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pica picar  
salted almonds 2.5
mixed olives 3.5
crispy chickpeas 3.5
pimientos de padron 4.5
grilled tomatoes with crispy garlic & cumin 4
salt cod croquetas 4
jamon croquetas 4
morcilla on chargrilled bread topped with quail's egg 5
sobrassada baked with honey 5.5
tortilla 3.5
bread basket with olive oil & alioli 2.5
pan con tomate 3.5
   
embutidos & cheese  
jamon iberico bellota 25g/50g 8/15
charcuterie board – chorizo, lomo, salchicon 10
cheese board – manchego, manchenego, picos de europa & garrotxa 10
cecina de Leon – air-cured beef 7
   
vegetables & huevos  
green salad 3.5
goat's cheese and crispy pancetta salad 6.5
huevos al plato – baked eggs over chorizo or pisto 6
huevos rotos – eggs with chorizo & potatoes 6
patatas bravas 4.5
espinicas – sautéed spinach with pinenuts & raisins 4.5
pisto – aubergines, courgettes & peppers with tomato sauce 4.5
fried aubergine with honey 4.5
   
fish & seafood
pulpo a la gallega – octopus, potato & paprika 8.5
gambas al ajillo – garlic prawns 7.5
chipirones – fried baby squid 8
   
meat  
chicharrones – crispy pieces of pork belly 6.5
albondigas con salsa espanola – meatballs 5.5
pincho de pollo con romesco 8
chorizo a la sidra 6
   
cheese plate 9
manchego – from galicia; unpasteurised sheeps milk, 11 months aged
picos de europa – from castle-leon; unpasteurised sheeps milk, creamy & salty blue
garrotxa – from catalunya; pasterised goats milk, semi-soft texture
recommended sherry pairing: fernando de castillo's antique amontillado 9
   
desserts  
crema catalana 5
tarte de santiago with turroncino ice cream 6
chocolate brownie & vanilla ice cream 6
   
sorbet & ice cream
1 scoop £3, 2 scoops £5
ice cream: hazelnut, vanilla & chocolate
sorbet: strawberry, lemon & orange
recommended sherry pairing: pedro ximenez from el maestro sierra 6
   
cava
babot, penedes – xarel-lo, macabeu, parallada – smooth and fresh, well integrated acidity   7 / 25
colet vatua, penedes – muscat, parellada, gewurztraminer – very special, small production, ripe fruit notes, fresh and full   8.5 / 33
   
blanco
torre solar, 2012 – macabeo, crisp tropical fruits, lemon & grapefruit   4 / 12 / 19
sola fred blanco, celler el masroig, 2012 – montsant, citrus notes with herbal, mineral edge   4.4 / 13 / 22
acantus, toledo, 2013 – sauvignon blanc, light fresh, crisp acidity, fruit intensity   4.7 / 14.1 / 24
la liebre y la tortuga, rias baixas, 2013 – albariño, fresh with hints of minerality   5 / 15 / 26
vetiver, rioja blanco, 2011 – 100% viura, elegant, rich, melon and tropical fruits   5.2 / 15.6 / 27
ovni, pedro ximenez, montilla moriles, 2012 – pedro ximenez, bouquet of dried white flowers, grapefruit, bitter lemon finish   5.5 / 16.5 / 28
pazo de monterrey, galicia, 2012 – godello, sommellier wine awards gold medal, apricot, apples, pears, citrus   5.8 / 17.4 / 29
verd albera, emporda, 2013 – garnatxa blanca, muscat, spicy citrus fruits, smoky richness from muscat, but crisp and dry   5.6 / 17 / 30
the flower and the bee, ribiero, 2012 – treixadura, amazing single vineyard wine from galicia   5.8 / 17.5 / 31
nora, rias baixas 2012 – classic albariño, clean and intense with a long finish. 92 points peñin guide   6.5 / 19 / 34
picarana, bodega marañones, madrid 2012 – albilla, weighty and rich, a white wine for the red wine drinker   6.7 / 20 / 36
vidonia, tenerife, 2012 – listan blanco, gentle, yeasty nose, tangy bone-dry finish, volcanic notes   7.2 / 21.5 / 39
amaren blanco, rioja, 2011 – viura, malvasia, the essence of rioja with the elegance of burgundy   45
   
rosado
plot twenty two, 2013 – classic tempranillo, shiraz, ripe red fruit, floral aromas   4 / 12 / 19
cuna de la poesia, rioja, 2012 – garnacha, pale, light and fresh, as close as spain gets to a provence style   4.7 / 14.1 / 24
   
