some of our customers favourite Spanish dining experiences.
- Family tapas farm lunch for 4 people: Located in the Mornington Peninsula, this restaurant will see you be immersed in a fully edible landscape at the farm. Growing olives, grapes, herbs and veggies with sheep and chooks gallivanting around the grounds, this is a true food lovers paradise and a lovely place to enjoy an organic and tasty lunch with the family.
- Gourmet tapas with matched beers: known as one of the funnest and quirkiest Spanish restaurants Brisbane has to offer, this experience takes place at the XXXX Alehouse. Enjoy a lunch or dinner and relax with mates over a selection of tapas plates matched with in-house brews. A beer expert will join you to explain the pairings, inviting you to stay and savour the atmosphere of this 140 year old brewery.
- Shared tapas and cocktails for 2 people: located on Surfers Paradise, this Spanish dining experience is perfect to enjoy with a plus one. Indulge in a delicious selection of tapas-style plates with a matching cocktail to get your night started. Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise dining precinct, sit back, relax and watch the world go by as you enjoy your meal and plan your night out.
If you’re looking for more ideas of which Spanish restaurant to choose from RedBalloon, why not pick an experience that comes with so much more. The Arthurs Seat Eagle and Family Tapas Farm lunch for 4 people is the whole package. Enjoy a scenic cable car ride over the Mornington Peninsula taking in uninterrupted views of the bay and city. After a delightful morning of sightseeing, sit down for lunch at a local winery to indulge in a multi-course tapas lunch made with a selection of home-grown ingredients. This includes the chef’s selection of farm grown olives, olive oil, tapenade and ciabatta to share on arrival before six tapas dishes of your choice to share between four people.
If you find yourself constantly asking ‘what are the best Spanish restaurants near me?’ Then jump online to RedBalloon and browse our range of Spanish and Tapas Restaurants. You’ll love the range of dining experiences available that will have your mouth watering for more.
Struggling to pick the right Spanish restaurant to gift someone special? Don’t stress! Why not give them a RedBalloon gift voucher and let them decide. They will love being able to choose their own dining experience, which means you’re guaranteed to give them a present they’ll enjoy. RedBalloon gift vouchers start at $25 and are valid for 5 years. Discover the range of Spanish restaurants Melbourne, Brisbane and plenty of other locations has to offer on RedBalloon.