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194-208 London Road, East Grinstead RH19 1EY, England
+44 1342 322399
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18:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 - 21:00
Mon 18:00 - 22:30
Wed - Thu 18:00 - 22:30
Thu - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
Fri - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I had booked this restaurant for my girlfriends 40th birthday and as part of my proposal weekend. Upon arriving we noticed the main restaurant was closed due to a large booking. This had me worried as I hadn't been informed of this. But they squeezed us into a corner in the tapas side. The place was just far far too... More 

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Thank Nicholas M
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly stuff, amazing steak, and very well priced. I recommend mushrooms in garlic butter, followed by sirloin steak medium-rare with peppercorn sauce. Excellent!

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Thank Amaelofthejawas
Worthing, West Sussex
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78 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here for a birthday celebration as this is a very popular spot in East Grinstead, and has gradually expanded in size over the years that I've been frequenting this restaurant. Though it's a most charming and pleasant place, it can be very noisy and crowded at times. Also, being vegetarian my choices are somewhat restricted. Very friendly staff.

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Thank Benn_Tony
Norwich, United Kingdom
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269 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Staying with friends in East Grinstead, we booked for the tapas bar (there is a separate restaurant with an a la carte menu) on a Thursday evening. Staff were welcoming and knowledgeable and the food was delicious and authentic. Its a shame that the place was so empty given the quality of the food and great value for money, but... More 

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Thank NorwichCarrow
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27 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

What a disappointment. I tried to book online but that was ignored. What should have been a pleasant meal was spoilt by waitresses who just wanted us to eat and go. No welcome as they rushed us to order from the moments before we even sat down. Waitresses did not know their menu and were unable to help when people... More 

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Thank Deborah R
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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167 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Valentines evening we went to La Farola, not our first choice but we left it late to book. Couple of years ago we would not have been able to get a table here either. Our first three choices in East Rinstead were booked up. However we have in the past had fairly good food. Not now, Food was mediocre at... More 

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3 Thank margendy
East Grinstead, England
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Hadn't been there for a while as we thought our previous visit was a bit disappointing, but this time really enjoyed it. Good food served quickly (Tapas) and staff very friendly. Family all liked it, our 12 year old son is a fussy eater and he even ate well. Not a busy as I remember it being before but will... More 

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Thank Deealan
West Sussex, UK
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218 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Ate in the main restaurant recently. Great welcome from the staff, efficient service and well cooked food. In some ways it is a shame that the menu never changes, even the specials seem to be the same each time. However, it is always a pleasure to eat here.

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Thank DennisWestSussex_UK
Kent, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Been here various times now with both my partner and family. The staff are always very friendly and the food is absolutely amazing!! The best steaks ever! Also great tapas. You get the choice of the restaurant or the tapas bar which is nice. Would thoroughly recommend.

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Thank Jakenellie
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

A lovely extended restaurant and bar, serving tapas, a la carte menu restaurant. Or just relax with a drink.

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Thank Sophiebella2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 - 21:00
Monday
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 194-208 London Road, East Grinstead RH19 1EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Sussex  >  East Grinstead
  • Phone Number: +44 1342 322399
Description
The authentic Spanish dining experience in Sussex!

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