The Tapas Room

4.8
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31 reviews
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£25 and under
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Tapas / Small Plates
Wine Shop, Tapas Bar & Delicatessen, The Tapas Room presents an unrivalled & precisely curated range of specialist Spanish & Basque wine, Sherry, Cava, Vermouth and Craft Beers alongside a precisely refined Tapas, charcuterie, cheese & deli menu.

The menu of Spanish & Basque inspired plates, perfect for sharing, works alongside an extensive wine list served by knowledgable staff in a railway arch environment.

Example Dishes:
Boquerones, Piquillo peppers & lemon oil
Spinach & Goats Cheese Croquettas
Truffled Wild Mushrooms, w Quails Egg & PX Sherry Glaze
Seared Scallop, Pisto, Green Chilli Sauce & Almonds
Octopus w Piquillo Pepper Sauce & Samphire

Sister business to the acclaimed Pop Brixton restaurant Donostia Social Club, The Tapas Room was launched in order to encourage a culture of learning more about Spanish wine, with the result of drinking better for less, in an intimate and friendly eating & drinking environment.
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4.9
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4.7
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M
1 review
Dined on 27 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Everything we tried tasted great, we will be visiting again!

R
London
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Our waiter was brilliant- really helpful and chilled and made our meal really relaxed. Food was incredible - definitely recommend!

JC
London
2 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Excellent range of dishes which all tasted great. Can't wait to go back.

BS
London
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing little tapas restuarant/wine bar food was outstanding and tasty and could of eaten everything off the menu will definitely be returning again and may have 3rd helping of churros next time! Haha

GT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 9 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food and service. One of, if not the best Tapas places in London!

H
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Absolutely love the tapas room! Can't recommend it enough!

CB
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 19 October 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fab food and wine, as always! Our favourite place to eat in the area.

HT
1 review
Dined on 28 September 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience3

Lovely little restaurant. The food was delicious, they definitely brought the amazing taste of Basque country to London. The only downside was that it was a very small restaurants and 2 shouting guests were very loud to hear throughout the whole meal. It was quite noticeable and so it would have been nice for the staff to tell them to quieten down a little bit. Other than that, wonderful night, wonderful food, and definitely returning!

DC
London
1 review
Dined on 13 August 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The quality of the food here is amazing and it's such good value for money. Have been here three times now and will definitely go back. The staff are very knowledgeable about both the food and wine and they make you feel very welcome. Highly recommend it.

BM
London
3 reviews
Dined on 10 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very friendly service and great food. Nice wine selection of wine. They also sell wine to take away and some typical food. Will go back there for sure!

JG
London
2 reviews
Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Just excellent. Great food and great service!!!!!!

P
1 review
Dined on 28 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Amazing food, amazing staff and the perfect spot to hang out for the day / evening, can’t wait to go again....highly recommended

AL
Toronto
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Always pleased with this place - great service, great food. A winner every time.

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 23 May 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Love love love this place!!

R
London
10 reviews
Dined on 23 May 2019
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience5

Genuinely outstanding place to eat. The food was cooked with a light hand, the drinks varied and clearly well thought out - the service was friendly, helpful and with a genuine warmth. Go here, you won't be disappointed.

JG
London
3 reviews
Dined on 17 May 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This place is amazing. Great fresh food, friendly owners and a unique location (in a cosy railway arch!). Since discovering this place a few months ago I keep coming back to introduce more friends / family to it!

S
London
1 review
Dined on 16 May 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Delicious food, great selection, loved the selection of dishes which isn't too overwhelming. Even better as I can use my Lewisham Local card!

NL
1 review
Dined on 10 May 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Great fish and some fantastic wine as recommended by very helpful waiter. We come again soon.

V
London
1 review
Dined on 3 May 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

The Tapas Room is outstanding, the food is amazing and the service is great and relaxed. I cannot recommend it enough

OT
London
7 reviews
Dined on 4 April 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

This tiny restaurant with just 20 covers is probably the best Tapas I've had in London. Now that I've had a week to reflect, I still hold this view. Best to have everything on the menu.

S
London
4 reviews
Dined on 27 March 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Nice and friendly service ,good food (cheese platter is a must as well as the Churros )and great wine list .

RR
London
3 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Great server/ Host Max!
Pick a great glass of red for me.
Great atmosphere!

CB
Dublin
2 reviews
Dined on 9 March 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious food and wine, great friendly service and a lovely atmosphere. Decent value for money also - would definitely go again!

MR
London
6 reviews
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very authentic tapas stile where it's about the good drinks with good small tapas to complement the food. Really enjoyed it and will be going back there many time I think.

AA
London
38 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Amazing tapas made with love ♥️.

RR
London
1 review
Dined on 13 February 2019
Overall4Food5Service5Ambience4

Very flavoursome small dishes, and some excellent wines. The servers are attentive and very good with recommendations.

Small but cosy venue - it's great to eat outdoors in the summer, but it does get a little smokey indoors.

JW
London
1 review
Dined on 23 January 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great little place with delicious food and wine. Highly recommend the cheese and ham platter and octopus! Highly recommend.

JW
1 review
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Had a very enjoyable early evening meal, the tapas was spectacular, wines very good and the service fast and friendly, would thoroughly recommend it.

DB
London
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Second visit and not disappointed! Please keep the high standard, don't be like all the other London restaurants!

LF
London
1 review
Dined on 28 November 2018
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Fantastic! I love that we have amazing food available locally. Amazing and knowledgeable staff/owner.

DB
London
2 reviews
Dined on 24 October 2018
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

So rare to find in London a good independent restaurant with good food and great service. Loved everything about it.