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Richmond-upon-Thames TW9, England
Today
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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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

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Visitor rating
  • 41
    Excellent
  • 49
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 19
    Poor
  • 17
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Kevin & Friends pre Rugby lunch

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 17, 2015
Kevin S
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Watford, United Kingdom
via mobile
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139 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Watford, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
106 reviews 106 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015 via mobile

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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Canada
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193 reviews 193 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Our table of 4 ordered the Paella Valenciana and the red sangria. The serving of paella was generous and freshly made as advertised. Tasty, but lacked a depth to the spices. Nothing additional comes with the meal, so if you want bread, you have to order it. Sangria was okay. The servers seemed underwhelmed, like they have been doing this... More 

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London
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177 reviews 177 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The headline says it all really....great value tapas...a buzzing atmosphere....if even one of the staff looked cheerful or engaged with the customers it would ramp the whole experience up a notch. All the tapas we had including the paella were excellent....particularly the kidney tapas. (note that reservations are not accepted but it is actually a very large restaurant inside)

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

Met up with some old friends on a Tuesday, having not been here for a couple of years. Staff were as friendly as ever, food was very tasty ( kidneys in sherry are still a personal favourite) and all very reasonably priced.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015 via mobile

We have visited this Tapas restaurant each time we travel from the South into London for many years now - sometimes a table for 4 - this time two Not good. Tapas were very average. Not all fresh ingredients. Dishes chosen not full of flavour ( 5 in total ) ..... even the bread with aioli was disappointing In the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

If you like Tapas you'll find fewer places better. Good selection, mixed clientele, reasonable price and excellent service. What more could you want? If you're in the area try it, you won't be disappointed

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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101 reviews 101 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I have spent a lot of time in Barca and Bilbao as well have been to Spain a lot of times and reckon I have a fair handle on Spanish food. Also I seek out Spanish places in London to give a go and I am afraid this one disappointed me. To me there is now two types of Tapas... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I went for a birthday dinner on a Saturday night and the place was packed, but they found us a seat straight away :) Food was not bad, but if you are a tapas fan then you it may not be to the standard you want, that said, it was very edible and at a good price (£22.50pp set menu)

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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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