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El Pirata - CLOSED

15 - 16 Royal Parade | Blackheath, London SE3 0TL, England
0208 297 1880
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Price range: $51 - $51
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations

11 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Greek first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Booked a table with this place online via their website a month before the blackheath bonfire show, as had been there once a year or so before, got email confirmation & turned up on the night to find the place had been replaced by a french restaurant quite a while back......really need to sort out their site & inform people... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

Been going to this lovely Taps Bar for two years in Mafair, it's a joy, have priced this perfectly for the location!! The atmosphere after six pm is electric. always start with asparagus & anchovies in lemon, then, the mixed grill fish plater is a dream- one will do for two; grate wine selection, the manager is so hospitable &... More 

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Epping, New Hampshire
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

A pitcher of Sangria to start and several tasty dishes later, our tummy's were satisfied. It was unfortunate we had a time limit to our table and were hurried to exit, despite the fact that we didn't spy anyone waiting for the outside tables. £100 was a bit high for poor service and less than outstanding food.

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Market Rasen, United Kingdom
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578 reviews 578 reviews
380 restaurant reviews
306 helpful votes 306 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

These waiters seem to have been imported directly from Paris! The food at El Pirata was absolutely excellent. We chose seven or eight tapas dishes for the three of us, and the highlights were the chorizo in red wine sauce, and the plate of dried meats. Signalling for the waiters' attention was a chore though, and each time they approached... More 

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Houston, Texas
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176 reviews 176 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2012

If you're looking for something different, El Pirata has a Chef's Tasting Menu that will give you a variety of interesting foods that will fill you up. Some are a bit odd....(there as a squid ink risotto), some are a bit stingy (Octopus thinly sliced with a spicy tomato salsa hardly had any octopus, and some are very very good....... More 

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North Carolina
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2012

We walked over to El Pirata de Tapas on Westbourne Grove after we were shopping on Portobello Road, and it was delicious. Lots of really yummy food - paprika calimari that was outstanding, a garlicky shrimp dish, a charcutterie of different Iberian meats, bread with a soft cheese, grilled asparagus with manchego, and others. It's definitely not a casual restaurant... More 

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Bryn Mawr, PA
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229 reviews 229 reviews
128 restaurant reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

Beautiful bar, cheery staff and very good tapas on a quiet Mayfair street. Quite popular, so make a reservation. Baby eels and desserts were the best (especially the fried banana),

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2011

I have been to El Pirata a couple of times now and always had a fantastic meal. After ordering many tapas I still have food envy as a variety of different dishes which I am yet to try land on other tables. The atmosphere can be quite noisy and busy so may not be the best place for a romantic... More 

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Additional Information about El Pirata

Address: 15 - 16 Royal Parade | Blackheath, London SE3 0TL, England
Phone Number: 0208 297 1880
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 - 11:59 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Average Prices: USD 51 - 51
Cuisine: Spanish

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