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6 Granville Court, Shipston-on-Stour CV36 4PP, England
+44 1608 238494
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went here thinking it could not live up to the reviews. I was wrong - it did and more. Very small restaurant in middle of Shipston. We had been warned to book and was glad we did. Lively atmosphere, with all the staff very friendly and helpful. David, the owner was the perfect host, and chatted with us to... More 

Thank Iain N
Oxford, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Stumbled upon this little gem on a Saturday night, great food, friendly service, would definitely go back!

Thank RachaelC576
Bolton, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first saw this restaurant when it was closed but what made us smile was a note with the opening times which roughly read: "9amis -3pmis,6pmish to 9pmish (we go home when you do). It really amused us so much we rang the following day to book a table and were so glad we did. It's such a small place,... More 

Thank StuntBunny
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Didn't book and were very accommodating early in the evening, will book next time as people were turning up and being turned away a bit later. Service was brilliant as was the food. Can't fault this place. Recommend the pepper with black pudding manchego cheese and had one of the best authentic pizzas we've ever tasted. Will be back.

Thank ajc1111
Shipston-on-Stour, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic place, great food and a great experience. David and the team make wonderful food, very authentic tasting. The pizza bases are great, the tapas dishes are very tasty and incredibly well priced. If you like your wine, you can't go wrong

Thank Fabrizio B
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This is the best place to eat in shipston by a million miles. Dave and all the staff are so friendly and efficient. They look after you so well and make sure you have everything you need and more. The food is brilliant, something for everyone and such good value for money, you will never ever go away hungry from... More 

Thank Gracie W
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We were recommended to this little Tapas bar on our recent visit & were so pleased to have spent the evening with such a lovely crowd. The owner David & his staff made us so welcome & they were so passionate about the food they serve which was delicious & plentiful. We had a great night & we wish you... More 

Thank SuzeeAnn
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend El Cafe, amazing food lovely atmosphere, the staff are welcoming and helpful. Prices are very good for portions, All in all great evening!

Thank Alexglover04
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017

A lovely way to start a relaxing weekend with a Spanish breakfast. I highly recommend a visit, as well as the food being delicious the waiting staff are very humorous and friendly. We plan to visit frequently.

Thank gizzy2520
Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Lovely food here and very helpful friendly staff, really enjoyed our evening here, it's small and cosy even on a very cold day. It's difficult to get in so you need to book. We were told that they were moving to a bigger premises soon so that will make a lot more people happy as hopefully they can get a... More 

Thank Jeni M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 26
Cafe, Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Digital Payments
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 Granville Court, Shipston-on-Stour CV36 4PP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cotswolds  >  Shipston-on-Stour
  • Phone Number: +44 1608 238494
El Cafe is a spanish cafe bar in the heart of Shipston On Stour. Come down for an authentic Spanish coffee, a selection of Tapas or a few glasses of wine! The times that we advertise are for food orders/bookings, as in true Spanish style we close when we have finished, we like to fiesta in the evening but in the afternoon we close at 3pm for our siesta, this is so we can do fiesta!!!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?