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“Does not get better than Barrafina”
Review of Barrafina

Barrafina
Ranked #441 of 24,429 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $72 - $72
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Dinner, Lunch
Neighborhood: Soho
Description: Barrafina is an authentic Spanish tapas bar located in London's Soho. It serves a traditional but contemporary, regional a la carte menu and there is a daily blackboard of specials, created by Executive Head Chef, Barragan Mohacho. Barrafina operates a first come first serve queuing system, and does not take reservations for their 23 stools. However, part of the fun of dining there is eating little bites and sipping on something delicious while making the line. The kitchen is open and guests are close to all the action and drama while their food is prepared.
Reviewed June 15, 2012 via mobile

It may take 45 minutes to get a table but there is good reason. Get in line, order a drink, some Padron peppers, chorizo wrapped in crispy potato and relax. You have just started on the best Tapas experience in London. You will walk away at the end with 5 happy and fulfilled senses ;-)

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1  Thank JoeMcB
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Reviewed June 15, 2012

Have reviewed Barragina before but sometimes good to repeat a review. Well having recently returned from Paris Barrafina was facing stiff competition. However, I must say it easily beat the competition ( somewhat more easily than England just beat Sweden at football ). We had suckling pig which was really fantastic. I think it's a really special place, if I try to deliberately find fault I would just say that if you have a fair number of courses it's not cheap - in fact rather expensive - but as they say you get what you pay for and in this case it's worth the cost.

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Reviewed June 12, 2012

Have been going to this tapas bar since it opened and never get tired of eating wonderfully tasty food sitting at the counter on their surprisingly comfy bar stools. It is not the cheapest meal in town for sure but you get what you pay for, don't you - the produce they use is always top quality and as fresh as it can be so it's justified as far as I'm concerned. You have to queue up before opening time to get a seat as there are only 20-odd bar stools and woe betide you if you try to skip the queue! :) If you haven't tried it then you should, even for a one-off treat. But I guarantee you'll go back!

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1  Thank Fiona C
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Reviewed June 7, 2012

This is by far the best tapas I've ever eaten. If you can get in the queue - they do turn people away - it is well worth the wait with a glass of prosecco. The razor clams are my fave.

Thank J A
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Reviewed June 4, 2012

A fantastic place to eat good spanish tapas.

Go as early as you can, because they don't do reservations.

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Thank ameleice
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