Out of all the things that make a place worth visiting or even living in, food should be at the top of the list. It's a delicious look into the culture, heritage, as well as abilities and creativity of the place. Take a look at Seville, for instance. This city is far from the food capital that Paris, Rome, and London are but it still has its fair share of excellent establishments. These are hotspots here that foodies ought to know about and eventually eat at if they truly want to be considered as such.
Source: Abantal Facebook Page
With a Michelin star under its belt, Abantal is definitely one to look forward to in Seville. It's Spanish cuisine at its finest here, serving dishes and delicacies that continue to fascinate foodies from all over the world. Their seafood is particularly scrumptious, only making use of the freshest ingredients around. And whether it be tapas or paella, your palate will definitely come out satisfied no matter what. In terms of the space, its contemporary design makes for a perfect ambiance to live up to its luxurious reputation. Though it'd cost a lot to eat here, once you've tasted the food, you'll know every cent was worth it!
El Pinton is yet another of Seville's most popular restaurants. And by its beautiful ambiance alone, you can already tell what menu they serve here! A true-blue Mediterranean feast with a Spanish flair, this is the place you'd want to eat at when you really want to taste the flavor of the region. Gazpacho, one of Andalusia's signature dishes, is this place's specialty. It's not farfetched to say that this place serves some of the best gazpachos, not just in Andalusia or in Spain, but in the world too. Pair that with some sangria and you're good to go!
Source: El Pinton Facebook Page
No, this isn't owned by the iconic 'little rascal.' But it is one of the best places to eat breakfast in Seville. A classic bistro-style hotspot that serves some of the most scrumptious comfort food in the city, you'd want to start your day here every morning. Just wait until you bite into the crunchy croquettes with their delicious flavors. Or thin and delicate slices of Iberian ham that go well with the local cheeses of the region. Not to mention some fine Spanish coffee
to really perk you right up! Doesn't that all sound so heavenly?
Source: Bar Alfalfa
La Cacharreria de Sevilla
Coffee, cakes, and other pastries. What's not to love? Yet another awesome breakfast place in Seville is La Cacharreria de Sevilla, a traditional Spanish café along Calle Regina. But don't think that its central location, very accessible through public transport
, is the only reason why popular among locals. The place is also one of the very few vegan-friendly hotspots in the entire city. Most, if not all of what they serve here, from the sweetest desserts to the strongest coffee, are organic and natural. That alone is reason enough for patronage from a lot of residents of the city.
Source: La Cacharreria de Sevilla
Did you know that Andalusia, the region where Seville is, is considered the birthplace of tapas? The Spanish hors d'oeuvre was either first made or grew in popularity here in this Spanish region. And El Rinconcillo, considered the oldest tapas bar in the country, probably helped in that! Today, it's still considered one of the finest too! Here, you can enjoy as many tapas as you want, so much so that it can make up an entire meal and you'd still want more. It's no wonder the place is often crowded during lunchtime!
Source: El Rinconcillo
Up for some more tapas? La Brulinda is definitely your next go-to foodie hotspot! Needless to say, the tapas here are out of this world! But also their croquettes too! Crunchy, crispy, and filled with mouthwatering meat, cheese, and other fillings, just one plateful will already have you feeling full in no time! But if that's not enough, you can always go for their classic mushroom risotto as well. Any of them will pair greatly with some of La Brulinda's finest reds! Now that's a true-blue Spanish meal for you! No doubt about that!
Source: La Brulinda
Confeteria la Campana
Finally, some dessert! The Spanish are notorious for loving sweets and their desserts
are some of the best in the world! Here in Seville, you can get some of that in Confeteria la Campana! One of the oldest confectioneries in the city, it's also a popular breakfast or brunch hotspot because of the sweets served here! Think traditional churros and chocolates
, packed with as much sugary crunch and cocoa punch as you'd like! Or a healthy plate of flan, perfect for those who want a soft yet swift dessert you can enjoy in a couple of minutes! Is your mouth watering yet?
Source: Confeteria la Campana Facebook Page
Are you a foodie who loves traveling to places just to eat their food? If you are, don't forget to stop by Seville. It's not Paris or London, but the food here is just as excellent! So much so you won't ever forget what you ate here!