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“Always great. Would recommend to anyone.”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of El Cafe

El Cafe
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$5 - US$26
Cuisines: Cafe, Mediterranean, Spanish
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: El Cafe is a spanish cafe bar in the heart of Shipston On Stour. Come down for an authentic Spanish coffee, a selection of Tapas or a few glasses of wine! The times that we advertise are for food orders/bookings, as in true Spanish style we close when we have finished, we like to fiesta in the evening but in the afternoon we close at 3pm for our siesta, this is so we can do fiesta!!!
Shipston-on-Stour, United Kingdom
2 reviews
“Always great. Would recommend to anyone.”
Reviewed 11 March 2014

As always great food,great service and friendly atmosphere. Loving the heated outside space too. As usual had a mix of tapas and couldn't fault anything on the menu.

  • Visited February 2014
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English first
Shipston-on-Stour, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Tapas in the Cotswolds”
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Whilst very small the cafe has a good atmosphere and also an outside dining area, heated when the weather is not so good and covered in the sunshine. Food is well prepared and presented and is great value.

Visited January 2014
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Thank David N
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walsall
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16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Lovely little bar and cafe, great tapas”
Reviewed 9 February 2014

Lovely little place for lunch, great service, lovely tasty food. We had 3 tapas and the mixed bean chilli nachos with a couple of glasses of wine each. Can really recommend the patatas bravas, the sauce on top was just gorgeous

Visited February 2014
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England, United Kingdom
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166 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
“!Ole!”
Reviewed 15 January 2014

Small restaurant in the centre of Shipston on Stour, but big heart and great food. Snuck in for a bit of tapas with the kids on an early weeknight. The owner was very kind, prepared less spicy tapas for the kids and was very understanding with regards to the pressures of parents attempting to dine and expose their children to other cultures foods.
This place is also brilliant for nibbling tapas and sipping wine with friends, I would highly recommend taking kids for lunch or early evening so as not to disturb snobby diners. The inside area is small and cozy - perfect for a romantic meal, but they have added a very nice heated conservatory area for large parties.
They will be temporarily closed in late Jan and will be changing the menu etc, so watch this space!

  • Visited January 2014
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Shipston-on-Stour, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Awesome”
Reviewed 8 December 2013

Ive been here several times and each time has been fantastic.

I rang up on the day and I was fitted in no problem with a choice of seats.

It was my girlfriend's birthday and we were treated with extra dishes and a new "not on the menu yet" dish.

Superb and would happily go back again!

  • Visited October 2013
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1 Thank LJP638
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