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Barrafina

26-27 Dean Street | Soho, London W1D 4SL, England
+44 20 7813 8016
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“octopus” (178 reviews)
“tapas” (382 reviews)
“ham croquettes” (51 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
26-27 Dean Street | Soho, London W1D 4SL, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

For two people on a Thursday eve we had to wait just under 1.5hours. They bring the queue inside for part of your wait so it's not all in the cold, then you can also have a drink whilst you wait on the side, seeing...More

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 4 days ago

The food is amazing, the staff are so friendly and chatty and it's not too expensive. You sit at the L-shaped counter and watch the cooks make the food and you chat to other guests and the friendly staff. Simply amazing. The wait isn't too...More

Thank Desirée B
Reviewed 5 days ago

I'm into fine dining and Michelin stars restaurants. I've been to a few in London which is where I live, including the amazing Alain Ducasse at the Dorchester, the two stars "The Ledbury" and Heston's "Dinner", and a bunch of one star rated ones. I...More

Thank silasrp
Reviewed 1 week ago

After we arrived we had to wait for an hour untill we got a table, then the food really was nothing special. Grilled foods were too greasy, and the food in general was not above any random pub.

Thank David S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were really looking forward to this restaurant, we’d heard good things and the menu looked great. The food was good, but the portions were tiny for the price that we paid, £30 each and we were nowhere near full. To make it feel even...More

Thank seenglandfoodie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I didn't know on entering that the place had a Michelin star, it's well earned though! The staff were great and eating at the bar looking at the kitchen was very much food theatrics. The seafood was amazing, particularly the mussels as was the Iberico...More

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went at 5.30 and got pretty much the last two seats. This place is extremely popular and its not difficult to see why. The food was amazing, really well cooked and an excellent selection. It's fascinating to watch the chef's put together their spectacular...More

Thank Edf194
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been here - it was slightly different location down the street - a couple of years ago and loved it! Was again around the same time - great too - and then a big gap as it was always too busy and we...More

Thank AndreyKom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great service and meals! Every dish we have ever tried has been awesome! We never miss a visit when in London!

Thank MajkBajk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really right place keep it up 2 star thanks Barrafina You can also drink sparkling and still water friendly staff

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Questions & Answers
Sally L
30 November 2016|
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Response from nimbledolphin | Reviewed this property |
They will do - but from my experience you can't ever reserve tables, so if busy which it normally is you would have to either sit apart, or potentially wait in a queue quite a while until enough seats in a row become... More
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hoganzswing
15 July 2016|
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Response from Ross G | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for not answering your question, had issue with my app. I hope you managed to get seated. Such a great restaurant
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Seamus M
9 June 2015|
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Response from Sophie O | Property representative |
Dear Seamus1973, Thank you for your question. I'm afraid we don't have high chairs at our restaurants, we just have our high stools. Thanks, Connie Cooper (PR & Marketing)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 72 - USD 72
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26-27 Dean Street | Soho, London W1D 4SL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7813 8016
  • E-mail
Description
Barrafina is an authentic Spanish tapas bar located in London's Soho. It serves a traditional but contemporary, regional a la carte menu and there is a daily blackboard of specials, created by Executive Head Chef, Barragan Mohacho. Barrafina operates a first come first serve queuing system, and does not take reservations for their 23 stools. However, part of the fun of dining there is eating little bites and sipping on something delicious while making the line. The kitchen is open and guests are close to all the action and drama while their food is prepared.
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