Tag: tapas

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Loving the tastes of Spain at Casa Manolo

Today it’s time for me to get a Spanish fix. Something I need frequently – my  love of Spain is well documented. And as luck would have it there’s the perfect place just down the road from my home (gotta love London). Casa Manolo is on bustling St Johns Road just minutes from Clapham Junction […]

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Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Tapas delights at 360 Restaurant

Today we’re heading out into the pretty suburbs of Greater London – to the Surbiton/Kingston area. It’s to enjoy the international tapas menu at 360 Restaurant. Well, the restaurant also does the usual sort of a la carte menu but a tapas lunch is right up my street. And there were six dishes on the […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Mouthwatering tapas at Upper Bloem

On a windy Cape Town day what better way to spend the afternoon than lunching somewhere new. I’d been meaning to try Upper Bloem for a while. It’s from the team behind La Mouette, one of Sea Point favourites. Head chef Andre Hill joined La Mouette as a sous chef in 2013 and impressed chef-owner […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in London

Tasty tapas at Barrafina in stunning Coal Drops Yard

Tapas for two at Barrafina How I love being a Londoner. I moved here in 1985 and after 33 years am still amazed at the way the city evolves. There’s always new and exciting things to discover, I mean always and sometimes really exciting things. Like today. I headed north to King’s Cross to explore […]

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Tapas time at Sabor in buzzy Heddon Street

Today it’s time for a taste of Spain in lovely Heddon Street. Sabor is the brainchild of Nieves Barragan Mohacho  and Jose Etura who hail from Bilbao, and Valladolid in Castile in central Spain. And it means flavour in Spanish – what a great name for a restaurant. There are three areas at Sabor, the […]

Restaurants, Restaurants in Cape Town

Tasty Indian cuisine tapas-style at Thali

Thali for two Today we’re heading up bustling Kloof Street to an exciting new Indian restaurant. It’s the brainchild of Chef Liam Tomlin – who runs the successful Chef’s Warehouse in Bree Street (where I still haven’t been – must remedy that soon) and also recently took over the kitchen at Beau Constantia. Thali has […]