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Where To Go For Tapas: Best Spanish Restaurants In Hong Kong

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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.

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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.  

La Rambla by Catalunya, 3071-73, Level 3, ifc mall, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2661 1161,

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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.

Rustico Spanish Restaurant, Shop G01, G/F, D2 Place One, 9 Cheung Yee Street, Cheung Sha Wan, Lai Chi Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 2743 4511,

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,

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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.

El Cerdo, 77 Tai Pa Street, Tsuen Wan, New Territories, Hong Kong, 2882 3811, 

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.

Reserva Ibérica Tapas Bar & Restaurant, various locations around Hong Kong,

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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.

The Optimist, G/F, 239 Hennessy Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 2433 3324,

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.

Calle Ocho, Fashion Walk, 8 Cleveland Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, 2638 8895,

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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!

La Paloma, 189 Queen’s Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, 2291 6161,

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.

Pica Pica, Shop G & H, G/F, Kai Tak Commercial Building, 317-321 Des Voeux Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, 2811 9880,

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Editor’s Note: “Where To Go For Tapas: Best Spanish Restaurants In Hong Kong” was most recently updated in June 2023 by Danielle Roberts. 

Main image courtesy of Getty, image 1 courtesy of La Rambla by Catalunya via Instagram, image 2 courtesy of Rustico Spanish Restaurant via Facebook, image 3 courtesy of El Cerdo via Facebook, image 4 courtesy of The Optimist, image 5 courtesy of La Paloma, image 6 courtesy of MAJO via Instagram.

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