About us

Welcome to Salamanca Tapas Bar & Restaurant, located near the new Home of Molly Malone, beside the tourist office on St Andrew St, Dublin 2.

Founded in 2002 as one of the first Tapas Bars, and still remains top of the list for Spanish Tapas dishes in Dublin.

Our wide range of Quality Tapas & good Spanish wines are carefully chosen with the aim to whisk you from the mundane to the mediterannean in a prime city centre location.Salamanca prides itself on using only good quality fresh ingredients in it’s cooking.

Our Chefs work very closely with our suppliers, ensuring only top quality dishes and taste are brought to your table by friendly, efficient staff in a decor that is warm and  inviting with a distinct Spanish feel.

Our Head Chef Aleksandar Dimitrov is constantly sourcing good quality ingredients from Spain, creating authentic Spanish Tapas dishes for you to enjoy.

Please feel free to navigate our website and call or email with any queries you may have. Our staff are on hand to accomodate you and deal with your enquiries. We take reservations and also operate a waiting list at weekends.

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Dublin Winner of Restaurant of the Year – The Irish Hospitality Awards 2019

Overall Winner of Restaurant of the Year – The Irish Hospitality Awards 2019

Best Tapas Restaurant at Good Eating Guide awards 2018, 2019

Best Social Media Restaurant 2014, 2016, 2017 for Good Eating Guide

Winner of Best Mediterranean Establishment at Food Awards Ireland 2016, 2017, 2018

Best Tapas Bar & Restaurant at Irish Enterprise Awards 2018 by EU Magazine