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Mar I Terra - Blackfriars

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14 Gambia Street, London SE1 0XH, England
+44 20 7928 7628
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible9%
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“patatas bravas” (17 reviews)
“tapas” (63 reviews)
“meatballs” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
14 Gambia Street, London SE1 0XH, England
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Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

We had been turned away from another Spanish restaurant as we were a group of 10 (4 adults and 6 children - all very well behaved and not fussy eaters) before finding this wonderful restaurant. We phoned the property and asked if they could accommodate...More

2  Thank mecosian
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Food was cooked just right, relaxed atmosphere, great for a midweek catchup. Service was faultless. Would visit again!

1  Thank Fyt1234
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We arrived to find the place absolutely packed but the padron welcomed us to sit at the bar and have a drink until a table became available. I really like tapas and this place didn't disappoint. We had 6 dishes between the two of us...More

1  Thank TarlCaboto
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely dinner here with my friend. Food was delicious and highly authentic. Staff were really welcoming and friendly and didn't mind that we sat there all night talking, drinking and ordering little bits as the night went on. Most enjoyable. Will definitely be...More

Thank Zutot6
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Tucked away but well worth seeking out, very popular even midweek and excellent Spanish food/feel. Certainly not a simple tapas bar but a place with real atmosphere.

Thank Fauconberg
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Ordered chicken and it was very bland. The garlic bread was dripping with olive oil. Found the place was expensive for what they served. Not a great experience.

Thank smiley3009
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Had a great birthday meal, food and service was excellent, however my order of 43 liquor at £6.70 for a 25ml measure and one of those was short of a measure as it was the end of the bottle, a rip off. More than a...More

Thank Teethgrinders
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Visited in July with family whilst down in London seeing my son. We were staying in the Travelodge just around the corner and my bedroom window looked out onto the back of the restaurant and just the same inspired me to want to visit. I...More

Thank jo_rennie
Reviewed 3 August 2017

I reviewed this a year ago and little has changed. We always enjoy it. Start with the oloroso sherry with some almendras, A new discovery is their excellent garlic bread. Uncompromisingly garlicky. We are slightly stick in the mud with our choices but added the...More

Thank Oliverjulian
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Small, quaint setting with a decent menu. Ordered 6 dishes to share between 2 of us. The portion sizes are good and we both felt we'd have enough, in fact could not manage dessert. The meatballs were tasty, patatas bravas had no flavour, chicken croquettes...More

2  Thank Clare T
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$57
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Gambia Street, London SE1 0XH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Southwark
  • Neighbourhood: Southwark
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7928 7628
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