Best Tapas Restaurants In London

The term tapas may no longer be exclusive to Spanish plates (you'll find everything from Peruvian to Mexican below), but it's still wholly defined by its gorgeous flavours and broad ingredients. For small plate fun in the city? We're bringing you croquetas in Shoreditch, slinky wine-led tapas bars in central London and padron peppers in Brixton. Check out our favourite London restaurants for tapas.

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Last updated on 3rd July 2024




Best Iberica Restaurants in London

Spread across venues in London, this eatery is all about the Spanish flavours. Expect mouthwatering seafood, delicious veggie dishes and a wide range of sharing plates taking you from lunch through to dinner and beyond.

El Vino - Various Sites

Soak up Spanish wines and dig into sharing plates from London Bridge to Blackfriars and beyond. Whether you choose to dine alfresco on a sun-soaked terrace or cosy up at a table inside, El Vino won't leave you disappointed.= when it comes to a classic tapas experience.

Camino Shoreditch

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Whether you book into Camino Shoreditch, Monument or King's Cross, you'll get a mix of cosy, contemporary and fun vibes in equal measure - thanks to bottomless brunches, terracotta styling and music to boot. As for the menu? Use your wine to wash down black rice with cuttlefish and squid ink, alongside seared tuna, Galician fillet steaks and grilled leeks with romesco too.

Escocesa

Escocesa can be found serving the finest tapas from their Stoke Newington Church Street location, promising the very best Scottish seafood and Spanish produce too. The result? Everything from charcoal tenderstem broccoli with crumbed mushrooms to seabass ceviche and slow-cooked Iberian pig cheek with apple chutney on the menu, with owner Stephen's love of sherry shining through on the drinks list. Plus, executive chef Pablo Rodriguez has a wealth of experience at Michelin star restaurant Jean Luc Figueras in Catalunya alongside London's Barrafina and Moro too, so your tastebuds are in great hands.