If you’re thinking of visiting our restaurant, whet your appetite and check out the current food menus below. Further seasonal dishes and specials are listed on the blackboard in the restaurant, which is regularly updated.

New food menu (from 06/11/14)

El Gato Placemat design Sept2014 rev1b outlinedBar Snacks

  • Anchovy fillets on crostini £5.50
  • Padrón peppers with Maldon sea salt £4.50
  • Our own-recipe marinated olives £4
  • Roasted Valencia almonds £3.50
  • Hot pickled chillies £2.25
  • Roasted corn kernels £1.80

Hams and salamis

  • Acorn-fed jamón Ibérico from Barcelona     £17
  • Selection of Spanish meats (salchichón, Lomo, Fuet de Vic, jamón serrano, chorizo magno, chorizo artisan Leon)      £15
  • Jamón Serrano with celeriac rémoulade     £14


  • Roast rump of lamb, with rosemary and garlic alubia blanca beans £12.50
  • Ox cheek sous-vide with horseradish creamed potato £11
  • Baby roast chicken, lemon, garlic, paprika and romesco sauce £9.50
  • Chicharrón with crackling and apple purée £9
  • Jamón Ibérico croquetas £4.50


  • Catalan bread with jamón serrano     £4.50
  • Catalan bread with olive oil, garlic & fresh plum tomato     £2.60
  • Sourdough bread with olive oil & Pedro Ximénez balsamic     £3


  • Selection of artisan Spanish cheeses, fig & almond wheel, and quince paste     £8.50
  • Manchego with bittersweet green figs     £8.00


  • Pan-fried fillet of hake with pancetta, chickpeas and chorizo £10.50
  • Chargrilled Galician-style octopus £10
  • Tiger prawns with chilli, lemon, garlic and paprika £8.50
  • Salt cod croquetas £7

Vegetables, potatoes and salads

  • Heritage tomato and avocado salad with spring onions and sherry vinegar £7
  • Roast banana shallots, butternut squash purée, Mallorquina dressing £6
  • Pinto beans with parsley root purée £5.50
  • Patatas bravas £4
  • Tortilla of the day £4
  • Syrian lentils £3.50

Dessert menu (from 18/07/2014)

Snippet of July 2014 dessert menu

A stunning selection platter of our finest desserts, ideal for sharing
Accompanied by two glasses of the Santa Rita Late Harvest Moscatel


Eton Mess
Lemon Posset with mulched raspberries
Summer fruit sabayon, served with vanilla ice cream
Valrhona chocolate tart
Torta de Santiago, served with salted caramel ice cream
Creme Catalan
£7.00 each

A selection of our finest homemade ice creams

A platter of regional Spanish cheeses, accompanied by a fig and almond wheel, and quince jelly






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