Camino Bankside

4.1
266 reviews
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Spanish
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  • Tapas
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Camino Bankside is tucked away behind the Tate Modern on London’s Bankside. Full of natural light by day, and softly lit for an intimate mood by night, opening onto a large outdoor terrace perfect for a drink or two on long summer evenings.

Bankside is also home to our impressive jamón counter, with a selection of impeccable quality Ibérico black pig hams professionally carved by one of our highly trained cortador de jamón.

We’re open everyday for lunch, dinner and everything in between. Join us on weekends for our happy hour from 4pm-6pm!
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SB
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 1food 2service 1ambience 3

Service was terrible, staff couldn’t have been less interested or helpful if they’d tried, we repeatedly had to to chase up food and drink orders, no flexibility with a food allergy one of the group had, and then were charged for food we didn’t ever receive, so poor.

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OT
Los Angeles
6 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 2food 2service 4ambience 4

Good service but half of the food and drinks menu was not available to order!

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IS
London
11 reviews
Dined on 8 May 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Pleasant little place. The food is not the best tapas in town but well done, and good portion sizes. The ambience is a little flat but the staff friendly and attentive. I will visit again.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 4 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really liked this place. Food was really tasty and the staff were lovely.

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Y
London
37 reviews
Dined on 4 May 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Great food, outstanding ambience and good service all rounded up with a tasty pitcher of sangria and the most tender piece of pork meat I have ever tasted. Great evening and will definitely be back!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 3 May 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 1

Good service, good tapas, just very loud music which made conversation difficult - and not really the kind of music that sets any kind of ambience - maybe some kind of sound proofing between the seated table areas and the bar would be better!

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a
London
1 review
Dined on 30 April 2019
Overall 2food 3service 2ambience 3

Disappointing experience. At arrival there was nobody FOH. When someone did turn up they could find no record of our OpenTable booking. Eventually another staff member came and managed to seat us. Restaurant was very obviously understaffed - long wait to order and drinks were extremely slow to arrive. Will not be returning.

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Edinburgh
8 reviews
Dined on 27 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Tried fir first time, not disappointed

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CC
London
1 review
Dined on 25 April 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Great, tasty and interesting food in a bustling settling. Good ambience and no sense of being rushed

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KE
Norfolk
3 reviews
Dined on 17 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had a great girls lunch - we always come here when visiting the Tate Modern. 6 dishes for 3 people was more than enough and I had some delicious and very welcome free birthday bubbles. Standout dishes were the Iberico pork shoulder and sautéed mushrooms and butter beans. We also always have the chicken skewer. They also do a good selection of gin and tonics. Good relaxed atmosphere and attentive service. There is a good outdoor seating area when the weather permit too.

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A
London
3 reviews
Dined on 8 April 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Had a lovely meal at Camino. We had a variety of Tapas and all were cooked beautifully and tasted great. We finished off with Churros and the chocolate dipping sauce was the nearest to a Spanish dipping sauce I have had outside Spain. All washed down by an innovative Seville orange mojito

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JK
London
7 reviews
Dined on 24 March 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 3

Generally good but I was disappointed that the restaurant appeared unable to serve a dessert with an ice cream (which was also on the menu) instead of a sauce, even when I offered to pay separately for the ice cream.

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Y
London
3 reviews
Dined on 22 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

As always, delicious food, great service. They had forgotten one of our dishes but once reminded, they quickly delivered it.

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U
London
4 reviews
Dined on 15 March 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Great food, though small portions. slightly spoiled by noisy background and not at all cosy atmosphere. Would not recommend for a romantic encounter!

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QM
London
1 review
Dined on 1 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Delicious food, great service. Convenient fir Tate Modern. Will definitely visit again.

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L
London
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food - hard to chose what to go for. Even better staff!
Thanks for the great day.

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CC
London
1 review
Dined on 23 February 2019
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 3

The food was tasty although not as hot as one might have wished. Prawn helping was small and likewise the meatballs. The service was ok friendly staff. Good setting, beautiful tiles, but way way too noisy towards the end of lunch

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F
London
13 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Best olives. Could have had music in the restaurant.

