Do Saturday Right at Broadgate this December!

December 6, 2016



Saturday 10th December – Gin & Buñuelos

Following the success of our Cava & Croquetas Party on 9th October, we’re so excited to be launching our first Gin & Buñuelos Party on Saturday 10th December!

Buñuelos (also known as fritters!) are traditional pastries served in many parts of Spain, consisting of small dough balls made of flour, butter and eggs, fried in hot olive oil. You may have tasted our infamous Prawn Fritters before….

Ticket price of £35 includes two Gin Mare gin tónicas, fab live music, and are available here

Saturday 17th December – Cava & Christmas Croquetas

This afternoon features your favourite croquetas with a festive spin, live Spanish music & lots of cava! Our menu for the afternoon will include:

Oxtail & caramelised orange
Prawns, chilli, garlic & lemon thyme
Stilton & caramelised walnuts
Goose & cranberries

Orange & custard fritters

Tickets are limited, and on sale for £35 here. Tickets include three glasses of cava on arrival.


November 1, 2016


We’re really honoured to be joining an amazing line up of chefs, restaurants and cookbook authors in the #CookForSyria campaign – a month long celebration of Syrian cuisine in aid of Unicef Next Generation.

This global initiative brings together diverse groups of young professionals committed to transforming the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children.

From 31st October to 30th November, indulge in our special Syrian inspired dish ‘Neck of Lamb, with Pisto and Hummus’ at José Pizarro Broadgate – with £2 from each dish sold donated to this very worthy cause as part of the #CookForSyria campaign.

Taste of London – Festive Edition

October 24, 2016

Taste of London – Festive Edition



From the 17th – 20th November, for the first time, we’ll be taking part in Festive Taste of London at Tobacco Dock, and we cannot wait to be there!

For fourdays, we’ll be serving some of our signature dishes including Cinco Jotas Jamón Ibérico, prawns & Ibérico pork presa on the BBQ, and for your sweet tooth, deliciously moreish chocolate pots with salt & olive oil.

Tickets are available here: and are £15 per session.

We can’t think of a more fun way to get in the Christmas spirit! YES WAY JOSÉ!

5th Birthday at José and Pizarro

October 20, 2016




José Tapas and Pizarro on Bermondsey Street are 5 years old this November! From the 31st October – 4th November we will be having a 5-day long celebration, and YOU’RE INVITED!

5 tapas dishes, over 5 days for £25, or as we like to call it – 5 YEARS, 5 DAYS, 5 TAPAS – all especially chosen by José himself! Available at both restaurants, be sure to book as quickly as possible so you don’t miss out on the festivities.

Bookings can be made online here ( or by calling Pizarro restaurant on 020 7378 9455. Unfortunately we cannot take bookings at José Tapas Bar.


#yeswayJosé                        #felizcumpleaños                           #5tapas5days

Sunday Lunch with José and Vivek Singh

August 30, 2016

The Guardian Local Sunday Lunch series will see José (also a regular Guardian contributor) join forces with Vivek Singh for the next instalment of the series.

On Sunday 2 October at his Broadgate Circle restaurant, José will be joined by Vivek Singh, Executive Chef of The Cinnamon Club, Cinnamon Soho and Cinnamon Kitchen. Vivek’s signature style combines modern Indian flavours with western techniques. José and Vivek will bring together their two distinct styles to create a truly unforgettable Sunday lunch. Expect truly collaborative menus, wonderful food unique to this event, and stories about their friendships and experiences.

For only £50 for lunch and a welcome glass of cava (or £40 for Guardian patrons/partners), it promises to be a truly special occasion with food that you have never tasted before and stories of their friendship and experiences. Book your seat here

Arrivals at 12.30pm for pica pica and a welcome drink. Lunch will be served from 1pm.

Aldeburgh food festival

August 25, 2016

The food festival season continues in Suffolk on the 24th and 25th of September at the Aldeburgh Food Festival.  The festival takes place in the beautiful setting of Snape Maltings, and introduces its visitors to gorgeous food and wine from famous chefs in the relaxing East Anglian countryside. This year José Pizarro will be treating the punters to a true taste of the Basque Country with recipes from his new book.  For more info, visit

José’s cava and croquestas party

August 22, 2016

Stay tuned for news on the launch of our Cava & Croquetas Party at our Broadgate restaurant on 9 October – more details to come but in the meantime, save the date!

JP on Saturday Kitchen!

August 19, 2016

Catch José on Saturday Kitchen on the 20th August cooking an amazing lamb dish – watch it from 10am on BBC1 to ease yourself into the weekend!


Abergavenny food festival

August 16, 2016

On the 17th and 18th September, JP is heading west to the famous Abergavenny Food Festival.  Now 17 years old, this festival brings 30,000 hungry people to the Welsh town to try some amazing fare, including José’s very own enticing dishes! Find out more here

José Pizarro joins the Croquetas Challenge!

August 14, 2016


London is about to host the first ever Croquetas Challenge and José’s own balls of goodness will be competing alongside those from Salt Yard, Social Wine & Tapas, The Modern Pantry, Brindisa Kitchens, Oldroyd, Aqua Nueva, Duende, Copita, Barrica, Camino, Jamie Oliver’s Fifteen, Riding House Café and Señor Ceviche. Come and try for yourselves to see whose is best!

The inaugural contest takes place this 6th September at Ember Yard, 60 Berwick Street, London W1F 8SU from 6pm. Tickets cost £15 each for a drink and to taste all the croquetas – to book call 020 7439 8057 or email