I've always heard this tapas place at the row of shops on Battlefield Road is very good, and had walked past it numerous times and did not try it because I personally just don't like tapas eating style in general. However, got a birthday gift for the place and therefore went for a spot of lunch during the weekend. For being not a traditional tapas guy, the dishes were literally very tasty - the flavours were very rich or striking, and the good things I've heard about this place really is justified.
Walking in the red front doors, which my gf literally missed, the restaurant was actually a lot deeper than it is wide. The decorations looks rustic (can't say authentic because I don't know enough about Spanish culture), and is a quaint little place. The gents toilets had its lights out, and therefore unavailable that day, and some things do look a bit old. Note that I suggest to make this a winter visit, because from the times I've walked past and been in there, it will get very hot.
The food was superb. We had 8 tapas between the two of us, and was sufficiently full. The menu has a good range: we had mussels, a fish/chorizo/black pudding dish, a spicy beef strips, some potato gratin type thing. For all the dishes however, they were all very flavourful, with unique stimulation to the taste buds. Apart from some of the dishes being a bit oily (depends if you want to choose the more healthy sounding ones this may be N/A), there are no faults for the food.
The service was very good all the way through. The waiter was welcoming and very polite. We used the groupon voucher, which means booking through the phone, but everything was great. Again, service is very good.
I'm not sure how much the groupon voucher was because it was a deal, but it gave us 8 tapas dishes and a choice of a sangria / soft drink. Each dish is a different price, but around £4 mark. The paellas are more expensive, but looks pretty big. All in all, I consider it normal price for eating out.
The great taste of the food and the exception service pulls up the fact the restaurant could do with moving to a bigger/newer premises. Saying that, even for a guy who doesn't like tapas style, I have no qualms going back - when it isn't hot out.
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