Jamon y Salud, one of Spain’s foremost producers of jamón ibérico, has opened Llerena — the brand’s first ever restaurant — on Islington’s Upper Street. How such a storied jamón estate came to decide that not only should its sole brick-and-mortar venue be in London, but specifically Islington’s Upper Street of all places, is unclear, but Londoners should know well enough not to look a gift horse in the mouth.
If you can't even hear the word 'Spain' without immediately thinking jamón, then get thee to Islington immediately, where a little Ibérico tapas bar specialising in the very stuff has just sprung up. Llerena will dishing up delicacies from western Spain’s Extremadura region, so expect lots of Torta del Casar cheese, roasted meats, and of course, masses of jamón. The main thing to takeaway from this is that their ingredients will be supplied by none other than Jamon Y Salud, one of Spain’s top
The Iberian tapas bar called Llerena is the place to try some of Extremadura's best food: roasted meats, creamy Torta del Casar cheese and the finest jamón.
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