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El Pirata

5-6 Down Street, London , United Kingdom, W1J 7AQ
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Opening Information

Monday to Friday open from 12.00 to 23.30 pm
Saturdays from 6.00pm to 23.30pm
closed on Sundays and bank holidays

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area
  • Families and Children Welcome
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About El Pirata

Spanish restaurant and tapas bar

Cuisine: Spanish
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Tuesday, 12 February 2019

This was my first visit in quite some time and am delighted to report that all aspects of our experience were as good as ever. We won't leave it so long next time!

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Visited On Friday, 08 February 2019

Great off the main track authentic tapas with very friendly staff and a great value lunch menu!

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Visited On Monday, 04 February 2019

Food and wine were excellent and we loved the atmosphere. The only downside was the slightly too efficient service which made us feel as if we were being rushed.

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Visited On Tuesday, 05 February 2019

Lovely lunch. Authentic food. Dinky atmosphere. Great service. A little piece of Spain in Mayfair !

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Visited On Tuesday, 05 February 2019

Excellent value Winter Warmer lunch menu featuring a large choice of tasty dishes - great for sharing and something for everyone.

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Visited On Saturday, 26 January 2019

From booking to paying the bill everything was fantastic. The service and atmosphere alone were a good enough reason to rate this restaurant 5* but the food and wine (handpicked by our waiter) took things to another level. Will most definitely be returning - soon i hope. Thank you all for a fantastic evening!

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Visited On Friday, 01 February 2019

We had a superb evening at El Pirata, and thank you so much for the rendition of Happy Birthday to mark my wife's special day. Many many thanks.

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Visited On Friday, 01 February 2019

Very small portions for the size of plates you get. I’ve paid £8,50 for a couple of calamari - not even made an effort to make it look pretty.. Service wasn’t great either. They do however serve the food fast.

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Visited On Monday, 28 January 2019

Really good !

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Visited On Monday, 28 January 2019

Some good ok some good missing flavour.

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Visited On Friday, 25 January 2019

Great evening for 8 of us. We all loved the food and wine and it was all reasonably priced . Service was good and staff very friendly. This was our fifth visit and we will definitely be returning

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Visited On Saturday, 26 January 2019

Quantities are very small and the food was blant. We ordered tapas and one of them were wings(falling apart and overcooked ). In general, our visit wasn’t great and we wouldn’t go back.

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Visited On Thursday, 24 January 2019

Great as always, been coming for circa 20y. It’s like stepping into northern Espana for a short holiday. Love it, Thank you. Andy

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Visited On Thursday, 24 January 2019

Visited out of curiosity as I saw El Pirata sponsor a stand at Wealdstone fc in Ruislip where I watch football. My wife and I decided to give it a go as we are also fans of good tapas and we were very impressed on all counts. Hope to visit again soon!

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Visited On Tuesday, 22 January 2019

Good Service and reasonably priced.

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Visited On Monday, 21 January 2019

Regular customer, totally brilliant place & people.

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Visited On Friday, 18 January 2019

Only disappointment is that, when booking online, there was a similar comments box to this one into which I made the request for my girlfriend to receive a small cake for dessert with a candle in as it was her birthday. This request was not met. Even more disappointingly, a woman on the table next to us DID receive a cake with a candle in it for her birthday,

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Visited On Friday, 18 January 2019

Fantastic place! Will defo visit again when we visit London!!!!!!! Haven’t stopped talking about it since xx

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Visited On Friday, 18 January 2019

The waitress strongly recommend a more expensive wine, which didn’t match with the food, don’t like to be forced like this !

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 January 2019

excelente atmosfera e ambiente

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Visited On Monday, 14 January 2019

Portions were very small even by Tapas standards. Food was ok but nothing special.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 January 2019

Great service, great food, great prices. Nice and helpful staff. I would absolutely recommend El Pirata!

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Visited On Monday, 14 January 2019

Good food and fantastic service!

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Visited On Saturday, 12 January 2019

Incredible! I am spanish and i was straggling to find a good spanish restaurant in london till now! I loved el pirata, the service very friendly, food nice except the portions..are quite small but obviously cant be like in spain..apart of that all amazing even the surprise for my boyfriend's birthday incredible!! I willgo bavk 100% sure. Brilliant!

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Visited On Saturday, 12 January 2019

I loved the food and the service was amazing!!!

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