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“Authentic and delicious tapas… if you can get a table” has made the bustling, original branch of this Hispanic food importer’s chain a well-known feature of Borough Market, and “at busy times, it feels rushed”. It has spawned a number of spin-offs over the years, which are generally high quality, if not as vibey as the original: most recently opening in October 2018 in the new Battersea Power Station development.

£60
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Arrive early to avoid the queue”, especially if you visit the “very busy” original Borough Market branch of this well-known and “consistently good” tapas chain, which “rarely drops the ball and is a safe bet for a swift and enjoyable meal”. Of the other branches, the South Kensington one is very pleasantly located near the tube, with extensive pavement seating: “go on a summer’s day and sit outside, watching the world pass by”.

£59
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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The “insanely busy” Borough Market original, and also its “incredibly noisy” Soho spin-off, inspire high loyalty with their authentic approach (from a top firm of Spanish food importers) to “sound and unpretentious tapas”. “It’s no Barrafina” however – some of the dishes are distinctly “unmemorable” – and arguably it’s “just too popular to be that good”.

£50
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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You’re “lucky to get a table at peak times” at these “busy tapas restaurants” – especially at the Borough Market original. “Prices mount quickly” though, for the “small but densely flavoured plates”, and while most reporters applaud their “excellent quality”, critics – particularly those encountering “terrible service” – find them “extremely overpriced”.

£45
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Reviews of Tapas Brindisa Restaurant in SE1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Tapas Brindisa restaurant.
Jo B
I had a lunch of my own of bread with tomat...
Reviewed 10 months, 17 days ago

"I had a lunch of my own of bread with tomato, olive oil and garlic - it was supposed to be flatbread, but it wasn't. It tasted very nice, though. I then had wilted spinach and monkfish with butter beans - both very good. A flavourful, quick, lunchtime meal."

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Opening hours

all day noon - 11 pm
Last orders: 10.45 pm, Sun 10 pm

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