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Summary

“I’d travel here from Spain for the pluma Iberica!” – José Pizarro’s original Bermondsey tapas bar “somehow has the edge over the competition” serving some of “the best tapas you will find”“if you can get in (it’s always heaving)”.

£48
Exceptional
Very Good
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“A bucket-list experience!” José Pizarro’s “hustling and bustling” tapas bar in Bermondsey is a “must-try!”“fun, so long as you’re happy to perch”, and the “Barcelona-quality” dishes are “so, so good”. (“We re-located our business just so we could be next to it!”)

£47
Exceptional
Very Good
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“It’s worth fighting to get in” to José Pizarro’s “tiny” and “cramped” little “piece of Spain” in Bermondsey – you enjoy “masterful” tapas, served by “staff who take tremendous pride in their work”, in a marvellously “vibrant” setting.

£47
Exceptional
Exceptional
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

There’s no let-up in the superlatives for José Pizarro’s “tiny”, “intimate” and “packed” Bermondsey corner bar; waiting for a table “can be a bore”, but it’s well worth it for tapas that are “light years ahead” of most rivals, plus “fantastic” wines.

£41
Exceptional
Very Good
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

10.15 pm, Sun 5.15 pm
40
104 Bermondsey St, London, SE1 3UB
Opening hours

all day noon - 10.15 pm
Last orders: 10.15 pm, Sun 5.15 pm

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