A Taste of Spain in Ireland

Photo courtesey of the Port House, Dublin

Photo courtesey of the Port House, Dublin

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

In the interest of avoiding cliches in honor of this day – like providing you with a list of recipes featuring green ingredients – I thought it would be best to give a few Spanish tapas bars and restaurants in the Irish capital city.

Dublin has several Spanish restaurants actually, and here are a couple of the highlights:

The Port House is perhaps one of the most well-known. With three different locations in Dublin (The Port House, Bar Pintxo and Ibéricos), each features its own take on Spanish food, but all particularly focused on offering a wide selection of Basque inspired hot and cold tapas – featuring products directly imported from Spain – and an excellent selection of Spanish wines and sherries. The group also has a location in London’s West End.

Another place to go if your in the mood for Spanish food in Dublin is Cafe H, a restaurant inspired by tapas bars in Barcelona and San Sebastian – with a distinctly Mediterranean feel.

So whether you’re celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in Spain or Ireland this year and want to top off your green beer with a couple of Spanish tapas, you are never short on options!

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