Spanish Tapas Tour London & Prize Giveaway

Published : 06/05/2017 16:16:26
Categories : Eatapas & more , Eatapas News

Spanish Tapas Tour London

Hola Amigos! One of our favourite events is about to happen in London from 12th June – 18th June; It’s Tapas week! The Spanish Chamber of Commerce have teamed up with some of London’s finest Spanish restaurants to organise the ultimate Spanish tapas tour! So, grab your sombrero, flamenco your way to central London and let’s begin this Spanish adventure!

 

What is the Tapas Tour?

The Tapas tour is an event held in Central London that celebrates the traditions of Spanish culture. In Spain, dinner is usually served around 9pm to 11pm, which means “bar hopping” is very common among the Spanish during lunch time. To experience the rich flavours of España, London is bringing you authentic Spanish tapas from some of London finest Spanish restaurants! Each participating restaurant will be offering you 1 Tapa and 1 drink per person for £7.50!

By downloading a ‘Tapas Tour passport’, you can receive stamps from all your tapas visits and potentially WIN A FREE TRIP TO SPAIN and AN EATAPAS HAMPER! You must get a least 4 stamps from 4 different restaurants in order to win! Sounds interesting? Carry on reading and we will tell you how to take part in this year’s Tapas tour! Seems like an event you don’t want to miss out this June!

 

What Restaurants are involved?

Arbina

Where: 110 Whitfield St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 5ED

About Arbina: With the restaurant named after him, Javier de Arbina is influenced by the rich and flavoursome of his region Valladolid, Spain. Although his family is from the Basque country, his love of Spanish food is what makes him an excellent host and favourite of Spanish food lovers.

Tapas Tour Dish: Tempura de pulpo en su tinta “Tazacorte” sobre lecho de arena y plancton - "Tazacorte" octopus ink tempura on a bed of Galician sand and plankton.

Barrica

Where: 62 Goodge St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 4NE

About Barrica: Awarded by the Bib Gourmand 2017 of the Michelin Guide, Barrica Tapas Bar is dedicated to making the most authentic Spanish Tapas in West end. With a few great espressos, pastries, some olives and some almonds with jamon combined with a glass of sherry, Barrica can help you escape from the hustle and bustle of West End streets and introduce you with a Spanish taste.

Tapas Tour Dish: Lasaña de jamón, queso manchego y berenjena con una salsa de vinagreta de almendras - Aubergine, jamón & manchego "lasagne" with an almond vinaigrette.

Boqueria

Where: 192 Acre Ln, Brixton, London SW2 5UL

            278 Queenstown Rd, London SW8 4LT

About Boqueria:

Spanish food with a modern twist? Visit Boqueria, you will enjoy the modern look and sophisticated contemporary architecture whilst being greeted with amazing Spanish food and wine. This charming establishment will provide you a genuine Tapas experience. Sounds perfect for a Tapas week, don’t you think?

Tapas Tour Dish: Cochinillo, torrija de berenjena, membrillo y naranja - Suckling pig, aubergine torrija, quince and blood orange.

Brindisa

Where: 18-20 Southwark St, London SE1 1TJ

            152 Curtain Rd, London EC2A 3AT

             7-9 Exhibition Road, London SW7 2HE

             46 Broadwick St, Carnaby, London W1F 7AF

             18 - 20 Rupert St, London W1D 6DF

About Brindisa: Four locations for Tapas?! Yes! It’s true! Brindisa Kitchens has four different branches all over London, serving you endless list of flavours of Tapas! Feeling fishy? You might want to try and visit Morada Asador! Want to try some Mediterranean dish? Visit Tapas Brindisa in Shoreditch!

Tapas Tour Dish: Anchoas ahumadas sobre borraja y crostini - Smoked anchovies with mojo borage and crostini.

Copita

Where: 27 D’Arblay St, Soho, London W1T 2HY

About Copita: Eating standing up or sitting on stools doesn’t really matter when you’re in an upbeat, relaxed environment like Copita. This Spanish loving bar provides its customers amazing beverages as well as food! So, if you want to bust out your favourite salsa move – be my guest!

Tapas Tour Dish: Sardinas y remolacha, huevo cocido con alcaparras, membrillo y puré de olivas negras - Sardines & beetroot-pickled egg with capers, membrillo & a black olive puree.

Drakes Tabanco

Where: 3 Windmill St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 2HY

About Drakes Tabanco: Spanish food lovers and Andalucia are a match-made in heaven! This hopeless romantic inspired establishment is influenced by the traditional foods of Andalucia, South of Spain. With imaginative and interesting choice of dishes, freshly prepared with some of the country’s finest producers. Why not fall in love this Tapas tour?

Tapas Tour Dish: Presa Ibérica con mantequilla “Café de Paris” - Presa Ibérica with café de Paris butter.

Hispania

Where: 72-76 Lombard St, London EC3V 9AY

About Hispania: Designed by interior designer and antique dealer Lorenzo Castillo and award winning chef Marcos Moran, Hispania offers the best Spanish experience with food and architecture in the heart of London. With two floors dedicated to Spanish culture, this establishment holds a license to operate as a restaurant, bar and a take-away. Combination of Mediterranean, European and Spanish, why not spend your evening in a luxurious restaurant with some amazing Tapas?

Tapas Tour Dish: Salmorejo con sabores del mar - Salmorejo with flavours of the sea.

Iberica

Where: 195 Great Portland St, London W1W 5PS

              12 Cabot Square, Canary Wharf, London E14 4QQ

              89 Turnmill St, London EC1M 5QU

              5-6, Zig Zag, 68 Victoria St, Westminster, London SW1E 6SQ

About Iberica: From tiles to vintage maps, to paintings and pots of Asturian celtic heritage. Iberica promises to transport you to Spain by designing the interior influenced by tapas bars in Andalucia created by Lazaro Rosa Violan. With over 70 different wines, Iberica offers to showcase diversity within the Spanish culture and the regional varieties that compliments head chef Nacho Manzano, proud top quality authentic Spanish tapas.

Tapas Tour Dish: Tempura de mini zanahorias con salsa tártara casera - Baby carrot tempura with homemade tartare sauce.

Sagardi

Where: 95 Curtain Rd, London EC2A 3BS

About Sagardi: Straight from Basque country, Sagardi pays tributes to its roots, where food is the very centre of life. With unique wild fish, vegetables and red meat, the restaurant is oozing with unique flavour and an endless selection of wines to complement your food. Feeling adventurous? Why not visit Sagardi for Tapas week?

Tapas Tour Dish: Tortilla de bacalao salada a la sidra “Roxario” - "Roxario" ciderhouse-style salted cod omelette.

Tapas Revolution

Where: 58 Bethnal Green Road, London, E1 6JW

About Tapas Revolution: What a perfect way to start off your Tapas week! Why not visit a restaurant that specialises only in Tapas?! Tapas Revolution presents a great selection of tapas, vino and cervezas that you will often find in Madrid. This great establishment lets you create a variety of meals including meat, fish and vegetables combine with a refreshing drink of your choice and you are good to go! See you in Madrid!

Tapas Tour Dish: Croquetas de jamón - Ham croquettes.

How to Enter

To begin your Spanish quest, you must download your ‘Tapas Tour passport’ here. You must get at least 4 stamps from 4 different restaurants and send them off to the Spanish Chamber of Commerce! The winner will win a holiday for two to Spain, flights and accommodation included!

 

Second Prize

Follow @eatapas_london on Instagram

Upload a picture of your favourite tapas on Instagram

Hashtag it to: #SpanishTapasTour

Receive the highest likes and win a free Eatapas Hamper!

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