Garlic butter is poured in, and a spoon inserted, so you can dig out every last scrap of alium-scented brain and gloop. Try patatas bravas, Spanish omelette or chorizo cooked in red wine for a flavour of real tapas with a local twist of freshly sourced regional ingredients. Imo is a chef, having learned her trade working all over Bristol in what she considers some the best kitchens in the city; Primrose Cafe, Bordeaux Quay, Ocean, Culinaria, The Lido and Garden Cafe at The Holborn Museum in Bath. Was advised that we could chance turning up to sit at the bar and eat there. You devour the whole thing, that crunch of the head bringing particular joy. It might well be one of the best tapas in Bristol.
Last year we carried out a research trip around Spain. The staff is knowledgeable and very friendly. Albeit one in a shipping container. It gives you the chance to taste lots of different dishes and enjoy the sociable style that eating tapas is perfect for, and for us means from our kitchen we can still provide the high quality of food and speed of service we would for a smaller table. Kieran is an events organiser for his family business and a well seasoned host.
Gambas Tapas Bar Unit 12, Cargo 2, Museum Street, Bristol Rating: It all starts with a crisp, prettily perched atop a glass of chilled Fino sherry. I would definitely come here again and can't recommend this place highly enough. Charred pincho moruno, the pork chewy and succulent and heavy on the cumin. Anyway, here is the list. If you have a preference please specify which, we will do our best to meet your request but cannot guarantee this.
The location intimate and the atmosphere friendly. Fridays and Saturdays are unlikely but here are loads of places Sunday — Thursday. Every January, they take their staff to Spain for research, and 2015 kicked off with a visit to Malaga — home of Bravas favourite fried aubergine with molasses £2. The pair may have been born in Bristol, rather than Barcelona, but authenticity is taken very seriously here. A sesame seed crisp adds welcome crunch. But then come the prawns.
This was during the week before Upfest 2017 so I wanted to make sure I had photos of all the pieces soon to be lost. For pudding, crema catalana, milky and eggy and subtly scented with citrus. Andrew Burns Colwill andrewburnscolwill 13. And an entirely fitting introduction to a restaurant named after the Spanish word for prawn. These days, it's rare to walk down the street in Bristol and not hear Spanish voices, such has been the level of migration to the city in recent years. We don't need its content. Tortilla is old-school, packed with thick slices of firm potato, like the ones I used to eat on picnics in Spain.
And now they damned well do. Looking forward to seeing you soon! Here, you can discover the recipes and ingredients of the Spanish cuisine. The kitchen is adjacent to, and behind, the bar with seating running the whole way along, giving people a front row view of the action. Patrons can pull up a pew and sample the likes of chorizo cooked in cider £5 , chicken and spinach croquettes £1. This place is well known for its great service and friendly staff, that is always ready to help you. The wine has been lovingly chosen and features some of the best well known wine-makers regions from Spain such as rioja, jumilla, toro… What are you waiting for? The mackerel tasted great and they squeezed us in an hour slot, wich was just enough to have few quick tapas and a drink.
I remember from a young age enjoying tapas in back street bars. There are creamed leeks, subtle and subdued, sat under a gratin crust, and wallowing in a gloriously rich Mahón cheese sauce. Hence our long term aim is to be the proud patrons of a string of delightful and different eateries. Having lived in Spain myself we were both excited to see what the food would be like as we had read a lot of very positive reviews. The space may be small, but the talent in the kitchen immense.
We visit Spain frequently and are always amazed by the fresh, unpretentious, inexpensive food in local tapas bars. Portions aren't massive but I guess that's the whole point of tapas. Some visitors like great coffee at Bravas. We decided to run a supper club from our house in Hotwells, seating 20 covers a time. I would particularly recommend the Spanish Tortilla and the aubergine.