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121 King StreetLondonW6 9JD
Toro Gordo is a Spanish tapas restaurant with an Asian twist, which becomes obvious when you sample the food and drink available. The slight variations of the traditional tapas dishes such as spices and oils used certainly compliment the different tastes and offer an alternative to traditional tapas for those a bit more adventurous or wanting something a bit different.
To drink there are the...more
We went for an impromptu lunch and had a great experience.
Food was overall solid, but a few had some twists. Prawns in garlic and chilli oil was very good, but spicier than your average version (in a good way). Potatoes came out also more flavourful than your average version. Sliced octopus came on a bed of guacamole rather than potatoes which was an interesting interpretation. Duck breast...more
This place is just trying too hard and not quite hitting the nail on the head. On entering it has a cool low lighting Japanese style vibe, with wood lanterns and plants - actually quite a romantic little place I thought - then I noticed the Manga art which I thought "ok that just doesn't really work with the rest of the vibe - and am I not in a Spanish tapas restaurant here?" Then on looking...more
Was my husband's birthday evening... So we decided to go Tapas after slicing out a bit of the cheesecake I baked for him :-)
With subtle lighting and a rustic look, Toro Gordo welcomed us.. Cute little booth did the waiter arrange for us. The ambience was very nice.
We started with our cocktails for the evening. I went gaga after tasting the Malaga Breeze.. Thanks to the cardamom flavoring...more
The cool typeface and designer wooden lampshades drew us into this fairly new tapas place on King St. See. All that nonsense really does work.
They hint at a restaurant that wants to deliver something a little smarter than your everyday local tapas bar. After our visit, I reckon they are about half way there.
Whilst the lampshades are nice, the bulbs beneath them don't give out much light....more