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Valentines Day 2017

 

Hola Amigos!
 
 
The time of year when we all start thinking about booking our 
Valentine's Day treat has arrived. 
 
This year we have two fantastic menus for you!

We re delighted to offer a range of Special Tapas that will be available throughout the whole Valentine's week(10th-17th Feb)!This menu will be running alongside our regular menu, so the choice's are plentiful. 

We are also offering a romantic 3 Course Menu with Bubbly on Valentine's Day itself! You get a sharing board of Spanish delicacies to start, you then choose 3 tapas each and a dessert to finish the night in style!   

 
We will also be running a 2 for £10 Bellini cocktail offer all all week! . You can see the menus by clicking the link below.

 
After enjoying your meal you can move downstairs to our cocktail lounge, Bar Bodega, where you can enjoy the night in style. 
 
  
So we hope to welcome you to Tapas Tapas & Bar Bodega, please book soon to avoid disappointment as it is always a complete sell out!
 



Hasta pronto,



Michael & the @TapasTapas team

 

 

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Valentine's Weekend at Tapas Tapas 2016

Hola Amigos,

 

So Christmas is over, the New Year is here and Valentine's Day is just around the corner. A day of corny love songs, rose petals & last minute trips to the card shop ;)

 

This year Valentine's Day falls on a Sunday so we have something a little different planned. Instead of dusting off the old set menu designs and forcing you and your partner to choose from limited menus, we are making a change! For the entire Valentine's weekend we will be adding a romantic selection of Special Tapas dishes for you to choose from. This will run alongside our regular menu so you can enjoy your favourite tapas & Spanish delicacies. There's also 2 for 1 on Bellini cocktails ALL WEEKEND!

 

There will also be a special "Paella & Cava" deal running between 12pm - 4pm on Sunday 14th February for all those who want a change to the usual Sunday dinner and want to celebrate in true Spanish style. You can get an authentic Paella for two and bottle of crisp, cold Spanish Cava for only £35! (usually £44-£46).

 

Click here to view our Valentine's Menu

 

So do not delay and book now on 0151 949 1151 or CLICK HERE TO BOOK YOUR TABLE ONLINE

 

Adios amigos,

 

Mike

 

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Valentine's Day - A Date for Sharing!

Hola amigos!

Its getting round to that time of year now when we can move on from those post-Christmas blues, start to get over the cold weather snap and start to look forward to better times ahead, one of which is Valentine's Day. This is a date that has a special place in the heart of everyone in Spain, which is a romantic latino country after all, so as they would say over there, "Que vivan los novios!"

This year we've put together a Valentine's Menu that we think will be that extra bit special for your loved one, or may well help impress anyone who you want to be your Valentine! This menu is designed especially to be shared, with a glass of Champagne each upon arrival, Spanish cheese & cured "Iberico" meat platter to start, choose 6 Valentine's Tapas (3 each) and finish off with some romantic desserts. We will also have 2 for 1 on Bellini's as our special cocktails on the Saturday evening, all night, for you to share with your Valentine.

2 for 1 Bellini's ALL NIGHT

2 for 1 Bellini's ALL NIGHT over Valentine's Weekend

If you're thinking of going out on the Thursday, Friday or Sunday instead of Valentine's Day itself, but would still like to try our menu, we will be offering 20% OFF the normal price as an incentive, so please make sure that you book early to get the best seats for this special occasion!

To see the menu, please click on this link: TAPAS TAPAS VALENTINE'S DAY MENU

Click HERE to Book a Table in TAPAS TAPAS WATERLOO Online

We look forward to welcoming you here at Tapas Tapas on Valentine's Day!

Hasta luego!

Michael & the Team

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Spanish New Year's Eve Fiesta

Hola amigos!

