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“Spanish food is festive…”
After writing a few articles about the city of London, the different gastronomies that you can enjoy in this cosmopolitan city, of course, we had to write about Spanish cuisine as well especially to help you choose the best restaurant where you can enjoy this contemporary cuisine, with its varieties and assorted dishes from all over the generous country of Spain.
Spain has a very wealthy culture, which means that all its communities and cities have their own personalities, weather, and even languages… So imagine the large number of different dishes that you can taste.
This article is going to help you taste few of what Spanish gastronomy can offer without leaving London.
London hosts some of the best Spanish restaurants that could be found outside of Spain.
The restaurants listed below, they use ingredients delivered directly from Spain, so they can make the best of their grandma’s recipes.
Here are 3 of the best Spanish restaurants in London
- Hispania: This is probably the best and the most sophisticated Spanish restaurant in London, and one of the reasons is the great selection and varieties of the Spanish dishes, tapas and wines they serve from most across Spain. At Hispania they don’t only serve Spanish cuisine from one specific area, however, they have a very wide range of dishes from most communities as well as the best Spanish wines. All this, inspired by authentic grandma’s recipes and created by their Michelin Starred Chef Marcos Moran with a touch of creativity. located at 72-74 Lombard Street, one of the most emblematic streets of London makes this place the best restaurant to enjoy lunch or dinner in a very elegant and luxurious restaurant that was decorated by a famous designer.
- Iberica: Iberica is another magnificent place to taste the best of Spain in London. With restaurants located across the city, giving the chance to all Londoners to enjoy amazing food and wines, created by their Michelin Starred Executive Chef Nacho Manzano, who was inspired by his grandma’s and mother’s homemade recipes. At Iberica, they are very confidents of the great food they make, that they are not afraid of sharing their secret recipes with their guests, as well as being very proud and happy to show you how to make your favourite dish or buy any of the ingredients they use from one of their restaurants’ shops.
- Brindisa: You must be so much in love with a place and its gastronomy when you decide to live in a country that you fell in love with, just by listening to your father’s stories every time he travelled to that place, isn’t it? At Brindisa there is a true love story behind what they serve and it took them nearly 30 years of learning. Eventually, they could bring to the United Kingdom the best of Spanish culture and cuisine. Five restaurants across London, online shops as well as online free recipes, it definitely makes Brindisa the perfect place to enjoy the casual taste of Spain.
Spanish cuisine consists of the cooking traditions and practices from Spain. Olive oil is heavily used in the Spanish cuisine, and it is the base of many vegetable sauces. Hallmark herbs include parsley, oregano, rosemary and thyme. The use of garlic has been noted as “common to all Spanish cooking”.
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The woman behind TheGastroMagazine, chief editor, food lover, polyglot, aviator and a globetrotter. Emma enjoys Moroccan, Spanish, Italian, Greek and Caribbean food a lot. Cheese & chocolate are her biggest addictions. However, she is really considering becoming Vegan one day.