Las Golondrinas II

Updated May 2015

golondrinas 2

One of my favourites that would definitely be in my Top Ten list, if I ever made such a list. This second location of the very popular Las Golondrinas opened in 2007, just around the corner from the original Triana bar, started by owner Paco’s father. These days Paco takes care of this spot and the other is run by his children.

This location has a more modern look to it and is also a bit bigger, with an upstairs mezzanine dining area serving raciones. There is also a small section of tables downstairs for tapas, but the best location is sitting or standing at the bar. I love the bustle and, even when super crowded, which it often is, the service is fast and friendly.

The food here is just as fabulous as at the original Golondrinas, possibly better. It’s simple, traditional fare and most tapas are between 2 – 2.50€, which is excellent value. Favourites include the carrillada (stewed pig’s cheeks), the grilled mushrooms with parsley alioli, and the simply sensational grilled punta de solomillo (Iberian pork sirloin). And yes, you really must try the radishes.

Bread Charge: 0€

c/ Pages del Corro 76
Tel 954 33 82 35
Open 12.30 – 16.00 / 20.00 – midnight
€ € €
Las Golondrinas Website
Vegetarian friendly

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Food 10 | Wine 10 | Service 8 | Ambiance 9

best damn radishes in town

golondrinas mixed  vegmixed marinated veg and olives

golondrinas 2 caña lomocaña de lomo Ibérica

golondrinas chipi

golondrinas 2 chipischipirones – small grilled squid with garlic and parsley

courgette au gratin filled with tomato, onion, peppers and prawns

smoked sardine and tomato on toast

golondrinas 2 vicenteVicente with LOTS of champis

golondrinas champi grilled mushrooms (champis) topped with parsley alioli

arroz de la casa (weekends and holidays at midday only)

golondrinas navajasgrilled razor clams (navajas)

golondrinas 2 caballitoscaballito (fried jamón on bread)

grilled entrecôte with potatoes, salad and sauces

tender stewed carrilladas (pig’s cheeks)

bacalao confitado (salt cod)

golondrinas 2 puntas grilled punta de solomillo (pork tenderloin) on fresh bread

golondrinas grilled presa

grilled presa Ibérica

the Las Golondrinas team
Vicente, Antonio, Paco (owner), Cesar, Ruben, Lourdes, Yuni, Yandi & Wendy

golondrinas 2 (1)owner Paco Arcas out in his ‘hood (Triana)

downstairs tapas area

upstairs dining area (seen from bar)

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updated May 2015

3 thoughts on “Las Golondrinas II

  1. I want some squid!

    what do the ‘best’ radishes taste like? are they hotter than usual or are they mild ones? I think I prefer just a little bite, more of a surprise tang.

  2. The radishes are both mild and hot, nursemyra, so they keep you guessing. Just dressed with high quality olive oil and sprinkled with coarse sea salt – simply delicious.

    Just a cheap point & shoot Casio, cj.

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