As 2015 gets closer and closer, its time to think about how you will see out 2014 and bring in the New Year. This year we're delighted to be hosting a full New Year's Eve experience, with a Spanish "Nochevieja" Fiesta! Like every year, it is bound to be completely sold out, so do book online here soon to avoid disappointment: BOOK NEW YEARS EVE ONLINE

You can begin by reserving a table at Tapas Tapas, where we will offer a Cava reception & a fantastic 3 course meal, with a choice of extra special quality dishes to choose from. Gala Menu prices start from £24.95 per person. You can download the menu by clicking the link below:

New Year's Eve Menu

After enjoying your meal you can move downstairs to our cocktail lounge, Bar Bodega, where you will be automatically on the guest list and guaranteed free entry to bring in 2015 in style. We will have a late bar, with complementary canape's and snacks available in the bar, as well as 2 for 1 Bellini cocktails all night.

So we hope to welcome you to Tapas Tapas & Bar Bodega on the night, please book soon to avoid disappointment as last year was a complete sell out! BOOK NEW YEARS EVE ONLINE

Hasta pronto,

Michael & the @TapasTapas team

 

 

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Suckling Pig & Wine Pairing Evening

We are glad to announce that our next Tapas & Wine pairing evening is on Wednesday 29th October in Waterloo, and will start at 6:30pm. We still have a small number of tables available, so please call 0151 949 1151 to make your reservation soon if you would like to attend. Tickets are available for the bargain price of £25 per person.

The menu will consist of the following:

- Side order of Reserva Serrano ham, with instructed carving by Javier de la Hormaza.

TAPAS:

- Fillet of Red Mullet with caramelised onion & fennel puree, served with pickled carrots, cucumber chutney & roasted cherry tomatoes. Paired with Enate Gewurztraminer

- Seared Lamb chop served on green Harrisa sauce, beetroot wafers & redcurrant jelly. Paired with Enate Crianza (Tempranillo-Cabernet Sauvignon).

- Suckling Pig stuffed with black pudding & chorizo, with picked radishes, pureed potato & red wine jus. Paired with Enate Syrah-Shiraz.

Our Spanish meat importer Javier de la Hormaza will be there on the evening to give a short introduction to the art of ham carving and also to talk about the star attraction of the evening, which is our Spanish Suckling Pig, which is imported fresh from Segovia.

We will be offering a starter portion of carved ham, followed by three courses of individual tapas, all paired with fabulous wines from the Enate Bodega in North East Spain, roughly between Barcelona and Zaragoza. Laura Mayoral, who is the European Manager for the winery and an expert in their wines, will be flying in from Spain to attend the event and talk to you about how the wines are produced and explain the background of the winery.

The wines will be paired with appropriate foods, and the Chardonnay is unlike any you will have tried before. It is a perfect match for the tender suckling pig, which is served in sliced portions. The secret to the dish is that the pig is allowed to suckle for 21 days, using natural farming processes to produce the best flavour, texture and crackling that you're likely to have tasted!

Tickets are already selling like hot cakes, so please call the restaurant on 0151 949 1151 or reply to this email and make your reservation ASAP!

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Artisan Tapas & Wine Evening, 24th April

Following on from the success of our first Tapas & Wine Pairing Evening in January, we will be hosting our second event, which will take place on Thursday 24th April in Waterloo from 6:30pm.

This event will give you the opportunity to meet one of our wine producers, with Neil Collins of Eurowines coming along to discuss the origins of his company's vineyards, and can talk you through how the different wines, how they are produced and the region where they come from.

Tickets are £29.95 per person, and will feature four exceptional wines to try each, from different regions across the world, which are paired with four courses of fabulous tapas dishes, including the following:

- Tapas Deli Board, including cured Spanish Iberico meats, olives & artisan breads

- Smoked Haddock & Crab Fishcakes, mixed leaves & mango salsa

- 1844 Mini-cumberland sausages, glazed in honey on a wholegrain mustard mash with caramelised onions

- Flatiron Steak from local, free range, rare breed cattle

- Cheeseboard

Tickets are already selling like hot cakes, so please call the restaurant on 0151 949 1151 to make your reservation ASAP!

