Pizarro

What they say

“We love creating an eating space that makes people feel a part of our family, relaxed and comfortable as if they were at José’s house. Being a Spanish restaurant in London, it is difficult to have 100 per cent local produce. But it is so important to us to work with our neighbours and local suppliers to showcase their produce and to be able to offer the best price and quality guarantee to our guests.”

Signature Dishes

Artichoke a la plancha with egg yolk and jamón ibérico 100 per cent, 5J, acorn fed; red mullet a la plancha with confit fennel, and citrus salad; and grilled veal loin with cabbage, wild garlic, sprouting broccoli, and anchovy vinaigrette.

What we say

José Pizarro, one of the London food heroes of the century, used to be head chef at Tapas Brindisa, the Spanish import company that did so much to bring great Iberian produce to the UK. In opening his Bermondsey Street restaurant he took that import principle further, bringing serious Spanish vibes to a tapas scene that was previously derivative and moribund. At this place you will eat delicious food, drink excellent sherry, and spill into a street that has become a food mecca mostly thanks to José.

What

Spanish restaurant

Who

José Pizarro, owner/chef

When

Lunch & dinner, Monday to Saturday

Address

194 Bermondsey Street, London, SE1 3TQ

Telephone

+44 (0)20 7378 9455

Website

Bookings

Phone or website

Price guide


Also in England / London

Scully’s first solo venture based on a range of culinary traditions from his family heritage

Read more

Contemporary vegetarian restaurant

Read more

Fresh produce & bold flavours in Exmouth Market, Bankside, Kings Cross, City & Fitzrovia: this food is well travelled

Read more

Classic Italian food with a Jamie twist from celebrity chef Jamie Oliver

Read more

Food from countries from the Atlantic Coast through to the Mediterranean Sea leading to Israel

A neighbourhood Italian-inspired restaurant with a menu driven by farm produce

A pub & restaurant in North London

Sicilian trattoria

Local & wild small sharing plate concept

An iconic British restaurant & members’ club in Soho

Mexican taqueria serving tacos with homemade tortillas

Critically acclaimed, award-winning gastronomic restaurant

Plant-based & organic all-day restaurant & bar

Vegan fine dining

A small neighbourhood restaurant in Hackney, serving a weekly-changing fourcourse set menu

Bean & Wheat is a zero waste café & bottle shop using locally sourced, artisanal ingredients

A unique collection of independent neighbourhood bars, more home than high street

A local neighbourhood restaurant, an Italian eatery at its very best, classic yet innovative

A family caf business serving cracking food & drink offerings

All-day dining in the heart of Primrose Hill

Small, intimate space serving small plates & low-intervention wines from a 1920s garage

Great British burgers & rosemary salted chips

A global movement celebrating Syrian cuisine & raising funds for Unicef’s Children of Syria Appeal

Mexican market eating

A high-quality, affordable, fresh, handmade pasta bar in Borough Market, London

A collection of five street food arenas & night markets

Seasonal European menu, using the best ingredients cooked simply

Celebrating food for its conviviality & the joy of sharing seasonal produce

Blends bustling Lima with the creativity of London through exquisite dishes, drinks & music

Pop-up dinners that share information on environmental issues through great food & good times

Barbecue grill restaurant

All-day neighbourhood restaurant

An award-winning restaurant serving fresh, colourful food inspired by the Peruvian Andes

A wild food restaurant that uses locally sourced British produce with a zero waste initiative

Sharing plates inspired by regional Italy with a touch of the Middle East, from an open kitchen

Adam Handling’s flagship restaurant in Covent Garden

Local & wild restaurant

Northern Italian restaurants from Angela Hartnett in St James & Covent Garden

Celebrating great vegan & vegetarian cuisine since 1989

A modern British restaurant in Brixton Market, serving food guided by the seasons

Specializing in deliciously different meat-free cuisine

Sustainability consultancy, cheffing, events, recipe writing & cooking demonstrations

A social enterprise, offering a live restaurant setting to upskill young people as chefs

Restaurant, bar & private dining room

An innovative take on traditional Chinese cuisine showcasing the diversity of China’s food culture

Basque cuisine with a focus on produce, sourcing & simplicity

A modern European restaurant, serving simple but imaginative & refined food in a calm setting

Chef Stevie Parle’s Southern Italian restaurant & wine bar

A casual, fine dining restaurant aiming to offer the best seafood of the day in sharing plates

Modern British bistro-style restaurant

Informal fine dining restaurant overlooking Richmond Park

Seasonal, nose-to-tail restaurant & pub with a rooftop

A traditional artisan *pastificio* and trattoria with a focus on fresh pasta, handmade daily

Wine bar & restaurant

Parisian-style bistro with trompe l'oeil murals, serving French sharing plates with a modern twist

Eastern-Mediterranean dishes using sustainable British ingredients

A contemporary, converted Victorian warehouse in Clerkenwell with all-day dining

A lively London restaurant & bar

Barbecue restaurant driven by quality produce

Group of fine dining restaurants in a unique prison setting

A new Italian restaurant focused on the food of Rome from Stevie Parle

Modern-day Jerusalem food, with influences from southern Spain, North Africa & the Levant

Offering modern, innovative cooking based around the finest ingredients in the British Isles

Restaurant, café, cocktail bar & shop

Restaurant, bar, and brasserie offering the very best in modern British cuisine

Unique barbecue & open fire pit restaurant with a huge New World wine & mezcal list

A place of beauty, an emporium of goods, a celebration of the seasons

Wine bar & bistro, sharing plates with low intervention & classic wines

A London restaurant with a coastline farmhouse kitchen feel

Award-winning vegan community café that hosts an exciting programme of live events & art exhibitions

A casual-dining, family-friendly group of restaurants with a strong focus on British produce

Raw-centric plant-based eatery created around the art of feeling great