“Our mission is to bring authentic Spanish gastronomy to the heart of Milton Keynes, using the highest quality imported food and drink products from Spain combined with the best seasonal local ingredients.”
Ole Tapas Bar is an independent, family run restaurant, serving authentic Spanish food in Milton Keynes. Since launching in 2018 Ole Tapas Bar has become renowned with foodies across the area for serving tantalising tapas, perfect paella and traditional recipes passed down through the generations from ‘La abuela’ (grandmother).
In just one-year Chef Juan Carlos’ reputation has soared, and he has quickly become known for serving delicious, authentic Spanish cuisine with a modern twist which has won him a legion of fans. In this short time the restaurant has become No3 on Trip Advisor and has won the Silver Award on MKFM for Best Breakfast.
Chef Juan Carlos and General Manager, Beatriz are a husband and wife team, hailing from San Sebastian in the Basque region of Northern Spain.They have risen to success in the last 20 years and both enjoyed careers in 5-star hotels and Michelin Star restaurants in the food capital of the UK – London.
“We continually work hard to serve the tastiest food, freshly prepared daily with our fantastic, talented team of chefs. Beatriz also ensures that all our customers receive a warm welcome and excellent service, which also creates a wonderful atmosphere. Our staff have become like family and our customers our friends.” Juan Carlos.
As we all know, breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so here at Ole Tapas Bar we have combined our love of both English and Spanish food products to create delicious fusion dishes to set you up for the day.
Whether it is moist scrambled free-range eggs with a choice of delicious Serrano ham or chorizo, or the perfect cup of coffee with freshly made churros dipped in decadent chocolate, Ole Tapas Bar has the perfect breakfast dish for everyone.
Come and join us for breakfast or brunch and see for yourself why it has won an award!
We are proud of our Menu Del Dia that offers the very best of Spanish gastronomic delights just waiting for you to enjoy!
Perhaps you enjoy tapas as a starter followed by a traditional main course cooked with care?, maybe you want to take advantage of our 3 tapas for £12.95 or a truly special!.
Whatever your meal combination, we are confident that you will find something to love in our Menu Del Dia. And if you are spoilt for choice? Well, Beatriz is always on hand to recommend and seldom disappoints!
If you are a lover of authentic and traditional tapas, then you are in for a treat!
At Ole Tapas Bar we divide our tapas menu into sections. We start with the Allotment where you can find all of our vegan and vegetarian tapas, freshly made every day from locally sourced produce. The Farm is where you will discover our excellent quality meat and charcuterie offering, and of course, we cannot forget the Sea, showcasing sublime maritime flavours in our traditional tapas favourites.
Sharing platters are also available for those who cannot resist and want to taste everything!
A perfect paella is a thing of beauty and the paella that we serve at Ole Tapas Bar is no exception!
This traditional Spanish dish is a firm favourite with our customers. A sociable meal for parties to enjoy along with a glass or two of sangria.
Ours are made to order with traditional Bomba rice to soak up our delicious homemade stocks and flavoured with saffron for authenticity. Choose your favourite Veg/vegan, chicken, seafood, Mixta (all in one) or our favourite Black seafood with squid ink, a paella can be enjoyed at anytime of the year and in any weather.
Please note: On Friday and Saturday nights we only serve paella at 6pm and these must be ordered in advance.
You can order a paella any day and time of the week.
Your tapas experience goes to a new level when it is enjoyed with a good drink! This is why we have carefully chosen a selection of Spanish wines explicitly for your enjoyment. We have scoured some of Spain’s best wine regions including Rioja, Ribera del Duero and Galicia and our variety includes a vegan wine too.
Our wines are exclusive only to Ole Tapas Bar in the Milton Keynes area, and customers can buy to take home with a 20% discount off of the restaurant price.
We have also imported the best Spanish bottled and draft beer, including San Miguel, Mahou, Estrella, Galicia and Estrella Damm.