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Salsa Mexican Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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1 Castlegate, Penrith Ca11 7hx, England
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33 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had the nachos with the works followed by an enchilada and tacquito. Plus a couple of jugs of cocktails. Fabulous food. Great service. Would go back if in Penrith again.

Thank Salruk
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found online that you can order to take away which is perfect when I have twin babies at home and couldn't face a meal out. It's been a couple of years since we ate there but remember it being very nice. The takeaway menu is a little cheaper taking into account we use our own crockery and don't need... More 

Thank Zoe H
Keswick, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic evening here, with outstanding service and the tastiest food. The ribs were to die for with amazing tapas too. I will definitely be going back, and recommending it to all my family and friends!

Thank LauraFradsham77
St Ives, United Kingdom
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360 reviews
219 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After asking our receptionist at The Premier Inn on arrival what restaurants can be recommended, we decided to go Mexican on Sunday evening. Well what an excellent choice we made. The service and food were most enjoyable and I found the prices to be really reasonable. It makes a change from the usual chain restaurants and this establishment had charm... More 

Thank Martin G
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Honestly I couldn't praise this place enough! The staff are friendly and attentive. The atmosphere has a very welcoming Mexican vibe. There are plenty of seats and even though they were busy on a Friday evening they still sat us for food without a reservation. The food was delicious & plentiful. Their cocktails were not only on a fab offer... More 

Thank Holly M
Wigton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were recommended to eat here by friends , it was ok but not what we expected , processed cheese was used and also not very Mexican tasting to other Mexicans we've visited

Thank gussams
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016

Been few times and would always go back. Love the food, wine and the atmosphere. The restaurant looks great. Oh, and the cherry tomatoes are to die for. Would absolutely recommend.

Thank Donna20142014
Bucks, England
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51 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Literally just back from Mexico and craving Mexican food. Hot, fresh, well priced and really tasty. What more do you want? We went on a Friday and had half price cocktails too. This was our second visit and we would definitely go back again. (Top tip, don't eat the cute little chilli on your plate! 😳)

1 Thank sandyinhw
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

A simplistic Mexican setting with good home cooked food. Very friendly waiting staff, and a good selection of drinks. seating a little basic.

Thank TomCruise2
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Visited here the other night and was impressed from start to finish. Loved the water being served in empty tequila bottles, great little touch. Nachos with the works and the stuffed padron peppers to start, wonderful! Fajitas for main, was even able to have them gluten free! We loved the cheese!! Staff were wonderful and I had a great mojito.... More 

Thank Rebecca G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Castlegate, Penrith Ca11 7hx, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Penrith
  • Phone Number: 441768868666

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