special shared tapas menu for two

 $59.50

 

warm bacon wrapped dates

stuffed with ermite blue, drizzled with honey

*

chorizo puffs

chorizo, puff pastry, sea salt, rosemary honey

*

ensalada verde

mixed greens, apple, pecans, goats cheese, lemon peel vinaigrette

*

verduras

seasonal changing vegetables

*

croquettas

creamy deep fried croquettes with guindilla pepper & manchego cheese

*

patatas bravas

fried potatoes with spicy tomato sauce & alioli

*

gambas al ajillo

oceanwise prawns, garlic, olive oil & espelette chili

*

estofado de carne

braised beef shortribs with mushrooms & brandy

*

chocolate pot de crème

with espelette chilli & whipped cream

 

prices do not include tax or gratuity

substitutions politely declined

 

para picar

to pick or nibble

 

 aceitunas

smoked & marinated mixed olives

6

cortezas de cerdo

fried pork crackling with salbitxada

5

boquerones

spanish anchovies with  pipparas & olives

5

warm bacon wrapped dates

stuffed with ermite blue, drizzled with honey

4 (two pieces)

conserva

premium tinned spanish seafood

 

ramón peña mussels in escabeche

(110 g) 22

ramón peña squid in its own ink

(110 g) 24

ramón peña  baby sardines in spicy olive oil

(130 g) 28

matiz galacian sardines in olive oil

(120 g) 8

charcuteria

 

jamón de trevélez

17 month jamón serrano

14

finca helachal

jamón iberico de bellota

(50g) 40

chicken liver pâté

with pedro ximénez & red current conserva

9

pinxtos/tapas

 

ensalada verde

apple, pecans, goats cheese, lemon peel vinaigrette

12

coliflor asada

roasted cauliflower with crispy chorizo, manchego,

pistachios, mint, hazelnut vinaigrette

12

verduras

seasonal vegetables, ask your server

8

setas in escabeche

mushrooms marinated in sherry vinaigrette

8

remolachas con ajo blanco

golden beets with pistachio & goats cheese ajo blanco

9

 

montadito de atún  

piquillo whipped ricotta, smoked albacore tuna,

pickled fennel & pippara

7 (two pieces)

patatas bravas

fried potatoes with spicy tomato sauce & alioli

7

ostras

fresh shucked local oysters with sherry mignonette

each 2.5 dozen 27

croquetas

with guindilla peppers & manchego

4 (three pieces)

 chorizo puffs

chorizo, puff pastry, sea salt, rosemary honey

6 (four pieces)

 pulpo y chorizo

local octopus with  potatoes, chorizo,

olive oil & hot pimenton

13

piquillo relleno

sweet peppers baked with arroz negro, octopus,

prawns & chorizo cream

13

atún crudo

sashimi grade albacore tuna, aji amarillo,

 paprika, citrus, crispy leeks

15

atún ahumado

smoked albacore tuna with preserved lemons,

olives, almonds, caper berries & olive oil

14

baked scallops

with creamed leeks, truffle oil  & crispy serrano ham

14

gambas al ajillo

oceanwise prawns, garlic, olive oil & espelette chili

13

mejillones

saltspring island mussels with wine & salbitxada

14

estofado de carne

braised beef shortribs with mushrooms,

rosemary & brandy

14

raciones

(larger portions)

 

pato confitado

duck confit, chorizo, smoked paprika,

white beans, quince gastrique

24

filete a la parrilla

potato pavé, red wine reduction, ermite blue butter,

35

 

 

 

cocktails

 

 

seafood caesar

sobieskivodka, fresh shucked oyster, chilled prawn

& clamato juice with spicy pickled green bean, piparra & fresh horseradish

12

sangria

torres brandy, cointreau, red wine, citrus, soda

glass 8  jug 20

 

sheringham point vesper

sheringham distillery seaside gin, vodka & lillet

12

corpse reviver number 357

haymans sloe gin, lillet, cointreau, fresh lemon, pernod rinse

10

lavender sidecar

torres 5 brandy, cointreau, lemon, lavender honey

10

tinto de verano

red wine, aranciata

7

aji maracuya

hibiscus infused capel pisco, havana 7 rum, aji Amarillo chili, passionfruit syrup, lemon

10

spanish negroni

olorosso sherry, campari, cinzano, orange & cava

10

anticuado

almond infused bourbon, px sherry, muddled orange & orange bitters

10

la negrita

Jaral de barrio mezcal, alvear amontillado, lime

moorish spices, orange bitters

12

oaxacan sour

Jaral de barrio mezcal, cazadores tequila, citrus,

thyme & black pepper syrup, egg white

12

 

