A Taste of Spain over Lunch

Enjoy authentic Spanish food at the winner of the Best Restaurant of The Year, Birmingham Awards 2016

As the summer months are upon us, what better way to get that mediterranean feeling that enjoy a meal at El Borracho de Oro, the authentic Spanish tapas bar and restaurant in the heart of Edgbaston Village. As soon as you walk into the restaurant it has a wonderful Spanish feel with the decorative theme and really is the perfect choice when it comes to enjoying a meal or a having drink with some tapas with family, friends or work colleagues. Not surprisingly it won the Best Restaurant of The Year at the Birmingham Awards last year.

Emma Yufera-Ruiz is the owner and founder of El Borracho de Oro at Harborne Court. She has lived in Edgbaston with her family since 2013 and opened El Borracho two years later in June 2015. Emma vision was to open the first truly fresh and authentic Spanish, and create a fantastic customer experience and see people really enjoy dining in the restaurant.

As Emma explained,  ‘We use the freshest ingredients from Birmingham Market and specialist local suppliers, as well as buying authentic ingredients including cheeses, saffron, paprika and specialist meats from Spain. Our wines, beer, cider and gin are all from Spain too. We are Spanish throughout, from the decor, guitar music, menus, chef and waiters and some diners have said they feel like they are abroad.’

‘The tapas and main meals all follow traditional Spanish food and are delicious. You won’t find mussels in cream here as we follow the traditional recipe that includes tomatoes and almonds. At lunch time you can order just 2 tapas for £7.50 and there are vegetarian options so this is perfect for trying out and won’t cost more than a sandwich lunch. ‘

‘Since February we have been open 7 days a week for lunch and dinner, with two for the price of one on drinks every weekday between 5pm and 7pm. The tapas and sharing meals are popular. Our tables aren’t too close so the restaurant is perfect for a romantic meal, or we can cater for families and parties that want to sit together and socialise.

In addition, El Borracho de Oro hosts live music nights, what a great way to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the summer – in the coming weeks there will be live music on May 27, followed by 2,3, 4, 10, 17 and 23 June.

So do pop in and see what El Borracho de Oro has to offer to book a table go to www.elborracho.co.uk or call 0121 454 5368.