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El Castizo

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St Pancras, Chichester PO19 7LT, England
+44 1243 788988
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Have been here quite a few times now and every visit is just as good as the last! Staff are really welcoming and friendly but don't prey on you too much like in some restaurants! Food is always delicious and the standard is always very high! Can't fault it and such a cool location! Definitely one of my favourite restaurants!

Thank Izzy F
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the first time we have tried El castizo and tried the set menu on Valentine's Day . After a little bit of trouble finding the restaurant which is tucked just off the road , we we very happy with our choice , the food was excellent , service with a smile and very helpful and well priced. We... More 

Thank pauljudith
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've regularly eaten here and always recommend it to people. It's lovely for small groups and couples. when it's larger groups the food selection is great and plentiful too so it's ideal for those who like to share and have a stream of tasty dishes coming out. Great staff and pricing too.

Thank Clare B
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I recently enjoyed a fabulous meal here. 7 delicious tapas between us, all cooked fresh and unlike some high street chains the for was gradually brought out so the food remained fresh and warm throughout. Topped it off with two great desserts. Service, atmosphere and price we all fabulous. Thank you for a lovely evening

Thank Macsac
Chichester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious food made even better from amazing and friendly service. El Castizo was the perfect choice for an evening catching up with friends. All the food we ate was fantastic including a mix of tapas and paella.... my number one recommendation is the CALAMARI!

1 Thank Greta_Snell
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Not really geared up for veggies who become the poor 'relation'. I suppose it's to be expected but so many other venues these days make a real effort, it's a shame they couldn't really be bothered here! Expensive for bread, olives, cheese and mushrooms!

3 Thank Getsettergo
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our work team went for dinner on Tuesday and while it wasn't too busy there was still a lovely atmosphere and we were welcomed and looked after beautifully. Food was fantastic and wine good. Thanks everyone!

2 Thank scubavic72
Sussex UK
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75 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had 5 Tapas dishes between us and all were lovely. (Especially the Black pudding rice and quails eggs) Lovely desserts. Reasonably priced for the excellent quality

1 Thank lindaandcolin
Havant, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The most charming tapas restaurant - Walk down through the conservatory entrance to a little bit of Spain- Staff and service second to none -Food exceptional and fantastic value for money ! Never been disappointed !

Thank plantationcovers
Winchester, United Kingdom
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Really delicious authentic Spanish Tapas and wine for lunch with very good friends. Perfect service and will definitely be back in 2017 (January)!!

Thank ruthmspencer

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$29
Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Pancras, Chichester PO19 7LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 788988

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?