A fleet of authentic Spanish tapas restaurants established in 1993, La Tasca offers an award-winning range of sumptuous Mediterranean flavours. Sourcing ingredients from artisan suppliers dotted across Spain, head chef Antony compiles a range of boldly flavoured sharing dishes, all complemented by a range of Spanish wines, sangrias and sherries. Ever family-friendly, younger diners can enjoy delicious miniature tapas plates at La Tasca Covent Garden.
La Tasca came on an eager recommendation from my dear blogging friend (who I was meeting with for dinner on my recent trip to London). Located in the Covent Garden area, La Tasca is a lively Tapas joint. They seated our party of six at a large booth with comfy seats. They were quick to take our order of sodas and spirits, but taking our food order was a bit of a wait. The environment was fun...more
Meh. That's about the best way to describe La Tasca. There is nothing exciting about it from the fairly generic somewhat Spanish décor to the bland core staples on the menu. If you want tapas get yourself to Barrafina or Jose. Even if you only get one dish (they aren't the cheapest places), the experience and satisfaction you get will be fair greater than all you can eat at La Tasca.
The place was very busy and the waiting time for as table meant perching on bar stools for an hour and a quarter (they said 40 minutes the little tinkers!). Easy at first, a little more challenging after 3 large glasses of the Temperanillo.
The waiting staff appeared overwhelmed and the long time between courses was cumulatively irritating. If you can't feed us at least make sure we have got...more
Went here last night in a group of 4
The restaurant is a lot bigger then it appears from the outside. It was very busy and loud- nice atmosphere- I was expecting something really good.
But the food did disappoint. To be fair, the grilled shrimp, potatoes with tomato sauce and cheese, and paella were good, but other than that... the rest of the food ranged from unremarkable to downright...more
To finish my trip into Covent Garden with my beautiful girlfriend, we sat down at La Tasca and tucked our way through seven different deletable Tapas dishes. The front of the restaurant is deceptive - you're led to believe it's quite a small place, but a beautiful arrangement of furniture across three floors (a basement and a 1st floor) means the place has alot more room available then you...more