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“Fantastic tasty tapas - hard to beat”
Review of Jose Tapas Bar

Jose Tapas Bar
Ranked #335 of 24,258 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Southwark
Reviewed October 28, 2012

I love this tiny tapas bar in Bermondsey street, it's a great place to go (if you're lucky enough to get a seat) and while away a couple of hours drinking great wine and eating freshly cooked food - highly recommend.

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Reviewed October 26, 2012

It wasn't busy at 2 or 3 in the afternoon when i pitched up. The food was good, the atmosphere was nice, the place looks the part. But trying to get the staff's attention after my first beer had arrived was hopeless. One was doing an interview, one was petting a dog, then chatting with a mate, then... well anything except deal with me or the other 3 or 4 paying customers in the place.

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Reviewed October 23, 2012

This place is an absolute gem (especially for us SE1 dwellers as Brindisa is always packed).
The wine selection is good and well priced and the staff is very friendly and helpful.
First restaurant I have come across that only serves filtered tap water and no bottled rubbish (good on you!)
The jamon is of high quality and all the food but up on the board is fresh and tasty. The mackerel is an absolute must if available. The little display in the bar area is a bit like Barcelona ;)

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Thank MungBeanSoup
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Reviewed October 21, 2012

Probably the first real tapas bar I have been to in London - you either stand or if you're lucky get a stool. It has a very extensive sherry and wine list, and the staff are happy to help you select a sherry if you're unfamiliar. It is constantly packed but people seem to come and go relatively quickly. It is quite pricey but the quality is superb. Yesterday we had two glasses of sherry, two of red wine, one plate of cod croquettas, a plate of jamon, and squid and it came to £50 - service not included. Would be a perfect place to go before heading to Pizarro (the sister restaurant) a five minute walk down the street.

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Thank TWP64
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Reviewed October 16, 2012

Jose's is a small Tapas Bar on a corner in a very lively up and coming place of SE-London. A friend and I spent an evening at Jose's and enjoyed it very much. When we arrived there was no place to sit at a table; charming and competent Gilberto made sure we had a comfortable place to stand while we waited for a nice corner seat. The wine and the selection of tapas was very good, even very fine choices for vegetarians. It being Friday evening it was very loud and we had to strain our vocal chords and ears somewhat.
It seems that many locals go there, many greeted each other by name and a happy smile.

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Thank Christina H
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