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Barcelona Tapas - Lordship Lane

481 Lordship Lane, London SE22 8JY, England
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Ranked #8,386 of 17,231 Restaurants in London
Price range: $24 - $49
Sun - Mon 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Tue 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Dessert, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Description: Barcelona has 'aficion' - that means passion and knowledge and, in bullfighting, what makes you get into the ring with an irritable herbivore. The space that houses this Barcelona, the third in a continuing series, was once a pharmacy. It still has its funky antique dispensing cabinets, but is also kitted out in Barcelona's inimitable sunny style, including tiling, vivid hues, and the trademark lizard, inspired by a Gaudi mad masterpiece. The Conservatory areas are extremely popular, but then so is the whole restaurant. As it's a short five minute walk from Dulwich village, it's full of professional types, but it's located in a residential area which brings in scads of happy families reliving the cuisine of their latest Spanish holiday. Hora Loca is a madly good deal - we have our own little aficion for the jugs of sangria. The tapas include many familiar favourites as well as specialities from all the regions of Spain. Try dishes like the Andalusian pork and bean stew with chorizo, Galician-style octopus, and Catalan grilled peppers, onions and aubergines. The Spanish wine list is a treat
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57 reviews 57 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We chose to sit outside and it was very pleasant. Our waitress, Andrea, was lovely and really ensured that we enjoyed our lunch. She was very friendly and attentive. It wasn't particularly cheap but it was really tasty and we could not finish what we had ordered. We were the only ones dining and this is a great pity as... More

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6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Average tapas, bad service. We ate piella out of a hot pan...not the best. The service was poor and the head waiter almost had a fight with another customer whilst we were paying our bill. The only good thing is the decor!

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London, United Kingdom
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97 restaurant reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

I was taken to this local tapas bar by a friend who had been before. It is certainly a good place to enjoy a reasonably cheap eat if you live in Dulwich. The decor is pleasing and there is outdoor space if the weather is nice. It is the Horniman Museum end of Lordship Lane so, if going by bus,... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2014 via mobile

We arrived to an empty restaurant on a Saturday night (well it was 6:30pm hopefully it'd get busy later?) "Sorry no music tonight" said the waiter. "Aww that's such a shame" said my brother. "The last time I came the guitarist really added to the atmosphere!" Well...the atmosphere NEVER arrived and neither did any DECENT food!! We plumped for their... More

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37 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

I have been here three times now, with my grandparents who are in their 80's. The head waiter always makes a big fuss of them, and very friendly, nice and helpful. he really helps give the place character. Coming here for my grandmothers birthday, they did complimentary cakes with a sparkler. Members of my family always say they have a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

went last night with a groupon voucher and must say what a great night myself and partner had, we had no problem with our groupon voucher , we had the six tapas and bottle of wine and added one extra tappas , between the pair of us there was food left at the end , and it was spot on,... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

I have been to barcelona tapas on lordship lane twice. We have had groupon vouchers. On both times we went, the manager at the restaurant made us feel slightly un welcome. The first time we went he made us feel quite embarressed and basically accused us that the groupon could be fake as we did not tell them we where... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

This restaurant is an undiscovered gem in Dulwich! The food is great! I recommend the garlic prawns and the calamari. My son asked for another portion of each! The service is great, the manager is a very friendly Spanish man. The food is very reasonably priced and by the way you should try the Sangria for some Spanish taste.

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London, United Kingdom
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

Have been to this restaurant a number of times over the years and have consistently had a good experience. Choose a table by the window and when the sun is out you could almost believe you are in Spain. The staff are attentive and friendly without being obtrusive and will happily explain the dishes to you without sounding condesending. We... More

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

We went here with group of friends. Service was friendly and we liked the athmosphere although the seat close to the window can be drafty and bit cool during colder months. The food was very good. We had a wide range of tapas and it was almost the same we had eaten in Barcelona. Potatoes bravas was touch disappointing but... More

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Additional Information about Barcelona Tapas - Lordship Lane

Address: 481 Lordship Lane, London SE22 8JY, England
Phone Number: 02086935111
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Average Prices: USD 24 - 49
Cuisine: Spanish

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