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Savouring the Best of Spain in Singapore: Culinary Excellence at Five Exceptional Spanish Restaurants

Embark on a culinary journey that transcends borders as Singapore welcomes the vibrant flavours and traditions of Spain through the “Restaurants from Spain” certification program. Launched by ICEX (Spanish Institute for Foreign Trade), this esteemed certification celebrates the authenticity and excellence of Spanish cuisine in the heart of Singapore. Let’s explore the culinary havens that have earned the prestigious Restaurants from Spain diploma, elevating the dining experience for Singaporean food enthusiasts.

1. ASADOR – Grilling Perfection

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Asador is a haven for those seeking the authentic essence of Spanish cuisine through the art of grilling. Executive Chef Javier Vicente takes pride in presenting signature dishes like Roasted Suckling Pig and Grilled Turbot, cooked to perfection in a wood-fired oven. Asador’s commitment to authenticity shines through in every dish, offering a truly immersive dining experience.

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Address: 51 Joo Chiat Place, Singapore 427775 (Map)
Opening Hours:
Mon to Thurs 5.30pm to 12am
Fri to Sun: 12.00pm to 2pm | 5.30pm to 12am
Contact Number: +65 9836 1792
Instagram: @asadorsingapore

2. BINOMIO – A Feast for the Senses

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Binomio promises an authentic Spanish dining experience curated by Executive Chef Gonzalo Landin. With a keen focus on taste, texture, appearance, and colors, Binomio delights guests with both beloved Spanish classics and unique creations. The menu evolves with the seasons, ensuring the freshest ingredients for dynamic and ever-evolving culinary experiences.

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Address: 20 Craig Rd, #01-02 Craig Place, Singapore 089692 (Map)
Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday: 12pm to 1.45pm, 5.30pm to 10pm
Saturday: 5.30pm to 10pm
Sunday: Closed
Contact Number: +65 9758 6471
Instagram: @binomiorestaurante

3. ESQUINA – Where Tradition Meets Innovation

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Esquina redefines Spanish dining with an innovative fusion of traditional dishes. Head Chef Carlos Montobbio shares that the popularity of Spanish cuisine in Singapore can be attributed to the shared love for pork, seafood, and rice. Esquina’s dedication to preserving the essence of Spanish and Catalan cuisine is evident in vibrant colors, artistic plating, and bold flavors that tell a story of culinary exploration and innovation.

Address: 16 Jiak Chuan Road, Singapore 089267 (Map)
Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Saturday: 12pm to 2.30pm
Dinner Service:
Tuesday to Thursday: 6pm to 10.30pm
Contact Number: +65 6222 1616
Instagram: @esquinasg

4. GAIG – Barcelona’s Culinary Heritage in Singapore

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A longstanding ambassador of Spanish cuisine, GAIG brings the heritage and tradition of Barcelona to Singapore since 1869. Chef Carles GAIG emphasizes the importance of maintaining authenticity in their dishes. Despite geographical differences, the star dish, Gaig Cannelloni, remains unchanged, proudly carrying the legacy of their family recipe. Gaig has become a culinary destination, showcasing the rich tapestry of flavors that define their culinary heritage.

Address: 16 Stanley Street, Singapore 068735 (Map)
Opening Hours:
Lunch: 12pm to 2pm
Dinner: 6pm to10pm
Contact Number: +65 6221 2134
Instagram: @carlesgaig

5. UNA AT THE ALKAFF MANSION – A Fusion of Tradition and Creativity

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Una at The Alkaff Mansion pays homage to Spanish gastronomy with an innovative and contemporary menu. Blending authentic signature delicacies from the South and heartier fare from the North of Spain, Una extracts wholesome and robust flavours using modern cooking techniques. Singaporean diners have shown great enthusiasm for popular Spanish dishes, showcasing a perfect fusion of Spanish culinary culture and Singapore’s diverse culinary scene.

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Address: 10 Telok Blangah Green, Level 2, Singapore 109178 (Map)
Opening Hours:
Friday: 11.30am to 2.30pm
Tuesday to Sunday: 6.30pm to 10.30pm
Contact Number: +65 8126 8844
Instagram: @una.singapore

These certified restaurants, adorned with the Restaurants from Spain diploma, have not only become up-market dining destinations but culinary landmarks in Singapore. Preserving the authenticity of Spanish cuisine, using premium ingredients, and offering an exquisite dining ambiance, these establishments redefine the culinary landscape. As you explore the diverse flavours of Spain in these distinguished restaurants, you are sure to experience a gastronomic adventure that transports you straight to the heart of Spain. ¡Buen provecho!

With lots of love,
An Affair With Food

Xue Wei
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A foodie at heart, Xue Wei’s passion for food and travel translates to her daily snippets of her affairs on this website and Instagram. She enjoys quality family time and hopes to fulfil her dream to travel around the world with her loved ones.

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