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Drakes Tabanco

020 3544 0818

3 Windmill Street, London W1T 2HY

£43.00 Spanish , Bars Bloomsbury, Fitzrovia
  • Wine: £21.00
  • Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 12N-11.30pm Sun 12.30-11.30pm

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The founders of Copita and Barrica have extended their Spanish crusade with Drakes Tabanco – an old-style sherry tavern offering exclusive tipples drawn direct from the barrel using a traditional ‘venencia’ cup. Among the choice sips, look for off-dry Rare Old India and 30-year-old Antique Palo Cortado from the renowned Bodegas Rey Fernando de Castilla; otherwise pick something from the ‘shop shelf’ or fill a bottle from the barrel of your choice. Those wanting solid sustenance should head to the back of the venue, where a menu of Andalusian-inspired tapas is bolstered by ideas from nearer home – think air-dried tuna, goose rillettes, Ibérico pork tongue, smoked scallops, gravlax and octopus stew. The venue takes its name from seafaring hero Sir Frances Drake – the first man to bring butts of sherry to England as contraband in the wake of the Armada.

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  1. Drakes Tabanco

    3 Windmill Street, London W1T 2HY
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    • Food & Drink: 7
    • Service: 5
    • Atmosphere: 2
    • Value: 8

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  1. If you love spain, its food, tradition and its people then Jerez (sherry) is somewhere you have to experience. There is barely a British person in sight, and most of the locals don't speak English, so it really is a cultural change which leaves you struggling at first, but coming back with another tongue by the end of it all. Foie gras is common place, and so is the famous Spanish ham, Pata Negra - all at extremely low prices. When i heard of Drakes Tabanco opening up in the Fitzrovia area, i couldn’t have been more excited...
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  2. Fitzrovia, that weird part of London north of Oxford Street, south of Euston, west of Bloomsbury and east of Marylebone, is overflowing with tapas restaurants. Barrica, The Salt Yard and Fino are well established, each with their own dedicated following. That hasn’t stopped Drakes Tabanco from setting up shop, with an odd menu combining Spanish and British influences and an extensive selection of cherry...
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Essential Details for Drakes Tabanco

  • Address: 3 Windmill Street, London W1T 2HY
  • Telephone: 020 3544 0818
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  • Opening Hours: Mon-Sat 12N-11.30pm Sun 12.30-11.30pm
  • Capacities: Private room for 60 people

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