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19 April 2014
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El Pirata De Tapas

115 Westbourne Grove, London W2 4UP

£38.00 Spanish , Tapas Paddington, Bayswater

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  • Wine: £15.50
  • Champagne: £43.00
  • Lunch: £21/25 (3/3 courses)
  • Dinner: £21/25 (3/3 courses)
  • Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 12N-3pm 6-11pm Sat-Sun 12N-11pm

Square Meal Review of El Pirata De Tapas ?

Any tapas joint whose offerings include roasted figs with cheese foam and crispy ham or octopus carpaccio with mandarin caviar can claim to be something a bit special. And El Pirata de Tapas – sibling of Mayfair's El Pirata – is certainly that. Executive chef Omar Allibhoy trained at world-famous el Bulli, so expect ambitions beyond the usual tortillas and Padrón peppers. The best way to experience his talents is through the tasting menu (a snip at £25 per head), which promises such treats as seared scallops with earthy onion purée and pork roulade or an outrageously buttery Basque dish of cod pil-pil with garlic and Spanish chilli. The place mixes ‘bustle' with ‘elements of sophistication' in the shape of suave grey walls and wall-to-ceiling wine racks, with top-notch sherries by the glass and ‘friendly' Iberian staff adding to the lustre.

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  1. El Pirata De Tapas

    115 Westbourne Grove, London W2 4UP
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    Tracey T.

    Love this place!

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    • Food & Drink: 10
    • Service: 10
    • Atmosphere: 10
    • Value: 10

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  2. El Pirata De Tapas

    115 Westbourne Grove, London W2 4UP
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    Gloria F.

    Variable flawed but some dishes had a certain flair

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    • Food & Drink: 7
    • Service: 5
    • Atmosphere: 5
    • Value: 5

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  3. El Pirata De Tapas

    115 Westbourne Grove, London W2 4UP
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    Tony B.
        (1)

     
    • Food & Drink: 8
    • Service: 9
    • Atmosphere: 8
    • Value: 8

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  4. El Pirata De Tapas

    115 Westbourne Grove, London W2 4UP
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    Sophie A.
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    • Food & Drink: 9
    • Service: 9
    • Atmosphere: 9
    • Value: 9

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  5. El Pirata De Tapas

    115 Westbourne Grove, London W2 4UP
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    Regan M.
        (2)

     
    • Food & Drink: 10
    • Service: 10
    • Atmosphere: 10
    • Value: 10

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  6. El Pirata De Tapas

    115 Westbourne Grove, London W2 4UP
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    Kevin P.
        (5)

     
    • Food & Drink: 8
    • Service: 7
    • Atmosphere: 6
    • Value: 7

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  7. El Pirata De Tapas

    115 Westbourne Grove, London W2 4UP
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    Chris70
      Gold Reviewer  (51)

     
    • Food & Drink: 8
    • Service: 2
    • Atmosphere: 7
    • Value: 7

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  8. El Pirata De Tapas

    115 Westbourne Grove, London W2 4UP
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    Satu V.
        (1)
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

     
    • Food & Drink: 9
    • Service: 10
    • Atmosphere: 10
    • Value: 8

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  9. El Pirata De Tapas

    115 Westbourne Grove, London W2 4UP
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    Jenny M.
        (1)
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful.

     
    • Food & Drink: 7
    • Service: 2
    • Atmosphere: 5
    • Value: 7

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  10. El Pirata De Tapas

    115 Westbourne Grove, London W2 4UP
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    Stefania D.
        (1)
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

     
    • Food & Drink: 5
    • Service: 6
    • Atmosphere: 7
    • Value: 1

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