Spanish Restaurants in London

Tasty fried potatoes, juicy olives, spicy chorizo... with so much variety it's no wonder the favourite way to eat Spanish food is with tapas – an tempting array of different dishes. 

The many Spanish restaurants in London offer not only tapas but main meals of Spanish specialties and popular dishes.

Learn your "pollo" from a "paella" at one of London's spanish restaurants. To get you started we've listed some of the best around.

  • Alquimia

    Spanish Restaurant

    3B, 30 Brewhouse Lane, Putney Wharf, SW15 2JX [map]

    Located in the exclusive Putney Wharf complex a stone’s throw from the river Thames, Alquimia serves the best Spanish produce transformed into works of gastronomic art.

  • Ametsa with Arzak Instruction

    Spanish Restaurant

    Halkin Street, Westminster, SW1X 7DJ [map]

    Ametsa with Arzak Instruction is a Basque restaurant featuring inventive cuisine.

  • Aqua Nueva

    Spanish Restaurant

    5th Floor, 240 Regent Street, Entrance on 30 Argyll Street, W1B 3BR [map]

    Epitomising destination dining at its very finest, Aqua Nueva sits on top of the former Dickens & Jones department store, opposite the London Palladium.

  • Bar Gansa

    Spanish Restaurant

    2 Inverness Street, Primrose Hill, NW1 7HJ [map]

    3 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 22 reviews

    We are a friendly spanish tapas bar in the heart of Camden Town, our Sangrias have been copied by many.

  • Barcelona Tapas Bar

    Spanish Restaurant

    481 Lordship Lane, Herne Hill, SE22 8JY [map]

    This south-east London outpost of the bubbly Barcelona Tapas chain doles out a hearty dose of Spanish flavour from its location in an old pharmacy.

  • Barcelona Tapas Bar

    Spanish Restaurant

    15 St Botolph Street, Whitechapel, EC3A 7DT [map]

    4 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 19 reviews

    There's plenty of Spanish passion fuelling the action at this flagship City branch of the Barcelona Tapas bar and restaurant chain.

  • Barcelona Tapas - Lime Street

    Spanish Restaurant

    24A Lime Street, The City, EC3M 7HS [map]

    3 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 12 reviews

    More understated than its siblings, this City branch of the energetic Barcelona Tapas chain still has the same cheerful ambience and appetising Spanish menu.

  • Black Pig With White Pearls

    Spanish Restaurant

    61 Stoke Newington High Street, Stoke Newington, N16 8EL [map]

    Yelp 5 out of 5 Based on 1 review.

    The Black Pig With White Pearls is an authentic Spanish tapas bar nestled between the hustle and bustle of Dalston and the village-like atmosphere of Stoke Newington.

  • Cambio de Tercio

    Spanish Restaurant

    163 Old Brompton Road, Earl's Court, SW5 0LJ [map]

    Yelp 4 out of 5 Based on 24 reviews

    Cambio de Tercio is the signature Restaurant of Cambio De Tercio Restaurant Group, located in the heart of Chelsea- South Kensington.

  • Camino

    Spanish Restaurant

    3 Varnishers Yard, Regent Quarter, King's Cross, N1 9FD [map]

    4 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 112 reviews

    Camino has been created as a place to enjoy the life, vigour and tastes of Spain.

  • Camino Blackfriars

    Spanish Restaurant

    33 Black Friars Lane, The City, EC4V 6EP [map]

    "Camino is a place to enjoy ‘The life and soul and tastes of Spain’.

  • Camino Monumento

    Spanish Restaurant

    15 Mincing Lane, The City, EC3R 7BD [map]

    3 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 5 reviews

    Camino has been created as a place to enjoy the life, vigour and tastes of Spain.

  • Camino - Puerto Del Canario - Canary Wharf

    Spanish Restaurant

    28 Westferry Circus, Millwall, E14 8RR [map]

    Yelp 4 out of 5 Based on 29 reviews

    Camino has been created as a place to enjoy the life, vigour and tastes of Spain.

  • Capote Y Toros

    Spanish Restaurant

    157 Old Brompton Road, SW5 0LJ [map]

    4 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 9 reviews

    Authentic Spanish cuisine and one of the world's most extensive sherry lists, featuring 100 different varieties

  • Casa Brindisa

    Spanish Restaurant

    7-9 Exhibition Road, South Kensington, SW7 2HE [map]

    4 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 75 reviews

    Casa Brindisa is a stylish Spanish tapas restaurant that brings a little taste of Spain to the museum-lined streets of South Kensington.

  • Cigala

    Spanish Restaurant

    54 Lambs Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, WC1N 3LW [map]

    4 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 53 reviews

    Cigala has been at the forefront of the Spanish restaurant scene in London since first opening almost seven years ago.

  • Copita

    Spanish Restaurant

    26 - 27 D'Arblay Street, Soho, W1F 8EP [map]

    Yelp 3 out of 5 Based on 12 reviews

    Blending a laidback Spanish vibe and a fashionable urban edge, Copita showcases sumptuous tapas dishes in Soho.

  • The Cuban

    Spanish Restaurant

    Stables Market, Camden, NW1 8AH [map]

    3 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 86 reviews

    Set in the Stables Market, Camden's branch of The Cuban is a fittingly lively location for this celebration of the Latin spirit.

  • El Molino

    Spanish Restaurant

    251 Beckenham Road, Elmers End, Beckenham, BR3 4RP [map]

    El Molino has reigned as one of South East Londons' top tapas bars and restaurants since it opened in 1991.

  • El Pirata Detapas

    Spanish Restaurant

    115 Westbourne Grove, London, W2 4UP [map]

    4 TripAdvisor traveller rating
    Based on 67 reviews

    This neighborhood tapas restaurant on Westbourne Grove has a focus on 'Cocina Nueva' – contemporary Spanish cuisine. Signature dishes include endives with valdeón cheese foam & walnuts.