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Best Spanish Tapas in Hong Kong

Looking for the best Spanish tapas in Hong Kong?

Some love Patatas Bravas, some others love croquetas… But what’s for sure is that everybody loves tapas!

So you love tapas, you read our post Our Top 5 Spanish Restaurants in Hong Kong, but you do not know what the best tapas are, and where to get them in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong has plenty of Spanish food options, but not all the tapas here are as authentic and yummy as in Spain. Hence, in this article we will show you where to find the best 5 tapas. Trust our native Spanish food loving taste!!

👇 Find below the Best Spanish tapas in Hong Kong!!👇

1) Cochinillo @ La Paloma

WHAT IS IT?

Cochinillo is a piglet roasted after suckling on sow’s milk for two to six weeks. It’s crispy, delicious, and has juicy, flavorful flesh that readily slips off the bone. The most renowned kind of roast suckling pig comes from Segovia, Spain, a city northwest of Madrid.

For its buttery texture and golden-brown skin, cochinillo meat stands out. A porcelain dish is all you need to slice it, revealing its sensitivity and delicateness.

WEBSITE AND LOCATION:

www.lapaloma.hk

📍 189 Queens Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong

YOU CANNOT MISS:

🔥 Besides the Cochinillo tapa, La Paloma offers an amazing Brunch featuring ALL YOU CAN EAT PAELLA AND COCHINILLO!!!


2) Fried eggplant with Salmorejo @ Dale Candela

WHAT IS IT?

Tomato, bread, extra virgin olive oil, and garlic are some of the ingredients of Andalusia’s classic salmorejo. Tomatoes are often peeled and puréed with the rest of the ingredients after being skinned. You may garnish your salmorejo with chopped hard-boiled eggs and diced Spanish serrano ham.

On the other hand, eggplant is a very popular vegetable in the Spanish cuisine. You will find them in so many ways such as stuffed, sweet and savory, fried, baked…

At Dale Candela, they combine their amazing fried and crunchy eggplant chips, with some Salmorejo as sauce.

Do not miss their extra topping options with either Spanish ham or goat cheese. Sooo yummy!!!

WEBSITE AND LOCATION:

www.facebook.com/DaleCandelaHK

📍 23 Main St, Yung Shue Wan, Lamma Island

YOU CANNOT MISS:

🔥 Their Valencian-style paella with an Estrella Galicia is the perfect plan if you want to feel the real Spanish lifestyle.


3) Pintxos Gilda @ 22 Ships

WHAT IS IT?

Pintxo literally means “spike” in the Basque language and it is used to name the tapas in the Basque country, since many of them are served with a toothpick on them.
Gilda skewers are one of the most popular pintxos in the Basque Country. Its main ingredients are piparra pepper pickles and olives.

22 Ships serves them with smoked sardines, and onion pickles. Amazing combination!

WEBSITE AND LOCATION:

https://www.22ships.hk/

📍 22 Ship Street, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

YOU CANNOT MISS:

🔥 Their amazing and broad Tapas menu and their Sangria! One of the best in town!


4) Octopus Galician style @ Pica Pica

WHAT IS IT?

Galician-style octopus (also known as Pulpo Gallego or Pulpo a feira), is one of the most popular tapas in Spain. Pulpo (octopus) is considered a delicacy and a regular catch for fisherman in Galicia, in the northwestern part of Spain.
Despite its special main ingredient, this tapa dish is simple. Cooked octopus, boiled potatoes, olive oil, and sweet Spanish paprika are all that is needed to make this dish. Because paprika and olive oil are the primary flavorings in this dish, it is important to utilize high-quality products.

WEBSITE AND LOCATION:

www.picapica.hk

📍 317 – 319 Des Voeux Rd Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

YOU CANNOT MISS:

🔥 Besides their tapas you cannot miss their amazing Spanish rice dishes. their black paella rice and the “fideuà” are probably the best in town!


5) Iberian Ham Croquetas: El Cerdo

WHAT IS IT?

As a strategy to ensure that no food was wasted, croquetas were born. Bechamel sauce with fried morsels of meat or veggies are a great way to use up leftovers.

Spanish croquettes are made with bechamel. A roux-like mixture of butter, flour, and milk is used to create this thick, creamy sauce. Known as croquetas in Spain, these tasty morsels are one of the most popular tapas around the country.

WEBSITE AND LOCATION:

www.hkelcerdo.com

📍 38 Elgin Street, Central, Hong Kong

📍 77 Tai Pa Street, Tsuen Wan, Kowloon, Hong Kong

YOU CANNOT MISS:

🔥 Their tapa sized paella will leave you with no words!


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