With a large number of foreigners living in the city, Abu Dhabi has numerous restaurants serving a variety of international cuisines. One can find several Lebanese, Mexican, Chinese and Spanish restaurants in Abu Dhabi.
Spanish dishes are famous all around the globe for their unique flavours and restaurants specialising in the delicate Spanish starters and main courses are also gaining popularity in the capital. There are several Spanish restaurants in the city where you can sample a variety of tapas dishes. While there are not many exclusive Spanish restaurants in Abu Dhabi for authentic Spanish flavours, expats and locals can visit the below-mentioned restaurants.
List of Spanish Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Spain is popular for its traditional dishes that begin with simple Spanish snacks called tapas and extends to complex dishes with combinations of shrimp and garlic and slow-cooked meat. Spanish cuisine has diversified over the years imbibing signature flavours from the various districts in Spain. Here are the details about restaurants that serve original Spanish cuisine in Abu Dhabi.
Bravo Tapas Bar & Restaurant
Enjoy a wide variety of mouth-watering cold and hot tapas at Bravo Tapas Bar! This cosy restaurant offers indoor and outdoor seating with lovely views of the Corniche Abu Dhabi.
You can also indulge in other Mediterranean specialities such as paella and croquetas at Bravo, as well as tasty appetisers. Finish off your meal with delicious desserts such as churros and fried custard with ice cream!
Please note that Bravo Tapas Bar & Restaurant is temporarily closed for the season
- Location: Sheraton Hotel & Resort, Corniche Road, Al Markaziya
- Average price for two: AED 440
- Contact: +971-2-697-0235
Diablito Food & Music
Diablito Food and Music is an Abu Dhabi Spanish restaurant that comes with casual dining facilities. It is located at Yas Yacht Club in Yas Island. It offers a stunning sea view to diners along with a choice of indoor and outdoor seating arrangements and a free Wi-Fi connection.
Here, visitors can try out a delicious selection of Spanish tapas dishes that include Croquettes, Patatas Bravas, Calamari and some other popular options. They also have famous Spanish garlic prawns and Spanish Omelette to excite your taste buds.
The menu at Diablito is not limited to Spanish food; it also has some mouthwatering Mediterranean and Tex-Mex food varieties such as Nachos, Pasta and Salads.
- Location: Yas Island
- Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday – 06:00 pm to 12:30 am
- Average price for two: AED 200
- Cell: +971-2-565-1175
Foodies who love to experience different cuisines will come across some of the best international and local Arabic restaurants in Abu Dhabi that serve an enticing range of cuisines. Apart from traditional Middle Eastern eateries, there are many European, Asian, American and Indian fine-dining and casual restaurants in Abu Dhabi.
Those who fancy a lighter menu with contemporary snacks and a hot cup of coffee can check out the cafés in Abu Dhabi. There are several cafes with indoor gaming facilities to make the experience more fun. Cafés may also attract people who want outing options with a lower budget.