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19 Westow StreetLondonSE19 3RY
Have been going here on and off for the last 6 years and it's recently changed hands. The food is still mostly excellent, but prices have been creeping up and up.
The starters are very small for what you pay, and desserts are particularly overpriced as well. £4.50 for a couple of scoops of supermarket-brand ice cream. Hmm.
This place used to be a no brainer but I go only rarely now because...more
Fish, Fish, Fishy Fish.
Since falling off the vegetarian cart back on to the pescetarian way of life (yes those pesky-tarians) I have begun to enjoy the wonderful world of sea dwellers - on my plate.
And oh sweetness of everything that likes to be beside the seaside A Torre has soo much to offer a fish lover.
The amount of times we've walked past this restaurant and never gave it a...more
Friendly home style matriarchal made Portuguese food. As much as I think of my own mother, a wonder, a multi talented dynamo, even she cuts corners sometimes. Occasionally burning things, throwing in the occasional bit of frozen veg. She's not superwoman, but I grew up loving her Latin Eastern cooking.
So when A Torre served up rustic pretty painted terracotta plates with traditional looking...more
Last Saturday night found us heading into the deep south to celebrate our old pal Esther's birthday at A Torre. We were 7 strong and had taken the precaution of booking a table which was wise as this is a very popular local restaurant.
We arrived at around 7.30pm and the simply furnished room was already full of happy punters knocking back the wine and ordering with gay abandon. With a...more
If you're in South East London you cannot get more authentic Portuguese food than at A Torre.
Run by a friendly Portuguese family the food here is delightful. There are an excellent choice of seafood and meat dishes on the menu, with a majority of main course accompanied by your choice of steamed vegetables or salad and either chips or sautéed potatoes included.
My favourite is the sea...more