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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.

The Highworth
Highworth

The Highworth Terrace, Highworth
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.


Mackenzies
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.

 
Buon Appetito
Faringdon Road, Swindon town centre
 
Tapas in Swindon at Buon Appetito
One place you can enjoy tapas all year round is Swindon's first Italian-style tapas, wine bar & pizzeria restaurant - Buon Appetito.
 
The sister establishment of the award-winning La Cabonara Italian restaurant located nearby serves tapas six-days a week and until late on Sunday.
 
 
Los Gatos
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)

El Toro
Old Town

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
North Swindon
 
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!
 
 
Riffs Bar
Hook, Swindon
 
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)
01793 978342

The Brewers Arms, Wanborough
01793 790707
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