This small and cosy Spanish restaurant is designed for informal eating and drinking.

José Pizarro has worked hard to create a space that brings together the informal bustle of the tapas bars at La Boquería in Barcelona with the traditional tapas bars found in the hot, dusty towns and villages of Andalucía.

The daily changing menu depends on what looks good at the market each day.

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104 Bermondsey Street
+44 (0)20 7403 7902
Yelp Reviews

4.5 out of 5 based on 65 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Jose

5.0 out of 5 30 September 2016
by Geof P.

I'm no expert, but this place gets top marks for taking care of a hungry, tired tourist family on a drizzly Saturday evening. The Croquetas and Ibérico Pork Fillet were memorable, but I'd go back anytime given the chance.more

5.0 out of 5 24 June 2016
by Claudia N.

Spectacular find!

I had seen the reviews for Jose's and had to check it out. I was very satisfied with my experience.

The manager/ greeter was very accommodating and helped with in selecting the perfect red!

If there isn't too long of a line it's definitely worth sticking around and enjoying a glass of wine/drink while you wait for 15-20min.

The service continued to be excellent though...more

4.0 out of 5 9 February 2016
by Phoebe L.

I've been walking past here for a year now assuming that this was the waiting area and that there is an underground part to it. I was wrong. It is a tee is tiny space, almost bar like, with lots of places to perch, definitely not suitable for large groups. And that is why this place is cool.

I think where people go wrong with tapas is when there are too many people and someone (possibly an...more

5.0 out of 5 23 November 2015
by Daniel F.

What I love about tapas is that it comes thick and fast. It matches the buzz of a Spanish environment and its atmosphere, and this is what makes @jose_pizarro one of if not THE best Spanish bars to eat in London. Tight, cosy & authentic space. Certainly my favourite tho Barrafina is battling it close as if it was Ronaldo vs Messi for the Ballon d'or (again).

I did want the pluma, oh THAT...more

4.0 out of 5 26 October 2015
by Liam R.

Jose tapas had very tasty food, very tasty food indeed, but to me it was a place that tried a little too hard to create a spanish atmosphere in London.

First the good:

Great red wine- the second and third choices on the menu were both good recomendations from the waitress, with the second choice, the Granache, our favorite (£4.5-£5 per glass). Usually my wife and I dont esepcailly enjoy...more

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