The Lounge Spanish Tapas Bar


The popularity of tapas restaurants has seen numerous pretenders crop up throughout London, Balham is lucky enough though to have The Lounge Spanish Tapas Bar, an utterly authentic dining room filled with Spanish flavour. Since 2002 owners Phillipe and Manuela have provided locals with dining experiences to remember, transporting them to sunny Mediterranean villages with their friendly, warm service and delicious home cooked food. While Manuela expertly oversees the ambience and service of The Lounge, Phillipe takes charge in the kitchen, drawing on his knowledge of and passion for Spanish food. Time honoured techniques are put to good use, traditional recipes drawn on and fresh, carefully sourced ingredients used to create The Lounge’s trademark tapas, possibly the most authentic in South West London. Take your time, enjoy food and wine as it should be enjoyed and bring your friends, after all, tapas is all about sharing and The Lounge Spanish Tapas Bar is all about tapas.

Typical meal price: From £25.00 (USD38.53) per diner

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The Lounge Spanish Tapas Bar

76 Bedford Hill
SW12 9HR
Public transport:
Balham, Underground
Book a taxi on +44 (0)844 556 0706 or with London's biggest car service app
Yelp Reviews

4 out of 5 based on 3 reviews

Top 3 reviews of The Lounge Spanish Tapas Bar

4.0 out of 5 15 June 2012
by Smarty P.

Lovely little place. Owners very friendly. Food is excellent. Sangria is awesome. I am planning on going again soon. Need to make reservations usually though as it gets busy.more

4.0 out of 5 27 November 2010
by Natalie H.

The Lounge is a great tapas restaurant located just minutes away from the Balham tube station. The prices are very reasonable and they cater well for large groups. I have dined there about 6 times and each is as good as the last. I would highly recommend the Mejillones en Salsa Tomate, Almejas a la Marinera and the Chorizo al vino. You can't go wrong with most anything on their menu. Also make...more

4.0 out of 5 8 September 2008
by haggisinlondon

Found this place two weekends ago by mistake. Was looking for a quick bite after a few drinks. The decor is very simple, old wooden tables and chairs, but with a plasma screen?? The waitress and staff are all very friendly. The menu is divided into four different types of Tapas, meat, veggie, fish and Other. The wine list is very reasonable and the rioja by the glass is great. However the food...more

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