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Los Gatos

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1-3 Devizes Road | Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BJ, England
+44 1793 488450
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Lunch, Reservations
Description: VOTED BEST TAPAS BAR IN ENGLAND, OCTOBER 2013... A traditional Spanish...
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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  • 266
    Excellent
  • 74
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
What a great atmosphere

Fab food fab staff and fab atmosphere . This place is so busy don't be surprised or offended if you are asked to move tables during your visit. You may think this is a bit off but seriously it is well worth the inconvenience . Can't rate Los Gatos highly enough and If you are lucky enough to get... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Tamara L
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Swindon, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Romantic
  • Bar scene
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English first
Swindon, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Fab food fab staff and fab atmosphere . This place is so busy don't be surprised or offended if you are asked to move tables during your visit. You may think this is a bit off but seriously it is well worth the inconvenience . Can't rate Los Gatos highly enough and If you are lucky enough to get a... More 

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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Been here a few times and is certainly the best tapas in Swindon. Food is always fresh and hot and service always fab.

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Swindon, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

From the wine choices, to the specials board this place never disappoints. Great for a romantic evening or quick bite with friends over a bottle of wine, a little bit of sunshine in Swindon! Would always recommend Los gatos to friends and family!

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Upon entering this tapas restaurant the immediate impression was the noise level was quite extreme. It is obviously popular as we needed to book a few days ahead. The principle is quite good - eat as few or as many small plates as you can and then stop. The food was ok but , when the cost is counted at... More 

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LosGatosSwindon, Owner at Los Gatos, responded to this review

Thank you for trying Los Gatos. We are,as you might have realised, a tapas bar, not a restaurant. Consequently we serve tapas, not three course meals, as is evident from our name, our menu, our website, this website and pretty much anyone you care to ask. We have a lively, noisy atmosphere because we are full of happy people enjoying... More 

Wiltshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Glas that Los Gatos rellocated to a larger venue as they had to constantly turn people away. Sadly, this is still the case, this is a really nice, popular place with great food, unfortunately its just too busy to walk in and get a table every time. Its not pram frendly but I see that as a positive in some... More 

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9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Although the food is amazing and I'm fact that place is always rammed,the costumer service is not worth it.

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LosGatosSwindon, Owner at Los Gatos, responded to this review

Our food is amazing, the place is rammed. 335 people disagree with you about the customer service........? More 

Swindon
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Just tried this with some friends last night and was really impressed, the food is really good regardless of whether you are vegetarian or not (as I am) and the prices aren't too bad at all. Service was efficient, good and friendly. This is my first experience with tapas and I plan to go again. I would advise to book... More 

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Swindon
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28 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Ate here last Saturday and really enjoyed the food and the atmosphere. Only issue is you cannot book a table on Friday or Saturday nights so our night out started at 17:30! By 18:00 almost every table was taken.

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

The best Tapas ever! It's amazing every time, service and food are both excellent - well worth a visit.

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16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Lovely buzzing atmosphere. Lots of authentic food and drink choices. The aubergine fries are delucious and really recommend along with the croquettes which vary between meat fish and vegetable daily. Would recommend booking where possible but you can't always over the weekends. Worth a visit if you love tapas :)

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 1-3 Devizes Road | Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
  • Phone Number: +44 1793 488450

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 11 - 31
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Mediterranean, Spanish, Tapas

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic, Bar scene

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?