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El Cid Spanish Restaurant TST

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Tsim Sha Tsui
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G/F, New Knutsford House, 14 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, China
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12:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 00:00
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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245 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Starters like ham and chorizo with apple were the highlights of the meal. We shared 5 dishes, two the forgot and one wasn't what we ordered. Food lacks taste, service is okay but no need for staff to tell the same story over and over again. So, if you are in the mood for some Spanish tapas, I suggest you... More 

Thank Jane P
København, Danmark
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109 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to get some spanish tapas as we had enough asian food that day. The tapas are not really spanish. They do have local twist. The food is good without being memorable. The is good just when you arrive. From there on it is down hill. The waiter got 3 out of 5 servings wrong. With all the choice... More 

Thank soxfol
Busselton WA
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197 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here on prior visits to TST...and enjoyed the food here.. This time was the best...lovely waitress for a start...who gave us some of the tips of the menu. Whilst this was not a cheap night (Roughly $250AUD), we did take the 6 pieces of Oyster all of which were devine...the Yonderfield, Scotland were our fav...big, fat and... More 

Thank Gary D
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Using Chinese rice wine to good effect. Very impressed with the chef's talent. Will go back again for sure.

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Sydney, Australia
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131 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

we have tried many of the Restaurants at Knutsford terrace but we had not been to El Cid. The place looked great and not too crowded so we were in. the service started a little slow and I had to get up and find a waitress which never floats my boat. The drinks were expensive and the wine list was... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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72 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Met with some friends at ElCid restaurant. This was a tapas and spanish wine tasting event which they hold annually. The restaurant was full and the service was quite good for the number of people In the place . The food was okay and adequate and quite tasty. The selections of wines were good . They had some entertainment which... More 

Thank Robert D
Lake Hawea, New Zealand
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74 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

We mostly came for chill out from the insanity and great cocktails. Mid week was a relaxing time to come and the cocktail menu was quite varied. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. Surprisingly we found a couple of vegan options on the tapas menu which were very tasty. Live music by flamenco guitarists set the scene for a Spanish... More 

Thank Rainbowclaire
New Zealand
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We stopped here few times while visiting bustling kowloon. Situated on the knit Ford terrace it is a welcome yo escape from traffic and noise. The food is great and they make good cocktails too. The service was really nice, they really took the time to chat to us and see if we needed anything. They also had a great... More 

Thank James m
Hong Kong, China
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51 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Lunch here to eat tapas and Spanish food. Even we are the only one family in the restaurant, service was so poor and inefficient that we asked if the waitress if she can think by herself from the order to the check... Lamb racks were the biggest mistake we made: smell strong like sheep and overcooked not from Spain recipe... More 

Thank cathybruno
Singapore, Singapore
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96 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

dinner and drinks here are nice - one can sit outside (if you don't mind possibly having smokers next to you) and the food was good - enjoyed the fig salad and the calamari, nice variety of different tapas (although a bit pricey if you select quite a bit - it adds up) and the wine was good as well.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Spanish, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 01:00
12:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: G/F, New Knutsford House, 14 Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Tsim Sha Tsui
  • Neighbourhood: Tsim Sha Tsui
  • Phone Number: 852-23121898

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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