New Years Eve...live Rumba Flamenca fiesta!

We have a real treat lined up for our New Years Eve party this year - live Rumba Flamenca dancing! Influenced by Cuban rhythms, Bulerías and Tango Flamenco whilst accompanied by guitar, clapping and the cajón, dancer Irene Tormo is sure to give a vibrant, energetic and memorable performance. The perfect end to the year!

Feliz Año Nuevo xx

PLEASE PHONE AHEAD TO BOOK A TABLE - 0114 327 9597.

Live Latin Salsa band this Christmas Eve...


We are extremely pleased to have Son Para Todos providing us with superb live music entertainment this Christmas Eve! A hugely popular Latin band not only in Sheffield but throughout the country, their music combines the essence of all Latin American styles into a rich tapestry of creativity and energy. Son Para Todos perform with accompanying pianist from 5pm till 8pm.

Feliz Navidad! xx

Musiquita en Vivo! - Live music, Wednesday evenings in December...

A fabulous line-up of festive live music this December to accompany your Christmas parties!

December 7th - Michael J Tinker - ever popular at La Mama, sublime musical entertainer Michael performs his festive take on the Blues/Americana/Jazz sound, ably assisted by harmonic partner 'Washboard Pete'!

December 14th - Son Para Todos - extremely popular Sheffield Latin band who expertly craft Latin rhythms with Columbian Salsa, Spanish Flamenco and Cuban Son.

December 21st - The Broken Strings - Tom from The Broken Strings performs his take on Flamenco, a sound perfected through recent travels and experiences in Latin America - a real treat to see live...don't miss this!

December 24th - Son Para Todos - returning this Christmas Eve with accompanying pianist, Son Para Todos are sure to get us all in the Christmas Latin spirit! Feliz Navidad!

Musiquita en Vivo! - Live music, Wednesday evenings in November...

A fantastic month ahead of live music for you all:

November 2nd - Michael J Tinker - entertainer extraordinaire, Michael never fails to get your foot tapping and your ears listening with his original take on the Blues/Americana/Jazz sound. Tonight Michael is joined by musical partner 'washboard Pete'!

November 9th - Paul Newman - wonderfully talented local singer/guitarist who performs from an impressive repertoire of Latin and Jazz classics, Bossa Nova, Cuban Son and songs from the last century.

November 16th - Son Para Todos - popular Sheffield Latin band that creatively fuse Latin rhythms with Columbian Salsa, Spanish Flamenco and Cuban Son.

November 23rd - The Broken Strings - Tom from The Broken Strings performs his take on Flamenco, a sound perfected through recent travels and experiences in Latin America.

November 30th - Mojito - exciting and energetic Cuban Salsa band who mix traditional Cuban musical elements with more contemporary sounds - tonight performing double bass and piano.

xx

La Mama scoops award!


We are overjoyed to be named the 2011 winners of the 'favourite European restaurant' award at this months Eat Sheffield Food & Restaurant Awards. Thank you to everyone that voted for us and to customers that have supported La Mama over the last year. Hope to see you all again soon! xxx

2nd Anniversary Fiesta!

Please join us to celebrate our 2nd birthday this Saturday October 29th. The very best in Latin cuisine, wine, beer and cocktails throughout the evening with live music entertainment from the fabulously talented Latin vocalist July Julay!

Tables from 6.30pm.

PLEASE PHONE AHEAD TO BOOK - 0114 327 9597.

Feliz Cumpleaños! x

Musiquita en Vivo! - Live music, Wednesday evenings in October...

Please join us for a great month of live music and a special treat towards the end of October.

October 5th - Mojito - after making an exciting debut at La Mama last month Mojito return. One of the UK's most vibrant and energetic Cuban Salsa bands who mix traditional Cuban musical elements with more contemporary sounds, Mojito will perform this evening as a duo, performing bass and piano.

October 12th - Paul Newman - wonderfully talented local singer/guitarist who regularly entertains us with an impressive repertoire overflowing with Latin and Jazz classics, Bossa Nova, Cuban Son and songs from the last century.

