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El Metro

#1,673 of 17,925 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Hammersmith / Fulham
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10-12 Effie Road, London SW6 1TB, England
+44 20 7384 1264
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went with friends. All of us are Spanish from different regions. We arrived and we asked for drinks, we took beer and wine. The restaurant only have 2 sort of Spanish beer, only in bottle don't have pints, for the wine was really funny because we asked for glass of Albariño, the waiter came and said they don't have,... More 

1 Thank Enric B
ELMetro, General Manager at El Metro, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Thanks for taking the time to review El Metro to the Tripadvisor community and I’m sorry to hear you did not enjoy your experience with us. Unfortunately, we’re only able to offer bottled beer as we do not have a basement to store kegs. I apologise for any mistake made with the Albariño wine. I’m sorry the Patatas... More 

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24 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It took a little while in coming but the food was excellent - we had the lunchtime menu, which, as it was so reasonable, we thought would hardly touch the sides but we were mistaken - heaps of delicious aubergine in a rich tomato sauce, followed by the paella (my friend) and the salmon - almost too much to eat,... More 

Thank Aloverboard
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is very nice, the service is good but the food is terrible. We started with some tapas and were quite pleased, but when we received the main course we were shocked. Never had such a tasteless food in a Spanish restaurant. Never again.

Thank CavolinoBruxelles
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Impressed by the lovely decoration and very polite, friendly staff who offered us free wine!! The food was tasty, and the large portions definitely worth the money. Would recommend the roasted lamb and the paella.

Thank Yinglin Z
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I really enjoy the food, the wine, and the atmosphere in this perfect restaurant. The service is really good!

Thank Yuan Y
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have used this restaurant on many occasions and have always found the staff to be very friendly and informative when menu items need explaining. The live music ( Guitarist usually ) is very relaxing and adds to the ambience. I have taken friends there and they have all been very impressed. The menu is quite extensive which offers a... More 

Thank Frank W
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Visited on a sunday evening and we're greeted outside by a very friendly lady, we we taken to a table and ordered wine and tapas, the ambience was great, felt really Spanish! The service was attentive without being intrusive, food was very good, had something on the menu for everyone, authentic Spanish food. My only gripe would be that the... More 

Thank Hannah N
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

went their on Saturday ,from the minute we wear on the door saw slimy faces and greeted well then heard the live music witch added to are happiness and finished with deli shes ,tasty and i must say big potion .in all weary happy recommended ,we be back definitely.

Thank Soni K
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

I had two below average experiences with this place but food brings them up. First, me and my friend tried to get a table on a Friday night. They seemed busy which is fair enough, it is Friday but this by no means does not justify the way they turned us away.. The hostess kept saying No..no .no table ...no..... More 

1 Thank Malina A
London, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I went there with my friends expecting some nice Spanish tapas and decent wine. However we were stunned by the whole experience, the food was very nice and the live music did definitely make a difference. We will came back soon!

Thank lauralee20

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mediterranean, Spanish
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10-12 Effie Road, London SW6 1TB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Hammersmith / Fulham
  • Neighbourhood: Hammersmith / Fulham
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7384 1264

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?