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Jose

104 Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3UB, England
+44 20 7403 4902
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Ranked #108 of 17,209 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night
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Vancouver BC
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108 reviews 108 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

One of our favorite destinations in the world is the old town of San Sebastian, Spain. Given that great 'pinxos'/tapas experience we have a very high expectation when it comes to local tapas restaurants. (and are often disappointed) So we entered the small, packed and 'buzzing' tapas bar "Jose" in London's Bermondsey district (just south of London Bridge station with... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Although I’m a local, I hadn’t bothered to venture into this compact Tapas & Sherry Bar for a long time because nearly every time I walk past, people are packed like sardines. However on a late Sunday afternoon, we happened to walk past around 16:50 and saw two spare seats by the East facing window. As we were contemplating whether... More

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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews 60 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Small, busy, a little cramped and amazing food, just how a good tapas restaurant should be. Great location on Bermondsey Street. There is a reason why this restaurant is always busy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Tapas so good that you feel transported to a special home prepared meal in Spain. Jose was our first meal out in the town in london and we were not disappointed - the selection of tapas especially the creamy and hard rich cheeses, roasted chilli peppers cradled with shavings of sea salt and Jamón Ibérico de Bellota, (acorn fed pig)... More

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scotland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Very friendly manager and staff. I was with my Dad who had a sling after a recent operation and we were immediately welcomed and given a seat. Food was fabulous, and good selection. Wine great too. I loved this place. It's fab!

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London
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118 reviews 118 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Edge of bermondsey/southwark/madrid. Tapas on the board. Octopus carpaccio - spanking fresh, new potatoes, chili sauce; deep fried squid; tortilla; ham; chorizo; croquets…….just amazing. Fantastic wine list. It's small so gets very crowded - have to try to get here again when it's a bit quieter - hopefully during the afternoon.

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London
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77 reviews 77 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Been meaning to try this place for a while, it always looks packed. We got there at half 5 to make sure we got ourselves a perch, which we did. over the course of 2hours we had 3 bottles of red and a good selection of tapas. Food was great, just the right amount of choice and the waiters know... More

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Uk
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73 reviews 73 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Fantastic Spanish tapas in what is now a great street. Some of the best tapas available, creamy croquettes, salty peppers and tasty oily meat. It doesn't get much better. My favourite was the pork dish! My only criticism would be that we felt rushed by a particular member of staff despite having a large number of tapas and 3 bottles... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

nice food, quite big portion, good service. jamon iberico and tortilla are very nice. since it is open whole afternoon, which is very good. will be back for definite.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Excellent Spanish food of reasonable price. I love the cod and the chorizo. Jose is becoming one of my favourite bar in London. But sometimes it can be really crowded and you may need to stand for a while before moving to a seat.

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