Tapas Club is a new Spanish restaurant that opened a week ago in Orchard Central, Singapore. It is located at the eastern end of level 2, right opposite another restaurant, Real Food. We discovered that it is run by D+1 Holding – the same company that operates another Spanish restaurant in Singapore – the successful Binomo Restaurant in Tanjong Pagar.
El Sifo d’en Garriga is a cosy new snack bar in Eixample, Barcelona that we stumbled upon recently. In a location that is teeming with places to eat, this little cafe stood out from the others by its bright white clinical decor. It has been sometime since we have come across any eatery calling itself a “snack bar”. Perhaps the Singapore Magnolia Snack Bar from days gone by was the last one we can remember.
Some years back, the choices of Spanish restaurants in Singapore were quite limited. Things have changed in recent times with more dining options for Spanish cuisine opening up in Singapore. Here is our list of the best Spanish restaurants in Singapore that we have tried.
Bar 61 Tapas Bar & Restaurant is located in South London, a 30 minute drive away from Hyde Park or 20 minute drive from the London Eye. It is off the beaten track of the typical London visitors yet Bar 61 is currently ranked #5 of 17,837 Restaurants in London on TripAdvisor. We had dinner at Bar 61 and would agree with the many five-star reviews written about this charming restaurant on Streatham Hill.
An article in the Sunday Times on 28 May 2017 asked: “Is it fair to label the millennials the avocado generation for spending on ‘luxuries'”? Using an average cost of $20 per avocado toast, ST computed that they spent $1,040 per year as compared to $205.40 if they made it themselves at home ($3.95 each). Whichever side of the debate you are on, we think you will probably like Cosmo La Central Bookshop Cafe Barcelona, a lovely place that serves avocado toast at 4€ (S$6).
The intention was to have dinner at Forestier Restaurant in Hotel Miramar, a hotel located in the Monjuic region of Barcelona. But en route to the restaurant, we had to walk through a beautiful lounge area – the Lobby Bar. It was like a picture taken straight out of Architectural Digest. We decided quite quickly we should have dinner in two parts. Drinks and snacks in the lounge and serious food in the restaurant.