 

temperance

 

virgin seafood caesar

fresh shucked oyster, chilled prawn

& clamato juice with spicy pickled green bean, piparras & fresh horseradish

6.5

 

moroccan iced mint tea

chilled mint tea, lemon, moorish spices

5

 

rosemary lemonade

rosemary syrup, lemon, soda

4

rootside ginger beer

 4

 

 

becks non alcoholic beer

5

 

 

soft drinks and juice also available

 

sherry

 

dry, crisp, chilled & light

 

alvear fino

montilla

3 oz 6

tio pepe fino

jerez

3 oz 7

la gitana manzanilla

sanlucar de barameda

 3 oz 9

lustau Puerto fino

jerez

375 ml bottle 30

 

chilled, medium dry

 

alvear amontillado

montilla

3 oz 6

 

sweet, dessert like

 

alvear assuntion olorosso

montilla

2 oz 13

alvear solera 1927 px

montilla

2 oz 14

gonzalez byass nutty solera

 jerez

2 oz 8

 

wines by the glass

 

white wine by the glass 5oz glass

 

torres pazo de bruxas albarino  2016 spain  glass 13  bottle 60

citrus notes coupled with fruit aromas  over a touch of minerality

 

villa maria sauvignon blanc  2017 nz  glass 10  bottle 45

juicy acidity balanced with flavours of melon, passion fruit, and ruby grapefruit

 

quails gate chardonnay  2015 bc vqa  glass 10  bottle 45

white flowers, baked pear, orange blossom

 

dirty laundry woo woo gewürztraminer 2015  bc   glass 10  bottle 45

flavours of melons, pear, lychee and pineapple

 

50th parallel pinot gris  2016 vqa bc  glass 9  bottle 40

white flesh peach, quince and ripe dried fig

 

changing house white of the day glass 7  bottle 32

from here, there or everywhere, tastes like white wine

 

changing rosé of the day glass 9  bottle 40

tastes like summers in provence

 

 

red wine by the glass  5oz glass

 

burrowing owl syrah  2015 vqa bc  glass 14  bottle 65

damson plum, blackberry, baked strawberry, tobacco, clove, vanilla, licorice, leathery undertones

 

50th parallel pinot noir 2015 vqa bc  glass 13  bottle 60

ripe black raspberry, truffle, toasted nuts, peppery chocolate

 

old hands monastrell  2015 spain  glass 10 bottle 45

aromatic herbs, intense spicy finish (organic)

 

dirty laundry cabernet sauvignon 2015 vqa bc  glass 10  bottle 45

blackberry, black cherry, green olive, herb

 

trapiche broquel malbec  2015 argentina  glass 9  bottle 40

black fruit, sandalwood, toasted oak and spice aromas

 

changing house red of the day glass 7  bottle 32

from here, there or everywhere, tastes like red wine

 

 

bubbles

 

taittinger champagnenv france  glass 22 bottle 110

aromas of fruit and brioche, with flavours of fresh fruit and honey

 

villa conchi brut reservenv spain glass 10 bottle 45

lime zest, raw almonds, fresh white bread

 

pergolo prosecco nv italy glass 9 bottle 40

candied fruits & sweet flowers  

 

 

 

villa sandi  rosatonv Italy  bottle 45

hints of wild strawberry & blackcurrant

 

 

blue grouse estate paula sparkling2012 vancouver island bottle 55

ripe white peach, bitter citrus, pear skin, floral elderflower and biscuit  

 

 

 

white wine by the bottle

 $45

 

synchromesh riesling blend 2016 bc naramata

lush apricot, rich pineapple with a mineral limey backbone, granny smith apple

 

blue grouse estate winery ortega 2016 bc cowichan valley

apple, stone fruit, almond, refreshing acidity, flavours of tangerine, white peach

 

tinhorn creek pinot gris 2017 bc okanagan valley  

white flowers, minerals, citrus zest and white peach

 

stags hollow albarino  2016 bc okanagan falls  

okanagan stone fruits and wild desert sage  

 

tightrope winery rosé 2016 bc okanagan valley  

raspberry, pink grapefruit, and lemon-lime, with a hint of spice

 

gran sello macabeo/verdejo 2015  spain castilla y leon

zingy green apples & a touch of minerality

 

chateau de la gravelle muscadet 2015  france sevre et maine

orange zest, pear, minerality, the quintessential oyster wine

 

$50 

anthony buchanan wines pinot blanc 2015 bc okanagan valley 

apple blossom, pear, wildflowers and pineapple

  

tightrope winery viognier 2016 bc okanagan valley

mandarin, pineapple, orange rind,  along with flavours of vanilla, ginger and spice

