Small plate servings are blooming in a big way, Spanish-style. This week, Yelp is serving up truly tip-top tapas places in Glasgow and Edinburgh so you can get a taste of everything on the menu.
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3 Lochrin Terrace near Lothian Road, Edinburgh
This "hidden gem" is a Spanish-South African-Venezuelan fusion restaurant, serving up fresh grilled sardines, haggis Murcia with spinach and pine nuts, and the most gorgeous molten-centred-chocolate-heaven-on-a-plate that Susan D has ever had.
Princes Square, Glasgow
Claire B recommends popping in here after shopping - "they do an array of mouth-watering tapas and they have an excellent express lunch menu". The lunch menu is £9.95 for two courses and options include gazpacho, croquettes and paella.
13 Brougham Place, Edinburgh
Laura D came here with "tingling tastebuds" and indulged in traditional tapas: manchego cheese, iberico ham, white asparagus with cheese, and a larger dish of stewed pork cheek. She reckons it's "an ideal date venue" with sharing small plates for two.
1835 Paisley Road West, Glasgow
Emma C is delighted with the selection served up, ranging from gambas gabardinas, morcilla and pinchos de atun (that's prawns, sausage and tuna skewers to those less fluent). Well stocked with wine, this cosy place is perfect to nibble your night away.
6 Howden Street, Edinburgh
Hidden behind the main street, this new tapas bar is part of the Flamenco school, so at the weekends you can watch live Flamenco shows with your tapas and Spanish wine - a night of "dance, singing, clapping, percussion and guitar".
3 Virginia Court, Glasgow
"This restaurant sits off the beaten track that is Argyle Street," advises Scott C. The menu offers a decent selection of normal sized dishes with a tapas style selection of various nibbles, including chorizo bites, croquettes and tortilla.
19 Shore Place, , Edinburgh
Rayan D enjoyed 12 different dishes here, including "gambas, chorizo, warm chicken and potato". And they've got real Spanish hot chocolate and churros for dessert for those with a sweet tooth!
215 St Andrews Road, Glasgow
You'll find an "extensive range to choose from - patatas bravas with a delicious hot sauce, sardines with sliced garlic and meatballs and chorizo", just to name a few. Don't forget Kevin P's tip of "going native" and getting some sangria to go with your meal.
77 George Street, Edinburgh
Kelly F loves tapas, so she headed into this city centre restaurant to feast on their chorizo and red wine, patatas bravas, pork meatballs, and lemon and paprika chicken. Her dining partner's black pudding and pork cheeks were nae bad too.
327 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow
Francesca R recommends the mini chicken paella which she says is "inspired".
At lunch you can order three tapas dishes for £8.95 and try Spanish delights such as manchego cheese, pan a la Catalana or albondigas.