Is a Restaurant and wine bar located in the Elysian building in Cork city centre. El Vino also has a tapas and wine bar in Douglas’s East Village. Tapa’s, sometimes called Pincho’s, are small snacks that originated in Andalucia in the 19th Century.
Stemming from a bartenders practice of covering a glass with a saucer or Tapa whilst a customer was away from their drink. The custom progressed to a chunk of cheese ,or a few olives, being placed on a platter to accompany a drink.
Nowadays you can choose from a wide range of appetising varieties, from cold meats and cheese to elaborately prepared hot dishes of seafood,meat or vegetables. Our special menu includes some of the most popular Tapas for you to enjoy.