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St Pancras, Chichester, England
01243788988
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Ranked #2 of 190 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
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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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English first
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
39 reviews 39 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

This is the perfect Friday night. The restaurant was busy for a Friday at the end of January and that is directly related to the quality of the tapas which is very high. It is a bit noisy if you wanted to have lots of deep and meaningful conversation but we were happy to soak up the atmosphere

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Great food in a great location. Feels like stepping into a little piece of Spain in the middle of Chichester.

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Steyning, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I went to El Castizo for my birthday treat, I ordered Lamb Cutlets which were lovely and tender. Also a Selection of Ham, Chorizo and cheese. The Food comes out when it is ready and you don't get all the food at once so you have some time between meals. Nice atmosphere, also very busy. My friend said he liked... More 

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Sussex
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

I went here following reviews on trip advisor. I wanted an early dinner before a show at the Festival Theatre. I rarely go out for dinner since I lost my partner, lunch is o.k. but I can find dining alone in the evening difficult. The staff were all welcoming and efficient - I was out in good time to make... More 

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Brighton
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This is genuinely my favourite restaurant in the area. Whenever I have friends come to visit I take them to El Castizo and no one is ever disappointed. The food is divine and the atmosphere perfect for any situation... if you're having a romantic meal, out with friends or treating the family!

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Me and my fiancée came for dinner tonight. Beautiful food. Lovely service and staff that know their food! Well done to the management. Thank you for making our rare night off even better x

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Pulborough, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
169 reviews 169 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Brilliant restaurant, sangria on the tables and dishes coming out one by one, very good choices of small plates of lovely Spanish food. Loads of garlic!!!! Went with a crowd of 10 on a weekend night, so busy, need to book, but very well looked after even so. Book ahead if planning a weekend evening. Very friendly, lovely buzzy atmosphere.

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Hertfordshire. U.k
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Myself and Husband travelled from Hertfordshire for an overnighter in Chichester so we could visit El Castizo. This really is a hidden gem and one well worth seeking out. We had a lovely,lovely evening at this brilliant little Spanish restaurant. We were extremely well looked after by attentive and very friendly staff. The Tapas dishes we tried were delicious. We... More 

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Staines, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Every bit as good as all the reviews. Casual feel but you're looked after by the staff. All the food was tasty and good value for money. There were 3 Xmas parties on when we were there for our anniversary meal, but it still didn't get too noisy!

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Chichester
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 via mobile

Been to this Tapas Bar several times. As usual the food was wonderful .and plenty of it.The Staff are very helpful and fun. It was our second Christmas Bash here and we all thoroughly enjoyed it . We did miss the music but the atmosphere was still great . Thanks.

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Address: St Pancras, Chichester, England
Phone Number: 01243788988
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester
Average Prices: USD 20 - 29
Cuisine: Tapas

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