October 19th - Mike Tinker - entertainer extraordinaire, Mike never fails to get your foot tapping and your ears listening with his original take on the Blues/Americana/Jazz sound. Mike is proving to be ever popular at La Mama.

October 29th - A surprise special guest this Saturday evening for our 2nd birthday party. News to follow...Feliz Cumpleaños!

Musiquita en Vivo! - Live music, Wednesday evenings in September...

We have some cracking live music lined up for you this month - hope you can join us.

August 31st - Mojito - making their debut at La Mama this evening are Mojito, a vibrant and energetic Cuban Salsa band who mix traditional Cuban musical elements with more contemporary sounds - this is not to be missed! Mojito will perform this evening as a duo.

September 7th - Mike Tinker - entertainer extraordinaire, Mike never fails to get your foot tapping and your ears listening with his original take on the Blues/Americana/Jazz sound. Mike is proving to be ever popular at La Mama.

September 17th - July Julay - joining us this Saturday evening to help us celebrate Chilean Independence Day is highly acclaimed and award nominated Latin vocalist July Julay. Regular appearances at Carnival Latino London and throughout Europe has made July a very popular artist among the Latin American music community - don't miss! 

September 21st - Paul Newman - extremely talented local singer/guitarist who will this evening be performing popular Latin & Jazz classics from an impressive repertoire overflowing with Bossa Nova, Cuban Son and songs from the last century.

September 28th - To be announced.

Live Salsa band Mojito performs August 31st...


We have a very special musical occasion Wednesday August 31st as we are joined by one of the UK's finest Salsa bands - Mojito! Bringing the true taste of Cuba to La Mama expect to hear Salsa, Timba, Merengue, Chachacha mixed with Reggae, Funk and Hip-Hop - Mojito push the boundaries fusing contemporary sounds with that of authentic Cuba. For this appearance Mojito will perform as a duo.

Mojito are certainly a vibrant, grooving and energetic band not to be missed!

Pisco Sour now being served at La Mama...!

We're extremely pleased to be now serving at La Mama our traditional Chilean cocktail Pisco Sour! A strong yet refreshing cocktail drank throughout Chile and Peru, its the perfect accompaniment before, during or after a meal!

Make sure you order one on your next visit!

La Mama x

Kizomba classes at 5pm each Saturday - for 3 weeks only...!

Our regular Saturday Kizomba classes will for 3 weeks only start at 5pm. Sorry for any inconvenience caused. Please phone ahead to reserve a place.

La Mama x

Musiquita en Vivo! - Live music, Wednesday evenings in August...

Live music acts confirmed for August are:

August 3rd - The Broken Strings - ever popular at La Mama don’t miss the opportunity to see these Sheffield brothers perform their take on Flamenco, a sound perfected through recent travels and experiences in Latin America.

August 1oth - Mike Tinker - entertainer extraordinaire Mike will not fail to get your foot tapping and your ears listening with his original take on the Blues/Americana/Jazz sound. Expect a musical surprise during his performance - don't miss!!

August 17th - Paul Newman - don't miss the opportunity to see this very talented local singer/guitarist performing popular Latin & Jazz classics from an impressive repertoire overflowing with Bossa Nova, Cuban Son and songs from the last century.

August 31st - Mojito - making their debut at La Mama this evening are Mojito, a vibrant and energetic Cuban Salsa band who mix traditional Cuban musical elements with more contemporary sounds - this is not to be missed! Mojito will perform this evening as a duo.

La Mama x

Musiquita en Vivo! - Live music, Wednesday evenings in July...

Our popular mid week live music night continues. Acts for July are:

July 6th - Son Para Todos - creatively fusing Latin rhythms with Columbian Salsa, Spanish Flamenco and Cuban Son this popular Sheffield band are a melting pot of styles and energy. Ever popular with the Sheffield Latin community.

July 13th - Paul Newman - don't miss the opportunity to see this very talented local singer/guitarist performing popular Latin & Jazz classics from an impressive repertoire overflowing with Bossa Nova, Cuban Son and songs from the last century.

