28 July 2014

Barrafina Covent Garden

10 Adelaide Street, London WC2N 4HZ

£44.00 Spanish , Tapas Covent Garden
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  • Wine: £19.00
  • Champagne: £65.00
  • Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 12N-3pm 5-11pm

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Having established Barrafina as one of Soho’s no-bookings hotspots, Sam and Eddie Hart have opened a younger sibling – this time in Covent Garden. The new venture occupies a high-ceilinged corner site with wraparound windows, and should strike a familiar chord with fans of the original: at street level there is a long marble bar, complete with around 30 stools and an open kitchen, while the self-contained downstairs area will be given over to private events. Barrafina’s long-time executive chef Nieves Barragán Mohaco is overseeing the menu, so expect a mix of classic plates, fresh seafood, more contemporary riffs and top-notch Spanish wines – plus some new ideas from the Josper grill. The majority of tables are available on a first come, first served basis, although unlike Soho, this branch does accept bookings for groups of eight or more in the private dining room.

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The Hart Brothers’ wine list is suitably compact and no-nonsense. A dozen whites, 12 reds, a rosé, three cavas and six sherries is your lot. But nearly all the wines are available by the glass, and for such a short list there’s an impressive mix of ‘safe’ and ‘cutting-edge Spanish’, particularly in the whites. Clear, accurate, supremely easy to navigate and spot-on for its purpose.

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