José Tapas Bar Bermondsey Street

José Pizarros first Tapas Bar in London, offering authentic Spanish food and where it all started

Wine list & Cocktails

Experience a true taste of Spain in our little corner of Bermondsey street.

José Tapas Bar has a cult following in the London scene as the go to place for the best Tapas.

Opened in 2011 with a no booking policy, our loyal customers along with first time guest continue to fall in love with the vibrant, friendly atmosphere.

Serving a daily changing menu written on the black boards along with 50 Spanish wines & sherries served by the glass, you will be happy to squeeze in to soak up a truly authentic experience.

Both our Bermondsey Street restaurants welcome dogs of all shapes and sizes, providing them with a bowl of water on arrival. Bring your puppies with you!

Can I book a table?

Unfortunately we do not take bookings at José, it’s the magic tapas bar feeling, first come, first served. (Even if you have a group of 8)

It’s small and cosy.

José is inspired by the bustling tapas bars around La Boquería market in Barcelona and the traditional tapas bars in the hot, dusty towns and villages of Andalucía. The daily menu depends on what looks good at the market on the day.

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Monday to Saturday*

12noon – 10.15pm


12pm - 9:30pm

No reservations, we operate a 'first come first serve' system. There is no landline to contact José Tapas, however, you can always get in touch by emailing the Info team.

*First and last table. All guests must leave the building by 11 pm.

BANK HOLIDAYS MONDAY: We operate from 12pm to 21:15 (last table arrival)

104 Bermondsey St, Bermondsey, London SE1 3UB


MICHELIN Guide’s Point Of View: If it’s great tasting, great value, flavour-packed tapas you’re after, then you’ve come to the right place. José is rustic and ‘no-frills’, with an open kitchen, a counter, high level seating and a bustling atmosphere – but that’s all part of the appeal. The Acorn-fed Jamón Ibérico is a must.

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