Barrafina  

MICHELIN STARRED

 
 
 
 
ADDRESS
54 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D 4SL
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Sat 12:00-15:00 & 17:00-23:00, Sun 12:30-15:30 & 17:30-22:30
 
PRICES
Under £45
 

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BarrafinaRather unusually, and rather wonderfully, Barrafina takes the tapas concept and does absolutely nothing new with it: the whole place could conceivably have been lifted lock, stock and two smoking hot plates, straight from a Barcelona street corner. Nevertheless, it fits right into the hustle and bustle of Soho. Punters, perched on stools, crowd around the marble-topped counter surrounding the open kitchen. A feast of seafood lies invitingly on mounds of crushed ice, waiters gracefully slice wafer-thin cured ham from a whole leg proudly displayed behind the bar, whilst the garlicky whiff of fried chorizo and loud chatter pervades the air. Forget unimaginative Riojas; the wine list here has some far more exciting Hispanic wines to accompany your meal, not forgetting the superb selection of sherries. The success of this Soho original has led to two further branches of Barrafina, one in Adelaide Street and the other in Drury Lane, both in Covent Garden - well they had to do something about those queues.

 

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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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China Town Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
Brewer Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £127  34% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Barrafina
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £117  41% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 4 minutes from Barrafina
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Coventry Street, W1D | 5 minutes from Barrafina
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Rambla
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
64 Dean Street, W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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Cafe Espana
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
63 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Barrafina
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3 Caxton Walk, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Barrafina
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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
5 Frith Sreet, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Freak Scene
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
54 Frith Street, W1D | Same location as Barrafina
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
43 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 10th November 2018 to 5th January 2019
Barrafina, West Street, WC2H | 3 minutes from Barrafina
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Barrafina, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 5 minutes from Barrafina
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Barrafina, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 5 minutes from Barrafina
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47 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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Prince Edward Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Barrafina
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London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
7 Royalty Mews, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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London > Shopping > Clothing
40 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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Algerian Coffee Stores
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
52 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 6 minutes from Barrafina
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 7 minutes from Barrafina
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 9 minutes from Barrafina
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Barrafina
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AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Barrafina
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Barrafina
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Barrafina
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Barrafina
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90 Berwick Street,, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from Barrafina
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Simmons Soho
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Bateman Street, W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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Admiral Duncan
London > Nightlife > Bars
54 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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Akbar
London > Nightlife > Bars
77 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Barrafina
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Barrafina
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Barrafina
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
 

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