Designed to be an authentic Spanish tapas bar, Barrica Tapas Bar on Goodge Street in London is as genuine as those on the busy streets of Barcelona. Leave the hustle and bustle of the West End behind and experience the true tastes of Spain.<br/><br/>Barrica Tapas Bar is focused on providing a casual, relaxed environment in which you can share delicious tapas with friends, enjoy a quiet espresso and pastry, or have a glass of wine at the end of the day. Nibble on olives and salted almonds from behind the bar before you enjoy a wide selection of tapas dishes, from cured meats and cheeses to seafood tapas and vegetables. Daily and weekly blackboard specials are also available.<br/><br/>The extensive range of drinks is just as much of a highlight at Barrica Tapas Bar. Just as the tapas dishes are influenced from all regions of Spain, the wines and sherries have all been carefully selected to offer a full reflection of Spain's fantastic diversity.
Overall a disappointing experience and I have to blame myself for part of it. I booked it for me and 3 other friends for a Saturday night only to realize that one of the friend is Jewish, so no pork and the other one only eats chicken and shellfish. As luck would have it, the menu that night offered very little choices for those poor souls, because it seemed that all the meat dishes had pork...more
It is nearly impossible to get into any tapas bar in London W1 on a Friday night without having a reservation. So my heart sank a little when my wife said she wanted tapas.
We initially got turned away from the Salt Yard, a couple of doors down, but this proved a blessing in disguised as we came across Barrica. Luck was shining on us that evening as the waitress managed to squeeze us...more
I've been to Barrica several times, most recently last night. I was charged with organising a meal out for colleagues and I always know that Barrica won't disappoint. The tapas is excellent. The wine was superb. I was a big fan of:
For me, the food here is 3 stars, but Barrica earns the extra star for two reasons - one, that it takes reservations which is SO rare for a tapas place in London and two, for the great service which is also SO rare for a restaurant in London.
It's your standard tapas fare here, but the food is quite good. The patatas bravas are probably the best that I've had here so far. Some other notable...more
Tapas! What a great place for a tapas dinner!
Barrica takes reservations, calls to remind you what time you should arrive and your table is always ready the minute you walk in the door. They serve lots of delicious choices for vegetarians, which is excellent for a tapas restaurant.
I love the crunchy beans to start, and last time we ate here, the leek salad was the best dish we tried!...more