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El Coto

21 Leazes Park Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4PF, England
+44 191 261 0555
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (180 reviews)
“paella” (19 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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21 Leazes Park Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4PF, England
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1 - 10 of 492 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Have now been 3 times in about last 12 months. Really good first time, ordinary last 2. Food just tasted a bit manufactured. Not feeling the love............san Miguel on draft isn't cold really which is not good.

Thank 669Tim72
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely food and great choice especially for me being vegetarian. Friendly staff and great atmosphere. We eat here regularly and are never disappointed. Great value for money. Not sure how it'd work for large groups, but great for couples

Thank JPerkins278
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a nice restaurant, tucked away but in the centre of town, looks tiny from the outside but is somewhat of a Tardis. Lovely layout and decor inside. Excellent food choice, taste and quality. Would definitely recommend and return. Also good for vegetarians...More

Thank roseeb93
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When booking the meal over the phone earlier in the week it was recommended to us that we choose from the set menu, we did not realise this was compulsory until we got there. We asked to see the normal menu but we told we...More

1  Thank Bridie N
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just fabulous food, can't fault it, a hidden gem just around the corner from the match, highly recommend

1  Thank Philip H
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

I don't understand the negative reviews at all. Came here for my birthday a few weeks ago on a Saturday night. It was busy and noisy as many have stated but I thought it was a very friendly, pleasant noise not unlike many places I've...More

Thank Abbie R
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Nothing stood out about this place, everything was average, probably overpriced for what it is, just go elsewhere.

Thank TurnerAd
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Four years since last visit, great to find they still nail a good tapas and friendly service. The place was busy but the team were on the ball, and the food was excellent. Nice to be back and hope to return sooner next time :)....More

2  Thank LeonXC
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Came here for my partners birthday after seeing the great reviews. The place is lovely, a lot of care has been put into the decoration and it does feel authentic. Sadly the food was a big let down, everything was dry and tasteless like it...More

Thank GreenLady121
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Been quite a few years since I visited this restaurant and was not disappointed. Food is excellent as ever, buzzing and popular place. Went on a Saturday evening so can can quite noisy. Friendly and efficient Spanish speaking staff. Plenty choice on menu. Decided on...More

1  Thank Angela M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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
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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.
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