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“Wow”
Review of Porta

Porta
Ranked #22 of 562 Restaurants in Chester
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: After-hours
Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours
Chester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Wow”
Reviewed 7 June 2014 via mobile

Well i must admit i've always been a fan of Portas. Just look at my previous review.
Its an amazing place.
Amazing tapas
And i mean amazing........ the specials are simply that......amazing...the service ...great...
Truely Spanish Tapas

Complete respect

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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Chester, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Authentic Tapas - At Long Last!”
Reviewed 7 June 2014

I am very suspicious of Spanish restaurants as most have no clue and will happily serve foods you would not see in Spain. So with breath held we entered Porta.

The welcome was lovely and the staff happy in their work. It had the 'right feel' so now we could relax and see if they can actually deliver. The wine was of a high standard and as the tapas started to arrive we could see it possibly may well be that authentic tapas that we'd been looking for since our return from living in Catalunya (7 years).

Overall we were very impressed and the only fault we could pick was that the Morcilla, a kind of Spanish black pudding, was not Morcilla - just a black pudding dressed up to fool sadly.

We will certainly be going back, and often. A lovely little find and without the hassle of booking a table, we just won't be ordering the Morcilla until they get it right.

Try it!

  • Visited May 2014
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2 Thank Marley E
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Chester, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
58 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Try it for yourself...”
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Superb place to eat... Relaxed atmosphere, great food, always lovely staff and quite simply the best tapas in Chester by a long long way (".)

  • Visited May 2014
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2 Thank Tim L
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Ashbourne, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Fab!”
Reviewed 26 May 2014

What a find - lovely food and great atmosphere. Friendly and attentive staff without being pushy. Would definitely eat there again if we returned to Chester.

  • Visited May 2014
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1 Thank Sue B
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Chester
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Traditional tapas & great service”
Reviewed 11 May 2014 via mobile

Always such a pleasure visiting Porta- the dishes are authentic and well prepared and reasonable prices. I've visited lots of tapas bars in Andalucia over the years and Porta can rival many of those. The waitresses are always very friendly and attentive and the place just has a relaxed feel about it.

Visited May 2014
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