• El Norte is a new high-end Spanish restaurant for Mayfair

    El Norte is a new high-end Spanish restaurant for Mayfair

    The people behind Kensington's Latin American restaurant Zuaya and Como Garden, the Italian restaurant next door, are looking to Spain for inspiration for their next restaurant, El Norte. This time they're moving a little further afield, to Mayfair's Dover Street, and the restaurant will be focusing on Spain's northern regions.

    Although opening before the end of the year, info is

  • Test Driving Bibo Shoreditch - Dani Garcia's first London restaurant


    Much-lauded Spanish chef Dani Garcia has picked Shoreditch as the site of his first London restaurant. We went along to see if the Bibo concept has survived the journey. 

  • Brindisa's next restaurant will be a riverside tapas joint in Richmond

    brindisa restaurant richmond

    In these unpredictable times for international travel comes the heartening news that Brindisa, London’s beloved Spanish tapas emporium, is opening a new outlet and the lucky locale is Richmond. If you fancy avoiding the queues at Heathrow, then you can soon find Spain in London’s southwest for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

    With seating for 150 inside and 60 on the terrace with Thames views, it sounds like an ideal

  • José Pizarro is opening two restaurants at the Royal Academy

    Jose Pizarro is opening two restaurants at the Royal Academy

    Famed Spanish chef José Pizarro is opening in the centre of London for the first time - with two new restaurants at the Royal Academy. He'll have a more traditional sit-down Spanish restaurant upstairs while Poster Bar will be the Royal Academy version of his tapas bar, José.

  • The Tapas Room arrives in Peckham next

    The Tapas Room arrives in Peckham next

    South London Spanish restaurant The Tapas Room is expanding again. They're already in Tooting, Deptford, Battersea and Brixton - now they're coming to Peckham too. The restaurant has its roots in the successful Donostia Social Club pop-up and this will be the group's largest restaurant yet.

    The main menus will be a mix of snacks, tapas, meat and cheese. So, alongside the usual suspects like croquetas

  • Mediterranean rice by Arros QD head chef Richard de la Cruz - London restaurant recipes

    Mediterranean rice by Arros QD head chef Richard de la Cruz - London restaurant recipes

    Arros QD is top Spanish chef Quique Dacosta's Fitzrovia restaurant that specialises in paella - they're sharing with us one of their top recipes.

  • Spinach & goat’s cheese croquetas by José Pizarro - London restaurant recipes

    Spinach & goat’s cheese croquetas by Jose Pizarro

    José Pizarro's book Basque takes a look at some of the best restaurants from the Basque country, and we've picked out one in particular for you to try. His croquetas are amazing - so here's a chance for you to replicate them at home. 

  • London restaurant recipes - chicken thighs and patatas panaderas by Sabor's Nieves Barragan

    Sabor recipe

    Nieves Barragan's Sabor is one of the most highly-rated Spanish restaurants in London (with a Michelin star to boot). Here's one of her recipes to try at home, created in collaboration with Estrella Galicia - and there's also a chance to win a box from Sabor too.  

  • Andanza tapas bar opens in Bermondsey from the people behind The Rose

    Andanza tapas bar opens in Bermondsey from the people behind The Rose

    This new tapas bar in London Bridge comes from the people behind popular local pub The Rose - and is right opposite it too. Expect Basque-style pintxos along with tapas and larger plates alongside a selection of Spanish wines. 

  • Paella Shack lands on Highbury's Blackstock Road - with paellas, tapas and more

    paella shack blackstock road

    The streetfood arm of the London Paella School has landed on Highbury's Blackstock Road where they'll be serving up ALL the paellas plus other great tapas.

  • Rico! Rico! is Sabor's new casual delivery service

    rico rico by nieves barragan

    During the last lockdown, Nieves Barragan's Sabor restaurant launched Sabor En Casa - a full-on meal kit service bringing the key dishes from her Mayfair restaurant into Londoners' homes. And this week she follows that up with a more casual delivery option - a diffusion line if you will -

  • Barrafina Drury Lane is reopening as seafood spot Barrafina Mariscos

    barrafina mariscos drury lane

    5/10/20 - Updated with menu details

    Some London restaurants took lockdown as an opportunity to refine or rework their offering and that's exactly what's happened with the Barrafina on Drury Lane. They have revealed that the restaurant is reopening as Barrafina Mariscos. As the name suggests, it'll now serve up an almost exclusively seafood menu - with a focus on fish from British and Spanish waters.

    We've been wondering

  • The Tapas Room brings tapas and wine to Brixton and Battersea

    The Tapas Room plans two new openings, bringing tapas and wine to Brixton and Battersea

    29/9/20 - updated with Battersea opening date

    The lockdown obviously paused many plans to open new restaurants in London but we're pleased to see that many are moving full steam ahead with plans to open in our post-lockdown world.

    And one of those brand new developments and one of those is The Tapas Room. They already had two restaurants - in Deptford and

  • Sabor returns - and there's a brand new look for El Asador upstairs

    Sabor Hamburger

    They've already been open as an alfresco restaurant for the past few weeks - but now Sabor is getting ready to throw open the doors to the actual restaurant.

    The much-loved (and Michelin-starred) Spanish restaurant by Nieves Barragan Mohacho and Jose Etura will be opening both floors, but the top floor El Asador is seeing the most changes. Before, that was all about communal dining which, for the near future at least, is not on the cards. So that's

  • The best Spanish restaurants in London for tapas and more


    Hankering after a taste of your hols or simply fancy hoovering up some jamon with a lovely glass of Albarino? We pick out London's best tapas restaurants for you to try.

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