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Incredible food, lovely ambiance, warm & friendly staff. Just wonderful
Delicious food, fabulous service and amazing staff. This place is a must if you like tapas.
Excellent food and service. Friendly, efficient and didn't rush us.
The food, staff and atmosphere were all brilliant! Highly recommended!
This was our second visit to La Bota. There has always been a good friendly welcome here and the food and selection is great. It was just unfortunate that we didn't receive all the dishes we ordered. There was some confusion, they gave us the wrong dish and when we advised we hadn't ordered it, it should have been something else with the same main ingredient it somehow removed another dish from our order...as it turned out we had plenty to eat with the 5 dishes between us and didn't need the 6th. We had ordered water but received none. We never ordered olives but were given some, this had happened on a previous visit so we never thought anything of it but there was a £2.50 charge on the bill for it which is even more expensive that they charge for olives, according to their website it should be £1.95! The charge for the Sangria on the bill was higher than the price in the menu, the menu price was £13 something and the charge was £14.50. There were just too many small things that weren't right for us to completely relax and enjoy our evening...I say evening but somehow, and I still don't quite know how, we were in and out in 30 minutes! Sadly just not the relaxing Saturday night meal out we'd been expecting.
Sabor is a rebooted La Bota. We used to love La Bota, so were a bit worried it had changed. However, it was a pleasant surprise. A bit more expensive (admittedly, La Bota was quite low budget), but we thought it was worth it. Some old favourites were still on the menu, with some new and imaginative additions. We always stick to the tapas, so can't speak for main courses. We particularly liked the tartare of tuna with avocado cream and sesame seeds. We thought it was sensational. We wanted to order another one, but we'd already eaten the last one available that night. We intend to go again.
La Bota is a consistently good restaurant. The service is friendly and efficient and because we use it so much they always recognise us and have a joke. The tapas is great. Try the beetroot salad or boquerones and patatas bravas with the Temtranillo wine. Delicious! There is now a sister restaurant in Stroud Green called La Fabrica which is also fantastic and very trendy. The guy who runs both of these eateries has definitely found a winning formula!
We are regular customers at La Bota, often combining a meal there with a visit to the nearby Arthouse Cinema. We are invariably impressed with the selection and quality of the tapas, the service and value for money at La Bota and highly recommend it.
My wife and I have been regulars at Sabor and la Bota, as it was before its refurbishment. We were not completely happy with the changes made, notably to the menu, and the move away from tapas, but were delighted to find that the new pre-cinema tapas menu consisted of beautifully prepared dishes and was great value for money -even better than our memories of la Bota.
The food at La Bota is superb, always and the fact that people were turned away because the tables were filled by 8pm is indicative of its popularity. The staff are charming and we love going there. We've also been there on a flamenco evening which was very atmospheric.