Time For Tapas!The best places to enjoy a nibble in Swindon
The patio furniture has been hosed down & the umbrellas are up - the summer season is on its way!
So why not make the most of the lighter evenings and to enjoy a drink and some tapas.
There's now quite a few places that offer this most sophisticated of continental options in Swindon, and we've listed the best places to go below.
Eat in or out in this grand hotel & restaurant, with a Tapas menu that's become very popular with people enjoying an early-evening drink.
Their range of dishes are also excellent value - you can enjoy three items for just £9.
Served all day, every day.
Rudis Bar & Kitchen
Swindon town centre
Rudis Bar & outside terrace is perfect for tapas, and best of all they serve it day & night!
Choose between traditional favourites such as rustic bread, olive oil & balsamic vinegar, white bait and chorizo plus warm Hallumi & Green Lip Mussels (?!)
Available Monday to Saturday, 9-12pm.
Wood Street, Old Town
Another bar terrace & garden ideal for snacking on the likes of meatballs, king prawns and marinated beef.
There are over 20 dishes available on the menu priced at 3 for £10 or 5 for £15.
Served everyday 9.30-11pm, Sunday 11am-11pm.
Faringdon Road, Swindon town centre
The sister establishment of the award-winning La Cabonara Italian restaurant located nearby serves tapas six-days a week and until late on Sunday.
Wood Street, Old Town
As Swindon's oldest Tapas bar (established in April 2006), this is a great place to start if you've never tried Tapas before.
Enjoy their fantastic range of traditional Spanish dishes in their warm, friendly bar.
Served Tuesday - Sunday, time vary (see website for details)
Cold tapas, hot tapas, side dishes & salads - it's all on offer here, as you'd expect from a restaurant dedicated to Hispanic food & flavours.
We especially like their Sangria - the perfect accompaniment!
Served Tuesday to Saturday, 6-11pm.
The Tawny Owl
Served every Tuesday & Wednesday evening at this popular north Swindon pub.
All dishes come with bread and oils & garlic mayonnaise. And it's any three dishes for £10 with over 18 to choose from!
A recent addition and proving a real hit at this award-winning music pub just outside Swindon.
Served every evening from Wednesday to Sunday with their Friday Night Acoustic & Tapas event every week the one to book for enjoying food and class live acts.
Other places serving Tapas:
Gusto (Old Town)
The Brewers Arms, Wanborough