tinto
borsao, campo de borja, 2012 – garnacha, multi award winning, brambles, cherries, redcurrent   4 / 12 / 19
vina zorzal, navarra, 2011 – graciano, inky blackcurrant, rich tannins & juicy structure   4.5 / 13.5 / 23
la multa, calatayud, 2012 – old vine garnacha, scottish winemaker in spain, el escoses volante, delicioso   4.7 / 14.1 / 24
el castro de valtuille joven, bierzo, 2012 – mencia ripe cherry with a soupcon of black pepper, rich yet delicate   4.8 / 14.5 / 25
tarima organico, alicante 2012 – monastrell, robert parker 90 pts. blueberry, blackberry aromas   5 / 15 / 26
pasion de bobal, utiel-requena, 2011 – bobal, opulent and spicy from high altitude vineyards near valencia   5.2 / 15.6 / 27
milu roble, ribera del duero, 2012 – tintodel pais, full-bodied, youthful, fruit driven   5.5 / 16.5 / 28
barbazul, cadiz, 2011 – tintilla de rota, syrah, merlot, intense aromas of dried cherry, black fruits and figs, delicious   5.8 / 17.4 / 29
luis cañas crianza, rioja, 2010 – tempranillo, classic rioja, from one of the regions best producers   6 / 18 / 32
ceps nous, celler pasanau, priorat 2011 – garnacha, cariñena, syrah, cabernet. smooth tannins, integrated oak, great complexity   7 / 21 / 37
7 fuentes, listan negro, tenerife, 2012 – listan negro, high altitude, Atlantic freshness, peppery volcanic notes   7.2 / 21.6 / 38
es lo que hay, calatayud. 2011 – garnacha, fruit, body, soft tannins, refined minerality, excellente.   7.5 / 22.5 / 41
12 volts, mallorca, 2012 – callet, fogoneu, syrah, cabernet, merlot. Peñin winery of the year   42
ardiles, priorat, 2007 – garnacha, cariñena, syrah, cabernet, leather, tobacco, coffee notes, 12 months in oak barriques   47
dominio de cair, ribero del duero, 2012 – tinto del pais, intense, well structured, fine balance of fruit and oak hints of spice and dark chocolate   48
la pasada, rioja, 2011 – tempranillo, only 2480 bottles, single vineyard, modern style collaboration with finca allende, exotic spices, dark fruits, muy delicioso.   49
taberner, cadiz, 2007 – syrah, sommelier awards gold. full rich, plum , chocolate, spice, mocha and oak, barbazul's older more serious brother   56
   
xérès / sherry / jerez
guide to sherry – sherry is the umami of the wine world, it will enhance the flavour of any food. Try this as a guide for sherry food pairings.
if it swims – fino or manzanilla
if it flies – amontillado
if it runs – oloroso
PX is delicious with anything sweet or picos de europa blue cheese.
All the sherrys below are dry apart from the cream which is sweet, and the PX which is very sweet.
  100ml 375ml
la goya, manzanilla   16   4.5
fino, gutierrez colosia   5
don jose, very old amontillado   6
jose de soto, cream   5
leanor, palo cortado   6
don jose, very old oloroso   6
  75ml  
px, pedro ximenez, el maestro sierra   6
 
30 year old sherries
  75ml  
antique oloroso, fernando de castilla   9
antique palo cortado, fernando de castilla   10
antique amontillado, fernando de castilla   9
pedro ximenez, el maestro sierra   6
   
cervezas
alhambra reserva – granada 6.4% ABV   4.5
estrella damm – barcelona 4.6% ABV   4
beercelona, craft ale – barcelona   5
cerdos voladores, craft ale – barcelona   5.5
inedit (Ferran Adria's wheat beer) 4.8% ABV 500ml   7
   
cider / sidra
mayador – Asturias 5.5% ABV   4
   
digestif  
  50ml
brandy, fernando de castilla, solera reserva   7
whisky, the macallan, matured in sherry casks   9
pacharan (aniseed with sloe berries from navarre)   4
anis del mono, dulce (aniseed like sambuca)   4
orujo de hierbas (galician grappa with local herbs)   4
crema de orujo (like baileys, but better)   4
hierbas de mallorca (aniseed with local herbs)   4
  75ml
casta diva, moscatel, alicante   8
   
soft drinks
vichy catalan sparkling water 500ml   3.5
fentimans ginger beer   3.5
fentimans seville orange   3.5
coca cola   2.5
diet coke   2.5
sprite   2.5
   
cafe
cafe solo / espresso   2.5
cafe cortado   2.5
cafe con leche   3
carajillo (cafe solo, brandy de jerez)   3.5
   
tea
breakfast, earl grey, fennel, chinese green, fresh mint   3
ginger rogers
fresh ginger, element 29 vodka, cava
8
sour amontillado
don jose maria very old amontillado, sugar, lemon juice
8
mojito especial
white rum, fresh lime, strawberry, basil leaves
8
la fresita
boxer gin, triple sec, cranberry juice, mint, strawberry
8
la cosmopolita
element 29 vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice, fresh lime juice
8
guadalajara (won't do)
cabrito reposada tequila, brown sugar, basil, soda
8
el comandante
havana club añejo rum, honey, fresh lime juice
8
muy margarita
cabrito reposada tequila, triple sec, fresh lime juice
8
espresso martini
element29 vodka, espresso, el maestro PX
8
rebujito
la goya manzanilla, sprite, fresh lime and mint
6
gin & tonic especial
boxer gin, fever tree tonic, fresh ginger, pink peppercorns
8
hendricks gin & tonic
hendricks gin, fever tree tonic, cucumber
8
 

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