Tapas,tapas, tapas! A national institution of Spain and in particular – Seville. If you are looking for that and a little bit more, when it comes to the capital of the Andalusican culinary scene you won’t be disappointed. Whether you’re splashing the cash or backpacking on a budget, the diverse range of food and drink in Seville will tantalise even the fussiest of taste buds.
An international affair, as well as typical Spanish cuisine, you can eat your way around the world in one city with culinary offerings from the likes of Argentina, Morocco, Japanese and intriguingly Peruvian-Japanese fusions amongst others.
Whether you want to eat where the locals dine out, try experimental tapas with a difference or explore a new breed of culinary alchemy, we have got you and your appetite covered.
Read on to discover where to find the best restaurants in Seville for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
You can have whatever you want for breakfast…just make sure you eat it Sevillian style. Whatever your choice, you can be sure that your breakfast experience will be a memorable one (and not necessarily just for the delectable dishes you will be consuming.)
Make sure that you set yourself up for the day with a visit to some of the best restaurants in Seville for breakfast.
Bar El Comercio
From absolutely no gluten to ALL the gluten! When it comes to culinary staples in Seville, churros never disappoint. They are the Spanish equivalent of doughnuts and are commonly enjoyed in Spain for breakfast (or alternatively) as a mid afternoon snack known as the merienda. But, why wait until the PM until you can get your lips around this twisty treat? There’s an abundance of restaurants and cafes where you can enjoy a churros-centric breakfast.
Bar El Comercio in the heart of the historic center doubles up as both a traditional tapas bar and is one of the best places in the city to enjoy churros.. Make sure you get there early doors and you can enjoy a chinwag with the locals whilst savouring the ever-popular chocolate churros.
Ok, we have to talk about tapas here. It is a classic lunch staple in Seville and is worthy of an inclusion in our best restaurants in Seville round up. With hundreds of tapas offerings to choose from, how do you navigate around which restaurant to try? Whether you prefer your tapas restaurant to be full of heritage or experimental, there’s bound to be a joint for you.
If old school tapas bars are high up on your criteria, then El Rinconcillo,the oldest tapas bar in Seville, certainly won’t disappoint. Since its inception in 1670, El Rinconcillo has been dazzling both locals and visitors and is a must-see institution.
Linger over a leisurely tapas lunch and admire the colourful tiles and striking dark wooden bar whilst you enjoy tiny dishes of clams à la marinière, homemade croquettes, cuttlefish and more. Why not team it with a glass of sherry?
The gourmet tapas scene has exploded in Seville in recent years, with new restaurants adding unique angles to the historic small plates. A table in one of the new wave of tapas bars has become a hot commodity in Seville with the locals. Will you join them?
Sobretablas is a shining example of that and offers an elaborate makeover of traditional Spanish tapas, elevating it to new levels with a different approach and creative flair. Think traditional seasonal Andalucían dishes that have been modernised and reinterpreted. This is tapas not as you know it.
When it comes to finding the best restaurants in Seville, we are confident that our picks will certainly whet your appetite. We know there are lots of important elements to this – flavorful cuisine, beautifully presented dishes, local ingredients – the list goes on. With so many incredible eateries to choose from, how do you find the very best restaurants in Seville for dinner?
This Michelin-starred restaurant centres its culinary philosophy on both traditional Andalusian cooking methods as well as quality fresh produce. Chef and co-owner Julio Fernandez Quintero is at the helm, creating exemplary dishes that thrill. Customers can choose between two menus one of which has 13 (yes 13!) courses, the other a mere 10. You can even opt for some wine pairing and make this dinner one you will never forget.
Within a few steps of the pretty old town, Azahar has a varied cuisine where even the most discerning customer will find something they like.
When it comes to the food, it has a certain Mediterranean feel to it but with intriguing innovative touches. The setting is also pretty easy on the eyes too, in fact it’s an experience for all five senses, from the sunlight that streams through the large glass windows to the smell of the dishes that hit you as they are presented to your table.