Drakes Tabanco

3 Windmill Street, Fitzrovia, (opposite the Charlotte Street Hotel), London, W1T 2HY

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 23:00
Saturday: 12:30 - 23:00

Super food, atmosphere and friendly knowledgable staff.

Carmel Kavanagh 16 February 2017
From 3 Windmill Street

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More about Drakes Tabanco

In the heart of London, Drakes Tabanco is a tavern serving up sherry wines straight from the barrel, and rustic Spanish food. Visitors can fill up a bottle from the barrel to take home, or there is a top shelf selection offering up a range of old and rare sherry wines.

The Drakes menu features an extensive choice of nibbles which pair perfectly with their sherry wines, from smoked scallops with avocado purée, to lamb prosciutto with mustard pickles. There are a range of Spanish-inspired mains, such as their braised pig cheeks with oloroso potato purée and octopus with chickpeas and chorizo.

Brought to you by the award-winning team behind Copita and Barrica, Drakes London offers a rustic, nostalgic take on the traditional Spanish tabanco.

Nestled away on Windmill Street just off Tottenham Court Road, Tabanco London is a 4-minute walk from Goodge Street Tube Station.

Drakes Tabanco can seat up to 50+ guests, and is also available for private hire.

Customer Reviews for Drakes Tabanco


(based on 170 reviews)

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16 February 2017 by Carmel Kavanagh from 3 Windmill Street
Super food, atmosphere and friendly knowledgable staff.
12 February 2017 by Davorka Bakota from London
Simply amazing!
31 January 2017 by The social cook from London
Really tasty family lunch. We really enjoyed the mixed charcuterie, lamb shoulder special and smoked scallop. It would have been good if we had been warned at the time of booking about the restaurant being booked for a large party and being seated in the bar area by the door as well as being advised to order as quickly as possible before the party or being warned about the delay with our food. It was crazy that there was only one member of staff on the floor serving the large party of about 30 and us (4).
25 January 2017 by Deborah David from Hampton
Excellent lunch- friendly, relaxed efficient service with tasty, well cooked and presented dishes.
21 January 2017 by Lisa Thomas from London
Great food, especially good for sharing. Lively atmosphere with excellent service
21 January 2017 by Nigel Draper from London
We have now been here four times and each time we say how much we love it - great atmosphere, excellent food and lovely wines and sherries. The food is modern tapas mixed with unusual mains dishes. The lamb carpaccio and the pork skirt dishes we had last night were great. The staff are all Spanish, they are very friendly, and the place has a really authentic feel.
27 December 2016 by Nancy Williams from London
Lovely evening with friends at Drakes Tabanco. Delicious food - try the cauliflower! Great atmosphere (with the added benefit of being able to hear the conversation). Helpful, friendly service. Will be back!
20 December 2016 by Siobhan Tennyson from London
Gorgeous food, helpful staff that aren't too in your face. Lush place and can't wait to go back!
16 December 2016 by Alastair Miller from Penrith
Excellent meal. Lovely atmosphere. Friendly and informative staff. Great food and wonderful sherry!
4 December 2016 by George Thornton from London
Great food, great service, didn't feel rushed as is often the case in tapas style restaurants. Overall a lovely meal

Drakes Tabanco

3 Windmill Street, Fitzrovia, (opposite the Charlotte Street Hotel), London, W1T 2HY

General: +44 2076379388

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