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.

El Coto

21 Leazes Park Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4PF, England
+44 191 261 0555
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good30%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (203 reviews)
“paella” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
21 Leazes Park Road, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4PF, England
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (533)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 530 reviews

Reviewed 12 April 2018

Visited this week with my wife and some friends, The menu was very extensive and we had no trouble each choosing 3 or 4 tapas dishes. The food came quite quickly and I was impressed that the waitress seemed to know which dish was for...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

My wife and I’s recent lunchtime visit to El Coto was a delight. Every dish was great, the service was charming and the price was more than reasonable. From the fragrant, savoury and fresh paella to the hearty and rustic croquettes via the hot plate...More

Thank NorthEats
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We were 4 couples on Saturday 31st March . We opted for the menus and food was generally good, although Iwe found some of t he portions very small. Staff was rushed to bring both cold and hot dishes, which was not what was said...More

Thank sandyd21
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Visited recently with both friends on one occasion and my husband on the other. Both very enjoyable.. but I suggest you book! Prices aren’t the cheapest but worth paying for as the food is delicious and the quality very good. Lots of choices to be...More

Thank Mmmwhatsnext
Reviewed 27 March 2018

We went here on a Saturday night and the place was buzzing with music and conversation. The menu has everything you would expect from a Tapas menu and we went for one of the Tapas selections. All were tasty.

Thank Sueseee
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

A huge range of tasty and well prepared tapas. Quick efficient service too, even though the place was very busy. We went for a set menu for for at a smidge under 20 pounds per person. This was a huge amount of food and the...More

Thank Sprigeteer
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Girlfriends favourite place this she couldn't wait to take me. Was a good atmosphere and the food tasted amazing. So much selection I'll be going back again to try more dishes

Thank Captaincoll R
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Group of nine of us went for lunch today and as usual the food and service were great. Two bread and and two El Coto salad to start followed by a variety of 23 hot tapas!. All this for £10.95 a head from the lunch...More

Thank Lorraine L
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Food was lovely, arrived in good time and very tasty. At first the service was really good, however as it got busier they seemed very under staffed... tables around us were getting served while we were being ignored. We wanted to order desert and coffee...More

Thank Ally B
Reviewed 11 March 2018

We had a really lovely meal here. We ordered quite a few Tapas which gave us a lot of choice and made for a really lovely variety of food. It was all really tasty, the service was really good and the atmosphere also good.

Thank Martin G
Nearby HotelsSee all 83 hotels in Newcastle upon Tyne
Merchants Quay Week2Week
1 review
.11 km away
Premier Inn Newcastle City Centre (The Gate)
910 reviews
.22 km away
Sandman Signature Newcastle Hotel
1,652 reviews
.25 km away
Chasley Hotel
1 review
.42 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Tea Sutra Teahouse
136 reviews
.07 km away
Chilli Padi
338 reviews
.08 km away
Red Mezze
945 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
St James' Park
1,126 reviews
.29 km away
Aspers Casino
52 reviews
.29 km away
St. Andrew's Church
14 reviews
.15 km away
The Chinese Arch
32 reviews
.20 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from El Coto staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

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
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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.
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