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Tomatitos Tapas Bar

38 Lion Street, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5AA, Wales
+44 1497 820772
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (222 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (34 reviews)
“calamari” (27 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
38 Lion Street, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5AA, Wales
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We walked in without reservation and were assigned a nice rustic table. We pretty much ate ourselves through menu. Everything was seasoned nicely. We especially liked the Chorizo in Cider. Bread is very good as well. Prices are more than reasonable. We can recommend Tomatitos...More

Thank AlexLaske
Reviewed 5 days ago

We were very impressed by the quality of food and service here. The staff were so friendly and came and sat down with us and explained all the options and recommendations. The place was always busy and the only slight criticism is that I did...More

Thank rachelcham
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great food and very friendly staff. Will go again when we next visit Hay-on-Wye. Very close to the bookshops!

Thank Andrew A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Atmosphere, food quality, value for money and service are good. I am not really a fan of tapas being served in a restaurant style when all the choices are ordered at once and come piecemeal but over a limited time - I'm not sure that...More

Thank David N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in a quick lunch which rolled on for a bit longer as was such a great experience. The staff are really attentive and super friendly. If you are plant based they do a great selection and it is amazing value and really tasty the...More

2  Thank Marcus-wattam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In general okay but certainly not more than that. 5 pound for 6 very tiny sardines from a can is a lot.

Thank Christine Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Love the meat balls, fish was a bit simple but lots of other tapas. Nice glass of wine and coffee! Pleasant atmosphere and good service.

Thank 52dmb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A nice restaurant with excellent food. You can choose from a card with normal dishes and on the blackboard there are also dishes.

2  Thank ansr0mijn
Reviewed 5 June 2018

The Hay Festival had just finished and most places had closed so we were relieved to find somewhere still open on the Sunday evening. There is a good range of choice on the menu and specials board. My three tapas were tasty and came in...More

Thank J_Jarndyce
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

There’s little to say about the food in Tomatito’s Tapas bar, what you get is tasty but completely lacks the joie de vivre of the Spanish original. However, on day 3 of the biggest literary festival in the world, Tomatitos, along with a few other...More

Thank Mark B
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Questions & Answers
23 July 2016|
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Response from fat_cat | Reviewed this property |
There are vegetarian options but I don't believe it was halal.
Celia A
18 May 2015|
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Response from Celia A |
Thanks Rachel Sorry this is so late. We had another lovely meal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Drinks, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Lion Street, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5AA, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Hay-on-Wye
  • Phone Number: +44 1497 820772
  • E-mail
Open from 11.00 am for illy coffee and home-made cakes, Monday - Saturday. Serving Spanish influenced small dishes of home-cooked food from 12 - 3 pm and 6 - 10 pm. Sundays, open at 4 pm, serving food from then until 9.00 pm.
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