Feeling blue of never-ending rainy days, darkness and grey sky of London? Then it‘s time to give yourself a break and enjoy tasty Spanish dinner with wine, friends and lots of laughing. Yes, we know – you cannot fly to Spain right now because ain‘t nobody got time for that. Calm down! Just choose a place from our list of the best tapas bars, put some colorful clothes on and enjoy the passionate food – because you can create short and sunny vacations in your heart even if you are too busy with everything.
Probably, everyone who is a little bit interested in Spanish culture knows the word ‘Copa’ as this is not just a word that means ‘glass’ but the whole social activity while people are just enjoying drinks and long talks with friends. So Copita will offer you many great and traditional Spanish “copas”, cozy environment and tasty tapas from well-known patatas bravas up to sherry-braised pig cheeks, empanadillas or juicy aubergine stew. If you are confused about so many options, the stuff is absolutely professional and will offer you the best choices. By the way, this place is serving amazing sherry which is always a must during the Spanish dinners.
Looking for a top-notch place to have a fancy dinner? Then Barrafina is the best place with traditional drinks, high-quality food, long dining counter, and open kitchen will give you flashbacks about those dizzy nights in Madrid. The list of tapas is proper and long, so you can choose from the traditional options as torilla, croquetas of morcilla, pan tumaca, shrimps prepared in few different ways, fried octopus and many others. Order some Spanish wine, vermouth or beer to make your dinner complete and enjoy. However, this place is quite expensive but truly worth every single penny!
South London has another amazing Spanish place called José. This place located in the heart of Southwark is perfect to grab a glass of sherry and a few colorful tapas. The range of food is very traditional, so you can order patatas alioli, great olives, Spanish style baked eggs with chorizo or the classical ham called Jamón Ibérico. The spectrum of drinks is wide, but we offer to try one of those sweet or dry sherries to get the right mood. The interior is also very typical for tapas bars as the place is furnished with high tables so people can drink and eat while standing which is very common in Spain.
A cozy and inviting place for wine lovers and Mediterranean-style foodies. The menu consists of many great tapas options such as papas arrugadas, shrimps, octopus, different kinds of tortillas, freshly baked montaditos, hams and cheese plates, small fried fishes, fried goat cheese and many other options. All this wide selection of the best Spanish food is served in an original way, the food is always fresh, staff is friendly and pays attention to every little detail. The stylish interior is mixed with traditional Spanish attributes, so everything here makes you feel like if you were in Spain.