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Salsa Mexican Bistro

1 Castlegate, Penrith CA11 7HX, England
+44 1768 868666
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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Mexican, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Castlegate, Penrith CA11 7HX, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We were staying in Penrith for one night and don't know the town at all. There are lots of pub/gastro-pub options but Salsa Mexican Bistro caught our eye because it's decorated in a bright colourful quirky style and looks very welcoming. One of us had...More

Thank delf454
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had been recommended this place by a friend. New to the area so happy to take direction. The place is nice, cosy and feels well done. The menu is a bit sparse especially when they offer a “Tapas” section! I had a chicken and...More

Thank nottsguy84
Reviewed May 8, 2018 via mobile

We visited Salsa on May day evening to celebrate my birthday with my family. Restaurant was quiet and the service was excellent. Our meals were lovely, all the food tasted really fresh and everything was cooked perfectly. My husband was sure about our choose of...More

1  Thank Anne-marie849
Reviewed May 5, 2018

Nothing bad just middle of range pre ordered but still the service was a little slow and long gaps in getting the food out.Food was fine but not over whelming lacked the wow factor..

1  Thank Simon B
Reviewed April 23, 2018

There are lots of pubs in central Penrith but this Mexican is a welcome addition although not too spicy.Its situated overlooking a main square and is friendly light and airy there are cocktails,exotic beers good choice of reasonably priced wines and tequila of course.The fare...More

1  Thank Martin P
Reviewed March 4, 2018 via mobile

Good service, food amazing as always. Reasonably priced. Cocktails lush Would defiantly visit again.

1  Thank welovefuerteventura
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

First time I have eaten here in years, must say it’s better than I remember, food was fantastic, nachos to start followed by chilli beef enchiladas with potato wedges, all fantastic, although enchiladas were on the small side. Staff were brilliant nothing was to much...More

1  Thank bobjohn21
Reviewed February 16, 2018

This was a last minute booking for my son’s birthday (organised by him). So they did incredibly well to fit us in on a busy Saturday night. I did expect that because they were so busy service might be slow. Not at all. Had a...More

1  Thank Sarah H
Reviewed February 10, 2018

We had a quick and casual dinner here and were impressed. Generous portions, plenty of meat in the burritos and tasty. Fun and quirky décor and friendly and efficient waiter.

1  Thank Sarah G
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

We were visiting Penrith for my fiances birthday & I used TripAdvisor to find a restaurant in the area for his birthday. As Mexican is his favourite Food, salsa it was. We were not disappointed!! We went for simple chips & dips to start as...More

1  Thank kaceysheff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Castlegate, Penrith CA11 7HX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Penrith
  • Phone Number: +44 1768 868666
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