Barrafina  

MICHELIN STARRED

 
 
 
 
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54 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D 4SL
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Sat 12:00-15:00 & 17:00-23:00, Sun 12:30-15:30 & 17:30-22:30
 
PRICES
Under £45
 

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BarrafinaRather unusually, and rather wonderfully, Barrafina takes the tapas concept and does absolutely nothing new with it: the whole place could conceivably have been lifted lock, stock and two smoking hot plates, straight from a Barcelona street corner. Nevertheless, it fits right into the hustle and bustle of Soho. Punters, perched on stools, crowd around the marble-topped counter surrounding the open kitchen. A feast of seafood lies invitingly on mounds of crushed ice, waiters gracefully slice wafer-thin cured ham from a whole leg proudly displayed behind the bar, whilst the garlicky whiff of fried chorizo and loud chatter pervades the air. Forget unimaginative Riojas; the wine list here has some far more exciting Hispanic wines to accompany your meal, not forgetting the superb selection of sherries. The success of this Soho original has led to two further branches of Barrafina, one in Adelaide Street and the other in Drury Lane, both in Covent Garden - well they had to do something about those queues.

 

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Euston Railway Station
 
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China Town Masterpark
 
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3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  36% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Barrafina
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £139  29% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 4 minutes from Barrafina
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
Every Hotel Piccadilly
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Coventry Street, W1D | 5 minutes from Barrafina
Located right next to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End, the Every Hotel Piccadilly is the perfect hotel for those wanting to enjoy ... More
 
 
 
 
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Rambla
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
64 Dean Street, W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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Cafe Espana
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
63 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Barrafina
One of the best Spanish restaurants in London, as the loyal crowds of Hispanic diners would suggest. This cosy, unpretentious restaurant doesn't take reservations, and it's ... More
 
 
 
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Jamon Jamon
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
3 Caxton Walk, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Barrafina
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
5 Frith Sreet, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
43 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
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Mooli's
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
50 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
This welcome addition to the Soho fast food scene serves up fresh and zingy Indian-style wraps and salads at affordable prices. Mooli's was founded by two ... More
 
 
 
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Barrafina, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Barrafina
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Barrafina, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 6 minutes from Barrafina
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Ronnie Scott's
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
47 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
The legendary Ronnie Scott's has been a Mecca for the international jazz community since 1959. Created by music-lovers for music-lovers, it has played host to almost ... More
 
 
 
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Prince Edward Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
The Prince Edward Theatre was designed by Edward Stone and opened in 1930 with a performance of the musical ‘Rio Rita’. Just a few years later, ... More
 
 
 
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Soho Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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19 Greek Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Barrafina
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London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
7 Royalty Mews, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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40 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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52 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 6 minutes from Barrafina
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10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 7 minutes from Barrafina
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15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 9 minutes from Barrafina
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21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Barrafina
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10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Barrafina
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33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Barrafina
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Norman's Coach & Horses
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29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Barrafina
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The Toucan
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19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Barrafina
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Endurance
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90 Berwick Street,, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from Barrafina
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Simmons Soho
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Bateman Street, W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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Admiral Duncan
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54 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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Akbar
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77 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
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London > Business > Venue Hire
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One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
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London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Barrafina
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
 

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