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El Coto

21 Leazes Park Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4PF, England
+44 191 261 0555
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (170 reviews)
“paella” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
21 Leazes Park Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4PF, England
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Reviewed yesterday

after a hectic ordeal in Newcastle with an apartment we booked but were conned we found this little gem the 4 of us had fab tapas and wine definitely worth a visit or two when in Newcastle.

1  Thank Carol G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic food, service and atmosphere. Best to book particularly on match days as it's just around the corner from StJames Park- however it attracts the more refined football fan!! Extensive tapas menu, Spanish owner & staff so it offers an authentic Spanish experience. good value,...More

3  Thank ELAINE O
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Six of us visited and sampled as many dishes as we could manage. Lovely food, quaint, nice atmosphere, very friendly staff. Definite recommend to anyone, will definitely be returning. The kids 9 and 6, loved it as well.

1  Thank TIGERW00D_Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a shopping trip in Newcastle, followed by some light "refreshments", one of our party suggested that we have a late lunch/early dinner, and recommended a nearby eatery, El Coto. We phoned and were advised that they could accommodate us within 30mins. Innocent, small-ish, even...More

Thank Martin V
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Went here for tapas on Easter Saturday and it was excellent with exceptional service as well. We had 4 tapas and bread which was sufficient for us two as we did not want to be overfull. The chicken with the dates dish was beautiful as...More

1  Thank Johnlobster
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

We've walked this place lots over a few months and it always looks empty or closed! We decided to give it a go and it was actually fairly busy but in the back (along a long corridor!) The food is canny, usual price for tapas...More

1  Thank Paula M
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Eat here on a regular basis. The staff are always friendly and attentive, great quality food and a lovely atmosphere. Highly recommend the lunch time deal of 3 tapas for £10.95, varied selection and very filling!

2  Thank Calum M
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

1st visit to this restaurant and definitely not the last, absolutely first class, quality of both food and drinks brilliant. Can't wait to return,(Spain without the airfare). Tha Staffs attitude and attentiveness second to none. 3 tapas for £10.95 great value and portions really decent...More

1  Thank Ronnie C
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This place brings me back to Spain. The atmosphere is worth visiting and it gives an authentic taste of Spanish food. Totally recommend this restaurant for Spanish lovers.

1  Thank barcapound7
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Went on a Saturday night for my neices birthday. Food was fabulous as was the staff. Couldn't recommend it enough. Definitely going back. We all ordered the set meal so we could try everything.

1  Thank jackie c
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 26
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Leazes Park Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4PF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 261 0555
  • E-mail
Authentic Spanish Tapas restaurant serving fresh home cooked food in rustic surroundings.
We also have a front bar and outside terrace for the warmer months.