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Summary

£66
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Stunning and authentic” Spanish food in a “beautiful, always-convivial setting, and with a wine list to die for” is the attractive proposition at José Pizarro’s massively popular Bermondsey restaurant. Its ratings are a shade below those of José, its older sister (by a few months) tapas bar across the road, due to a minority sentiment that it’s “good rather than great”.

Summary

£66
  £££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“A brilliant venue with its own distinct offer in a street not short of a restaurant or two” – José Pizarro’s “buzzy”, larger sibling to his nearby tapas bar is “not the place if you want a quiet night” but “consistently good” for its “excellent, authentic Spanish food” (“with lots of sharing options”).

Summary

£66
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

José P’s larger restaurant sibling to his nearby Bermondsey tapas bar continues to be outrated by its nearby stablemate and can be viewed as being “quite expensive”. On the plus side, though, the food is “fabulous” – at times “exquisite” – service is “really friendly”, “attentive and quick”, and “it’s a great room”.

Summary

£61
  £££
4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Lacking the pizzazz of José P’s nearby tapas-bar sibling, which is one block away, his somewhat bigger contemporary Spanish restaurant never inflames quite as much passion as its little sister. It still achieves very good ratings, though, for its “really interesting food” and “attractively priced wine list”.

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194 Bermondsey St, London, SE1 3TQ

Restaurant details

Highchair
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No dress code
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Pizarro Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Pizarro Restaurant in SE1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Pizarro restaurant.
Neill S
Made to feel very special. Top notch croque...
Reviewed 2 months, 15 days ago

"Made to feel very special. Top notch croquetas. A wine list which encourages you to explore lesser known Spanish varieties. A great place for a rowdy lunch with friends or a more intimate get together with a partner."

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Adam R
Lively bordering on noisy atmosphere. Polit...
Reviewed 8 months, 4 days ago

"Lively bordering on noisy atmosphere. Polite and caring staff - spicy mussels - chorizo croquettes - pan con tomate - fedeua "

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Prices

Tapas / Dim Sum

Main Pudding
£13.00 £8.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £24.50
Filter Coffee £3.50
Extras  
Service 13.50%
194 Bermondsey St, London, SE1 3TQ
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Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑10:45 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑10:45 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑10:45 pm
Thursday12 pm‑10:45 pm
Friday12 pm‑10:45 pm
Saturday12 pm‑10:45 pm
Sunday12 pm‑8:45 pm

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