★★★☆☆ / ★★☆☆☆ / Breakfast / Spanish

Where to get a cheap breakfast in Madrid

Breakfasts in Spain’s capital for around €5 or less If you’re from Britain then travelling in the Eurozone can be quite expensive given the current exchange rate – a disadvantageous €1.13 = £1 at the time of writing. Since this makes chocolate gold coins worth more than sterling on the continent, eating three square meals … Continue reading

★★★★★ / Spanish / Tapas

The Salt Yard review – The best tapas in Fitzrovia?

In my review of Goodge Street tapas restaurant Barrica, I frequently mentioned the neighbouring Salt Yard. Although I visited sister restaurant The Opera Tavern a couple of months ago, I have only just had the chance to revisit The Salt Yard dragging along The Flame Haired Squelchie, Weyoun and January to help me out. The Salt Yard … Continue reading

★★★☆☆ / Spanish / Tapas

Barrica review – Tapas invades Goodge Street

Yet another tapas place in Fitzrovia – but is it any good? There’s no shortage of tapas restaurants and bars around Goodge Street in Fitzrovia – some of my favourites include The Salt Yard (sister restaurant of The Opera Tavern) and Fino. For some reason Sue-Ellen inexplicably favours Navarro’s – inexplicable given that restaurant’s consistently … Continue reading

Opera Tavern review – nduja scotch eggs in a revamped West End pub
★★★☆☆ / Spanish / Tapas

Opera Tavern review – nduja scotch eggs in a revamped West End pub

Salt Yard tapas in Covent Garden Updated 14/6/2020 – added details of 2020 meals and updated the Verdict as well as the formatting. Disclosure: I used a publicly available discount for some of my 2020 meals. This discount was available to the general public; as ever I did not seek any special treatment just because … Continue reading