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Taberna Do Mercado
107b Commercial StreetLondonE1 6BG
Small plates but big flavor... Great Portuguese tapas restaurant by chef Nuno Mendes. The waiter gives very good recommendations. Good price too. We love the wine. The location is a bit of surprise though -- thought it should be in a more "tucked away" place rather than spitalfields market. Will definitely go back!
18-06-2016 I went back today with friends and it was equally amazing. The pig...more
I came here with two friends for a weeknight dinner, having wanted to come for ages but unaware that they had started taking reservations, which was not the case when they first opened last year. In the evening, Spitalfields Market was largely empty, with only a handful of restaurants along the perimeter like Taberna and Blixen were still happening. It was hard to find the restaurant given...more
Really helpful staff :) they are so welcoming and smiling, it is really nice compared to other places in Spita.
Their coffee is really good even if the cups are quite small... But the spot is cool, right in the middle of the market and with heating lamps which is quite useful taking the weather at the moment ! Will come back for their lattes.more
I was astonished at how unassuming and unfussy this place was for such a big name chef, tucked away in a corner of Spitalfields market. I wasn't too sure what to expect from Portuguese tapas but what we got was lots of small plates with (as Gregg Wallace from Masterchef would say) big flavours!
We went for variety when ordering. Not all the dishes were five stars but there were some definite...more
Excellent small plate Portuguese, with friendly staff and lots of charm.
We shared 8 plates, each delicious. The mackerel tinned fish was amazing. The pork tartare has a wonderful medley of flavors. The cuddlefish was tasty, but was a little overcooked.
I'm no Portuguese food expert, but the chef seriously knows how to create tons of flavor and dishes that impress.
Our server has worked at...more