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Tomatitos Tapas Bar

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38 Lion Street, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5AA, Wales
+44 1497 820772
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11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 16:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This, for me, the standard by which tapas restaurants in the U.K. should be judged. It's excellent. Great food, great drinks, great staff, great service, great setting; I could go on and on ad nauseum. Try it; you won't be disappointed.

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Thank Rob H
Bexley
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121 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I loved this place. My husband was a bit reluctant when I said about going here as he is not a fan of Tapas, but he really enjoyed it too. The food was delicious, the setting was really nice with a great atmosphere and the staff were really helpful and friendly, would definitely recommend it

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Thank Jimmy'sgirl
Caergwrle, United Kingdom
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158 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our third trip to Hay-on-Wye, this time for the Winter Festival weekend (which by the way was brilliant, and we immediately booked for 2017). We had in previous trips been to Tomatitos and loved it, but also tried elsewhere, some of which were good, but none had the magic of Tomatitos. We told the owners Thyalis and Trish that we... More 

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Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Welcoming and inviting with an open fire on a wet and dull day. The tapas selection was excellent: a set menu with a range of specials. Good portions and wonderful flavours - certainly not tiny taster portions which I have experienced elsewhere. All in all very good value for money. Food is locally sourced wherever possible which is important. [Can... More 

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Ashill, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here today. Very welcoming staff, food good, smaller menu than anticipated. Burning fire was appreciated. Toilets were crazy cold!

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1 Thank Gobhoblin
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here for lunch in December and the food was delicious. Really good selection of vegetarian dishes and the staff were friendly, welcoming and attentive. I will definitely be back to try more of the things on the menu! Thank you!

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1 Thank Veggie101
Guildford, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I think most of Hay on Wye is in England and not Wales. Who cares - do get to Tomatitos when you're in Hay. The range of tapas dishes is interesting, each of them is a good size, tasty and well presented. Coupled with fun, friendly service and good prices in a warm attractive environment what more do you want?

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Thank Michael A
Hereford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

By contrast with much of Hay these days, Tomatitos is quite unpretentious and actually much more relaxing and enjoyable to visit as a result, the staff are all fully 'on it' and the food is tasty and good value - especially for Hay on Wye...!

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1 Thank Mark T
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

We had a superb tapas dinner last night after hearing the restaurant recommended by our hotel. There was a good selection of meat and veggie dishes, reasonably priced and great portion sizes. The owners were extremely friendly and the place is clearly popular with locals which is always a great sign. It was already busy just 30 mins after opening... More 

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Just dropped in for a drink and had the snug with wood burner all to ourselves, lovely! Saw this place has great reviews for food so we'll be back, really nice atmosphere.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Pub
Meals
Drinks, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
16:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Lion Street, Hay-on-Wye HR3 5AA, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Hay-on-Wye
  • Phone Number: +44 1497 820772
Description
Open from 11.00 am for illy coffee and home-made cakes, Monday - Saturday. Serving Spanish influenced small dishes of home-cooked food from 12 - 3 pm and 6 - 10 pm. Sundays, open at 4 pm, serving food from then until 9.00 pm.

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