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Salsa Mexican Bistro

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$$ - $$$
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1 Castlegate, Penrith Ca11 7hx, England
+44 1768 868666
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London, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were having a stop over in Penrith and went for an evening meal last Sunday. We were the only customers, but we were made very welcome by the waitress. The place was warm and cosy, clean and great music was softly playing in the background. I had amazing king prawns to start, and then we had chicken fajitas, which... More 

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Thank Roseanna H
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we called in here for dinner after the Winter Droving festival, a popular mexican restaurant, with brare brick walls and wooden floors, the staff were very accomodating and the restaurant was buzzing, good menu choice for food plus cocktails, food was hot and tasty

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Thank tosherinp60
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 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.

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Thank Salruk
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 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 

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Thank Zoe H
Keswick, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016 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!

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Thank LauraFradsham77
St Ives, United Kingdom
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377 reviews
234 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016

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 

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Thank Martin G
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 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 

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Thank Holly M
Wigton, United Kingdom
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 21, 2016

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

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Thank gussams
Carlisle, United Kingdom
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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.

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Thank Donna20142014
Bucks, England
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22 restaurant reviews
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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! 😳)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mexican
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Kids, 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: +44 1768 868666

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