Bar Esteban

29 Park Road, London, London, United Kingdom, N8 8TE
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Opening Information

18:00 - 22:00 Monday to Thursday
18:00 - 23:00 Friday
12:00 - 23:00 Saturday
12:00 - 21:30 Sunday

Facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome
  • Gay
  • Families and Children Welcome at lunch
  • Children's Menu available
  • Gluten Free Available
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About Bar Esteban

Growing up under the shadow of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Pablo had a passion for cooking from a very young age. After attending the Joan Ramon Benapres culinary school in Sitges he moved to London to broaden his experience.

His first role in London was Chef de Partie at Barrafina, where he rotated quickly through all of the stations from pastry to plancha. After a year or so, it was time for a new challenge, which was found at Moro, in Clerkenwell.

When Moro opened Morito, Pablo was at the helm and focused his attention on tapas, mainly from the Andalucian region of Spain.

Pablo joined bar esteban in February 2013 as Head Chef and we are delighted to have him on board.

“I love fresh seafood especially if you have caught it yourself, my favorites are cuttlefish, clams and crab. We’ll have lots of great seafood on the menu as well as other daily specials, mainly from the regions of Catalunya, Pais Vasco and Andalucia. Cooking is my love, I don’t think I could ever be without it – the only other thing that comes close is FC Barcelona!”

So, whether you’re in the mood for razor clams, slow braised ox-tail, or simply a great tortilla bocadillo, we hope you stop by soon.

Cuisine: Spanish
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Always amazing food cocktails and wine. Service brilliant. It never disappoints Some of the best Tapas in London

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Visited On Saturday, 07 December 2019

Best tapas restaurant in London

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Visited On Friday, 06 December 2019

Very friendly staff. Lovely food. Excellent mezcal cocktails.

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Visited On Friday, 06 December 2019

Great food!

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Visited On Thursday, 05 December 2019

guaranteed delicious food

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Visited On Wednesday, 04 December 2019

I have been coming to Bar Esteban since it opened. The service and atmosphere are second to none. However I feel the menu has stayed the same for ages and some of the dishes - like the courgette flowers and the chocolate mousse dessert were tiny!! With a bill of £60 per head it’s not exactly cheap! I think the menu needs to be mixed up a bit and the portions should be bigger. I have left feeling that while I had a good time I didn’t really get value for money.

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Visited On Friday, 29 November 2019

Great vibe and really delicious food. Service was a bit slow, but we were in no hurry. Perfect place to catch up with friends over wine and tapas.

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Visited On Friday, 22 November 2019

As always, lovely people, fast service and delicious food!!

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Visited On Monday, 18 November 2019

Not cheap and portion sizes are very much tapas sized (unsurprisingly) but was all delicious. Lovely atmosphere and very helpful staff.

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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

Amazing food

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Visited On Saturday, 16 November 2019

Excellent food and atmosphere

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Visited On Tuesday, 24 September 2019

Excelente, como siempre, tanto la comida como el trato recibido. Muy recomendable el tartar de atún y la tortilla de patatas.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 November 2019

Lovely ambience and delicious food. Will definitely be visiting again soon.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 November 2019

Consistently good food and service from this gem of a restaurant. Love it!

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Visited On Friday, 08 November 2019

Always the best meal for a great price. They just get it right. Love it here!

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Visited On Saturday, 02 November 2019

I preface this review by saying the first time we went here months ago, the place was buzzing, & we sat at the bar & had an amazing evening. The staff on the bar were very attentive to us & made us feel at home, despite how packed with people it was. However they never went too far so that we didn't feel like we could talk privately as a two. They got the balance just right. In contrast with this, our recent visit on a Saturday evening, the place was mostly empty & the atmosphere was not great. It was not busy yet we were waiting for a good couple of minutes before even being acknowledged as having entered the restaurant, & when we were taken to a table, the waiter didn't really speak to us, & he stopped to talk about something with one of the other waiters, making us stand & wait for another couple of minutes. Then once we were seated no one offered to take our coats, & literally the first thing we were told by a different waiter was that they would need the table back by a certain time. Not enough a "good evening, or how are you tonight?". In no way did this make us feel welcome in the establishment. The food was very good although not as good as I remembered it from the previous visit. I will say though that the third waiter who we were then mostly served by for the rest of the evening (perhaps the owner?) was very good, friendly & attentive to us. We left a little disappointed & questioning if we will go back given the cost.

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Visited On Friday, 01 November 2019

Everything was nice but the bill was a lot of money for the standard of food

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Visited On Saturday, 02 November 2019

A fantastic dining experience! Great food, wonderful atmosphere and fantastic service. A real experience.

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Visited On Friday, 01 November 2019

Really lovely night out. Great food and a lovely atmosphere.

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Visited On Wednesday, 30 October 2019

More items on the menu would be really good. The food is delicious but not enough choice.

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Visited On Saturday, 26 October 2019

We had a great time as always and the food was delicious!

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Visited On Thursday, 24 October 2019

Beautifully presented & tasty tapas with good vegetarian options especially love the crispy chickpeas and the stuffed courgette flower. Staff are friendly and attentive.

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Visited On Friday, 25 October 2019

Works class tapas, fun venue

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Visited On Saturday, 12 October 2019

Food is even better than usual

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Visited On Friday, 11 October 2019

Love Bar Esteban, never had a bad experience. Excellent service and it’s always busy. Menu changes regularly and food is excellent. Thank you

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