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Summary

“Delights such as octopus with saffron mayo” are amongst the “very appealing small plates”, inspired by Spain and Italy, that put Simon Mullins’s “friendly and informal” bar in Fitzrovia at the vanguard of London’s “upmarket tapas” trend. Even if it no longer makes culinary waves as it did, ratings are back to a five-year high this year. Any complaints? – as ever, it’s “cramped and crowded”.

£52
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4
Very Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Tapas slightly outside the normal offerings (courgette flowers and squid croquettes are especially good)” have made a big name for Simon Mullins’s “always packed and squeezed in” Fitzrovia “favourite” (the original member of his group). It’s no longer a ‘wow’ nowadays though, and some fear “the bill’s always a bit bigger than expected”.

£52
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3
Good
3
Good
2
Average
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Upmarket Italian/Spanish tapas”, (“some genuinely exciting standouts”) served by “knowledgeable but not over-bearing” staff in an “informal” setting earn enduring popularity for this well-known Fitzrovia haunt (the original of Simon Mullins’s small group), even if it no longer appears as cutting edge as it once did.

£49
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3
Good
3
Good
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

Devotees still hail the “sheer deliciousness” of the Italian/Spanish tapas at this convivial Fitzrovia haunt, whose “relaxing” style is fine for a more informal business lunch; compared with its glory days though, it’s “lost its edge”, and former fans can find it “average” nowadays.

£49
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3
Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Dinner   £35.00

Tapas / Dim Sum

Main Pudding
£10.00 £6.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £22.00
Filter Coffee £3.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
54 Goodge St, London, W1T 4NA
Opening hours

all day noon - 11 pm
Last orders: 10.45 pm, Sun 9.45 pm

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