July 20th - Mike Tinker - entertainer extraordinaire Mike will not fail to get your foot tapping and your ears listening with his original take on the Blues/Americana/Jazz sound. Expect a musical surprise during his performance - don't miss!!

July 27th - Paul Newman - another opportunity to see singer/guitarist Paul perform this month. A real treat!

La Mama x

Sheffield Food Festival at La Mama...


La Mama are pleased to be taking part in this years Sheffield Food Festival. Designed to encourage and promote all that is culinary about Sheffield, La Mama will be contributing two events to the week long programme:

July 9th - El Gusto de La Mama - The Taste of La Mama (11am - 2.30pm)
Take the opportunity to taste something new and sample a range of our authentic and speciality Tapas. Bite size platters will be available comprising of a few of our favourite Tapas for just £3.

July 9th - Children's cooking class - Sopaipillas baking (12pm - 1.30pm)
All children and parents welcome to learn how to cook traditional Chilean pastries - Sopaipillas! Children will be taught how to create the pastry and allowed to shape before being cooked - free for all the family!

Further Sheffield Food Festival info can be found HERE.

La Mama x

In Depth Sheffield review La Mama...

Last month we were very pleased to welcome Nicolas Zannettos from In Depth Sheffield, the current affairs website dedicated to Sheffield city. Nicolas enjoyed a Tapas dinner and entertainment from The Broken Strings.

You can read Nicolas's review HERE.

Thank you Nicolas and In Depth Sheffield!

Musiquita en Vivo! - Live music, Wednesday evenings in June...

For June we have some great live music lined up for you - all inspired by the sounds of South America and beyond...

June 8th - The Broken Strings - ever popular at La Mama don’t miss the opportunity to see these Sheffield brothers perform their take on Flamenco, a sound perfected through recent travels and experiences in Latin America.

June 15th - Son Para Todos - creatively fusing Latin rhythms with Columbian Salsa, Spanish Flamenco and Cuban Son this popular Sheffield band are a melting pot of styles and energy.

June 22nd - Paul Newman - very talented local singer/guitarist performing popular Latin & Jazz classics from an impressive repertoire overflowing with Bossa Nova, Cuban Son and songs from the last century.

June 29th - Mike Tinker - join us this evening at La Mama for a musical first! Michael Tinker and friends liven up the Blues/Americana/Jazz sound with improvised instruments - during their gigs there is always a musical surprise to be had!

Royale Kizomba Gala - Saturday May 21st

Come and join the party! Listen to some of the finest Kizomba music in Sheffield, courtesy of DJ Sabroso.

Show off those sensual dance moves!!! £10 entrance includes buffet dinner.

Tickets available from La Mama or contact us for further details. x

Músiquità en Vivo! - Live music, Wednesday evenings in May...

Join us this month for live music each Wednesday evening...

May 4th - Kieron Wright - Please join us at La Mama as we welcome for the first time this young and exciting singer/songwriter. Heavily influenced by the Latin Jazz sound Kieron tonight plays acoustic guitar and is joined by jazz vocalist Rachel.

May 11th - The Broken Strings - the ever-popular Sheffield brothers perform their take on Flamenco, a sound perfected through recent travels and experiences in Latin America. A real favourite at La Mama.

May 18th - Pete Simpson -
UK soul icon Pete Simpson performs a special intimate gig at La Mama. Joining the dots between soul, jazz and motown we are honoured to have Pete perform. Not to be missed!!!

May 25th - Paul Newman - local singer/guitarist that tonight will be performing Latin & Jazz classics from a repertoire overflowing with Bossa Nova, Cuban Son and songs from the last century. Uplifting, generous and wholesome.

Live Salsa and Latin Jazz band - Kiki Sire & Son Tropical - Saturday April 30th


Please join us at La Mama this bank holiday Saturday for our fabulous and exciting live music act...Kiki Sire and Son Tropical! Son Tropical are a salsa band lead by Cuban artist Kiki Sire who brings that perfect combination of rhythm, melody and Latin spirit to heat up the party atmosphere!

