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Costas Tapas Bar

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9 Queen Street, Penrith CA11 7X , England
01768 895550
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Brockham, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We decided to visit Costas Tapas Bar because of all the good reviews on Trip Advisor, and they did not disappoint. The staff were very friendly and recommended dishes on the menu to us. We were told to order about 2 dishes per person because the portion sizes are bigger than what you might be use to. The dishes were... More 

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Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the Best Tapas meals ever !!! second only to a restaurant in Palma . The food choice and quality was amazing when the lady tells you that you only need 4 different ones per couple belive me you do only need 4 the portions are huge they are a little bit more expensive than other Tapas restaurants we... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for our Christmas night out, it's broken into two sittings, can't quite remember which time we chose! However it was sooooo nice!! But we Defo over ordered as there was so much food! It was all hot and delicious! The sangria was gorgeous and the atmosphere was great with the Spanish music! They performed a little song... More 

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Thank Sarah C
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21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely love this place. My last visit was probably 18 months ago, I would definitely go more if we lived closer. There was about 11 of us and we just got a mixture of dishes and potatoes. The lady who owns it was great fun and really looked after us. Such a fun atmosphere, everyone loved it. The food... More 

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Thank pol1712
Egremont, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

Married couple who stumbled on this hidden gem in Penrith. Lovely little tapas restaurant with staff were patient and extremely knowledgable about their products. Owner was exceptional about explaining dishes, and the chef was using the best ingrediants available and care in preparing dishes. Cosy atmosphere.

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Thank huwstephbrent
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Me, my partner and 2 family members went in on the off chance of getting a table on a Saturday evening and got a table no problem at all. I have lived in southern Spain for most of my life and moved back to the UK last year with my partner being completely Spanish. To start with the restaurant has... More 

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Thank Elliot M
Penrith, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Lovely meal out, great food and fab atmosphere. Would defo go again. Wide range of different dishes and something for everyone. Sangria was lovely too

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Thank Ellis H
Penrith, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2016 via mobile

Was seated near the kitchen... lady who serves us recommended a few dishes... advised the muscles were fresh (they were deffinatly frozen )... food lacked seasoning. And the pork was burned. We sent the pork back to be challenged afterwards that it was chargrilled (they were burned). All in all the food was OK. we did not get checked on... More 

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Thank Jdb123987
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Went there last night for an informal meal,had been previously many years ago and it has not changed at all.The food was really good the woman who advised us was really helpful,i think the only thing that spoiled it for me was the very uncomfortable stools we had to sit on,when I go for a meal out I want to... More 

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1 Thank suem1977
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

I stopped here for some tapas, the dishes aren't really what I would call tapas. The staff were friendly. The décor is unusual, and there were not many patrons. I did feel they would be better serving smaller tapas style dishes, however the waitress did warn me prior to ordering that the dishes were large. Food was fried heavily and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Spanish, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Queen Street, Penrith CA11 7X, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Penrith
  • Phone Number: 01768 895550

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