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El Bareto

#121 of 1,494 Restaurants in Leeds
Certificate of Excellence
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120 Gledhow Valley Road | Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS17 6LX, England
+44 113 266 6946
17:30 - 00:00
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Mon - Sat 17:30 - 00:00
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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225 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed today NEW

Love this place, a real traditional Spanish tapas restaurant run by excellent Spanish staff. The food is beautiful, full of flavours and an excellent choice to choose from. Very good value too, less than £50 for the 2 of us and that included drinks. This was our second time her and we'll definitely be back again.....

Thank speckledjim
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm always a bit dubious about Tapas as my grandmother is Spanish, but El Bareto is the best one we've ever been to. Situated on the outskirts of Chapel Allerton, it's pretty hard to notice unless you know where you're going - it hosts a small seating area outside which is great for summer evenings in the sunshine. Inside, at... More 

Thank kristin3108
1 review
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow wow wow, impeccable service. Shaun was fantastic, very helpful and explained to me and my partner how the menu worked along with the suggested number of tapas. Now the food, the food was the best food that I have ever had in my 35 years on this planet. Very good quality, very flavoursome, like a taste explosion in my... More 

Thank Mark B
Colombo, Sri Lanka
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Me and my friend visited here after driving past it several times thinking that it looked like a little hidden Gem. We ended up going back the week after because it was just that good! We ordered lots of little plates to share and we were not disappointed. The service was great, the wine was delicious and the food was... More 

Thank Georgie P
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really great place to go, a hidden gem on the edge of Chapel Allerton... Had a drink at the bar to start, great selection of wines and beers available. Then escorted to the restaurant downstairs, lovely atmosphere and great ambience, had a laugh with the waiter Sean who I thought was outstanding. Really good food and lively small dishes to... More 

Thank bobbg_g
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed my 1st visit here and will definately return and recommend to others. The service from Shaun was excellent, advised us on the menu and he even recommended that we remove some items from our order as we'd have too much food (6 greedy lads after a few pints think they can eat a lot!) This was very good... More 

Thank Ste B
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
39 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2017

Amazing food in a fabulous atmosphere. Fully authentic evening with superb service. Everyone in the restaurant .was in great form creating a wonderful buzz. The staff are fantastic and made us and our 13 year old daughter feel important. We had a thoroughly enjoyable night and are looking forward to the next time. A great place.

Thank Alison B
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Small, busy and an authentic piece of Spain with excellent attentive staff and fabulous very reasonably priced Tapas! Booking essential as only small restaurant but well worth the visit!

Thank Keith B
Leeds, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

This has always been my favourite place to eat - Big or small groups or meals Shaun and his team always make you feel special and the food and wine is fab and make you feel you are in Espana xxxx

Thank Growe1964
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Cant wait to return to taste the delightful dishes which we were served. The atmosphere was buzzing & the service was fantastic, our waiter was super attentive & we even got cheeky free shots at the bar which was definitely an added bonus on our mums night out :-)

Thank Danielle J

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 120 Gledhow Valley Road | Chapel Allerton, Leeds LS17 6LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Leeds
  • Phone Number: +44 113 266 6946
Tapas from my Grannies Recipes in a hand built bar and restaurant we made ourselves. We like to think we have brought a little bit of Spain, a traditional taverna, with us to Leeds. With Live acoustic music every Tuesday in our cosy downstairs restaurant, and music through out the week. Pablo and Yeyo offer as authentic Tapas as it is possible to find in a unique little restaurant. You can relax in the bar after a hard days work, or maybe outside and enjoy a glass of specially selected Spanish wine.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?