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1 St Andrew's Street, Dublin 2 Dublin City
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Tel: +353 1 677 4799

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A relaxed bar and Spanish restaurant with great staff serving up well-priced tapas that’s always good
  • Location - Town Centre
  • Spanish
  • Tapas
  • Atmospheric
  • Budget Meals (€21-35/£14-23 pp 3-courses, not inc. dr
  • Buzzy Atmosphere
  • Cocktails
  • Coeliac Friendly
  • Early Bird / Value Menu Available
  • Extensive Wine List
  • Informal
  • Music - Other Live
  • Old World / Traditional
  • Romantic
  • Sunday Dining


The concept of tapas was new to Dublin when this atmospheric, informal bar and Spanish restaurant in the heart of Dublin some years ago, and it immediately struck a chord with Dubliners.

This Dublin restaurants entrance is pleasant - past a bar with flowers on the counter - and welcoming staff show you straight to a simple marble-topped table.

The menu - which is in Spanish with English explanations - is flexible enough to suit anything from a light lunch to a full dinner and plenty of choices: three tapas plates will make a generous lunch for two.

Spanish staples are generally well-handled: langoustines with serrano ham, squid in chilli butter and patatas bravas are all tasty and presentation is simple and traditional - and the pimentos rellenos (peppers stuffed with spiced minced lamb) are particularly enjoyable.

A handy location, tasty food, delightful staff and good value make this place busy at peak times, so be prepared to wait.

The wine list includes a range of sherries by the glass, the traditional accompaniment for tapas, and there are a few excellent wines in the “premium” section of the wine list (€30 plus), look out for a wonderful Albarino.

And, should you need a quick pick-me-up, their lovely frothy-topped mocha served in a tall glass is a great reviver.

Seats 120; children welcome. Meals: Mon-Thu, 12 noon-11 pm, Fri & Sat to midnight, Sun 1-10pm. Earlybird D €15.95 Mon-Thurs 4-6.30pm. Closed 25/26 Dec. MasterCard, Visa. abbreviations
Last Updated: 06-07-2013
Author: Georgina Campbell

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