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Escelantes Mexican - CLOSED

4 Stanley Street | Above The Gateway Cafe, Holyhead LL65 1HG, Wales
+44 1407 763727
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“chimichanga” (15 reviews)
“nachos” (27 reviews)
“chilli” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mexican, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4 Stanley Street | Above The Gateway Cafe, Holyhead LL65 1HG, Wales
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1 - 10 of 155 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked here for my dad's 70th birthday and it was a superb choice. Now known as the Cheerful Mexican ... Antonio could not make this a better venue. The atmosphere was welcoming and the food was delicious. I personally loved the fajitas and the...More

Thank 456SGP
Reviewed July 5, 2017

Just went in very early in the morning but was not open yet but the lady let me use the bathroom .so went in later sat down everybody was chatting and having a laugh great had coffee and toast just perfect . will Be Back...More

Thank Alan W
Reviewed July 1, 2017

Really enjoyed our visit. We were made welcome as soon as we walked in the door. The staff are friendly & entertaining. The food, chicken fajitas, were delicious & served not too hot. Luckily we were asked how hot we wanted!! Reasonable prices & a...More

Thank Bobanick
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

This place was recommended to us by a local. We were one of two tables - which we don't understand because it was the best Mexican food we have ever had. Homemade tortillas and corn chips - a spicy prawn cocktail (beware very spicy -...More

Thank Angela G
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant last night and despite being the only people in the restaurant we had a lovely time as the food & service were great! The home made nacho's were amazing!! The chicken fajitas & sirloin steak were spot on. Bit disappointed though that...More

Thank Clarky7
Reviewed May 29, 2017

From entering the now called Cheerful Mexican our afternoon was filled with laughter - lady at front of house was such a laugh and made our day ! Thankyou Then came the food what a delight ,Antonio's authentic Mexican cuisine is amazing and you must...More

Thank anthony_9
Reviewed May 23, 2017

We wanted to have a meal before we boarded our evening ferry, we called in one Friday teatime and took advantage of the tea time menu. We were the only ones in the restaurant but it was 17.00 on a Friday tea time. The Chef...More

Thank MungoPNewcastle
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Antonio & Michelle have taken over from Escalantes and quietly renewed the name and the menu. It's the CHEERFUL MEXICAN now. We were very impressed by the authenticity of the cuisine and explosive flavours. I haven't eaten Mexican food this nice since...I don't know when...More

Thank Angela H
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

Had a great night out here , good service and food very nice and big portions. Would highly recommend going to anyone

Thank keithpI6109CC
Reviewed February 12, 2017 via mobile

Rude staff and awful food. Definitely won't be returning. Can't even get orders right. Never had such bad Mexican food.

Thank Richyfit
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$8 - $23
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Stanley Street | Above The Gateway Cafe, Holyhead LL65 1HG, Wales (Formerly Escelantes Mexican, Holyhead)
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  North Wales  >  Anglesey  >  Holyhead
  • Phone Number: +44 1407 763727
  • E-mail
Escelantes - Beautiful mexican food in Holyhead, Anglesey. Authentic, fresh and tasty with friendly service and a great atmosphere. Dining-in and takeaway / delivery.
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