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Valentine's Day 2014

Hola amigos,

Valentine’s Day is coming up, and one of the best ways to celebrate with your special someone is to enjoy a delicious meal at a romantic restaurant. We all know how important it is to pick the right place! So, to help your date go off perfectly, we have put together what we feel is an outstanding food menu, with the addition of a Champagne reception as well as our usual great vibes to create the perfect date! We will be offering the same menu in both our Liverpool city centre restaurant as well as our South Road (Waterloo) branch. We also have the added benefit of having Bar Bodega at your disposal for some romantic post-dinner cockails by candlelight, without having to walk your date through the cold in search of a good cocktail bar!

We request a deposit of £5 per person when you make your reservation. Please be quick as both restaurants are already filling up quickly!

You can download our menu on the link below:

VALENTINES DAY MENU 2014

Hasta luego,

Michael & the Team

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New Year's Eve at Tapas Tapas & Bar Bodega

We are offering a full New Year's Eve experience this year to bring in 2014! You can begin by reserving a table at Tapas Tapas, where we will offer a Champagne reception & a fantastic 3 course meal, with a choice of extra special quality dishes to choose from. Gala Menu prices start from £24.95 per person. You can download the menu by clicking the link below:

New Year's Eve Menu 2013

After enjoying your meal you can move over to Bar Bodega where you will be automatically on the guest list and guaranteed free entry to bring in 2014 in style. Both venues will have a late bar, with complementary canape's and snacks available in the bar, as well as 2 for 1 Bellini cocktails all night.

Also, the Christmas party season is also fast approaching, and the busy days are almost fully booked, so if you're looking for a table, please get in touch! This year we're offering two Festive Menus for the Christmas party season, both of which are sharing banquet menus, where you get every dish to share between your group. Christmas Menu A costs £19.95 (£15.95 at lunchtimes) p/person and Christmas Menu B costs £25.95 (£21.95 at lunchtimes) p/person.

You can view the menus by clicking on this link: Download Christmas Menus 2013

We are currently offering a discount of 20% from these menus for early-birds booking their parties now, valid from Sundays - Thursdays in December. Our venues are excellent choices to celebrate Navidades as we also have Bar Bodega available for pre or post-party drinks until late! We hope to see you this Navidad in Tapas Tapas!

So we hope to welcome you to Tapas Tapas & Bar Bodega on the night, please book soon to avoid disappointment!

Hasta pronto,

Michael & the team

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Have a Movember Cocktail & Support Charity

Movember is fast becoming a time of year when you will see many guys sporting old-fashioned 'tashes around town. It's all to raise awareness and funds for men's health issues, in particular testicular & prostate cancer, which I'm sure you'll agree is a very good cause. 

Colin (our Sous Chef) and Brad (Bar Supervisor) from Waterloo have taken it upon themselves to support this good cause & grown 'tashes this Movember! To support them we are producing a Movember Cocktail menu called, "Tails & Tashes" & we will be giving proceeds from the cocktail sales to the Movember charity.

Here's some examples of what you can sample on the menu:

The Ron Burgundy... “Hey Ho! Poppa Burgundy’s here!”

As Ron Burgundy loves scotch, this cocktail is made up from Bells and Drambuie, with a dash of Butterscotch for less harshness. Served over ice, Poppa Burgundy style. £6.50

The Hulk Hogan... “I’m the man who made Wrestling famous!”

Famous for his “white handlebars”, this is a cocktail which uses Maker's Mark, fresh raspberries and white chocolate. It is a twist on the classic ‘old fashioned’, and is bound to make you rip your vest off! £7.50

The Tom Selleck... “Son, never throw a punch at a redwood!”

As Thomas Magnum was a ladies’ man, this is a sweet cocktail using Jim Beam, fresh orange slices, sugar, and egg white all shaken up. It’s finished over ice and is sure to get the ladies drooling. £7

The Charlie Chaplin... ”You'll find life is still worthwhile, if you just smile.”

This classic cocktail is renowned in America. It, like Charlie Chaplin is a bundle of laughter and consists of Jim Beam, Sweet Vermouth and Campari stirred up and served on the rocks. If this doesn’t tickle you then I don’t know what will! £7

Salvador Dali... ”Painting is an infinitely minute part of my personality.”