 

vina vedra albarino  2016 spain  rias baixas   (biodynamic)

green fruit, zesty citrus finish

 

calcada  reserva 2016 portugal  vinho verde

pineapple, citrus, passionfruit, orange flower

 

domaine lafage centenaire 2015 france languedoc-roussillon

flowers, dried peach, potpourri and spice

 

 

$60 

robert mondavi fume blanc 2014 usa napa  

zesty lemon, lime and orange citrus, fragrant peach, and fresh pineapple

 

txomin etxaniz txakoli 2016  spain guetaria

crisp acidity followed by minerality and an aromatic finish

 

tall tale wines pinot noir blanc 2016 bc okanagan valley  (organic, wild ferment)

honeycomb with ripe pear, apricot, ginger ale, cut with a swath of vinegar

 

shaya arindo verdejo 2016  spain rueda

white flower, peach, melon, pear

 

$70 

bodegas vetus flor de vetus verdejo 2016  spain rueda

tropical fruits, citrus, rich fruit expression

 

wente riva ranch chardonnay  2016 usa arroyo seco monterey  

apple, pear, tropical and stone fruits

 

terras gauda albarino/caino 2017 spain rias baixas   

white peach, tangerine, orange blossom

 

nals margreid sirmian pinot bianco 2015 italy alto adige

apple to citrus fruit and ripe pineapple. extraordinary saltiness, crisp acidity

 

cloudy bay sauvignon blanc 2017 new zealand marlborough    

citrus, grapefruit, kaffir lime, stone fruit,

  

 

 $100

lucien crochet sancerre le chene 2015  france loire

fresh grapes, white fruit, pear, chalk

 

domaine de chardonnay chablis premier cru vaillons 2015  france chablis

flowers, minerals, bone dry palate, electric acidity, salty finish

  

dog point section 94 sauvignon blanc 2015 new zealand marlborough 

grapefruit, lemon, struck match

 

 

red wine by the bottle

 

$45 

maggio petite syrah 2015 usa lodi bottle

 fig, fine cocoa, and licorice

 

gran sello tempranillo syrah 2014  spain  castilla y leon

ripe fruit, plums, toasted nuts

 

bodega hemer los jalones tempranillo 2016 spainribera del duero

Aromas of stone fruits with raspberry and red currants

 

$55 

tall tale wines syrah nouveau (organic, wild ferment)2016  bc okanagan valley 

blackberry, leather, and kirsch with floral hints of white pepper and raspberry

 

hawk crest red hills cabernet sauvignon 2008  usa lake country 

dark fruit, red cherry and black pepper spice notes with inviting blueberry pie and cocoa

 

q do e bairrada merlot/baga  2014 portugal bairrada

red fruit, minimal tannins & juicy acidity

 

tridente entresuelos tempranillo 2014  spain  castilla y leon

spice, blueberry, espresso, chocolate

 

vinos de finca losada mencia 2015 spain bierzo

red raspberries, dusty tannins, tart red fruits

 

juan gill monastrell 2014 spain yumilla 

ripe current, red berries, smoke

 

chateau la gorce  cab/merlot 2014  france medoc 

fruity with mild hint of spice

 

$65 

alvaro palacios la montesa garnacha 2013 spain rioja

dried cherries, blood orange and leather

 

bodega amalaya gran corte malbec 2016  argentina salta 65

blackberry black currants, liquorice, chocolate

 

$85 

black swift vinyards the long road pinot noir 2014  bc  okanagan valley

an iron fist in a velvet glove

 

quinta do crasto douro reserva 2014  portugal douro  

soft and elegant and tasting of red plums and blueberries

 

valenciso rioja reserva 2010  spain rioja

red and dark berry scents, complemented by vanilla, cola and pipe tobacco

 

$95

osoyoos larose le grand vin 2013  bc okanagan valley 

toasty caramel and espresso aromas, opulent blackcurrant notes, spices and eucalyptus

 

berringer knights valley cabernet sauvignon 2015 usa sonoma 

cassis, sweet licorice and a juicy core of fruit

 

vina muriel rioja gran reserva 2004  spain rioja 

raisins, caramel, leather, dry leaves tobacco

 

palacios petalalos mencia 2015 spain bierzo

red berries, cherry, smokey notes

 

fontanafredda serralunga d’alba barolo 2012 Italy barolo   

vanilla spices, withered roses, underbrush

 

glaetzer bishop barossa valley shiraz  2015  australia barossa

blackberry and liquorice notes with a hint of cedary spice

 

$150 

cakebread cellars cabernet sauvignon 2014 usa napa 

blackberry, boysenberry, fig, currant and fresh cherry

 

muga prado enea rioja gran reserva 2009 spain rioja

red fruit and rose scents, complemented by star anise, vanilla and woodsmoke

 

bodegas pintia toro 2010 spain toro

clean, expressive with great fruit intensity