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El Castizo

24 St. Pancras, Chichester PO19 7LT, England
+44 1243 788988
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (194 reviews)
“meatballs” (47 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
24 St. Pancras, Chichester PO19 7LT, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited this place twice in 48 hours while staying at the Goodwood hotel. Ohh, this is genuine Spanish Tapas!!! They need to stock gluten free bread - I had to run to Tesco express about 2 miles away while our food was cooking -...More

Thank starflowershel
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

After reading some reviews about how traditional and authentic the place is, we decided to try El castizo. On arrival we were told we had to wait half an hour for a table(we hadn't booked a table)but we were there at 6pm and the restaurant...More

Thank Neillow44
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been several times recently and love the place. When I phone to book - they are always very friendly and helpful. Staff are also welcoming and helpful when u arrive. The tapas is top notch- particularly the meat balls. All of the food is lovely....More

Thank Hannah T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An unusual cosy restaurant underground ! Unique and lovely with a friendly atmosphere. Suitable for couples families and groups. Excellent service and food to die for ! Felt like I was back in Spain !!!! Highly recommend you try it . We had a glass...More

Thank stevecM3308KC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to this restaurant a few times under the old owners / managers and have always rated it 5 star and went back. The menu was the same but it was ordinary. We had many dishes and they were just ok including the...More

1  Thank sdee101
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place deserves it's rating . The food is really good . There were 4 of us and we picked 3 dishes each . Everything we had was excellent. Great service as well . I would book

Thank achurch348
Reviewed 22 May 2017

loved this place food was amazing and traditional little hidden gem of a place! defo will be going back!

Thank BognorBear
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We have been to this tapas restaurant many times, most recently as a group of 16 for a birthday celebration. The set menu was great value for money, with something for everyone. The service, as always, was friendly and efficient. This is a great little...More

Thank Samanlou
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

It's easy enough to miss this place if you aren't looking but when you find it you are in for a treat! Great food, great atmosphere and very reasonable prices.

Thank Nick G
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

The food is mostly great here and I like the rustic feel and relaxed atmosphere. Waiting staff are excellent. Fab vegetable choices. Tapas is my favourite meal and we were looking forward to going back for our anniversary (we don't go out so much nowadays!)....More

Thank Kathryn B
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Sylvie P
Do they cater for coeliacs (gluten free meals). ??
30 April 2016|
Response from 188fiona |
Morning Do you have a NY's Eve do? Fiona
Jane C
I was thinking of coming to the restaurant in may with a group of friends whilst we are having a weekend near Chichester but I read on a review that it was closing. Please could you let me know more about this? Many thanks
1 April 2016|
Response from AngloFrench42 | Reviewed this property |
They are very definitely open for the next few months.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$29
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 St. Pancras, Chichester PO19 7LT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  Chichester
  • Phone Number: +44 1243 788988
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