La Bobina; the buzzing Spanish Tapas Bar located in Faringdon Oxfordshire,  Bringing you a taste of Spain fresh every day in the fabulous building which once was a 19th Century haberdashery, still with all of the original features.  By night La Bobina Tapas Bar and Spanish Restaurant comes alive with Spanish Music, often live flamenco guitarists creating a fantastic atmosphere for couples in corners or large groups enjoying and sharing authentic traditional tapas, with a quirky specials board including the daily mystery special ‘plato de misterio’



They call him ‘Tapas Mark’, he spends hours in the kitchen creating fantastic traditional tapas dishes, using freshly caught fish, locally sourced meats, fresh fruit and vegetables and a wealth of Spanish produce.  He loves experimenting and producing unique and quirky daily specials, also don’t miss the ‘Plato de Misterio’ which is the mystery special of the day, a massive hit with the real ‘foodies’! For all groups of 8+ we have fantastic feast menus including Mark’s statement dish ‘Paella’. 



Rhiannon has the hard task of keeping the Spanish wine list up to date and experimenting with our fantastic gin menu, all served with her recommendations.


Our new private dining room ‘The Bull Ring’ for all special occasions, gives you an exclusive room to decorate as you wish, have your own play list and attentive staff to ensure your glasses do not get empty. Whether a birthday, hen do, wedding or just a social with friends and family ‘The Bull Ring’ seats up to 18 guests.  We offer a fantastic range of feast menus, as well as a wonderful set tapas menu encompassing all of the most popular dishes.


Visit us, taste our amazing tapas, try our Spanish wines, have fun with our gin bar, listen to authentic Spanish music, the second Friday of every month we welcome the Spanish Tuna musicians, we also fill the other weekends with two fantastic bands Manos Puertas and Dragonroast Spanish Latino and Jazz, you can sit back and chill or party.  So please follow us, like us, tweet us, tell your friends and family about us, watch our news feeds and come back again!

You won’t be disappointed to visit and share our little piece of Spain that we have created in Oxfordshire.

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Always worth booking to avoid disappointment, use the online booking form below or
give us a call (01367 240578)



La Bobina – Tapas Bar
1 Bromsgrove, Faringdon
Oxfordshire SN7 7JF




Opening hours:

TUESDAY               6 – 11:30pm Tapas Bar (Tapas 6-10pm)

WEDNESDAY         6 – 11:30pm Tapas Bar (Tapas 6-10pm)

THURSDAY            6 – 11:30pm Tapas Bar (Tapas 6-10pm)

FRIDAY                   12pm – 12am Tapas Bar (Tapas 12pm-10pm)

SATURDAY            9am – 12pm Breakfast Cafe  »   12pm – 12am Tapas Bar (Tapas 12pm-10pm)

SUNDAY                 Available for private hire

MONDAY               Available for private hire


We all love to shop whether to try out our selection of oils, a fresh loaf of bread for breakfast, or reconstruct one of Marks dishes at home with our range of Spanish products and ingredients.  We also sell gift vouchers, which is an amazing present for any occasion, available in any denomination.