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This delicious venture by culinary trio Michelin chef Nandu Jubany (of Can Jubany near Barcelona), Chef Jordi Noguera and award-winning mixologist Dario Nocentini serves Catalan cuisine with a contemporary attitude. The La Granja-designed shop house has a casual, intimate vibe, and favourites include the black Mediterranean squid ink paella, mushroom croquettes, and the yummy mini chocolate burger.
40 Hongkong Street, 059679; tel: 6100 4040. Visit http://focrestaurant.com
The team behind Bukit Timah’s My Little Spanish Place (MLSP) has opened a new outlet at Boat Quay, replete with a fresh menu that will transport you to the Balearic Islands. Dine by the river in this quaint home-style restaurant where the Fideua Verde (a traditional Catalan noodle paella) is piping hot and the sangria overflows. MLSP also has a noteworthy Jamon bar.
Visit www.mylittlespanishplace.com.sg for locations.
A tapas-inspired bar bringing Spanish and Catalan flavours to the table, Esquina gets creative with top notch ingredients to serve you contemporary Spanish tapas. The prices may be a little more hefty than normal, but what you see is what you pay for at Esquina, as there’s no service charge included in your bill.
16 Jiak Chuan Road, 089267, tel: 6222 1616. Visit http://esquina.com.sg
There’s over 80 authentic Spanish dishes at this Dempsey hideaway, each inspired by some of Spain’s best eats and prepared with quality ingredients. Ask the waiter for a wine recommendation and end the meal afterwards with churros and dark chocolate, made from decadent chocolates imported exclusively from Barcelona.
7 Dempsey Road #01-02, 249671, tel: 6476 2811. Visit www.don-quijote-restaurants.com
Some text adapted from The Singapore Women’s Weekly + Hazel Vincent De Paul, 2015 / Updated by Muneerah Bee, September 2019
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