But which Spanish restaurants in Melbourne should you try?
When you look for Melbourne's Spanish restaurants you'll certainly notice lots of tapas bars springing up – and one of the best is MoVida Aqui. This family of restaurants have got restaurants in Hosier Lane, Flinders Lane and Bourke Street in the CBD. The Bourke Street venue is close to the Etihad Stadium, so it's an ideal spot for a bite after the game. You'll find classic tapas dishes, such as pan con tomate, las gambas, tortillas, anchovies and calamari, along with paella and other more substantial dishes that really get the taste buds going. Otherwise, Simply Spanish on Bourke Street is another Melbourne Spanish restaurant that has locals buzzing. It has a cosy feel, colourful decor and serves up authentic cuisine with delicious tapas, huge big pan paellas and Spanish-style steaks on offer. It's also perfectly placed for refuelling after a day of shopping!