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Barcelona Tapas - Lordship Lane

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481 Lordship Lane, London SE22 8JY, England
02086935111
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

Had a mixed Paella chicken and prawns and a veggie one plus some varied tapas and a lovely sangria to celebrate my birthday. The service was ok. Nice atmosphere really enjoyed the meal.

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Thank Maribel52
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

The food was good, pretty much as expected so no complaints. Atmosphere is OK. It was quite quiet in there and being one of three tables felt quite empty. Because of the quietness, heating wasn't on so it was quite cold. We had paella for two, and prices exceeded our expectation for this. Good food but needs improvement here and... More 

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Thank Thetravelinspectors1
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2016

I have been here several times and always a great, friendly and efficient service. They are pleased to entertain you if you are celebrating a birthday or special anniversary. I went for my birthday last year and received free shots. I would love to go on a Saturday afternoon for a Sangria in the summer!

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Thank Sazzy_Babes
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

We've been there several times, as is our nearest tapas place. We keep on going there because the food is good, wide selection of tapas, prices are reasonable (considering we are in London!) and there is nice atmosphere. Staff is friendly and helpful.

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Thank Davide C
London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

I do like this restaurant and have eaten their around 7/8 times over the last few years, I think the food is pretty good and reasonably priced but the service does lack consistency and needs some improvement.

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2 Thank AJR19722013
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

This little tapería is a popular choice for locals. It offers a wide selection of Spanish cuisine at reasonable prices. The food is good but sometimes a bit greasy and overly salty. I, however, would recommend the Gambas al ajillo. An ok place if your only choice.

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Thank Teyroum T
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Owner had no recollection of booking when we arrived but we needn't have booked as there was nobody there when we arrived. The food was a mixed bag. Tortilla and calamari were tasty but prawns were disappointing due to burnt garlic and olives were not up to scratch for £3.45! We were using a tastecard so we were expecting a... More 

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5 Thank zippit85
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

One-line snapshot: Wide range of good quality authentic tapas with typical Spanish style service to match. More detailed review: After reading all the negative comments from other reviewers I almost decied against this but the wire range of authentic Spanish dishes that aren't as commonly found in tapas bars in London swayed us to give it a go. I'm glad... More 

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Thank Bianca C
london, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 via mobile

We had a wonderful meal,a great variety of tapas, however we had to ask twice for wine and found it insulting that a 10% service charge /gratuitie added to bill , we always leave a decent tip and the manager was quite rude when we refused to pay it!we did leave a tip.this spoiled an otherwise lovely evening and has... More 

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Thank Karen E
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

I've passed this restaurant many times and decided to visit this evening. We ordered a set meal for 3 people, when a set 2 would have been sufficient for 3 people, the service and the food was good and staff where pleasant. My only gripe is being expected to pay an optional gratuis of around 10% which was automatically added... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $40
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 481 Lordship Lane, London SE22 8JY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: 02086935111
Description
Barcelona has 'aficion' - that means passion and knowledge and, in bullfighting, what makes you get into the ring with an irritable herbivore. The space that houses this Barcelona, the third in a continuing series, was once a pharmacy. It still has its funky antique dispensing cabinets, but is also kitted out in Barcelona's inimitable sunny style, including tiling, vivid hues, and the trademark lizard, inspired by a Gaudi mad masterpiece. The Conservatory areas are extremely popular, but then so is the whole restaurant. As it's a short five minute walk from Dulwich village, it's full of professional types, but it's located in a residential area which brings in scads of happy families reliving the cuisine of their latest Spanish holiday. Hora Loca is a madly good deal - we have our own little aficion for the jugs of sangria. The tapas include many familiar favourites as well as specialities from all the regions of Spain. Try dishes like the Andalusian pork and bean stew with chorizo, Galician-style octopus, and Catalan grilled peppers, onions and aubergines. The Spanish wine list is a treat

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