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8 Best Spanish Restaurants in Melbourne [2023]

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Best Spanish Restaurants Melbourne
Best Spanish Restaurants Melbourne

Looking for a delicious Spanish meal in Melbourne? Look no further! We’ve compiled a list of the 8 best spanish restaurants in Melbourne. From tapas to paella, these restaurants will transport you to Spain with their amazing food. So sit back, relax, and enjoy a tasty Spanish feast!

1. Las Tapas

Key ServicesSpanish Restaurant Melbourne
Address100 Chapel Street St Kilda, VIC, Australia 3182
Phone03 9077 3969
Operating Hours5:30pm-10pm Wednesday, 5:30pm-10:30pm Thursday and Sunday, 5:30pm-11pm Friday and Saturday

Market fresh cuisine is served at the La Tapas restaurant in St Kilda’s center, which varies with what’s available each day. Past the bright yellow façade, into an authentic replica of the real Iberian bargain, where rough red brick walls, nicely low lighting, and a friendly buzz persuade us to recommend it as the ideal place for a first date.

2. Paella Mate

Key ServicesSpanish Restaurant Melbourne
Address13/525 rathdowne st., Carlton, Victoria, Australia 3053

Ignacio Hernandez Cruanes, the proprietor and chef of Paella Mate, is a Valencia native. His restaurant, Paella Mate, aims to educate Australians about Spain’s most famous export by providing exact recipes. Ignacio’s love for Valencian history and cuisine is obvious. If you’re looking for instructional paella cooking classes or off-site catering with flavorful tapas, paella, and familiar Spanish desserts, look no further.

3. Añada Restaurant

Key ServicesSpanish Restaurant Melbourne
Address197 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy, 3065 VIC
Phone03 9415 6101
Operating Hours6pm-12am daily

Añada has a flight of tapas paired with the same sherry, as well as a four-course chef’s choice dinner. Their wine list is ideal for anyone looking to become a sommelier, featuring wines from all over the world organized by taste profile. It’s the ideal place to while away an evening alone.

4. Bomba

Key ServicesSpanish Restaurant Melbourne
Address103 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne, 3000 VIC
Phone(03) 9662 1558
Operating Hours12pm-12am Wednesday to Saturday, 5pm-12am Sunday to Tuesday

Some of the best Spanish cuisine Melbourne has to offer, Bomba satisfies all of your Spanish cravings on the ground floor as well as on the rooftop bar. Their mixed grain salad is fantastic and goes wonderfully with the juicy pork belly. The patatas bravas are a must-try; those potatoes are well worth the money.

5. Kanela

Key ServicesSpanish Restaurant Melbourne
Address56 Johnston Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, Victoria
Phone(+61) 3 9419 0424
Operating Hours5:30pm-1am Thursday, 5:30pm-3am Friday, 10am-3pm and 5:30pm-3am Saturday, 10am-3pm and 5:30pm-9pm Sunday

Enjoy an immersive dining experience in Kanela. Watch the flamenco dancers and live musicians while sampling their delectable tapas. Kanela is a Spanish-style restaurant that transports you to Seville or Madrid, bringing cultural traditions to Melbourne’s inner north.

6. La Pinta

Key ServicesSpanish Restaurant Melbourne
Address791 High St, Reservoir, Victoria
Phone0492 818 032
Operating Hours5pm-11pm Tuesday to Friday, 12pm-11pm Saturday

La Pinta is a small local tapas restaurant and tavern in Reservoir, Melbourne’s north side, that offers a taste of the Mediterranean. The counter, which is shaped like a horseshoe, provides the ideal viewpoint for the spectacle of wait staff pouring vermouth on tap and fulfilling the small plates promise of the ever-changing blackboard menu.

7. Naked in the Sky

Key ServicesSpanish Restaurant Melbourne
AddressNaked For Satan, Rooftop, 285 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, Melbourne, 3054
Phone03 9416 2238
Operating Hours12pm-12am Sunday to Thursday, 12pm-1am Friday and Saturday

Naked in the Sky offers some of the best views in town, thanks to its huge glass-walled balcony on the fifth floor of a Fitzroy landmark, and a Basque cuisine that adds another incentive to queue for a table. Grilled eye-fillet skewers threaded with pardon peppers and black garlic sauce are the ideal dishes, while jalapeno and cheddar croquettes are a great choice.

8. Simply Spanish

Key ServicesSpanish Restaurant Melbourne
Address116 Cecil St, South Melbourne, Melbourne, 3205
Phone03 9682 6100
Operating Hours11am-9pm Wednesday to Friday, 8am-9pm Saturday, 8am-4pm Sunday

If you’re searching for the best paella in Australia, you’ve come to the correct spot. The best paella outside of Spain has been given to this rustic restaurant in South Melbourne Market by the Valencian gatekeepers, which means father and son proprietors Leno and Jake Latarullo are happy.

Spanish Restaurant Melbourne

Melbourne is home to some of the best Spanish restaurants in the country. From tapas bars to immersive dining experiences, there’s something for everyone when it comes to Spanish cuisine. If you’re looking for a taste of Spain, be sure to check out one of these fantastic restaurants!

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Rachel Tan is the editor at FunEmpire Media Australia. She has over 8 years of experience in the media industry discovering the best local businesses, places and things to do in Australia. From lifestyle, entertainment, food, travel, education and more, Rachel is a trusted source to curate the very best Australia has to offer.