El Pirata has reigned supreme as one of London’s top tapas bars and restaurants since it opened in the heart of Mayfair in 1994 – El Pirata is informal, inexpensive and above all authentic. For fun, quality and value for money, it’s hard to beat! El Pirata is renowned for its wide range of delicious tapas as well as its contemporary a la carte menu. With more than 50 traditional tapas dishes prepared to perfection it’s no wonder that customers and food critics have voted El Pirata one of the best for tapas in London.
We offer fantastic, authentic Spanish cuisine, a friendly, relaxed atmosphere and an amazing culinary experience.
El Pirata has recently undergone a refurbishment on both the venue and menu! We now have a beautiful basement restaurant, as well as a brand new menu with help from Galvin restaurant Chef Zac Whittle. Expect beautiful Spanish tapas with incredible, finely balanced flavours and an expansive wine list to pair with every dish.