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El Sabio Tapas Bar & Restaurant

60 Eastgate Street, Winchester SO23 8DZ, England
+44 1962 820233
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“tapas” (164 reviews)
“paella” (64 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
60 Eastgate Street, Winchester SO23 8DZ, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a good New Year’s Eve dinner at this family run restaurant and enjoyed all the dishes we ordered. Especially good were the albondigas, the pan Catalan and the monkfish. Moderately priced too. The friendly server, who I think is the owner’s wife, seemed to...More

Thank BurmaB
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Really great food for a romantic evening out, so many choices on the menu, a really good tapas selection.

Thank winson252
Reviewed 26 November 2017

we visited on a Sunday afternoon and the restaurant was fairly busy and had a good atmosphere. Our drinks and food orders were taken quickly but our food took an age to arrive, although there was a note on the menu to warn as much....More

Thank ktee1
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We found a Groupon voucher for El Sabio, so decided to give it a try for Sunday lunch. We wish we had tried sooner, the service and the food were excellent, the tapas as good as we have had anywhere in the many times we...More

Thank mckpandj
Reviewed 7 November 2017

El Sabio is a lovely restaurant in the centre of Winchester. The tapas and paellas are great. We chose 3 tapas and a paella for 2 between the 3 of us and just about managed to eat it all. The paellas are always massive so...More

Thank 528jean
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

We used to live in the area and came to this restaurant pretty often (see my previous 5* review), but I can safely say we will never be back. The food is nice enough, but not as good as it used to be - it...More

Thank MrProper0
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I came here with my boyfriend and best friend for an impromptu night out. We ordered 2 tapas each, some wedges and garlic bread and my friend and I each had some rosé. Everything was good, then the bill came. It was a bit more...More

Thank Charlie J
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

I booked a table for 2 at 8pm last Night (21st october) we were sat to our table very quickly but with no menus for a few minutes. When asked for a sweet rosè wine I was told they only had one which was sparkling,...More

1  Thank Rosie L
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Visit the third time now, food is always good, the variety of tapas is enough, when a table for 4 you can have almost 1 of each and then always a very tasty Paella for mains, service could be better, as communicating more with the...More

Thank Hugo S
Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Me & my husband go to Winchester alot for a day out to mooch around the shops and for some reason have never noticed el sabio! Even though it is on the main road to the town....anyway..... I spotted it today and nearly cried of...More

Thank GeorgiaPainting
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Questions & Answers
12 October 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from rosiegt | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't think so but I'd suggest ringing them
Jacqueline P
13 March 2015|
Response from 173attilav | Property representative |
In January and February we are closed on lunchtimes Monday until Wednesday.apart from that we are opened everyday except Monday. Thank you
11 February 2015|
Response from 173attilav | Property representative |
Hi, We havent but there are several other car parks available. Nearest is at durngate street car park or the Friarsgate car park. Regards,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$44
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 60 Eastgate Street, Winchester SO23 8DZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Winchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1962 820233
  • E-mail
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