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£63
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5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Just thinking about it is making my mouth water!” – Nieves Barragan and José Etura’s “bustling, casual and friendly” two-year-old, tucked off Regent Street, is establishing itself as one of the West End’s brightest stars: “a guaranteed first-class food experience with a lot of fun thrown in”. “The downstairs bar serves modern tapas, including the beloved carabineros and croquetas. Upstairs at the communal tables, you’ll feast on traditional dishes like suckling pig, cooked in an Asador (wood-fired oven)”. Both locations score a big thumbs up: “not cheap, but what an utter treat to have well-executed, passionate, uncomplicated cooking of Spanish classics in the middle of London”.

Summary

£60
  £££
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.

Ex-Barrafina executive head chef, Nieves Barragán Mohacho, and José Etura’s yearling off Regent’s Street, comprises both a downstairs floor with tapas counter and a “wonderfully buzzy” upstairs room with shared tables, which revolves around the open kitchen’s asador (wood-fired oven). Both come recommended, with reporters “blown away” by the “delightful service”, “outstanding” food and upstairs the “fabulous experience of cooking right in front of your eyes”. But, while fans predictably say “move over Barrafina”, ratings have a way to go yet to rival their former employer. Top Menu Tip – “finally, suckling pig just like you get in Spain” from the asador.

Summary

Nieves Barragán Mohacho and José Etura, who met working at Barrafina (where the former was the executive head chef), have unsurprisingly chosen a Spanish style for their autumn newcomer, which – with additional bar and asador (wood-fired oven), will open in Heddon Street. The ground-floor will feature a fresh seafood counter and an open kitchen producing regional dishes from across Spain, while the upstairs restaurant will focus on the cuisine of Galicia and Castile.

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Reviews of Sabor Restaurant in W1B, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Sabor restaurant.
Martin B
Tapas focussed on seafood with some Spanish...
Reviewed 9 days ago

"Tapas focussed on seafood with some Spanish sourced specialities. Seats at the bar provided both theatre and delicious bites. Service was bordering on the deliriously helpful. Atmosphere energetic and warm. Expensive though."

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olivier a
Nice piece of Spain in the middle of London...
Reviewed 1 months, 26 days ago

"Nice piece of Spain in the middle of London ... Tapas, Cerveza and Rioja in a lively and nice atmosphere"

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Steve C
Delicious Galician tapas, pigs ears, octopu...
Reviewed 2 months, 6 days ago

"Delicious Galician tapas, pigs ears, octopus etc. Crowded upstairs and sat on benches but a nice place for a lunch"

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Nick G
Lovely place to sit at the bar with a great...
Reviewed 2 months, 10 days ago

"Lovely place to sit at the bar with a great buzz and attentive service - definitely more comfortable than Barrafina, although I don’t think the food is quite as good. Possibly trying too hard to be different and innovative, yet still very good. "

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Matthew C
tip top! Barrafina with reservations! Top p...
Reviewed 4 months, 12 days ago

"tip top! Barrafina with reservations! Top produce served beautifully with love."

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alison c
Best to sit at the bar and watch the chefs ...
Reviewed 6 months, 22 days ago

"Best to sit at the bar and watch the chefs at work. Food always amazing with friendly helpful service. Interesting wine list."

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David R
Given this has a Michelin star I have judge...
Reviewed 6 months, 23 days ago

"Given this has a Michelin star I have judged on that basis. We dined upstairs. Staff very pleasant and attentive. Wine suggestion fine. Food is just OK, the desert was fantastic and the octopus authentic. The pig skin was not crispy, the salad lovely but incredibly small and 2 pounds for two slices of bread appalling. Noise levels boosted by unnecessary Musak. So many more restaurants offer better food or value or both. We won't return."

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Laia B
Casual Spanish dining, but incredible servi...
Reviewed 8 months, 10 days ago

"Casual Spanish dining, but incredible service and extremely high quality food. Giving it the same rating as Core, despite it being a very different type of restaurant, but we left as happy and enthusiastic about what they are doing"

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Prices

Tapas / Dim Sum

Main Pudding
£32.00 £7.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £26.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
35 Heddon St, London, W1B 4BP
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm-2:30 pm, 5:30 pm-10:30 pm
Wednesday12 pm-2:30 pm, 5:30 pm-10:30 pm
Thursday12 pm-2:30 pm, 5:30 pm-10:30 pm
Friday12 pm-2:30 pm, 5:30 pm-10:30 pm
Saturday12 pm-2:30 pm, 5:30 pm-10:30 pm
Sunday1 pm-6 pm

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