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Boqueria - Clapham
190-192 Acre LaneBrixtonLondonSW2 5UL
I was so pleased with this place!
Just before getting my tonsils removed I decided to have one last amazing meal before weeks of agony and after some online research of local tapas restaurants Boqueria seemed the best. We were not disappointed.
We definitely ordered too much food expecting the portion sizes to be much smaller than they were! But we were given really decent sizes and the food...more
Meat was tough and was overcooked, service was ok. Nice enough staff but weren't even given a new plate after having to de-shell our own prawns. Our plates were covered in plastic from opening the hand towels and we had to wipe it off with our own napkins for the next dish that arrived. Price was a bit high for what each dish had. £9 for two extremely minuscule lamb chops in no sauce. Wouldn't...more
My first review in 2016.
I decided that it should be for a special place, and here is the Winner - Boqueria!
Inspired by El Mercat de San Josep de la Boqueria (the biggest food market in Barcelona), this is a stylish and yet cozy place. The place itself makes you feel like you're in Spain. The staff is very nice and knowledgeable.
The food is really delicious. I was impressed by the...more
I had a friend visiting London over the weekend and her request for dinner was Spanish. I was a bit hesitant about bringing tourists to the Brixton area, where most of them would never go, but I gave her some restaurant suggestions and she liked Boqueria so we booked in for dinner on a Saturday evening. After dinner we ended up on Clapham High Street, and I'd recommend coming from that...more
Really enjoyed our visit to Boqueria. Although it was family friendly we found our little table in the corner with the dimmed lights and candle to be quite romantic which was a pleasant surprise. Food overall was delicious & very affordable - the only dish which didn't hit the spot was the Pulpo a la Gallega - which is one of my favourite tapas dishes ordinarily. However some of the food...more