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Review of El Molino

El Molino
Ranked #34 of 113 Restaurants in Beckenham
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Spanish
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

Never ever disappoints! Easily the best tapas around.

I usually enjoy the mussels which are out of this world, there's a strange review on here about mussels looks suspiciously like it was written by a competing tapas restaurant, I have never had a problem with the mussels and I use this restaurant A LOT. Paella is second to none and dishes like the padron peppers add to the wonderfully authentic experience. I recommend the lamb cutlets, the bean stew and the prawns in garlic. Even the bread is amazing here.

I eat here at least twice a month and it is always busy especially Friday and Saturday so book ahead if you don't want to be disappointed.

Staff are lovely - always attentive. Atmosphere is always great. There are normally families as well as couples in the mix.

If you enjoy tapas you will have to go a long way to find better than here. Fantastic tapas.

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1  Thank Terence1111
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Reviewed September 25, 2013 via mobile

Food ok. Service and atmosphere terrible. Never been to a restaurant where the toillets smelled better than the restaurant itself. The drinks are cheap( beers) but that is it food is ok but portions to small. Don't understand why would a spanish restaurant serve new zelland mussels. The waiter/owner was trying to save money in his electricity bill by switching the toillet lights off only turning them on when u was in the midle of going downstairs. Anyway place was empty and easy to know why. Try and let me know if is only me that has high standards as I work in the trade. Disapointing.

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Reviewed July 29, 2013

Went there with some friends and had a delicious, traditional Spanish meal. The food was amazing and really good value. The staff were really attentive and I'd definitely recommend this place to anyone who's looking for some authentic tapas in a friendly, relaxed environment.

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3  Thank Samantha E
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Reviewed July 28, 2013

The food is good the beer is good its very good value and the atmosphere is good! Like in the USA the glasses are kept in the fridge so the beers are ice cold when poured ....nice!!!

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2  Thank Mark R
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Reviewed July 20, 2013

Fantastic food and excellent value. We were amazed how reasonable the bill was. Staff are efficient and friendly. The decor was traditional and added to the experience. It felt like we should step out on to a Madrid street.

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3  Thank VivJo1
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