PIN Lobos, Borough Market

Hungry like the wolf?

Underneath the noise and commotion of London Bridge Station lies the labyrinthal Lobos tapas bar. It is on three smallish levels (well four if you count the loos) and is presented in a very intimate Spanish style albeit that you are always aware of the trains rumbling through their paces above. It is within the reach of Borough market and as the name suggests is promoted in a lupine fashion. It enjoys a fine pedigree and location (just tucked into an alley way off Borough High Street). The food is obviously Iberian and serves very high quality tapas with a matching price tag

Space is at a premium here but if you are prepared to squeeze in you can enjoy a very cosy atmosphere in the tunnel of the upstairs restaurant within the glow of the de rigour filament lights, corrugated iron rafters and grungy décor.

Lobos translates as ‘wolves’ in Spanish, and the wolfish theme is amply demonstrated with a wolf’s head hangs over the door, an electric sign reads “Devouring Meat”, a chalkboard festooned with a verse from Rudyard Kipling’s The Law for The Wolves.

So very `wolfie` then.

the Food

Good hearty tapas are well presented and all the staples are served up but they don’t come cheap – expect to pay £50 per head if you are going to have wine. There are plenty of options for pork – we counted at least 6 – and everything is presented with style and urgency. There are plenty of other options for the devoted carnivore.

TripTide Thoughts

We really liked it and the dedicated meat eater will not be disappointed but for the larger diner things might be a bit of a squeeze.

Very comprehensive menu and quite pricey


  • Southwark
  • , Food
  • , close to river
  • , market
  • , The Striking South East


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14 , Borough High Street,, London, SE1 9QG (View on Google Maps)
Lobos Tapas Restaurant

from £50.00-70.00 per person

with wine

Recent Reviews

"Tapas & Wolves"

Had a decent lunch with great food & wine. very atmospheric but a bit of a tight squeeze if you are on the 'plus' side.

Reviewed by Peter 5 years ago