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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%
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“tapas” (195 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 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous venue, fabulous staff, fabulous food...nothing else to say except fabulous! You really need to go! Nikki. & Gary x

Thank nikkitad2014
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Once again outstanding food from my favourite Spanish restaurant. I have been going for years and it never disappoints. The meatballs are the best I've ever had and none that I've actually eaten in Spain have compared! It has a great authentic atmosphere and is...More

Thank KatyB1992
Reviewed 1 week ago

I had read reviews and on the off chance we tried here early on Saturday , walked in some minutes before opening and were greeted and seated without fuss while they continued to go about opening routines. The layout is small and authentic more rustic...More

Thank Sammy509
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided to have a meal instead of sitting in a bar with a couple of friends tonight. Chose this restaurant as none of us had eaten here before but had all heard good things. The service was very friendly and the food was excellent. We...More

Thank Roastspud
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came here yesterday with a friend who lives in the area that we were staying with. All 3 of us lived in Spain for many years and I can honestly say this is the best Tapas restaurant I've been to in England!! The place...More

Thank Angela W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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

2  Thank Neillow44
Reviewed 3 June 2017 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 June 2017 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 2 June 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 29
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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