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OT
Hertfordshire
16 reviews
Dined on 16 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food as always, friendly service , lovely location and great atmosphere, we will be back

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MA
London
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food, order the black label jamón which was £14 and we received 3 thin as tissue paper slices - nice experience to try this but not worth it for £14, everything else was great

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FE
London
8 reviews
Dined on 13 February 2019
Overall 3food 2service 2ambience 2

Ive been to other branches of this restaurant, but this one was not one Id like to repeat. It was a thursday lunchtime so fairly busy but our initial drinks order was taken then we were told they werent available. Not alcohol but smoothies and juice. Not impressed. Food wise, the cheese fritters were warm not hot, the chicken skewer (why was there only one?) was too pink for my liking. Service felt quite slow. The best bit was probably the almond tart for dessert. Not great all round.

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DT
Cambridge
1 review
Dined on 9 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I first experienced Camino at Kings Cross where I took my girlfriend of nearly 2 years on our first date and to find a locatin that was literally 2 minutes from the hotel we were staying is was fantastic luck and I didn't hesitate to book a table. The food was as good as I remembered, the staff were excellent and the atmosphere was perfect. I've told a lot of people about this place, especially the Iberico meatballs and the sauce they come in. To be honset, I would happily pay for a bowl of that sauce and plenty of bread to mop it up. Fantastic restaurant and I will be back again.

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C
London
258 reviews
Dined on 9 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 3

Always good. This was a pre-matinee lunch, and very nice it was. Great flavours. Staff are pleasant. This can get noisy , so daytime is better for conversation.

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M
1 review
Dined on 28 January 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

We went on a Monday night so it was fairly quiet but still about half full. The staff were warm and friendly and very attentive. All the dishes were good but the Black Rice and Iberico ham were amazing . There was a good and very reasonably priced wine list which does carafes as well as bottles for most of its wines. Would definitely go back.

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DL
London
2 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We've been there a few times and never had a bad experience.

The menu is varied but not so large that you're overwhelmed by choice.

My only slight complaint is the lack of vegan options.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 13 January 2019
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 3

Extremely poor food quality.
I am Spanish and I believe this is the worst Spanish food I’ve had in London so far....

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K
London
10 reviews
Dined on 11 January 2019
Overall 4food 2service 4ambience 4

Staff and ambience were both good, quick attentive service. Nice lively atmosphere. However, the chicken skewers had a unpleasant texture, meatball sauce quite oily, potatoes bravas wasn’t great either.

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NW
London
3 reviews
Dined on 11 January 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Headed to Camino as pre-theatre for the Globe and it was perfect. Great, authentic dishes, excellent service and a fun vibe. Pretty noisy in the bar so we sat in the restaurant.

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JN
London
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Fantastic food and great service on NYE. Despite being full the staff were exceptional and ensured we had a great experience. Tapas selection was extensive and without exception our choices were superb. We will return without a doubt and have already recommended to a number of friends.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really nice place. We ate from a set menu but if that was that good then I’m sure the food on their menu is great!!

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S
London
12 reviews
Dined on 31 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Very nice dinner on New Year's Eve, with various tapas, good quality and taste and reasonable price, especially for a NYE dinner. Had dinner with my family in a nice and cozy environment.

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CB
London
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This was our second time at Camino and the food was just as good as we remembered. Highly recommend Camino, great food, nice ambiance the music was a bit loud but otherwise we will be coming back soon.

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OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 19 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food as always. Friendly staff, buzzy atmosphere and a brilliant gin selection. We will be back (again)

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y
London
5 reviews
Dined on 19 December 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 2

I visited Camino Shoreditch before and I really liked the food, also it was a much bigger venue. However Bankside is quite small and cramped. Waiters/waitresses bump into you when they run around. It was extremely noisy even though we visited on a weekday evening (maybe busier than usual due to Christmas period) Food arrived very quick and quality was good. But even though food was good we couldn't enjoy our evening due to the busy and noisy atmosphere.

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DM
1 review
Dined on 18 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Delicious food and great service. Delightful for an evening out with friends.

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a
London
5 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall 4food 3service 3ambience 2

The food was nice but the potions are very small so it’s not good value for money . They are not generous with bread which is a shame.

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c
London
1 review
Dined on 29 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Great tapas and attentive service. A bit loud in the restaurant when the bar is busy, but a great place for food, wine and company. The tapas choice is varied with excellent sauces and attention to detail.

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MM
London
7 reviews
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 3

The restaurant was very quiet on a Saturday evening. Service was ok. I thought the tapas were expensive given their relatively small size

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PK
London
2 reviews
Dined on 22 November 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Good restaurant. Dishes come a bit quick which makes it less relaxing tan it could be but other than that, good vale, fantastic services and good food

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LS
Essex
2 reviews
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 4food 3service 4ambience 3

Was nice food but very over priced so very small dishes. Cocktails were nice and most of the food did taste well

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