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Sol y Sombra Tapas Bar


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Bar Scene

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Sol y Sombra has been Dundee’s most popular tapas bar since it opened in 2011. Born out of a lifelong love for Spanish food and culture, we have created a menu of fresh, authentic and simple tapas. The aim is to recreate the feel of a typical Spanish family meal, so everyone has to share and enjoy the meal as one. Our set menu for lunch comprises five cold tapas dishes and seven hot and dinner for seven cold and eight hot. And while it is set menu in the number of dishes and price, the dishes themselves change daily. The chefs use the morning’s freshly delivered ingredients to decide which dishes will be served that day. We can cater to all dietary requirements, and pride ourselves in offering
US$23 - US$30
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed today via mobile

I've been to sol y sambra a few times and they've always been excellent but they out done themselves in December. Out of a table of 4, two of us were vegans a third was pregnant causing dietary problems of its own. Then there was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed today

We went here with another couple who had been before many times. We love Spanish food so were really looking forward to lunch. We were very warmly welcomed and seated in the cosy restaurant and we chose to have the mixed Tapas at £19.50 a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank NorthernHeatseeker
Reviewed today

Compact bijoux nifty imitation Spanish 3 tapas for a Tenner Lunch option. Can't really fault that as some place charge just that for a starter. Evening Dinner tapas tend to be crowded and shoulder to shoulder at the weekend and much more expensive. Bit like...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JonathonLondon
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

10 of us girls visited here for the first time for 2 of the girls birthday - can’t believe we haven’t been before now !! Fantastic atmosphere, owner Phil & staff were so accommodating . Food absolutely amazing & so much of it ! This...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank alibongodundee
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited with my sisters and it was amazing. The sangria was amazing! All the dishes tasted nice and left me wanting more!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank teetolz
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Very nice atmosphere to enjoy a meal. Great staff who are very friendly and knowledgable. The food is always amazing. We have been several times now and we can never fault anything. Keep up the good work.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Weeferg
Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a fabulous meal here today. We took the tasting menu and enjoyed it all. The waitress explained each dish as she served it. Staff were friendly and attentive. It was very busy and we were lucky to get a table without prebooking. Would...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank YoungFifers
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We gave the waiter our dietary requirements, 1 vegan and 1 omnivore and we were given sample cold plates whilst we awaited hot plates. We were both very pleased with selection of plates presented. Beautifully presented and very delicious. Very good value for money and...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank MrsCampbell
Reviewed 4 days ago

its an ok place for food, not what I expected, food took ages to arrive after ordering, place very small and too hot, not enough varied dishes on offer, staff need more training, plates took ages to clear, water wasn't offered when we arrived,

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank chill2108
Reviewed 4 days ago

The atmosphere is very good. The staff are very friendly. I showed up without reservation and they quickly found me a table. The food was very tasty. However you cannot should what to have if your sitting in the bar area. But the tasting menu...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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16 August 2018|
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Response from marshy71888 | Reviewed this property |
Not to sure on the price but I think it was around £25 pp. I would recommend booking. I was working in the area and just called in as a one off and it was fully booked on a Tuesday i think it was so had to eat at the bar and... More
23 January 2018|
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Response from ceitloc | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I do not know. Tapas might not be attractive to some children but that is just my opinion. Best ask the restaurant
14 November 2017|
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Response from alisonk341 | Reviewed this property |
I did but it wasn’t hugely busy when we were there so you may be lucky. I think I would book though just to be safe. 😊
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