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Richmond-upon-Thames TW9, England
Today
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Tue 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 42
    Excellent
  • 52
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 19
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Decent Spanish Dinner in Richmond!

Having lived in Spain and experiencing the best that Spanish cuisine has to offer, I was a little dubious about this restaurant as we entered...but we needed a change, the menu looked good, and all of the diners who were leaving were smiling, so we decided to see if it was just the wine..... (which... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Nancy171717
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Vicenza, Italy
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146 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Vicenza, Italy
Top Contributor
249 reviews 249 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
149 helpful votes 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Having lived in Spain and experiencing the best that Spanish cuisine has to offer, I was a little dubious about this restaurant as we entered...but we needed a change, the menu looked good, and all of the diners who were leaving were smiling, so we decided to see if it was just the wine..... (which was good!) We decided to... More 

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Sandhurst, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

Despite the negative reviews I read online, I decided to visit, and I'm glad I did. There are a lot of Spanish restaurants that do not live up to expectation - once you have had tapas in Spain, the bar is set very high. We had 4 tapas dishes, a bread and alioli basket and red sangria. Everything we ordered... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Stopped in here with a large group and left hungry with a bad taste in my mouth. Service was terribly slow and unwelcoming. My meatballs had a film of skin on the sauce, indicating that they'd been left sitting for quite a while, and tasted of nothing. Zero flavour. The rest of the food was similarly below par. I'd suggest... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This is a conveniently located restaurant with a relaxed vibe and satisfying food. They do not take bookings except for very large groups, but the place is probably large enough to accommodate drop-by dining on most nights. We were a foursome who arrived at 7:30 on a Saturday night, and had a choice of tables. There is a range of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Clearly a convenient meeting point but this restaurant disappoints big time. How can a Spanish restaurant serve its white Rioja at room temperature and try to pass off pathetic little tasteless barely unfrozen shrimp as a tapas for near seven pounds. Paella is bearable but not of any consequence to redeem the many failings.

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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Unauthentic. The sea bass was over cooked and rubbery, the salad was cheap, tasteless and watery and the fried potatoes were basically cut up frozen chips with no flavour at all. All of the ingredients seemed to be of very poor quality. There must be something fishy going on with most of the reviews for this place as it's hard... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
154 reviews 154 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
150 helpful votes 150 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I was treated to a meal here by a friend of mine on a busy Saturday night. Not knowing what to expect, I enjoyed this Tapas Restaurant immensly! The flavour, the staff, the quickness of the service on a Saturday night..All Excellent! Really excelled my expectations and I would definately recommend and come here again! Thank you!

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Watford, United Kingdom
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129 reviews 129 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A great atmosphere greets us for our pre match lunch. Good fun, great service and very good value, the set menu was more than sufficient to set us up for the full day ahead. We'll be back, hopefully next Saturday. Well worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

The swordfish tasted fine but seemed like it came out of the microwave and had garlic thrown on top. The gambas ajillos we cleared boiled, frozen tiny shrimp with watery 'sauce' and no flavour. The white baguette was clearly a day old and crumbling. We asked three times for water and waited twenty minutes for it to arrive even thought... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

have been only once but wow ! the atmosphere similar to busy places in Andalucia. Going to Twickers for England , France match in March, definately be eating here after the match. Food and staff reminds us of old Spain, but some reviews seem to come from the English breakfast travellers who only want tomato sauce on their food for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Richmond-upon-Thames TW9, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Richmond-upon-Thames

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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