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Jose's Tapas Restaurant

9-11 Cross Street, Wakefield WF1 3BW, England
+44 1924 339429
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (44 reviews)
“tapas” (167 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (14 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
9-11 Cross Street, Wakefield WF1 3BW, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My partner came here with friends and took me to visit as he was so impressed - I can see why! A family run restaurant serving really good sized tapas that are freshly made and delicious. The black pudding was superb, as were the meatballs,...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Catsquirrelgirl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent welcome by all staff. Good menu. This is not Michelin starred minimalist food- expect rustic, good portioned tapas full of flavour. Can’t fault will def return.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Wig2104
Reviewed 1 week ago

Warm welcome, fantastic fresh cooked food & excellent friendly service. We will definitely be going again

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Catullo99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Impromptu midweek visit and what a welcoming surprise.... lovely warm welcome ... fantastic service.... gorgeous simple tapas that were all freshly prepared and served .... lovely finishing touch was a complimentary drink to finish the meal. If you like tapas ... visit here .. soon...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Lindapinder
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited today as a group of friends at lunch time. I would highly recommend this place! The service was excellent and the food was delicious. I can’t wait to return.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Liv_f1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hi went to Jose’s earlier in year as a group of 8 . The service was perfect even tho we was a bigger group . All the meals were very well made authentic . Been back again as a couple . Same service and same...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank keithb739
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful tapas meal at Jose’s, so much so we booked again prior to leaving for November. The owner and staff were extremely pleasant, helpful and hospitable. The portions were generous, delicious and very authentic, you could been in the heart of Spain....More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank JulieandJohn30
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

What a pleasure to meet Jose and his wife fantastic people serving beautiful food. We will be back soon.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank andydS2906YL
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

What a gem this is ... From the homely welcome, explanation of portion size and excellent customer service. Its a Spanish experience in Wakefield. Food was plentiful and tasted lovely, wine reasonably priced (I'm fussy but the house white was spot on) Upon leaving the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 85SueB
Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Located in a small street not far from the centre of Wakefield, Jose’s Tapas Restaurant is a family run place with Jose cooking the food and his wife running the place. It is extremely friendly. It is so popular that you normally have to book....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NigelB940
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25 September 2018|
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Response from Vodkajos | Reviewed this property |
I would message them on Facebook. Sophia usually answers prompt
20 December 2016|
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Response from JTR_Wakefield | Property representative |
Hi Dennis I would definitely recommend booking on a Friday and Saturday as we're usually booked out weeks in advance. Give us a call on and we get it all booked in for you. Best regards Richard
Luz E
5 September 2016|
Response from crapwakefield | Reviewed this property |
Well I said tapas not Spanish. plus there is a bit of exaggeration on your part to say go to Mac Donald's. I am entitled to my opinion and cubana is a lot better tapas restaurant with food, service and quality. And... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-11 Cross Street, Wakefield WF1 3BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Wakefield
  • Phone Number: +44 1924 339429
  • E-mail
Jose's Tapas Restaurant - a family owned business in the heart of Wakefield. Give Jose & Sofia a call to book. 5 Star Food Hygiene Rating
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