The cuisine is traditional Spanish tapas with a twist from the labours of executive chef David León who takes no shortcuts in its production and presentation with everything from the sauces to the bread being made in house to deliver authentic flavours from his home of Spain. The wine list is carefully curated to consist of a fantastic representation of imported Spanish wines that are not commonly found in Sydney so as to fully complement the cuisine.
Romantic candle lit tables with hardwood features and classic chandeliers make Alegrias and intimate midweek location. On the weekends the venue is more lively and boisterous with regular live performances from Spanish dancers and musicians. The outdoor veranda is the ideal location to enjoy a drink and watch the world pass by with good company and tasty tapas.
The legend goes that the tradition of serving small plates and bar snacks with wine, beer and sherry – otherwise known as ‘tapas’ – began when King Alfonso XIII The Wise was recovering from an illness by drinking wine capped with morsels of simply served food. After regaining his health, he decreed that all taverns in Spain would not be allowed to serve their patrons wine unless it was accompanied by a small snack. At Alegrias Spanish Tapas and Bar we indulge in a range of Spanish and Mediterranean dishes alongside a few glasses, ideally with a group of friends and family, and the crystal chandeliers adorning its high ceilings and hardwood features, Alegrias Spanish Tapas Bar & Restaurant will invoke images of the class of the past.