153 reviews

19 Shore Place, EH6 6SW

Leith, Edinburgh

Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas

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About Tapa

  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 5

    Service: 5

    Value: 5

    Saturday early evening

    We had the £50 offer which was great value for money and really great food and drinks.
    - dined in restaurant 10/01/2015
  • Food: 5

    Ambience: 5

    Service: 5

    Value: 5

    Lovely Tapas

    We ate here on a Sunday night at 7pm, the restaurant was not particularly busy. The atmosphere was good and the service was excellent, I believe that it would be great on a busy night. The food was excellent, the ribs in particular I would recommend but everything was tasty. I have eaten tapas in Spain and this was as good as many restaurants there.
    - dined in restaurant 21/12/2014

Popular Spanish restaurant in Leith

Situated in a refurbished warehouse building, Tapa’s interior incorporates traditional Spanish colours with a classic ‘Bodega’ feel of stonework and natural furnishings. The restaurant is on Shore Place in the northern part of Edinburgh and is a welcoming venue with a relaxed atmosphere and friendly staff. Tapa is wheelchair accessible and can cater for gluten-free and vegetarian diets.

Authentic Andalusian & Spanish fare

The head chef at Tapa is from Seville and passionate about Spanish and Andalusian food and the freshness and authenticity of ingredients used in the kitchen. Some popular tapas dishes at the restaurant include the homemade oxtail croquettes (buñuelos de rabo del toro); the battered hake fillet with a pea & garlic salsa (fritura de merluza); and their aubergine crisps drizzled with honey (berenjenas con miel).

Other traditional favourites often on the menu are the slow cooked beef & pork meatballs (albondigas a la jardinera); the Spanish potato & onion omelette with spinach & melted Manchego cheese (tortilla con espinacas); and chorizo sausage girdled with homemade tomato salsa (chorizo a la plancha).

Leith & north Edinburgh transport links

Tapa is on Shore Place in Leith, north of Edinburgh. Bus stops with services travelling to the city centre are close to the restaurant, and is a 5 minute walk from Edinburgh’s waterfront shopping centre, Ocean Terminal, as well as the foot of Leith Walk.

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