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El Tapeo - CLOSED

19-21 Wellgate, Clitheroe BB7 2DP, England
+44 1200 424544
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good17%
  • Average4%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (42 reviews)
“chorizo” (13 reviews)
“huevos rotos” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
19-21 Wellgate, Clitheroe BB7 2DP, England
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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

So Marcos and Lidia are to leave us . They are returning to Galicia as proud parents. We have some great memories over the last three years at El Tapeo both with large parties of friends and as a family. The hosts deserve our very...More

2  Thank Steven H
Reviewed 29 May 2016

Well we know Marcos & Lidia are soon to be returning to Galicia so if you want to sample some super tapas and great paella, get there in the next month otherwise you'll have missed your chance. We may squeeze one last visit in but...More

2  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Well after my last review of this place in January we were expecting the owners to be long gone, but no - they are still winding down and moving back to Spain but for the moment it remains open at weekends (Fri, Sat & Sun...More

2  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

I visited this restaurant last Saturday in the evening. The food and the service was very nice. I have read a review in Tripadvisor saying that they were closing the business in January but they are still opening the weekends. I ask about this matter...More

1  Thank Marcos M
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Eating early Sunday evening can be hard to find somewhere open but El-Tapeo was, so in we went. Decor, music and staff were authentic Spanish but the menu was a little limited. The translation from Spanish to English was poor and didn't do the food...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 11 January 2016

By the time you get to read this review, sadly El Tapeo will be no more, due to close on 9th January. Knowing this we visited for one last hurrah and it didn't disappoint, we went with a couple of friends who introduced us to...More

2  Thank Paul T
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Fancied trying El Tapeo for some time and we were not disappointed. It was a horrible night out, windy and pouring down, but the restaurant was warm and welcoming. The owner was attentive, with drinks brought swiftly and food order taken. The Sangria is well...More

1  Thank ToffeeMatt80
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Authentic Spanish experience, we ate from the tapas menu and enjoyed every dish. Good house wine and lovely service made for an enjoyable evening and happy to recommend it

3  Thank andyms2015
Reviewed 20 September 2015

Really disappointed with the food. The restaurant itself is nice and the staff are very friendly, but the food was not what we expected. We have eaten at a number of Tapas restaurants and unfortunately this was the worst food we have had.

Thank chris t
Reviewed 1 August 2015 via mobile

What a surprise find in Clitheroe. Food was fantastic, staff were friendly. Couldn't ask for better. Great value for money

6  Thank Kirsty S
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:30
17:30 - 23:30
12:00 - 15:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19-21 Wellgate, Clitheroe BB7 2DP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lancashire  >  Clitheroe
  • Phone Number: +44 1200 424544
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