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
Great Michelin star restaurant with lots of options across the board and very friendly and knowledgeable staff.
Iberian pork Ribs were my favorite
Courgette Flower deep fried with cheese inside was great.
Lobster and prawns were amazing
Suckling pig was good but not my preference or favorite
Godeval white wine was smooth and great. I don't like white wine but I was good with this one.more
It took me a while to get a table there (it was either full or closed) but if you're persistent enough, you'll get there: that is if you go outside lunch/dinner hours and only have a party of 2. The seating plan is not good for more people (but you can try they other restaurant on Adelaide Street for bigger parties).
What I like about Barrafina is that is was simple, no uber fancy tapas with...more
London food reminds me a bit of Los Angeles. You can't just go into any shop and get an amazing meal. Rather, you have to find them and if you find Barrafina in your searches, you need to go. This is a place I will continually go to anytime I find myself in London. In fact, I went in November of 2015 and then March of 2016.
Seating is tough here as there is only what seemed like 15 bar seats...more
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
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