El Bulli

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Finally visited El Bulli in Surry Hills last night for some amazing Spanish Tapas!

Here’s what we ordered:

Feature photo: Pan con Tomate – Toasted ciabatta rubbed with garlic, tomato & sea salt

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Patatas Fritas – Deep fried chat potatoes served with allioli mayonnaise
Setas Rellenas – Stuffed grilled mushrooms filled with pancetta, parsley & manchego cheese

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Cordero adobado a la Plancha – Marinated barbecued lamb backstrap fillets
Pinchitos de Pollo – Skewered chicken marinated in chimichurri topped with fresh lemon
Chipirones – Char grilled baby squid in a salt & garlic sauce
Pulpitos a la Plancha – Chargrilled baby octopus dressed with chimichurri

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Croquetas de Jamon – Croquettes filled with white sauce & ham rolled in breadcrumbs, lightly fried & topped with allioli

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Paella – Traditional rice dish containing seafood, chicken & traces of chorizo

As opposed to ordered the standard entrèe and main, I recommend you just order a dozen mixed entrèe/skewer plates. It’ll provide you with a different range where everyone can share.

For drinks I highly recommend the “red” sangria! Was just as good as the stuff I was drowning myself in last year at Running of the Bulls in Pamplona!


504 Elizabeth St,
Surry Hills
(click for map)
(02) 9319 5199

Big Bulli is open 7 days from 5pm.
Open for lunch Tuesday to Friday from midday

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Founder of SMF. Elias spends most of his time travelling the world, attempting to become the first Lebanese surfer and rocking the white pant + double breasted blazer combo. He currently resides in Dubai, UAE, and has made it his mission to become best buddies with the Sheikh.