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98 Melbourne Street | North Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
08 8239 1345
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 stars
Average, very slow service

First of all, it took us a long time to be able to use our voucher. Everytime I rang I found the manager very difficult and was in fact very rude to me on the phone. When we arrived there was hardly anyone in the restaurant. The sangria was nice but not traditionally Spanish. I've travelled to... read more

2 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2012
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Adelaide, Australia
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English first
Adelaide, Australia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

We were really looking forward to the paella and going to Espana. To start it was made difficult to book in(had a scoopon voucher). Made to go at 8pm on a Friday night in Feb. Restaurant had about 10 people. Asked about gluten free cook had NO idea told me meatballs okay apparently bread is not flour!! Luckily I rechecked.... More 

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Glenelg East SA Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2012

Bit noisy and hard to hear your companions discussion but the food is good, service is a bit slow at times, bar staff tardy and food a bit slow too! Would recommend it just for the paella and the dessert but lacks a little something!

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Adelaide, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

First of all, it took us a long time to be able to use our voucher. Everytime I rang I found the manager very difficult and was in fact very rude to me on the phone. When we arrived there was hardly anyone in the restaurant. The sangria was nice but not traditionally Spanish. I've travelled to spain more than... More 

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adelaide
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

After reading negative reviews we nearly cancelled our reservation.We are glad we did not.On arrival we were warmly greeted by the owner,our Sangria was delivered straight away by the delightful waitress and it was delicious.The entree platter was well cooked and tasty,my steak was cooked to perfection and the chips were lovely,as was my husbands chorizo and spinach pasta,the dessert... More 

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Adelaide
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2012

This Spanish restaurant in Melbourne Street has a nice ambiance, and although the staff can be a little slow at times, it is worth the patience as the food is fantastic, the sangria delicious! Try the authentic churros with hot chocolate dipping sauce for dessert, divine!! Worth booking and arriving early to avoid delays during your meal, as having been... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

Very ordinary,. Run like they just don't care. Poor food, poor value and arrogant distainful service. Waitresses have no training or knowledge of the industry they are in. Go over the road to The Store, its a real restaurant.

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Adelaide, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

I have travelled a bit over the world, no major globetrotter, but Espana has to be the worst restaurant I have ever been to in all my eating experiences. The service, attitude of staff, food and ambience were all terrible, to the point where we left even though we had fully paid up front on a deal (Scoopon). The entre... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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121 restaurant reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2011

Purchased a scoopon voucher, with another couple, booked for 4 people on a Friday night, Resturant was basically empty apart from a few other scoopon users, sat outside, service was hopeless, did not take drinks order for 30 minutes, entree was slow/ cold and terrible, main was seafood paella again only warm , just eatable had to go inside and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 98 Melbourne Street | North Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5006, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide
  • Phone Number: 08 8239 1345

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Spanish
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am

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