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Salvador & Amanda Covent Garden

  • Covent Garden
  • Late Night
  • £££

Basement tapas and cocktail bar with art deco-style stained glass windows and wooden booths with leather seats.


8 Great Newport Street, London, WC2H 7JA
+44 (0) 20 7240 1551
Opening Times
Mon-Thu 17.00–02.00
Fri-Sat 17.00–03.00
Sun 13.00–23.00
Insider Information
Booking only on Fri-Sat.


  • Design My Night

    Design My Night Says…

    Salvador and Amanda has been bringing cultural flavour and the fiesta of Spain to Leicester Square for over 12 years. Just a stone's throw away from Leicester Square tube station, you can unwind in stylish surroundings whilst enjoying classic tapas, sumptuous cocktails (and sangria) and vibrant music. Broody, atmospheric and tonal, Salvador and Amanda has just the same amount of Spanish sass as it does romance. From rich leather booths and candlelit tables, to a bustling dancefloor and cool colours, Salvador and Amanda isn't sandy Spanish, it's more an amorous fiesta.

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  • Square Meal

    Square Meal Says…

    Salvador (as in twirly mustachioed surrealist, Señor Dali) & Amanda (as in Ms Lear, his ambiguous, 70s’ disco-diva muse) are the inspirational spirits behind this penumbral, antique basement. It could easily be an Almodóvar film set – if only the clientele were a little more Gael Garcia Bernal rather than Gail Grace & Berni from Basildon here for Wednesday’s ‘surreal dining experience’ with circus cabaret.

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  • Time Out

    Time Out Says…

    This tapas bar in Covent Garden serves Iberian fare, from the classics – patatas bravas, serrano ham and salted almonds, say – to more imaginative dishes such as chorizo lollipops, mackerel salad with onion and capers or artisan crisps with green chillies. There is a buzzy, party vibe, complemented by a range of global wines and cocktails as well as occasional flamenco shows.

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