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El Castizo

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St Pancras, Chichester PO19 7LT, England
+44 1243 788988
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Not really geared up for veggies who become the poor 'relation'. I suppose it's to be expected but so many other venues these days make a real effort, it's a shame they couldn't really be bothered here! Expensive for bread, olives, cheese and mushrooms!

Thank Getsettergo
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our work team went for dinner on Tuesday and while it wasn't too busy there was still a lovely atmosphere and we were welcomed and looked after beautifully. Food was fantastic and wine good. Thanks everyone!

Thank scubavic72
Sussex UK
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49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We had 5 Tapas dishes between us and all were lovely. (Especially the Black pudding rice and quails eggs) Lovely desserts. Reasonably priced for the excellent quality

Thank lindaandcolin
Havant, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The most charming tapas restaurant - Walk down through the conservatory entrance to a little bit of Spain- Staff and service second to none -Food exceptional and fantastic value for money ! Never been disappointed !

Thank plantationcovers
Winchester, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really delicious authentic Spanish Tapas and wine for lunch with very good friends. Perfect service and will definitely be back in 2017 (January)!!

Thank ruthmspencer
Chichester, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic lunch with two very good friends. The food was excellent and very Spanish, quantities for each dish perfect. First time, will be back soon.

Thank johnwspencet
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oh El Castizo… Chichester’s best secret, nestled away in the corner of the city center I am always looking forward to a visit at this establishment. I have reviewed this place before but I think tonight deserves another. Came here with my brother and father who had not been before, upon my recommendation as a meal together. The service was... More 

1 Thank Hannah C
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My new favourite place hidden gem ! Only thing I'd say is its abit hidden so do look out for it, it's not somewhere you'd expect if to be !

Thank Dada B
Chichester, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a last minute dinner out with friends from work just before Christmas. Surprised we were only one of three tables filled at this time of the year, but had a very nice night out. Food was great and service impeccable.

Thank sueskyblue
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

Second visit, lovely atmosphere and music and the service is sympathetically attentive. However the food is sadly average in my opinion and several dishes lacked seasoning or real flavour. Have eaten tapas in Spain and elsewhere in the U.K. and have had much better. Probably won't return but that's not to say it's bad. Just not for us. One observation:... More 

1 Thank Phil R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$20 - $29
Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Pancras, Chichester PO19 7LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 788988

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