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La Brunilda

Seville's crown as Andalucía's tapas capital is regularly attacked by well-armed rivals from the provinces, meaning it constantly has to reinvent itself and offer up fresh competition. Enter La Brunilda, a newish fo…
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El Rinconcillo

Some say the Rinconcillo is resting on its laurels. Maybe so; but, with more than 345 years of history, there are a lot to rest on. Seville’s oldest bar first opened in 1670, when the Inquisition was raging and tapa…
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Mesón Serranito

Vegetarians steer clear: this place is dangerously close to the bullring and has tasty bull’s tail on the menu to go with the less tasty bulls’ heads hanging on the wall – next to pictures of the final few seconds o…
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Mesón Cinco Jotas

In the world of jamón (ham) making, if you are awarded Cinco Jotas (Five Js) for your jamón, it’s like getting an Oscar. The owner of this place, Sánchez Romero Carvajal, is the biggest producer of Jabugo ham, and h…
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Duo Tapas

Missed by the masses who rarely wander north from the Alameda de Hércules, Duo Tapas is 'new school' to the old school of El Rinconcillo. But, what it lacks in azulejo (tiles) and illustrious past patrons, it makes …
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Bar Europa

An old-school bar with no pretensions that's been knocking out tapas since 1925. Notwithstanding, Europa isn't afraid to experiment. Its signature tapa is the quesadilla los balanchares gratinada sobre manzana which…
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Bodega Santa Cruz

This forever crowded bodega is where eating tapas becomes a physical contact sport. Watch out for flying elbows and admire those dexterous waiters who bob and weave like prizefighters amid the chaos. The fiercely tr…
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Casa Tomate

Hams swing from ceiling hooks, old feria posters are etched with art-nouveau and art-deco designs, and outdoor blackboards relay what's cooking in the kitchen of Casa Tomate on Santa Cruz' most intense tourist strip…
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Vinería San Telmo

San Telmo invented the rascacielo (skyscraper) tapa, an 'Empire State' of tomatoes, aubergine, goat's cheese and smoked salmon. If this and other creative nuggets such as foie gras with quail's eggs and lychees, or …
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Café Bar Las Teresas

The hanging hams look as ancient as the bar itself, a sinuous wraparound affair with just enough room for two stout waiters to pass carrying precariously balanced tapas plates. The atmosphere is dark but not dingy, …