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“Pure Satisfaction”
Review of Barrafina

Barrafina
Ranked #361 of 24,831 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Spanish
Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
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Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Would've given 6 stars if possible. First time in Barrafina and really liked the idea of the open kitchen, where you can see every step of the preparation of the food!
Went there for lunch and got a table right away. The staff were friendly, happy and very helpful. As for the food absolutely outstanding! We had tortilla, cod cheeks and chicken tight, which filled both the tummy and the soul. Lastly we tried the milhojas, a masterchef dessert, leaving us with pure satisfaction of the whole experience. Would definitely go back to try the rest of the menu.

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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

My first visit to Barrafina - the food was delicious & the choice was Amazing salted cod - beetroot salad - tuna tartare ! Could have eaten lots more - charming attentive service

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

This was a solid lunch choice for us. A Spanish restaurant serving authentic dishes right in the heart of London.
Just behind St Martin's in the Field and a two minute walk from Trafalgar Square.
Open to view most of the cooking is done in front of you. Bar service you sit on stools. Fresh ingredients simply cooked and treated with care all with the constant soundtrack of Spanish voices.
Everything we sampled was delicious. But the dish of the day was the fried Courgette flower, stuffed with mild goats cheese and christened with honey.
The chicken thighs were late so a complimentary glass of wine was an unexpected treat.
The whole lunch for two was £63 (that includes the tip.) A little expensive but we enjoyed the food, the theatre of the kitchen and the warm service. A great start to our holiday. Gracias.

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

I had a lovely evening here, meeting up with a friend as I was in London for work. We did have to wait, but the staff were nice and we didn't have to wait for quite as long as we expected. We could have a drink while we were waiting too, so it was good chatting time. The food was good, but really expensive (however I'm not used to London prices, so I don't know how it compares with other places), and I thought the portions were small. I did have a good time, but next time I will suggest meeting friends somewhere else.

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Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

No you cannot book, yes you might have to wait-but it is worth it- well worth it. Good menu and great specials - everything very well cooked with great flavours. Service was excellent despite being full. All the staff worked very hard, all had time however to explain dishes if needed. Unusual wine list but good. Sat at the bar only - no tables so not sure if there were 3 or more people how this would work .

Thank Jamietd
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