The founder of the Pop Brixton restaurant and Donostia Social Club street food concept is to launch of The Tapas Room in Tooting next month.

Paul Belcher is opening the venue in Broadway Market on Thursday, 4 May. It will operate as a drink shop, deli and eatery, with a focus Basque-inspired tapas, charcuterie and cheese.

Belcher said: “The Tapas Room allows me to further build on the passion for Basque cooking I’ve showcased through Donostia Social Club. We can expand our wine and beer offering with the new space, which gives us a shopfront for our exclusive products.”