This "artistic" cocktail is full of flavour. It is made from bourbon, gin, orange and fresh lime. It portrays Dali’s paintings with flavours and is finished with fresh nutmeg and grated ginger. Aqui esta! £6.50

Freddie Mercury... ”I won’t be a rock star. I will be a legend.”

This cocktail will rock you! With cherry Red Stag, mint leaves, fresh fruits and sugar it is a take from the classic ‘Mint Julep’. It is built over crushed ice and decorated with mint and berries. Now that gets you singing! £7.50

Please remember that proceeds from these cocktail sales go to the Movember charity, so your assitance is appreciated!

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The Way To Your Dad's Heart Is With..... Paella!

OK, we admit that it could be stretching the old saying a bit. But our Paella's are very good, and taste that much better with 50% off! So why not spoil dad with something special this Father's Day?

If you haven't planned ahead yet, don't worry, it's not too late. Show your dad that its his special day by booking now for Sunday 16th June at Tapas Tapas in Liverpool or Waterloo.

Click HERE to Book a Table in Liverpool Online

Click HERE to Book a Table in Waterloo Online

If you prefer to choose Tapas instead of Paella, we will also be running 50% off our Menu del Dia all day on Sunday, so that choice is yours!

We also have a great choice of Spanish beers for dad, which you will struggle to find anywhere else in Liverpool. We were the first venue in the city to import Estrella Galicia and Mahou on draught, so let dad enjoy an ice cool pint of whichever he prefers!

Hasta luego,

Michael & the team at Tapas Tapas

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Check Out Our New Years Eve Menus

Starting to think about what you're going to do for New Years Eve yet? Why not make it a special night and join us here at Tapas Tapas? Each restaurant will have its own special menu, designed by our Head Chefs Diego and Carolina. You can expect our usual brand of Spanish-style fun, great food as well as cocktails and chupitos, so we hope to see you all here for the celebrations!

The details for each restaurant are as follows:

Liverpool City Centre - £30 per person with a £10 deposit per person requested

 Live music during the evening, to get you into the swing of the New Years Eve atmosphere, including a saxophonist & percussionist playing

- A glass of cava included, served upon arrival

- Cured Spanish meats & cheese, served on a sharing platter

- Bread & dips

- Choose three special gourmet tapas from a selection 

- Choose a dessert

- Late bar open until 3am with the usual great tunes from Bar Bodega to dance away to until well into 2013

Download the menu here: Tapas Tapas Liverpool New Years Eve Menu

South Road, Waterloo - £30 per person with a £10 deposit per person requested

- Party atmosphere, with Latino Music during the evening. We will also be holding a prize draw for diners in the restaurant, where winning ticket holders will win bottles of Cava, Sangria or discount vouchers to dine in the restaurant. 

- A glass of  cava included, served upon arrival

- Cured Spanish meats & cheese, served on a sharing platter

- Bread & dips

- Choose three special gourmet tapas from a selection 

- Choose a dessert

Download the menu here: Tapas Tapas Waterloo New Years Eve Menu

Feliz año nuevo!

All the team at Tapas Tapas

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Tapas Tapas Waterloo to Be Refurbished in 2013

Tapas Tapas Waterloo is currently undergoing an extensive refurbishment to celebrate its 7th birthday (don't worry, we aren't closing as we're doing a section at a time, and there will be no disruption). We are now due to open in the middle of March, with the official launch party now expected on Tuesday 26th March. Apologies for the changing dates, but unfortunately refurbishments never seem to stick to the deadline!

The launch will have live entertainment, including Flamenco dancers, sax players, live Spanish guitar as well as a drum percussionist. We will be handing out free samples of Sangria punch upon arrival as well as samples of our Spanish "chupito" shot cocktails throughout the night.

The refurb will include a brand new frontage to Mount Pleasant and South Road, booths and fixed seating and the addition of an upstairs bar. We will offer a full range of cocktails, including our ever popular Sangria Martini and the Blood Orange Mango Mojito.

