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Due to the large selection of different dishes available, we can cater well for all dietary requirements, and many dishes can be adapted to suit even the most severe food intolerance.  Please inform our waiting staff if you suffer from any allergies or intolerances and we would be delighted to assist you – for more complicated intolerances please phone us or e-mail us in advance.  We also have separate Gluten Free, Dairy Free  and Vegan Tapas Menus, which can be found below.

Please note: Not every ingredient is listed in the menu descriptions, please make sure we are aware of all requirements before ordering.  Although every effort is taken to prevent cross contamination from allergens, due to the range of fresh ingredients used in our kitchen, we can not guarantee that some allergens are not present in small traces.

Should you have even the slightest query about any allergen which may be present in our food we direct you to our conclusive Allergen Matrix which can be viewed here

Gluten Free Menu

  • PARA PICAR / TO GET YOU GOING

  • Pan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £2.00 per person Gluten Free Bread, served with a trio of Homemade Dips- Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar, Beetroot Hummus & Manchego Cheese infused Pesto **Please Note, Gluten Free Bread must be ordered 24 hours in advance**

  • Aceitunas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £3.95 Home Marinated Spanish Gordal Olives

  • Boquerones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £3.50 Anchovy Fillets Marinated in Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • Almendras de Valencia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £4.50 Salted Almonds from Valencia, Delicate & Sweet in Taste

  • DESDE LA DEHESA : FROM THE MEADOW

  • Pollo al Infierno. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £8.50 Boneless Chicken Thighs slowly baked in a Chorizo Enriched, Piquant Tomato Sauce

  • Chorizo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £6.75 Let’s not mess around, our Chorizo is AWESOME, So we just Chargrill it & Dress with Aji- A Spicy, Roasted Yellow Pepper Sauce

  • Morcilla de Burgos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £6.75 Morcilla is a Piquant Spanish Black Pudding from Burgos, a city in the far North of Spain, Pan Fried, Our Morcilla is Rested upon a Bed of Caramelised Red Onions & Topped with a Fried Quail’s Egg


  • Recomendamos / Our Recommendations

  • Presa Ibérica. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Presa sits between the Top of the Shoulder and the Beginning of the Loin of the Iberian Black Pig- it’s an AWESOME piece of meat, that’s akin to Fillet Steak.  We griddle it to Medium Rare & Glaze it with a Peach Alioli & Adorn with Candied Pine Nuts

  • Secreto. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £9.95  Secreto comes from between the Shoulder Blade and the loin of the Iberian Black Pig & has an Incredible incredible, almost buttery texture to the meat when Griddled.  To compliment this we adorn our Secreto with Romesco Sauce (an Almond and Red Pepper Sauce from Tarragona, Catalonia)


  • DESDE LA MAR : FROM THE SEA

  • Mejillones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £7.95 Mussels in a Saffron Enriched Garlic & Cream Sauce (That you’ll definitely want to dip some bread into!)

  • Dorada. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £8.50 Pan Fried Fillet of Sea Bream, Topped with Manchego Cheese Enriched Pesto


  • Recomendamos / Our Recommendations

  • Ceviche. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £9.95 Thinly Sliced Fillet of Sea Bass, Cured with Citrus & Aji (An Aromatic, South American Spice) & Topped with Mango & Pomegranate

  • Vieiras. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £9.95 (2) Pan Seared King Scallops, Sat Atop of a pea & garlic Puree & Adorned with Jamon Serrano Crisps


  • DESDE EL CAMPO : FROM THE LAND

  • Potaje de Garbanzos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £5.50 Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable & Chick Pea Stew, Enriched with Moorish Spices

  • Alcachofas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £5.50 Artichokes Tossed with Sun Dried Tomatoes, Black Olives & Thinly Sliced Gherkin & Drizzled with Basil Infused Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar

  • Brûlée de Queso de Cabra. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £7.50 Warm Goats’ Cheese with a Caramelized Muscovado Sugar (so it looks like  Creme Brulee!) Served with a Peach Alioli & Adorned with Crushed Pistacchio & Fresh Chilli 

  • Parillada de Espárragos y Cebolletas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £7.50 Char- Grilled Asparagus Spears & Whole Spring Onions,  Adorned with Romesco Sauce.  Our playful take on Calcotada

