Ireland Guide

- ireland -

Graphics Version | 

Las Tapas de Lola

Eat

Restaurant

2 euro
Address:
Las Tapas de Lola
12 Wexford Street, Dublin 2 Dublin City
Contact Las Tapas de Lola
Dislike Like
0%
0 votes
Tel: +353 1 424 4100

Please mention ireland-guide.com when enquiring.

Fun, lively and serving great food, the authentic Spanish tapas here will transport you to sunny Spain no matter what the Dublin weather
  • Location - Town Centre
  • Spanish
  • Tapas
  • Al Fresco
  • Atmospheric
  • Buzzy Atmosphere
  • Informal
  • Lively
  • Old World / Traditional
  • Sunday Dining

Las Tapas de Lola

The dark ceiling, bottle green tiles, moody lighting, close packed tables and wine bottles suggest an authentic Spanish experience straight away, and on a warm day, when the front slides open to connect the interior with the terrace tables out front you really could be dining anywhere in sunny Spain.


Happily the menu, with over 50 authentic tapas dishes, meets expectations, delivering flavour-packed favourites in all their rustic simplicity. From paella del dia to excellent patatas bravas; juicy olives to crisp Andalucian calamari with alioli; and juicy gambas – prawns – with garlic, chilli and olive oil everything is tasty and authentically presented in traditional terracotta dishes.


Meat is well represented too, with regional offerings like pig cheeks to delightful chorizo frito y morcilla – fried chorizo with black pudding and more familiar choices.


Disappointingly only 6 of the 23 Spanish wines come by the glass, but there is a nice beer list, including a gluten-free option, and the sangria is especially tasty.


Staff are warm and impressively au fait with the nuances of the menu – although once dishes arrive it can be tricky to get their attention for additional orders. Churros are a popular way to round off a meal here but if the doughnut and chocolate combination don’t appeal you’ll find much pleasure in the house crema Catalana.


And this authentic Spanish experience is good value too.

Mon-Wed 5-10.30pm; Thu-Sat 5-11pm; Sun 5-10.30pm. abbreviations
Last Updated: 06-07-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

Might also like

Bang Restaurant

Dublin 2, Dublin City
Restaurant
Distance: 0.7km
Bang Rest Front copy.jpg
100%
4 votes
2 euro Denotes genuine Irish food culture, ie special Irish food products/companies/producers, and highlights the best places to shop for regional and artisan foods; the selection excludes obvious 'non-Irish' elements regardless of quality, eg ethnic restaurants and specialists in coffee, wine and other drinks, unless relevant to local production or history. Eat & Stay establishments are chosen for their commitment to showcasing local produce and Irish hospitality.

The original and well-loved Bang Café may have been a victim of Ireland's recession, but a new team of five partners reopened it in 2010 as Bang Restaurant and this Dublin restaurants reincarnation is just as popular as its old self. Situated over three floors, ...

Trocadero Restaurant

Dublin 2, Dublin City
Restaurant
Distance: 0.7km
Trocadero Restaurant - Dublin 2 Ireland
100%
4 votes
3 euro Previous Georgina Campbell Guides Award Winner The "Best of the Best" - Only the very best establishments across various categories have been chosen for this accolade

A discreet Hollywood style facelift has injected new life into Rhona Teehan's theatrical grande dame of a restaurant, now in its 57th year. Designer smokey gold walls replace the scarlet flock but the black and white photos of visiting stage and screen stars remain, alo ...

Pearl Brasserie

Dublin 2, Dublin City
Restaurant / Wine Bar
Distance: 0.9km
Pearl Brasserie
100%
6 votes
3 euro Restaurants Offering Consistent Excellence Overall Previous Georgina Campbell Guides Award Winner The "Best of the Best" - Only the very best establishments across various categories have been chosen for this accolade

Just a few doors away from The Merrion Hotel Sebastien Masi and Kirsten Batt’s chic Dublin restaurants serving some of the cleverest food in town. The basement room has been beautifully styled using a mix of stone, organically shaped fabric lights, dark wood, orig ...

The Pigs Ear

Dublin 2, Dublin City
Restaurant
Distance: 0.9km
The Pigs Ear - Restaurant Dublin 2 Ireland - interior
78%
9 votes
3 euro For Cooking & Service Well Above Average Denotes genuine Irish food culture, ie special Irish food products/companies/producers, and highlights the best places to shop for regional and artisan foods; the selection excludes obvious 'non-Irish' elements regardless of quality, eg ethnic restaurants and specialists in coffee, wine and other drinks, unless relevant to local production or history. Eat & Stay establishments are chosen for their commitment to showcasing local produce and Irish hospitality. Previous Georgina Campbell Guides Award Winner

In a great first floor location overlooking Trinity College’s playing fields, this Dublin restaurants two bright and contemporary dining rooms enjoy wonderful natural light and simple, informal décor. Ornamental pigs line the shelves behind the little ser ...

ely gastrobar

Dublin 2, Dublin City
Restaurant / Wine Bar
Distance: 2.2km
ELY HQ
100%
4 votes
2 euro A selection of establishments outside the standard categories that should enhance the discerning travellers experience of Ireland Denotes genuine Irish food culture, ie special Irish food products/companies/producers, and highlights the best places to shop for regional and artisan foods; the selection excludes obvious 'non-Irish' elements regardless of quality, eg ethnic restaurants and specialists in coffee, wine and other drinks, unless relevant to local production or history. Eat & Stay establishments are chosen for their commitment to showcasing local produce and Irish hospitality. Pub with good food and atmosphere The "Best of the Best" - Only the very best establishments across various categories have been chosen for this accolade

This, the third and most recent of Erik and Michelle Robson's wine bar/cafés, is south of the river in the relatively new Grand Canal Square area of the city. On a corner site, it's an angular premises with huge windows and, with hard lines, drum lamp shades, can ...

Trip Planning Tools

My Ireland Guide

Local Recommendations

Hospitality

  • By Distance
  • By Category

Comments

There are currently no comments

Leave a comment

You must be logged in to leave a comment
Not a member? Register for your free membership now!
Or leave a comment by logging in with:

Facebook & Twitter Recent Activity

Apps and Books