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El Castizo

St Pancras, Chichester, England
01243788988
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Ranked #3 of 186 restaurants in Chichester
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $29
Cuisines: Tapas
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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92% Recommend
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English first
Wisborough Green
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014 NEW

My wife and I visited El Castizo on the recommendation of friends.We were joined by our son and his girlfriend as we had all shared a holiday in Spain together recently.We all agreed that the food was authentic and of the highest quality. The owners ,the chefs and all the staff were extremely helpful and knowledgable and it was a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

2nd visit going again next month. Food is out of this world and the staff are amazing. Can't fault the place at all.

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Chichester
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 NEW via mobile

Fourth visit and consistently fabulous , staff are brilliant fun food is super although a tendency to over order is often our case..... This is possibly my favourite place to eat in chichester

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Burnham on Crouch, Essex, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Found this restaurant on Trip Advisor and decided to give it a try as we were staying in Chichester for one night and we love tapas. The food was excellent and we were given good advice on how many dishes to order. Staff were very helpful and even squirting me with Cava when a very lively bottle decided to erupt... More

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Chichester, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Having eaten at this wonderful restaurant a number of times now, it is hands down one of the best restaurants in the local area, authentic, vibrant and extremely hospitable! Prices are extremely reasonable and has a great selection of beers and wines on the menu.

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Chichester
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

This used to be a firm favourite but time has not been kind. I found the sauces over seasoned and swimming in fat. The meatballs that i raved about in a previous review lacked tenderness the only moisture was provided by the overly salty sauce. Its such a shame because they have a great location and atmosphere and the staff... More

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

visited this little gem with my partner and her mother what a lovely Tapas meal we had, fantastic and very friendly service due to location and popularity i would recommend booking

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Chichester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Visited here with a large group just this Saturday gone and had a wonderful time. Though it was busy, this added to the atmosphere. I have to say it was the perfect setting to talk to some of the people at my table who I hadn't met before: informal, relaxed and well-attended to, there was no hard-sell needed when it... More

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Howden, Yorkshire
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45 reviews 45 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

I booked the restaurant for a stag parties evening meal after reading the good reviews on trip advisor. We arrived before the official opening time but the owner could not have been much more welcoming and offered us a drink whilst we were waiting for the rest of our party to arrive. We decided that we would let the owner... More

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The perfect independent restaurant. No gimmicks, just real fantastic food, an excellent sincere host. You cannot walk past this place. Such a genuine Spanish food experience cooked and prepared by a native Spanish family.

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