Barrafina provides stylish surroundings in which to enjoy great Spanish tapas, wines and sherries at a reasonable price – as inspired by Sam and Eddie’s love of Spanish food, and in particular the cuisine of the famous Barcelona restaurant Cal Pep.
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54 Frith StreetLondonW1D 4SL
- +44 (0)20 7813 8014
Ugh, well that was a waste of time and money. I get the sense that people feel like they HAVE to rate this place well because (a) it used to be London's most highly-rated restaurant, (b) all their friends have raved about it for MONTHS, (c) it's in-demand and they don't take reservations, so they waited an hour or more for a seat, and (d) if the didn't really like something, the foodies will...more
delicious tapas good service
my fav tapas place in soho
its first come first serve so usually you find yourself waiting in the queue its worth it tho
5 stars for the food its just delicious ;)more
Where do I even begin? I've never had tapas this good outside of Spain itself, and coming from NYC (one of the culinary capitals of the world) that is saying something. My friend who had previously been in London a few months ago insisted we visit this restaurant and now I know why.
After one failed attempt (we came at 3 and that's when they close), we tried again on Sunday afternoon at...more
The place is renown for its queues, as it doesn't accept reservations. In anticipation I aimed to arrive just before they opened at 11:45 and found that there was already a queue. The restaurant is small and seating is around a central bar. I would estimate only 20 seats in total. Luckily I was early enough to get into the first wave of diners.
Unfortunately the restaurant had suffered a...more
Clams, clams, clams!
I love the clams here and come here all the time just for the clams. My god, the clams.
The rest of the food is nice too, don't get me wrong. This is a place with life. You can come for nice Spanish food and drink cava and have a good night. Yes, there can be a crazy queue and yes it can be a little crazy inside, but that doesn't mean you can't come and have a...more