The "Tapas Tapas" restaurant dining area will be retained by moving to an expanded upstairs area, and will include sheek and comfortable booth seating around the room.

Find out more about Bar Bodega by visiting the website www.bar-bodega.co.uk, liking the Facebook page or following us on Twitter.

To register on the guest list for the launch party, just click on the link below:

ADD ME TO THE GUEST LIST

Hasta luego!

Michael and the Tapas Tapas & Bar Bodega Team

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From Property to Paella...the Beginning of Tapas Tapas

Having recently taken to blogging on our website, I thought that this would be a good opportunity to answer a question that I hear all the time when chatting to our customers. Why did we decide to open a Spanish tapas restaurant in Liverpool?

There are probably two main reasons behind this, the first being that since I was very small our family business has always involved restaurants and bars. One of my earliest memories was "helping" my mum cook in the kitchen of a pub that the family owned in Liverpool (The Old Bill). I also have a vivid memory of my dad slicing his arm open in the kitchen with a knife, and never being allowed back in again! From there, we opened two other Italian restaurants (Antonelli's in Waterloo and Portobello's in Aughton) before opening Tapas Tapas in Waterloo in late 2005.

My background in Spain included spells living and studying in the University of Seville between 2000 and 2001 (a fantastic city that I highly recommend visiting), then a period in 2003 studying at the University of Madrid, before I got a job working for a property developer in the Malaga region. It was during this time that I developed a love for the relaxed Spanish culture and way of life which, as you will know, also revolves around food, wine, beer and coffee! For me, relaxing at my local bar, whether this was in Sevilla (Cafe Europa), Madrid (Casa Antonio) or in Benalmadena Pueblo (La Parada), chatting with the locals and sampling their simple yet delicious tapas was what I appreciated the most about living in Spain. I loved how the Spanish can take a simple ingredient, such as olive oil, garlic, chilli or tomatoes and turn any meat, fish or vegetable into a mouthwatering dish! The Mediterranean diet became my way of life and I had never been healthier. It was visiting me during this spell in Spain that my family got the tapas bug and, as a result, opened the Waterloo restaurant. Although at the time I had my own estate agency over there (my Spanish property website, Ideal Spanish Property, is now run with my business partner in Spain) when I returned to the UK I wanted my fellow Brits to be able to appreciate delicious Spanish food just like I did for so many years.

So in 2008, I decided to return to Liverpool to expand upon the existing family business. With the benefit of 20 years of my parents experience and know how about the restaurant business, we opened Tapas Tapas in Liverpool city centre to complement the Waterloo restaurant and the rest, as they say, is history. Our goal was to create a restaurant which made you feel like you were in Spain, and was true to what the experience of "ir de tapas" is like there. To achieve this we decided that not only did we have to source excellent produce, but also had to pay careful attention to the décor  the music we play, the selection of chefs and waiting on staff and of course the little things like having Spanish beers such as Mahou on tap, and a wide variety of excellent wines.

Many people tell me that coming to Tapas Tapas makes them feel like they've just stepped off a plane in Seville or Barcelona. The tasty authentic dishes created by our Spanish chefs, the Jamon Serrano legs hanging above the bar, the traditional Spanish portraits on the walls, the hustle and bustle of waiters conversing in Spanish... all of this is what I believe makes Tapas Tapas what it is. It's taken almost five years of hard work but it has been worth while, especially when I get emails from happy customers or tweets from our regulars who love to sample a taste of Spain without leaving Liverpool!

In 2012 the business also expanded to include the very popular Bar Bodega, which is a Spanish-influenced bar in the cellar area of the city centre premises, which serves a great array of cocktails, Spanish beers, spirits and liqueurs, as well as the now famous chocolate "chupito" shots. Many of Tapas Tapas clients use the bar for an aperitif or decide to spend the night there following their meal. The concept will be rolled out into the Waterloo premises, which will be refurbished and extended in February 2013. 

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Tapas Tapas Waterloo
23 South Road
Waterloo
Liverpool
L22 5PE
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