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“Trendy lunch spot”
Review of Barrafina

Barrafina
Ranked #200 of 23,580 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $72 - $72
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
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 November 19, 2012

This cool little tapas bar is right next door to our daughters workplace, lucky her.We were lucky & got a seat immediately on walking in. My husband , daughter & I thoroughly enjoyed every morsel of food. Great watching everything prepared in front of you. Nice wine, beautiful bread, olive oil to die for. Loved it so much I bought the cookbook signed personally by the author..would go back if I didn't live in Australia...

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Thank gnilwod19
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Reviewed November 17, 2012

Loved the food. Simply awesome!! and the 5Js...Very pricey though. A light meal put us back by 120 pounds! Will definitely go there again.
They donot accept reservations and I had to queue for 1 full hour to get a seat! But it was definitely worth it!!

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Reviewed November 14, 2012

Great authentic tapas bar, where you feel like you've stepped into a Mediterranean environment from the minute you walk in. Beautiful jamon, classic albondigas, the freshest sea food, and all prepared in front of you.

Don't be deterred when you have to wait for a while; just order a bottle of wine and watch the buzzing activity a few meters away!

Last time I was there, I spent about 100gbp for a long and great dinner for two, including drinks. Worth it.

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Thank Rocket X
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Reviewed November 14, 2012 via mobile

This is my favourite lunch spot in London. As long as you don't mind the counter seating and the occasional wait, you won't find better Spanish tasting food in all of England.

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Reviewed November 12, 2012

Was there on a Monday lunch. place was busy - great vibe. Staff definitely added to the experience

there are no tables. everyone sits up at the bar around the chefs. similar to suchi type seating plans.

Food was really good. portions weren't huge. But £100 for with wine and 6 dishes wasn't a bad result

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Thank HantsJonny
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