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Los Gatos

1-3 Devizes Road | Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BJ, England
+44 1793 488450
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Ranked #4 of 312 Restaurants in Swindon
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $32
Hours:
Sun 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Sat 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Mediterranean, Seafood, Spanish, Tapas
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: VOTED BEST TAPAS BAR IN ENGLAND, OCTOBER 2013... A traditional Spanish style TAPAS BAR. Independently owned and run, which relocated to larger premises in October 2014. All food is prepared here from fresh, locally sourced or imported Spanish ingredients. Extensive hot and cold tapas menu changes regularly. Great range of Spanish wines, sherries, beers and spirits. Traditional paella Sunday lunch first Sunday each month. We have some tables in the bar which can be booked (max 8 people) at lunchtimes or evenings (except Friday and Saturday evenings, when it's first come, first served) but we are not a restaurant! Closed Mondays.
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English first
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Our first visit turned out to be the opening night at new premises so it was busy and had great atmosphere. Very impressed, great service(even encouraged to order in Spanish), lovely food (too many good dishes to mention) and great pint of Estrella. Desserts and coffee all good and it all came at reasonable price. We will be back !!!!

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

Wow, what a great experience! Noisy, social. heady, feels like you've popped down to a Spanish bar in a little local town for some tapas, not sitting on a busy road in Swindon ;) Brilliant waitresses - attentive, frequent, acknowledge as soon as you come in, friendly, smiling, accommodating. Food delicious - we had olives and bread to start -... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

This place is fabulously spanish. The vibe is there, the service is there, the food is certainly there. Go visit. Pick a time... Lunch is chilled. Weekend breakfast is relaxed. Evening tapas is vibrant. Every time the food is of the best quality, and it always tastes great!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 NEW

Our bit of Spain has moved but kept its mojo, some familiar friendly staff and some new, food still bang for authentic flavour and quality, just more happy punters!

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Although regular & enthusiastic patrons of their sister French restaurant, we had not ventured next door until last Saturday. It was our loss!! This corner of Swindon Old Town is blessed to have these two authentic eating houses to evoke memories of leisurely meals in sunny climes. Every single dish we tried was delicious, but I have to confess to... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

If you love Tapas, Los Gatos is worth the visit. The service and atmosphere is excellent and complements the food. You need to time your visit as you cannot book and it is popular. Sometimes a small wait at the bar works or the staff will text you if you want to wander off when a table becomes available.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Great selection of dishes, nice wine list and great hosts and a perfect place to sit and watch the the world go by day or night

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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123 reviews 123 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Some of the best food we have eaten for a long time! (since the South of France, May 14!) Not just good, seriously fantastic! Absolutely wonderful evening all round. The Tapas is simply stunning. We loved every mouth full of every dish. Lots of love and care clearly goes in to each dish, mouth wateringly delicious, beautifully presented too. Very... More

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Just back from another great tapas night,food superb,great staff and a great atmosphere (noisy tonight which means all is well) great brixham clams and mussels,wonderful morcilla dish,and NOT expensive £40 meal for 2 with a bottle of wine and coffee and Sherry

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Lovely food, attentive staff. Small portions even for Tapas. We do visit often as the food is nice but be prepared to spend

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bistroleschats, Owner at Los Gatos, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review - we're really glad that you enjoy coming to Los Gatos and hope we'll continue to see you regularly. As you are obviously aware, tapas are by definition small plates and the majority of ours are still well under £5.00, despite the fact that food prices have risen dramatically. Perception of portion size... More

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