Tapas is the best non-traditional dining experience around – not only do you get to sample loads of different tastes, you also get to enjoy the social benefits tapas food has to offer. Check out our top three tips for getting the most out of your tapas experience in Sydney.

1. Pre-tapas: take the edge off your hunger

Tapas is all about taste – not stuffing yourself silly! You’ll enjoy your tapas experience in Sydney much more if you’re not driven by hunger but instead by a genuine curiosity in the range of delectable tastes tapas has to offer. A great way to ease into an evening of tapas is to enjoy a pre-drink and nibbles so that you arrive ready for the meal but not absolutely starving. By its very nature, the tapas food experience is all about delivering divine moments for your tastebuds dish after dish and you want to be in the best position appetite-wise to make the most of it.

2. Choose your fellow tapas food diners wisely

There’s nothing worse than an evening full of awkward silences: tapas at one of the best tapas bars in Sydney is the ideal dining experience to share with friends but make sure you choose your company wisely. Head along to your evening of tapas with a bunch of interesting, eclectic pals intent on living up the moment and capable of making the most of the creative, unique approach to dining on offer. The more the merrier when it comes to tapas – the more diners, the more dishes!

3. Trust your tapas waiter

Any tapas bar worth its salt will be staffed by people who know the menu inside-out, and can make recommendations based on personal experience as well as decent culinary knowledge. If you’re not sure what to order and are keen to try out new things, don’t hesitate to pitch your group’s tastes to your waiter and leave the rest up to him or her. If you do want to be in charge of your ordering however, don’t forget to query the quantity of food with the waiter: he or she will know the size of dishes as well as how heavy or light the food served may be. The last thing you want to do is order a surplus of food – and after all, the great thing about tapas is you can always go back for more! Contact the Sevardi Wine and Tapas Bar by email at enjoy@wineandtapasbar.com.au or call on  (02) 9980 1150.