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Carmen Tapas

#1,042 of 17,928 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Clapham / Battersea 
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6 Clapham Common South Side, London SW4 7AA, England
+44 20 7622 6848
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18:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 01:00
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious. There wasn't anything that we did not enjoy. Would recommend this one to everyone. Try a little bit of everything if you go in a group.

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Thank Kim B
Burgos, Spain
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22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

For a Spaniard like me is hard to eat out in spanish places but Carmen is excellent. Good quality food, many vegetarian options. Good price. Great wines and good service

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Thank barlondon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

An amazing variety of dishes to choose from. Very well flavoured. Fills you up quicker than you realise!

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Thank Adanna J
London, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

This family run concern is open every night and some lunchtimes. You get a friendly welcome as you enter. The menu has many favourite Tapas and they do not disappoint. The wine list is small but excellent and good beers are served. We pop in here regularly and always enjoy both the atmosphere and the food. Very affordable and highly... More 

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Thank Barry T
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

Have been here several times for 'date night', and have never been disappointed. Really lovely tapas at the expected price. Lots of variety - I don't eat meat - my boyfriend does, but he's happy to share veggie/fish dishes as there are plenty of of great options. Decent priced wine, friendly staff - the chef even revealed one of his... More 

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Thank Izzie D
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

Went for some tapas and wine at Carmen and very glad we did so. Really friendly service, excellent food and generally good value, convivial place. Highly recommended.

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Thank nickpage5995
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

Everywhere was packed on Saturday night, we decided to go to Clapham Common and try our luck by just walking in and waiting. We ended up waiting by the bar at Carmen's tapas bar while having a beer, the barman was mega chatty and friendly and the manager kept us updated with the progress of the table for us to... More 

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Thank Paula C
Kingsbridge
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Friendly helpful staff, lovely selection of dishes for all tastes Nice atmosphere and thoroughly enjoyable evening. Will definately use again

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Thank A H
London
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I had a fabulous birthday evening at Carmen yesterday. Good selection of dishes (also vegetarian) and wines (fruity and light Mendoza was our choice). Amazing churros! Very friendly and helpful stuff. Highly recommend!

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Thank Aisutram
London, United Kingdom
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15 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

Good selection of dishes. Would recommend the spinach and the chorizo with chick peas but not the meatballs!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
18:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 00:00
Thursday
18:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 01:00
Saturday
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Clapham Common South Side, London SW4 7AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Clapham / Battersea 
  • Neighbourhood: Clapham / Battersea 
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7622 6848
Description
Casual

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?