Searching for tapas bars in London? Indulge in authentic cuisine in a warm and relaxed environment with our guide to the best tapas bars in London. From vibrant Spanish establishments to more specialist outfits, the following selection of tapas bars in London will guarantee a memorable and tasty night out in the capital.
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Enjoy Michelin Star food at Ametsa with Arzak Instruction, a Basque inspired and tapas restaurant.
The Halkin, 5-6 Halkin Street, Belgravia, London, SW1X 7DJ
(020) 7333 1234
From live music to impromptu flamenco dancing displays, Bar Gansa is a friendly tapas bar that guarantees a vibrant evening in Camden.
2 Inverness Street, Camden Town, London, NW1 7HJ
(020) 7267 8909
Sam and Eddie Hart's Barrafina in Covent Garden is a great choice for both classic and contemporary tapas dishes.
10 Adelaide Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2N 4HZ
(020) 7440 1456
Barrica is a tapas bar on Goodge Street that serves a variety of authentic Spanish dishes. They also boast a good choice of 20 different sherries.
62 Goodge Street, Fitzrovia, London, W1T 4NE
(020) 7436 9448
Once a pop up, Black Pig With White Pearls is a contemporary restaurant serving authentic Spanish cuisine and tapas.
61 Stoke Newington High Street, Stoke Newington, London, N16 8EL
(020) 7249 1772
Boqueria restaurant and bar is located on Acre Lane and serves tapas alongside traditional Spanish cuisine.
192 Acre Lane, Brixton, London, SW2 5UL
(020) 7733 4408
Bravas Tapas is a contemporary tapas restaurant that serves dishes influenced by modern, regional Spanish cuisine.
Ivory House, St Katharine Docks, London, E1W 1AT
(020) 7481 1464
Cambio de Tercio is an exceptional Spanish dining experience, from the creatively prepared, impeccably sourced food and wine straight through to the welcoming ambience and flawless service.
163 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London, SW5 0LJ
(020) 7244 8970
This tapas bar in London uses the best quality and locally sourced ingredients to create a variety of authentic Spanish tapas.
33 Black Friars Lane, City, London, EC4V 6EP
(020) 7125 0930
Casa Brindisa in South Kensington offers mouthwatering tapas dishes in a suitably upmarket setting.
7-9 Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London, SW7 2HQ
(020) 7590 0008
Donostia's menu offers Spanish tapas from the Basque region as well as a good selection of red, white and rose wines from family run vineyards.
10 Seymour Place, Marylebone, London, W1H 7ND
(020) 3620 1845
From their Spanish artwork to their wine list and impressive food, El Pirata of Mayfair are hard to beat.
5-6 Down Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 7AQ
(020) 7491 3810
124 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London, E1 6JE
(020) 7033 0308
The Grapevine is an independent bistro and wine bar located in the heart of Shoreditch. Bringing you some of the best breakfasts, coffees, tapas, pizzas, antipasti and wines in London.
Informal and cosy, this tapas bar is owned by acclaimed chef Jose Pizarro and offers a daily changing menu using fresh market produce.
104 Bermondsey Street, Bermondsey, London, SE1 3UB
(020) 7403 4902
Jose Pizarro is a well known restaurant offering an excellent choice of meat, fish and vegetable tapas. Charcuterie and cheese are also available at this tapas bar in London.
36 Broadgate Circle, London, EC2M 2QS
(020) 7256 5333
LOBOS Soho offers prime cuts of Iberica pig and an impressive list of tapas dishes that are made using seasonal and locally sourced produce.
48 Frith Street, Soho, London, W1D 4SF
Reliable and delicious Spanish cuisine from this established venue in The Cut, Waterloo.
53 The Cut, Waterloo, London, SE1 8LF
(020) 7928 3237
Choose from a selection of Spanish dishes including paella, seafood and tapas at the popular Navarro's on Charlotte Street.
67 Charlotte Street, London, W1T 4PH
(020) 7637 7713
Serving up decent enough tapas that is reassuringly grease-free, Ortega’s enviable location and hugely welcoming atmosphere really make it worth a visit.
27 Leadenhall Market, Leadenhall, London, EC3V 1LR
(020) 7623 1818
Pix Covent Garden serves pintxo, which is like tapas but with each dish skewered on a cocktail stick and displayed on plates at the bar for you to help yourself. After you're done, you pay for however many cocktail sticks are left on your plate.
63 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2H 9PJ
(020) 7836 9779
This upbeat tapas bar is a great after work spot for cocktails and some suitably Spanish fare.
1 Vernon Place, Bloomsbury, London, WC1A 2EP
(020) 7430 9600
Modern tapas style dishes are created and served alongside a selection of cheeses and chacuterie at this tapas bar in London.
39 James Street, Marylebone, London, W1U 1DL
(020) 7993 3257
Tapas Brindisa is based near to the Brindisa shop in Borough Market offering gastronomic delights from Spain in the comfort of the new restaurant, Tapas Brindisa, where the food served is simple yet extravagantly tasty.
18-20 Southwark Street, Borough, London, SE1 1TJ
(020) 7357 8880
With ingredients sourced from small Spanish farms, Omar Allibhoy's Tapas Revolution is a great choice if you're looking for an authentic tapas bar in London.
32-42 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London, E1 8JW
An established favourite among tapas connoisseurs on New Kings Road.
108-110 New Kings Road, Parsons Green, London, SW6 4LY
(020) 7371 5147