We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Costas Tapas Bar

9 Queen Street, Penrith CA11 7XF, England
+44 1768 895550
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good25%
  • Average7%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (74 reviews)
“paella” (6 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
9 Queen Street, Penrith CA11 7XF, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (219)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 215 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Long day's cycling and we were looking for good food with protein and carbohydrates.....everywhere was busy and we ended up in this tapas bar thinking it was a rum deal. Well how wrong we were!!! The hostess was welcoming and couldn''t be more helpful -...More

Thank Liam W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to costas last night for a hen do with a group of 13. When we walked in we were greeted by a lady (Karen) who informed us she was working alone and apologised for any delays or inconvenience. This couldn't have been further from...More

Thank nwalker92
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Plenty of choice on the menu. The dishes we had were all tasty, especially the Patatas Bravas. Good fun, with lively atmosphere. No bad value.

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately disappointed with my meal last night, £15 for a fish platter that was all deep fried and battered, never known anywhere batter and fry mackerel or muscles still in the shell! it was extremely bland and tasteless, the owner/waitress was rather rude, they did...More

Thank kazzulu94371
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful building on both the inside and outside, just unfortunate that the food is very overpriced.

3  Thank Jodie2693
Reviewed 11 July 2017

When you first spot this cosy little Tapas bar you get a feeling that its something special. Wonderful décor with pictures , postcards, fans and all things Spanish. The staff dressed in traditional Spanish outfits giving you that feeling of being in Spain. The chef...More

Thank Malcolm S
Reviewed 17 June 2017

When I was told it was a tapas bar, my heart sank. Having been taken to a very disappointing tapas bar in Benidorm many years ago, I was not looking forward to it. I was so wrong. The food was delicious. I chose Nasi Goreng,...More

Thank Marg S
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Having strolled past Costas earlier we liked the look of it and the quirkiness inside was just great. The food and wine was truly excellent - try the chicken and chorizo kebabs - divine! Service was great and the only reason that we didn't rate...More

1  Thank scootsuep
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Staff are lovely and food is average - quantity over quality. However, was pretty horrified half way through meal to see I was staring at a pornographic picture. Looked around and there were a couple of other borderline images on the walls. Was with a...More

Thank JFA61
Reviewed 6 May 2017

So what should I i say? but that I know that people who come here have a lovely time. Please look for this place. x

Thank Judith B
Nearby Restaurants
Indian Plaza.
392 reviews
.02 km away
Thai Food Cafe
170 reviews
.15 km away
The Narrowbar Cafe
156 reviews
.12 km away
The Yard Kitchen
52 reviews
.22 km away
Nearby Attractions
Centre Parcs Whinfell Forest
1,215 reviews
.60 km away
Penrith Castle
188 reviews
.50 km away
Lacy's Caves
72 reviews
.18 km away
Penrith Museum
48 reviews
.05 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
11 February 2015|
Response from Corinne C |
They vary enormously from £6 each to £15! Be aware that the dishes on the specials are not priced! They also start at £6 but can be as highas £15. Ask the price of each before you order or you'll get a nasty surprise when... More
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9 Queen Street, Penrith CA11 7XF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Eden District  >  Penrith
  • Phone Number: +44 1768 895550
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing