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Jose

104 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3UB, England
+44 20 7403 4902
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Ranked #33 of 16,503 restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
London, UK
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

I try tapas in many places in spain and that one dont have nothing to envy tapas bar from spain. Good flavors, not to cheap like spain but this is london.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

Guys, this is not a sit down restaurant. This is a Spanish bar, to where we Spanish go to have a drink and have some tapas to go with it, standing, just on stools, aided by a barrel... this is part of the whole experience. Food was beautiful and service too. As always, in London, it doesn't come cheap and... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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31 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

I was expecting great things, and don't get me wrong, its not bad, in fact a couple of dishes were really nice, its just that overall it was average. Sacrilege to say so, but this place doesn't even hold a candle to Brindisa when it was in its pomp. I always judge a Spanish restaurant by its tortilla. Why? Because... More

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Luton, United Kingdom
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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

We came here as a group of 4, it really is a tiny place. Friends recommended it and although we waited a long time for a table we had a really good night here. As the place is so small you're never further than a few feet away from staff who are ready to take drinks and more food orders... More

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Wiltshire
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7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

The husband and I had a great lunch here today. Started with croquetas and tortilla, then some hake in a delicious garlic sauce, lamb chops with romesco, lentils with chorizo and some patatas Bravas. We were full but managed to squeeze in a Santiago tart and chocolate pot with salt and olive oil, both delicious! The service was great and... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

My Wife and I had a late lunch here 16:30, it was already heaving by then, but we managed to get the last table at the window. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff that will always offer recommendations if asked. Great tapas and good wines and sherries. Situated in Bermondsey High st, Reasonable prices for London. Would certainly recommend and will... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

A very authentic tapas bar serving a good variety of traditional Spanish dishes. The only problem is normally getting a space. Service relaxed but efficient, good wines and a good place if you are in a window seat to watch the locals passing by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

Stopped for a birthday lunch and this place is an absolute must. It really does take you back to Spain. Staff very knowledgeable and if they don't know the answer to something they find out and get back to you straight away. Recommendations from the waiter really were worth it. I did go with the impression that the small portions... More

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London, United Kingdom
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50 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

Be prepared to wait for a table as you can't book oh, and you're unlikely to get chairs to sit on but you have to see this as part of the experience rather than letting it upset you. Yes the staff can be a bit brusque but again, this is all part of the charm. Remember, the Spanish language is... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I have to say it rankles me a little the amount of reviews that say "It's not cheap" but go on to rave about how good it is. "You get what you pay for". The place is sensational. Never fails to deliver high quality everything. I have been here 6 times this year and it is just amazing. I rate... More

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