La Europea

By Claire Gledhill

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La Europea is a bodega with a difference. Yes there’s the vermouth (from Reus) to accompany the reassuringly familiar Russian salad or salt cod croquette tapas.

Yes, there are the craft beers, regional wines and cocktails – but there are also familiar favorites with a twist, or from further afield, to ease you into aperitifs or dinner. In the laid-back, kaleidoscopic bar out front or the intimate yet airy patio at the rear, nibble your way through Andalusian-style shrimp fritters with Greek tzatziki dip, Middle-Eastern falafel or baked-egg Shashuka, Scandinavian-style salmon, Montreal street food poutine (French fries with cheese and gravy) or their take on bravas, but better: crinkle cut fries with spring onions and Canary-island inspired green and red mojo dipping sauces. 

The mini pizza selection includes seasonal toppings such as Spanish ham, asparagus and rocket, or the inspired apple and goat cheese with a dusting of cinnamon.

Opening hours
Monday
– closed –
Tuesday
17:00 – 23:30
Wednesday
17:00 – 23:30
Thursday
17:00 – 23:30
Friday
17:00 – 01:30
Saturday
12:00 – 01:30
Sunday
12:00 – 17:00