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Mar I Terra - Blackfriars

14 Gambia Street, London SE1 0XH, England
+44 20 7928 7628
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible8%
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“tapas” (63 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
14 Gambia Street, London SE1 0XH, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited in July with family whilst down in London seeing my son. We were staying in the Travelodge just around the corner and my bedroom window looked out onto the back of the restaurant and just the same inspired me to want to visit. I...More

Thank jo_rennie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I reviewed this a year ago and little has changed. We always enjoy it. Start with the oloroso sherry with some almendras, A new discovery is their excellent garlic bread. Uncompromisingly garlicky. We are slightly stick in the mud with our choices but added the...More

Thank Oliverjulian
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Small, quaint setting with a decent menu. Ordered 6 dishes to share between 2 of us. The portion sizes are good and we both felt we'd have enough, in fact could not manage dessert. The meatballs were tasty, patatas bravas had no flavour, chicken croquettes...More

Thank Clare T
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Lovely quaint restaurant Staff lovely and helpful Sangria fabulous & tapas felt like we were in the med!

Thank C8475GJcatherineh
Reviewed 27 June 2017

On our last night in London, my husband did a quick Google search of good restaurants around our flat, and that is how we found Mar I Terra. This little Spanish restaurant is tucked away in a corner. If you don't know about it, it...More

Thank ASarkarM
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

My husband and I met friends for dinner here last night and overall had a nice experience. Service was a bit iffy with the waiters seeming to be more interested in talking to each other than customers but we had a nice time talking to...More

Thank genibre69
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Having booked a table for two at 7.30pm, I was looking forward to some hearty tapas and a good bottle of red and a catch-up with my uncle at a restaurant not tried before. Imagine our surprise when arriving at 7.39pm, they stated we were...More

2  Thank Tony B
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

What a great place. Hidden away but easy to find, this Tapas restaurant/bar has an amazing selection of dishes, complimented by a good Spanish based wine list. All the dishes we ordered were perfectly cooked, and came at a steady pace so you were not...More

Thank Julie L
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We hadn't booked and although there were Reserved signs on a lot of tables the staff were able to fit us in after a 5-10 minute wait. We were sat in an unlit corner where our pupils eventually recovered. The bottled beer, Mahou (pronounce Mow)...More

Thank JimmyGab
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Went with a group of friends and had a great evening. The atmosphere is relaxed and there were Spanish people eating there which is a good sign. This is a tapas restaurant and the variety is impressive. There are dishes here that you don't see...More

Thank William N
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Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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  • Address: 14 Gambia Street, London SE1 0XH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Southwark
  • Neighbourhood: Southwark
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7928 7628
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