  • Ensalada de Aguacate y Garbanzos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £5.95 Fanned Avocado & Roasted Chick Pea Salad with Red Onion, Toasted Almonds & Sesame Seeds. Drizzled with a Balsamic Reduction

  • Ensalada Mixta. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £3.50 Fresh Green leaf Salad, with Cucumber, Tomato &Tossed with a Capirete Vinagre de Jerez Vinaigrette

  • Patatas a lo Pobre. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £3.95 Pan fried, Thinly Sliced Potatoes, Tossed with Onion, Garlic & Peppers

  • Patatas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £3.95 Potatoes with your choice of

  • Bravas. . . . . . . . . . . . . Traditional Spicy Tomato Salsa / Alioli. . . . . . . . . . . . . Homemade Garlic Salsa / Bravas y Alioli. . . . . . . . . . . . . Homemade Garlic Salsa & Spicy Tomato Salsa

  • Pimientos de Padron. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £5.95 Spanish Green Peppers, Pan Seared & Adorned with Maldon Sea Salt. ¡Eating a Plate of Pimientos de Padrón is a Bit Like a Game of Roulette as Some are Ridiculously HOT…Whilst Some are Not

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Dairy Free Menu

  • PARA PICAR / TO GET YOU GOING

  • Pan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £2.00 per person Home Baked Sourdough Bread, served with a trio of Homemade Dips- Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar, Beetroot Hummus & Manchego Cheese infused Pesto. Please ask for your dips to be served with our Basil Infused Olive Oil instead of our Pesto

  • Aceitunas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £3.95 Home Marinated Spanish Gordal Olives

  • Boquerones. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £3.50 Anchovy Fillets Marinated in Extra Virgin Olive Oil

  • Almendras de Valencia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £4.50 Salted Almonds from Valencia, Delicate & Sweet in Taste

  • DESDE LA DEHESA : FROM THE MEADOW

  • Pollo al Infierno. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £8.50 Boneless Chicken Thighs slowly baked in a Chorizo Enriched, Piquant Tomato Sauce

  • Chorizo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £6.75 Let’s not mess around, our Chorizo is AWESOME, So we just Chargrill it & Dress with Aji- A Spicy, Roasted Yellow Pepper Sauce

  • Costillas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £7.50 Half a Rack of Baby Back Ribs, Baked Slowly in our own Golden IPA Beer, then, Glazed in a Homemade Marinade & Finished on the Char- Grill

  • Morcilla de Burgos . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £6.75 Morcilla is a Piquant Spanish Black Pudding from Burgos, a city in the far North of Spain, Pan Fried, Our Morcilla is Rested upon a Bed of Caramelised Red Onions & Topped with a Fried Quail’s Egg


  • Recomendamos / Our Recommendations

  • Lagarto. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £7.95 An Incredibly Tender cut of Iberian Black Pig meat that we marinate in Cumin & Garlic, Roll in Polenta & Dress with a Spicy Roasted Yellow Pepper Salsa

  • Presa Ibérica. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £12.00 Presa sits between the Top of the Shoulder and the Beginning of the Loin of the Iberian Black Pig- it’s an AWESOME piece of meat, that’s akin to Fillet Steak.  We griddle it to Medium Rare & Glaze it with a Peach Alioli & Adorn with Candied Pine Nuts

  • Secreto. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £9.95  Secreto comes from between the Shoulder Blade and the loin of the Iberian Black Pig & has an Incredible incredible, almost buttery texture to the meat when Griddled.  To compliment this we adorn our Secreto with Romesco Sauce (an Almond and Red Pepper Sauce from Tarragona, Catalonia)


  • DESDE LA MAR : FROM THE SEA

  • Calamares. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £6.50 Salad of Lightly Floured, Crispy Squid, Dusted in La Dalia Pimentón de La Vera (Spicy Paprika), Tossed with a Garlic & Herb Infused Olive Oil, Radish & Fresh Chilli

  • Dorada. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £8.50 Pan Fried Fillet of Sea Bream, Topped with Manchego Cheese Enriched Pesto – Please ask for yours to be served with our Basil Olive Oil instead of our Pesto


  • Recomendamos / Our Recommendations

  • Ceviche. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £9.95 Thinly Sliced Fillet of Sea Bass, Cured with Citrus & Aji (An Aromatic, South American Spice) & Topped with Mango & Pomegranate

