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El Castizo

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24 St. Pancras, Chichester PO19 7LT, England
+44 1243 788988
Tue 12:00 am - 10:00 am
Sat 12:00 am - 10:00 am
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Burton on Trent
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Delightful location, superb tapas style food, very helpful and attentive staff.But if you want to eat your fish before meat, don't order them both at the same time.

Thank gleditsia
Chichester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have eaten here twice and I have to say its some of the best Tapas food I have eaten including in Spain! The staff are delightful and the service is excellent, my only comment and the reason for the average score is that at busy times you cannot have a conversation with your fellow dinners. The underground cellar is... More 

1 Thank Steve A
London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great atmosphere, lovely staff and most important of all, fantastic food. We arrived bang on 6pm and the staff were very welcoming and the room quickly filled up. The food arrived really quickly, once we had decided what to order as there was so much choice, and the staff were attentive enough to ensure you had everything you needed but... More 

Thank Elsie125
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The food is great, the service is fab, but as you are in a cellar there is no mobile signal (not good for the babysitter) also the acoustics mean that you can hear the far tables conversation louder than that of your own table. Great food but not great if you want to converse with your fellow diners

Thank Joanne F
Ringwood, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I booked to dine at this restaurant following its high position on TA and also previous reviews. On arrival we were shown to our table and someone took a drinks order. It was really busy and consequently we waited ages for someone to come and take our meal order. No problem, we weren't going any where after... More 

3 Thank Racing-Hippo
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2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Have now lunched twice in 2 weeks with family due to enjoying the food so much.Very yummy spanish tapas in a former cellar so had to walk down stairs to a basement and cosy interior. Lunch time quiet and we were able to walk in without reservations. I found the pork skewers we ordered a tad salty for my liking... More 

Thank quiche95
York, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Ate at El Castizo last Saturday and loved it. Amazingly tasty food, cosy and inviting restaurant, very friendly and efficient staff and all at a reasonable price. Would highly recommend. Make sure to book as there seems to be set sittings. Only disappointment is that i don't live locally but will definitely be back when next in the area. Thank... More 

Thank Carrie M
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a wonderful, unusual little place! Delicious food at a very humble price considering how great the taste and quality. Never had to wait long for dishes and always had a good service. This is my usual go-to for a meal out with family!

Thank Hannah C
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have enjoyed this restaurant on many occasions but I recently celebrated my birthday there and the lovely staff made me feel like family. The food is always good, staff are incredibly friendly & efficient and I really can't recommend it highly enough.

Thank SeannTigh
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just home from another great evening at El Castizo. We spent the evening there with friends who we hadn't seen in ages so it was great to catch up with them and their news while sharing some truly tasty tapas! We understand James & Diana have been living back in Spain for a while now but the lack of their... More 

Thank Mushie_Pete

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20 - $29
Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
12:00 am - 10:00 am
12:00 am - 10:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 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?