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“Not la movida any more!”
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La Movida
Price range: US$45 - US$45
Cuisines: Portuguese, Spanish
Neighbourhood: Clapham / Battersea 
Restaurant details
Neighbourhood: Clapham / Battersea 
London, United Kingdom
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96 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
“Not la movida any more!”
Reviewed 5 January 2013

This used to be a great tapas restaurant, and then for a time it was just an ok tapas restaurant. Now I am not sure what it is. I confess I haven't tried eating here since it changed, as when i went in i didn't fancy it and just left after a drink. it looks to be just guys drinking beer. Not sure I'll bother.

  • Visited August 2012
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Thank S0lway
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Belfast
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Went to see The beautiful people”
Reviewed 2 February 2012

A lot of so called celebrities. Great music and DJS but bring plenty of coin. People go here to show how much money they have. That said great champagne list and tunes

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Thank Chief12345Belfast
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london
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Excellent little restaurant”
Reviewed 20 September 2011

The food and the service are very good. It's a very cosy little restaurant. I always try to get a quick dinner and end up chatting with Jose, the chef/owner.

  • Visited September 2011
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Thank atleti73
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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Top little local restaurant!”
Reviewed 12 June 2011

Good little local restaurant. Not the most perfect tapas in the world but great for a casual bite. If you want top notch tapas head elsewhere. The owner n staff are lovely, helpful and always keen to please. The poor review left by a guy who obviously spends a lot of time in toilets on buses - what does that say?!!

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Thank IanSC
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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“La Movida a fantastic local restaurant.”
Reviewed 27 May 2010

Previous and only review . .UTTER ROT! As a Battersea local and frequent flyer all over Spain, I couldn't disagree more. The Chef Jose is Portuguese and cooks Tapas as good as any Spaniard .. probably better. La Movida is an absolute ruby in the rough . .noisy Battersea Park Road and a chilled and friendly bit of Spain awaits. Fantastic Chipirones Fritos, Monkfish and Patatas Bravas . .. faultess.

Ignore Surrey Snob . .support your local Battersea Restauarant, best in Londontown!

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