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Spanish Wine bar

El Pirata

9.3/10
74
5-6 Down Street, W1J 7AH LondonSee map

Average price £18

Lunch Set Menu £13.5

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Contactless, digital or single use menus
Extra cleaning services implemented at the tables, toilets and kitchen
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Restaurant menu

  • Average price £18
Pan con tomate/ajo
£3.95
toasted bread topped with fresh tomato, olive & garlic
Aceitunas
£4.5
marinated mixed olives
Boquerones
£6.5
anchovies in vinegar
Lunch Set Menu £13.5
This preset menu includes: Choose two tapas from the selection below: + Sides

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Crema catalana
Mini hamburguesas
Albóndigas
Croquetitas de jamón
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Reviews

9.3/10
Excellent74 reviews
9.2/10

Food

9.5/10

Service

9.4/10

Ambience

9-10

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  • Sonia w.
    Sonia w.

    May 11, 20221 review

    10/10

    Brilliant ????

  • Linda J.
    Linda J.

    May 4, 20221 review

    10/10
  • Rachel S.

    April 12, 20221 review

    10/10

    Great atmosphere, food delicious & authentic, good service. One of our favourite places

  • Diana W.

    April 8, 20221 review

    10/10
  • Carolina p.
    Carolina p.

    January 29, 20221 review

    10/10

    Excellent service and delicious food

  • Owen S.

    January 7, 20227 reviews

    9/10

    Lovely place with great food though could be even better if they reduced salt a bit!

  • Tim M.

    December 1, 20211 review

    9.5/10

    Second visit. Excellent food, attentive but unobtrusive service and quetly competent staff. Truly an address to preserve for future use. Has a reputation for excellent tapas - which is well deserved

  • Annie E.

    November 27, 20212 reviews

    10/10

    We had a lovely meal at El Pirata. Everything about it was perfect, the food, service and surroundings. Would definitely recommend to family and friends. Can't wait to go back

  • Malcolm Graham W.

    November 18, 20211 review

    10/10
  • Penelope W.

    October 30, 20211 review

    10/10

    Little gem in side street in and around mayfair that serves excellent food at reasonable prices for London. Well worth a visit if you like tapas!

  • Anne S.

    August 21, 20211 review

    9.5/10

    Lovely spot for lunch. Made very welcome and waiter recommended a great wine.

  • Parsa S.

    July 14, 20211 review

    6/10

    Food was tasty but was way overpriced and portions were tiny, if im paying £86 i at least want to be given some sort of side to come with my meal, like what the hell, would not return

  • Susan P.

    July 3, 20211 review

    8/10

    On arrival we were shown straight to our table. Very attentive staff. Good choice of dishes. Tasty and well presented food. Would highly recommend this restaurant. Will definitely be going back.

  • Mariam B.

    June 30, 20214 reviews

    8.5/10

    Tasty food- the paella was really yummy!

  • Brian I.

    June 26, 20216 reviews

    10/10

    Great service and fabulous brunch!

  • Jameel T.

    June 17, 20214 reviews

    10/10

    Great food abd people. Everything is perfect. Thanks a lot. We enjoyed the food.

  • Sian H.
    Sian H.

    June 11, 20213 reviews

    9.5/10

    Lovely food with great service .

  • Adarsh K.
    Adarsh K.

    June 11, 202117 reviews

    10/10

    It was very lovely restaurant in one of the most posh location in London but still honestly priced. Indeed a gem.

  • Kenneth D.
    Kenneth D.

    May 27, 202121 reviews

    10/10

    A thoroughly enjoyable meal in stylish surroundings, I’ve always wanted to try here and look forward to going back.

  • Jameel T.

    May 25, 20214 reviews

    10/10

    Excellent food and services even the place is nice

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How to get to the restaurant

5-6 Down Street, W1J 7AH, London, United Kingdom

Public transport

Green Park and Hyde Park Station are both a 6 minute walk away.

Directions to get there

If coming from Green Park, take the North exit (by M&S), and walk towards Hyde Park Corner. You'll pass the Japanese Embassy and see the Atheneum Hotel on your right; turn into Down Street and you'll see us! If you're coming from Hyde park, head left on

Some of the local hotels offer non-residential parking.

Features

European, , , , , , Paella, , , Tapas, , , , Good for families, Good for groups, , Romantic, Terrace, Cheap eats, Christmas, , New year's eve, Travelers' Choice 2020, Valentine's Day

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