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El Rey

Rijnstraat 3, 3441 BP, Woerden, The Netherlands
+31 348 416 645
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good42%
  • Average21%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible2%
Jan 22, 2018
“Good but nothing special”
Feb 13, 2017
“Good tapas in a real castle”
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Spanish, Caribbean, Seafood, Mediterranean, European
$$ - $$$
Rijnstraat 3, 3441 BP, Woerden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

Don't expect to get tapas the way you know them from Spain. They have some nice ones. But also some really strange stuff which has nothing to do with real tapas. Very dutch interpretation of Spanish food.

Thank MPL68
Reviewed February 13, 2017

Well made tapas served out by good personel in a beautifull castle just outside the centre of Woerden.

Thank okkeijlstra
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Reviewed November 25, 2016

El Rey has moved from the Kruittorenweg to Woerden's castle very close to the railway station and the city center. Easy to reach and a great ambiance. The service is excellent. Large choice of meat, fish and vegetarian tapas. Not too expensive.

Thank Anja Z
Reviewed May 2, 2016

Very nice tapas bar and restaurant in woerden , friendly staff in a quiet part of town just off the main square , needs more signage , the food was cooked in front of us by some great young chefs , excellent food , very...More

Thank Dimarkja
Reviewed March 15, 2016

If you really like an informal restaurant with excellent food and a relaxing atmosphere for a good price you should go to EL Rey in Woerden. The menu is abundant, so much choice with a kinds of meditaranean tapas. WOnderfull place to stay with family...More

Thank arnoxs4all
Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

I like the variation of tapas and they taste equally good. Great service and a cosy restaurant. The dessert was really really good (lemon curd pie). I only wish they had a greater winelist.

Thank S v
Reviewed September 6, 2015

Lovely restaurant where the food is always good and the atmosphere is always warm and welcoming. Lovely menu with a wide choice and the coctails are to die for! My favorite place to go out for a meal when I visit!

Thank Allemaalmiekje
Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

We have been several times to El Rey and every time the food was delicious! Nice Spanish cuisine with different twists, good Sol Beer and friendly staff. Definitely a nice restaurant when you are in Woerden!

Thank Rob S
Reviewed June 24, 2013

When all else was full, me and my girlfriend ended up here. We had a nice tapas dinner, at a good price. It was a bit fatty, but perhaps that is our poor choice of tapas. Personell is friendly, and the place itself is nice.

Thank Ramon_vd_Werf
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
3:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rijnstraat 3, 3441 BP, Woerden, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Utrecht Province  >  Woerden
  • Phone Number: +31 348 416 645
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