Kiki Sire performs with backing keys this Saturday April 30th. Don't miss this! To reserve a table please just call 0114 327 9597.

La Mama x

Músiquità en Vivo! - live music Wednesday evenings...!

Please join us for Músiquità en Vivo! - Wednesday evenings from April. Inspired by the sounds of Latin America, live acts confirmed for the next few weeks are:

April 13th - Kiki Sire - catch this exciting Cuban artist as he performs lead vocals and percussion with backing keys, fusing infectious Latin rhythms with charismatic melody lines.

April 20th - Coque - a native of Valencia, we are pleased to host Coque on his debut in the UK. Mixing acoustic and folk tastes, this young singer-songwriter is currently riding the crest of critical acclaim in his home country.

April 27th - The Broken Strings - two local brothers performing their take on Flamenco, a sound perfected through recent travels and experiences in Latin America.

April 30th - Kiki Sire & Son Tropical - for our bank holiday fiesta we are pleased to welcome back Kiki Sire and his band Son Tropical, an exciting Salsa band guaranteed to bring that Latin spirit to the party! Kiki performs with backing keys. Don't miss!

KIZOMBA dance classes each Saturday afternoon!

Starting April 2nd we will be hosting classes in the latest dance craze - KIZOMBA!

A traditional and sensual Angolan dance, with elements of Tango and Salsa, it is sure to get you moving. Kizomba classes will run every Saturday afternoon from 3.30pm until 6.30pm.

Beginners class first, intermediate second. The first class is £5, the second £7 should you have done the first!

To reserve a place and join our teacher Antonio Filipe just call
0114 327 9597.

La Mama x

Daytime weekend opening from April...

We are pleased to announce that from April 1st La Mama will be open each Friday and Saturday lunchtime from 11am onwards. So should you wish to stop for a bite to eat, a drink or simply coffee, we will be pleased to welcome you.

La Mama x

Chilean miner visits La Mama...


We were very pleased to welcome José Henriquez, rescued Chilean miner, to La Mama in January of this year. José was in the city to make a speech appearance, before which he was a special guest at the restaurant and enjoyed a tapas dinner and fine Latin wine.

We wish José and his family all the very best for the future.

La Mama x


VALENTINES at La Mama x

We are very happy to welcome you all to La Mama for Valentines this year!

We have a Tapas menu that comprises over 30 dishes and includes favourites such as our famous Empanadas, also, Anticuchos de Cordero, Lubina al Grill, Berenjenas al Horno, and of course Latin America's best kept secret - Ceviche. Our Tapas dishes range from £1.95 to £6.25 and are ideal to share over a nice bottle of Latin red or white!

We also have a speciality main dishes blackboard so hope to accommodate for all.

Each lucky Valentina will receive a gift upon arrival and we have live Bossanova music throughout the evening.

Sittings are from 6pm - 8.30pm and 9pm - late.

x

Rescued Chilean miners to visit La Mama!

We are delighted to share with you the fantastic news that a small number of the rescued Chilean miners from Copiapo, Chile, will be dining at La Mama before their January speech appearance in Sheffield.

José Henriquez will be telling his amazing story at Victoria Hall, Norfolk St on Jan 28th at 8pm. José was the miners’ spiritual leader. Admission is by ticket (free), available from chileanminersvisit@hotmail.co.uk, Victoria Hall Reception, or call 0114 285 4354.

Happy New Year! La Mama news...

A warm thank you to all our customers through the festive period. Hope to see you all again over the course of the new year. We are now pleased to announce that the new year will be bringing a change to La Mama. From January 18th we will re-open as a Latin Tapas Bar and Restaurant, should you wish to eat or simply drink we will be pleased to welcome you.

Our Tapas dishes will range from £1.95 to £5.95. To accompany this we will have a speciality 'main dishes' blackboard for those who wish not to share!

Tapas Happy Hour - Tuesday to Friday 6pm - 7.30pm - 4 Tapas Dishes for £12. Ideal for after work relaxation!

La Familia x