  • Cangrejo. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £9.95 Soft Shell Crab in a Light Tempura Batter, Adorned with Mojo Picon (A Spicy Paprika Enriched Salsa from the Canary Islands)


  • DESDE EL CAMPO : FROM THE LAND

  • Potaje de Garbanzos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £5.50 Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable & Chick Pea Stew, Enriched with Moorish Spices

  • Alcachofas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £5.50 Artichokes Tossed with Sun Dried Tomatoes, Black Olives & Thinly Sliced Gherkin & Drizzled with Basil Infused Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar

  • Parillada de Espárragos y Cebolletas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £7.50 Char- Grilled Asparagus Spears & Whole Spring Onions,  Adorned with Romesco Sauce.  Our playful take on Calcotada

  • Ensalada de Aguacate y Garbanzos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £5.95 Fanned Avocado & Roasted Chick Pea Salad with Red Onion, Toasted Almonds & Sesame Seeds. Drizzled with a Balsamic Reduction

  • Ensalada Mixta. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £3.50 Fresh Green leaf Salad, with Cucumber, Tomato &Tossed with a Capirete Vinagre de Jerez Vinaigrette

  • Patatas a lo Pobre. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £3.95 Pan fried, Thinly Sliced Potatoes, Tossed with Onion, Garlic & Peppers

  • Patatas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £3.95 Potatoes with your choice of

  • Bravas. . . . . . . . . . . . . Traditional Spicy Tomato Salsa

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  • Berenjenas con Miel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £4.95 Aubergine Crisps, Drizzled with Honey. ¡Our Best Selling Tapa!

  • Pimientos de Padron. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £5.95 Spanish Green Peppers, Pan Seared & Adorned with Maldon Sea Salt. ¡Eating a Plate of Pimientos de Padrón is a Bit Like a Game of Roulette as Some are Ridiculously HOT…Whilst Some are Not

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Vegan Menu

  • PARA PICAR / TO GET YOU GOING

  • Pan. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £2.00 per person Home Baked Sourdough Bread, served with a trio of Homemade Dips- Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar, Beetroot Hummus & Manchego Cheese infused Pesto – Please ask for yours to be served with our Basil Infused Olive Oil instead of the Pesto

  • Aceitunas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £3.95 Home Marinated Spanish Gordal Olives

  • Almendras de Valencia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £4.50 Salted Almonds from Valencia, Delicate & Sweet in Taste

  • DESDE EL CAMPO : FROM THE LAND

  • Potaje de Garbanzos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £5.50 Roasted Mediterranean Vegetable & Chick Pea Stew, Enriched with Moorish Spices

  • Alcachofas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £5.50 Artichokes Tossed with Sun Dried Tomatoes, Black Olives & Thinly Sliced Gherkin & Drizzled with Basil Infused Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar

  • Parillada de Espárragos y Cebolletas. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £7.50 Char- Grilled Asparagus Spears & Whole Spring Onions,  Adorned with Romesco Sauce.  Our playful take on Calcotada

  • Ensalada de Aguacate y Garbanzos. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £5.95 Fanned Avocado & Roasted Chick Pea Salad with Red Onion, Toasted Almonds & Sesame Seeds. Drizzled with a Balsamic Reduction

  • Ensalada Mixta. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £3.50 Fresh Green leaf Salad, with Cucumber, Tomato &Tossed with a Capirete Vinagre de Jerez Vinaigrette

  • Patatas a lo Pobre. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £3.95 Pan fried, Thinly Sliced Potatoes, Tossed with Onion, Garlic & Peppers

  • Patatas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £3.95 Potatoes with your choice of

  • Bravas. . . . . . . . . . . . . Traditional Spicy Tomato Salsa

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  • Berenjenas con Miel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £4.95 Aubergine Crisps, Drizzled with Honey. ¡Our Best Selling Tapa! Please ask for your to be served with Golden Syrup instead of Honey

  • Pimientos de Padron. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . £5.95 Spanish Green Peppers, Pan Seared & Adorned with Maldon Sea Salt. ¡Eating a Plate of Pimientos de Padrón is a Bit Like a Game of Roulette as Some are Ridiculously HOT…Whilst Some are Not

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