Jason Allen 05/12/17

Barrafina’s Executive Chef Angel Zapata Martin Shares His Favourite London Spots

We asked Barrafina’s executive head chef Angel Zapata Martin where he likes to dine, drink, and while away the hours in London…

Favourite date spot?

In the middle of the sea.

Favourite brunch spot?


Favourite Sunday lunch spot?

At home.

Favourite cocktail bar?


Angel Zapata Martin recommends StreetXO

Favourite place for a casual dinner?

Black Axe Mangal.

Favourite restaurant abroad?

Sant Celoni in Hesperia Madrid.

London-based guilty pleasure?

Dominique Ansel Bakery [now closed].

Desert Island Dish?

Tortilla y pan con tomate.


We assume that Angel was just being polite… and didn’t want to say that his actual favourite restaurant is Barrafina.