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Hispania, South Kensington

The Blurb

World-renowned Hispania restaurants have teamed up with the Meliá Hotel to bring a taste of authentic Spanish cuisine to Kensington. The new menu, curated by Michelin-starred chef Marcos Morán, features traditional Spanish dishes with a vibrant twist. There’s … Read more →

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El Norte

The Blurb

Part of the Emerald Hospitality Group, which includes Kensington’s Como Garden and Zuaya, El Norte is a chic new addition (November 2021) to Mayfair’s Dover Street. The fare is billed as a modern slant on Spain’s rich culinary … Read more →

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El Pirata At Home

The blurb

A warmly-regarded Mayfair institution for over 25 years, José Rodrigues’ El Pirata has garnered a reputation for serving up classic Spanish tapas that are not only high in quality but low in price—an impressive feat considering the ritzy … Read more →

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Ember Yard

The blurb

Back with a fresh design, a contemporary basement bar and a brand new head chef at the helm, Ember Yard returns to Soho’s Berwick Street with an exciting relaunch menu to delight the tapas-lovers among us. Brought to … Read more →

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'The sommelier was especially good at pairing wines for my vegan dishes'

Ametsa with Arzak Instruction

Open for lunch Tue–Fri midday–midnight, Sat 12.30pm–2pm for tapas Mon midday–2pm and 5.30pm–9pm and for dinner daily 6.30pm–10pm

The Halkin by COMO hotel, nestled a few streets behind Hyde Park tube is where you’ll find Ametsa with Arzak Instruction restaurant. … Read more →

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'If my grandmother had been Spanish, this is the fare she would have cooked'


Open Tue–Sat midday–3pm and 7pm–11.30pm; Sun midday–3pm and 7pm–10pm

I’m not one of those people who sits around wondering where we should eat out. In fact, to let you into a secret, there is a pile of mouth-watering magazine clippings … Read more →

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Tapas Revolution
Lee rekindles his 'fond belly memories' at Tapas Revolution

Tapas Revolution

Mon–Wed 9am–9pm; Thu–Fri 9am–10pm; Sat 9am–9pm; Sun midnight–7pm

I’m not big on Westfield. This temple devoted to the dubious pleasures of capitalism leaves me cold and usually, given it’s enormity, knackered. Having an authentic Spanish Tapas bar there seems the … Read more →

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El Pirata restaurant review
'Generous portion sizes presented with finesse' at El Pirata

El Pirata

Open Mon–Fri midday–3pm and 6pm–11pm, Sat and Sun midday–11pm

The decor of the Westbourne Grove offshoot of this tapas restaurant is reflective of the food; combining the traditional and contemporary. We got there early and were seated near the door … Read more →

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Kensington Wine Rooms
We loved the pick 'n' mix wine tasting experience' at Kensingon Wine Rooms

Kensington Wine Rooms

Open Mon–Sat midday–11pm; Sun midday–10.30pm

Kensington Wine Room’s sommelier Nobuko Okamura (who has worked for the likes of Zuma and The Glasshouse) has pulled out the stops for a corking wine list, which boasts well-established classics and little-known wines from … Read more →

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