Who doesn’t love Tapas? From La Rambla and Chueca to Tapa Room, here are the best Spanish restaurants to go for tapas in Hong Kong.
Tapas is all about sharing which makes it the ultimate family meal (especially since you end up eating half your toddler’s food or have to share yours most of the time anyway, right?) Thankfully Hong Kong isn’t short on great tapas and Spanish restaurants. From authentic Spanish foods such as paella and churros to unique Asian-Spanish fusions, we’ve found some of the most family-friendly Spanish restaurants in Hong Kong.
La Rambla by Catalunya – Tapas with a view
Want a Spanish meal with a view? Look no further than La Rambla by Catalunya. Sitting on top of the ifc mall, La Rambla overlooks the Victoria Harbour. It specialises in authentic Catalan dishes with Asian infusions and is a spacious and accessible restaurant that also offers vegetarian options on some of their most popular dishes like the paella.
Rustico Spanish Restaurant – Traditional Spanish restaurant with a modern twist
Located in Lai Chi Kok, Rustico offers a variety of traditional Spanish dishes with modern twists that come from all over Spain. Rustico’s speciality is its secret homemade dry-aged meats and its unique dry-aged tasting menu.
Dale Candela – Tapas restaurant with a relaxed island vibe
Located on Lamma Island, Dale Candela is a popular place for island locals to unwind. Its relaxed vibe is accompanied by its selection of delicious tapas and drinks as well as its frequent live music events. The live music events start early too, around 4pm until late, making this a fun and accessible family outing.
Dale Candela, 23 Main St, Yung Shue Wan, Lamma Island, Hong Kong, www.facebook.com/DaleCandelaHK
El Cerdo – Spanish restaurant with lunch and dinner sets for families
Located in Tsuen Wan and Central, El Cerdo offers classic Spanish food and drinks, such as cured meat and cheese, paellas, plenty of seafood dishes, and of course, sangrias. El Cerdo also has great lunch and dinner set making this an affordable and sharable choice for families.
El Cerdo, 38 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2832 9222.
Reserva Ibérica Tapas Bar & Restaurant – Spanish tapas restaurant specialising in cured ham
If your family has a love for cured ham, look no further than Reserva Ibérica. The founder, Manuel López, was raised within the industry and is one of the world’s experts in the field. Reserva Ibérica has restaurants in Kwun Tong and Wan Chai, a café and bar in Causeway Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui, as well as a Ham Shop in Sheung Wan.
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The Optimist – Northern Spanish cuisine with a kids’ menu
Located in Wan Chai, The Optimist gives off a warm and welcoming vibe while specialising in Northern Spanish cuisine and grilling. Don’t want to share? The Optimist has a stellar kids’ menu meaning that there is something here for everyone in the family.
Calle Ocho – Lively and bright Spanish restaurant with tapas
Calle Ocho is the perfect representation of all the wonderful food that Spain has to offer. Offering a lively and bright setting on Fashion Street overlooking Victoria Harbour, Calle Ocho has a spread of inviting tapas as well as a Jamon bar with ready-to-slice Iberico ham.
La Paloma – Trendy Spanish restaurant in Hong Kong
This trendy and comfortable Spanish restaurant has been a Sai Ying Pun staple since 2015. The Spanish chef and owner Alex Fargas has brought his passion for Spanish food all over Asia (thankfully he settled in Hong Kong). Dig in to its delicious Spanish classics and a fabulous tapas selection!
Pica Pica – Modern tapas bar with sangria and wine
Pica Pica is a modern tapas bar located in Sheung Wan that offers mouth-watering modern takes on Spanish tapas. Pica Pica also has a solid vegetarian menu with a variety of dishes to choose from as well as a great sangria and wine menu.
More Spanish Restaurants In Hong Kong With Tapas
- Tapa Room – Neon-lit modern Spanish restaurant in Causeway Bay. www.facebook.com/TapaRoomhk
- Chueca – Authentic Spanish restaurant named after Madrid’s city centre district. www.chueca.hk
- La Barra Tapas Spanish Restaurant – Tapas bar in Cheung Sha Wan. www.facebook.com/labarratapasrestaurant
- MAJO – Comfortable neighbourhood restaurant offering Spanish tapas and paella. www.majotapas.com.hk
- 22 Ships – A ‘no reservations, no service charge” tapas bar in Wan Chai. www.22ships.hk
- OM Tapas – Spanish tapas and wine in Tsim Sha Tsui. www.instagram.com/om_tapas
Editor’s Note: “Where To Go For Tapas: Best Spanish Restaurants In Hong Kong” was most recently updated in June 2023 by Danielle Roberts.