Tucked away in Hope Square, and sandwiched between the excellent Red Lion pub and another restaurant on the corner, this is a tiny, hidden gem.
We went there for a large family celebration and the food was superb. One end of the table shared the very good tapas - highlights sardines, garlic prawns, patatas aioli (potatoes with garlic mayonnaise) - and the other end all opted for the steaks which were apparently very good. It's probably the best tapas I've had outside of Spain.
I've rarely had such good service: all the staff who served us were superbly attentive to all our needs in cramped spaces and not easy with four generations of family there. Very impressive and a real credit to the owners. There was a small mistake on one of the steaks and it was changed with no fuss asap, but long enough to tell it had been freshly cooked. One member of our party wanted gluten free bread and it was produced straight away.
It is a very small restaurant especially when it's too cold to eat outside, and it's not always open especially out of season so wise to give them a ring and check before heading down there. The size and closeness to other diners maybe won't suit everyone but it gives the place a terrific atmosphere.
It's also in a great, virtually traffic free location in Hope Square with various other pubs and restaurants and just around the corner from the picturesque harbour.
A very enjoyable experience and definitely will go back next time we are in Weymouth.
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