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118 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1EX, England
+44 7508 706982
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“paella” (48 reviews)
“tapas” (171 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (32 reviews)
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Spanish, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
118 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1EX, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Honestly some of the nicest tapas I have ever eaten (and i’m half Spanish!) will definitely return. All nicely presented.

Thank Anitajo123
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Eaten here a few times, but this was the first time we’d been since the new extension opened. Welcome and food was excellent as ever, mixed tapas came quickly and all tasted very fresh. However when we’d finished eating, no one came to clear the...More

Thank Sleightym
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was so delicious and filling, we don’t have Spanish food often so it was nice to experience it done well. The atmosphere of the place was lively, friendly and welcoming (we were sat in their back room) and the service was good. I...More

Thank Em_Fowler00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had several tapas and the seafood paella. Everything was tasty and the presentation was excellent. The staff are very friendly and the serviice was top notch. Make sure you make a reservation they are always busy!

Thank ericbQ1814SW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Maybe not quite as good as the Iberico restaurant in Nottingham, better than Bar Iberico though, and probably on a good par with Baresco (Notts). Interior really cosy compared to the Iberico that used to be in Derby, The staff insanely friendly. Food was good,...More

Thank MartineNaylor
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Waited a long while to get booked on a Saturday evening was not disappointed with the food and service .The waiter was very helpful when ordering our food explaining the menu with a lot of patience .Restaurant although very busy had a nice atmosphere

Thank Voyage28552503493
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took my husband on the 8th November for his birthda after a recommendation . Food was served quickly and was delicious. However we finished eating for sometime and this was not spotted and dessert was not offered. Eventually the waitress came to the table but...More

Thank florence609
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal here recently, although it was a Tuesday night the restaurant was soon full so you would need to book. The potatas bravas were amazing and the paella was good value, a good sized portion. The only thing that was a...More

Thank Guest22993
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here with friends for a birthday celebration. This was our first time here having read good reviews for the place. Unfortunately, our experience did not live up to expectations... Customer service: waitresses, although pleasant, were disorganised and didn't seem to have any idea about...More

1  Thank 956joc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

on a recent business trip myself and a colleague ventured into Lorentes for a spur of the moment Tapas. Even though it was a Tuesday evening, the restaurant was full. The waiter said we could sit at the end of the bar if that was...More

Thank Val W
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2 December 2017|
Response from Ejh4 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and very nice
chris p
15 May 2017|
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Response from Davidlorente | Property representative |
Hi Chris We are a team of 8 people, 6 of as speaks fluent Spanish 1 girl has got beginner level and the last one can say mochila and few random words that we are teaching him. Lorentes is a little Spanish embassy in the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
00:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
00:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1EX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 7508 706982
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