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Carmen Tapas

6 Clapham Common South Side | underground : opposite Clapham Common station, London SW4 7AA, England
+44 20 7622 6848
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (98 reviews)
“croquetas” (14 reviews)
“chorizo” (17 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
6 Clapham Common South Side | underground : opposite Clapham Common station, London SW4 7AA, England
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

??? Spanish restaurant with no cava by the glass,that was a shame.waitress,not very informative as to why.chose 5 tapas to share and although the taste/portion size wasnt bad we were slightly alarmed by the speed in which they came out.asked waitress and she said speedy...More

Thank lorrainehomer123
Reviewed 3 September 2018

It's located on a busy corner near the Clapham Common tube entrance but inside the restaurant it's actually quite peaceful. We sat by the window and enjoyed seeing the people rush by (and the woman who sat outside with her pink-dyed poodle). Our server was...More

Thank Katydid27
Reviewed 30 August 2018

we went last night, first time and we did really enjoy the food. Meatballs, tortilla, prawns, Jamon iberico... all very tasty, like in Spain. Friendly staff! we will come back soon. Its a must

Thank Megatony2002
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We went here at 6PM one evening in August and chose a table by the window. One chair had olive oil dripping from the back, the seat of another was covered in breadcrumbs. There were only 2 other customers at the time, so I presume...More

Thank fecster
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We came here at the recommendation of a friend, but things seem to have gone down hill since their visit. We returned the first round of drinks because the beer was flat & the sangria tasted like squash. The tapas dishes were pleasant, but average...More

Thank Sam T
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

The food was very poor and did not taste fresh. I was unable to eat the chorizo it was disgusting and the mushrooms with spinich and the prawns were not much better. The peppers and croquettes were average but very overpriced. Will not be going...More

Thank estephen95
Reviewed 24 July 2018

We enjoyed a wonderful meal here. The dishes were prepared perfectly. I'm not an expert on Tapas or Spanish food, but I know when something is tasty and well-prepared. We ordered 8 tapas dishes plus the cheese plate and all were so very yummy!

Thank JKW3
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

This place has so much potential but sadly it does not live up to it. The food is very clearly microwaved, Nothing is fresh & very bland. From when the menu says ‘Carmen - Aperol spritz’ we should have known it’s not going to be...More

Thank ann1987ann
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Very nice place to go. The restaurant is small but friendly. The waiter Sara is very professional and friendly , we really like her . The Pulpo is amazing, Waw !!!!! For sure we will back

Thank Matteocarrera
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We tried this place out for the first time on a Sunday evening. I'd booked a table, which was a good idea, as the place was full by 8pm. Lots of nice menu choices for sharing a meal. We had some nibbles followed by a...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Clapham Common South Side | underground : opposite Clapham Common station, London SW4 7AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clapham / Battersea 
  • Neighbourhood: Clapham / Battersea 
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7622 6848
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