Bangkok's best Spanish restaurants
Lavigne’s version of Kika is stripped off controversial notoriety; the kitchen, instead, offers delicious, comforting Spanish bites that would appeal to most food lovers. Located opposite Saint Joseph Convent School in Silom, Kika follows the similar path paved by other tapas bars in town.
Basque cuisine, which is dominant in Northern Spain and Southern France, is the star at Nan Charcoal Grill. The menu is loaded with protein-heavy, spice-injected selections cooked in the Josper grill, an oven and charcoal grill hybrid that’s known for giving meat more aroma and retaining its juiciness.
A sister restaurant of El Rinconcito de Juan in Madrid, which has a solid international following despite not succumbing to tourist-trapping methods, El Tapeo is tasked to deliver similar tapas magic but in a fancier setting.
Tucked in the mall’s bookstore-meet-dining space Open House, this casual eatery manages to break mall food stereotypes by unexpectedly coming up with some of the city’s most delicious Spanish grubs, making it rightfully deserve its Spanish name.
A small two-story house on Sukhumvit 53 (the soi that provides alternative dining options in Thonglor) has been converted into a restaurant that puts the spotlight on Spanish rice dishes.
Still a new kid on the block, Islero’s modern Spanish cuisine is known to strike awe. Chef Eduard Borsch deconstructs elBulli’s avant-garde cuisine into more accessible dishes that still truly represent Spanish eating culture.
Combining the vibrant and fun atmosphere of Boston with the modern designs of New York, Toro at 72 Courtyard serves Spanish tapas with a sprinkling of local tastes. Here, you can have everything from pintxos to hot or cold tapas.
There are many reasons to love Uno Mas on the 54th floor of the Centara Grand at CentralWorld Hotel, from breathtaking views of Bangkok’s downtown to a wide selection of Spanish and Mediterranean dishes.
Breaking away from the restrictive reputation, Broken Eggs is a hip Spanish tavern that’s unafraid to inject a contemporary spin to tapas bites.
Taste the modern-meets-classic plates for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Dishes include paella de Mariscos, Spanish hot dog and arroz Cremoso. Drinks range from imported wines to vermouth, to quality spirits like Martin Miller’s Gin.