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Jose Pizarro

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#1,149 of 19,003 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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The full-sized restaurant is one block away from my sherry and tapas bar, José, on Bermondsey Street. At the front there is a bar, offering a great selection of sherries and Spanish wines, with a spotlight on cavas, Spanish style gin tónicas and Spanish vermút. Here, at the window seats overlooking the lovely church of St Mary Magdalen or at the long communal table or at the bar itself, you can have a drink and graze on snacks, cheese, cold cuts and special tapas all day long. At the rear is more formal restaurant seating - tables for 2 and 4, banquettes for 4-5, a large communal table for 8-10 people and a private dining room for 8-10 people. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner in the
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
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Spanish
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a selection of dishes, and the initial starters were pleasant enough. However, the squid dish we ordered was so salty it was inedible. We sent it back and were told by the waiter that the chef had tried it and it was not...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Kitty D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Good atmosphere, As we were a group of 12 had to have set menu, food was okay but not outstanding. Staff a bit quick to clear unfinished drinks Overall a good night, would go back!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank kevinholmes987
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were seated promptly at the bar overlooking the kitchen activities. Speedy service ensued - great trouble was taken by the chef in front of us in the preparation and arrangement of the food - all was co-ordinated with great efficiency. Both our Starters of...More

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank HarryB83
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good grub, interesting wine list, well co-ordinated and friendly service, relaxed atmosphere and acceptable prices (for London) - what's not to like ? Pizarro is a delightful eatery with a well thought through concept and excellent delivery. It's not fancy pants smart but functions on...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank adrianloader
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for my sisters birthday and the food, service and atmosphere were incredible. Georgia made our evening and was attentive and so lovely- such a credit to the team and we will be retiring in the near future ♥️

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank sk6824
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fantastic meal in the private dining room which was just the right size for 11 of us around the round table. The food was really delicious & there was plenty of it. The staff were friendly and attentive. We had a great...More

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank MommaMac16
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant with friendly attentive staff... to a point. It’s not the cheapest but the food is very good so worth the outlay. We booked ahead on a Friday night and In fairness they did say that the table was only available for 1h 45....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JonnySecrett
Reviewed 2 February 2019

Popped in for a lunch of my favourite food - tapas. With the help of the excellent staff picked really well. 4 starters plus a sharing meal for two. The highlight for me was the baby leg of lamb, it was so tender it fell...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank David B
Reviewed 29 January 2019 via mobile

A delicious meal with both Jamon and the very special pork at this restaurant will now be a highlight of our trip. The salted peppers and spicy cabbage with beetroot were also well worth a mention. Service was excellent .

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ChristineP857
Reviewed 27 January 2019

We frequent this place once a month all the way from Surrey & had our son's 30th Birthday ( surprise party) for his batchmates & work colleagues. It was a fault free lunch, excellent food & fantastic service. We couldn't have asked for more from...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Even before the arrival of the instantly iconic Shard,
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time, locals and out-of-towners alike have loved
browsing the boutiques of Bermondsey High Street,
foraging through the bounteous stalls at centuries old
foodie haven Borough Market, and flocking to the banks
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