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Estrella Morada Bar de Tapas

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Alexandra Road, Newquay TR7 3NB, England
+44 1637 877271
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant traditional Spanish setting, real spanish feel about it. Food was excellent a nd authentic, would highly recommend this tapas bar if you love spanish cuisine. The owner was very friendly. Would visit again!

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic food in a beautiful location overlooking Porth Bay , what more do you need. Kathy & Pete October 2016

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Rugby, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This was just down the road from our hotel. The decor is pleasant and the setting fairly intimate.The portions were generous so we would recommend going with the restaurant's suggestion of 5 items per couple. We ordered a basket of bread, not realising that two of the dishes we had ordered came with bread already- it would have been helpful... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Well when you walk in the purple décor and the barman is not the warmest of characters but don't worry the food is excellent and looks freshly made. We ordered a selection from the Tapas menu and it was tasty hot and excellent food. After an unfortunate visit to the pub across the road this was a real gem of... More 

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

A small, charming tapas bar/restaurant just off the beach. Fantastic selection with no deep fat fryer in sight and a good range of drinks/wines. Well cooked food with good quality ingredients. Large portions for tapas. Recommended.

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Thank Nick C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We visited Estrella Morada this evening, it was very quiet but granted we got there as it opened at 6.30 (we have a young baby, we knew we wouldn't have a lie in, in the morning!) And it was end of the season and a gloomy day weather wise! However, we got a lovely warm welcome and the food was... More 

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Thank Michelle W
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Spanish style tapas, nice enough, some lacking a little in flavour. Great views of the sunset over the beach.

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Thank Judy H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Lovely stroll over to Lusty Bay for tapas. Nice selection of tapas & washed down with a bottle of Rioja blanco!

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Thank Ruth B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Nice little place opposite porth beach. Really good views of the sunset. Wine was excellent as was the draft estrella. Prompt and efficient service. Food included some original tapas dishes that I hadn't seen before. No deep fried stuff either. I guess if there was a slight criticism it would be the lack of a Spanish atmosphere. Maybe less rolling... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Food is very nice and cooked to perfection. Proprietor is very friendly and polite. Only thing that stopped me giving five stars was the very long time we had to wait for our food. The place was busy but not full, and yet we had to wait 45 minutes to get what we ordered. When it came, the food was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
View, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alexandra Road, Newquay TR7 3NB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cornwall  >  Newquay
  • Phone Number: +44 1637 877271
Description
We are a small family run Tapas Bar facing the beach in Porth Nr Newquay. Sorry we do not allow children under 14 as we are a fully licensed public bar, adults haven, adults have to have somewhere to go without children. You can sit & enjoy a glass or bottle (from £14 per bottle) of Spanish wine/ sangria (£8 per half litre or £15 per litre)or beer in our relaxing bar or out looking over the beach or if you feel a bit hungry why not try some our our tapas. All our tapas dishes are cooked fresh to order (if hot) & are from authentic Spanish recipes. Dishes cost from £3 (olives) to £6.75 (scallops & morcia) We say for a snack 1-2 dishes or substanial meal average of 5 dishes per couple if you want a full meal

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