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Los Gatos

1-3 Devizes Road | Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BJ, England
+44 1793 488450
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (204 reviews)
“aubergine chips” (30 reviews)
“paella” (28 reviews)
Open Now
9:30 AM - 11:30 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1-3 Devizes Road | Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BJ, England
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1 - 10 of 771 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent atmosphere and top staff. Great food but it is often difficult to get a table. Definitely a place to return to.

Thank Howard B
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Met friends here mid-week and it was as lively as it would have been on a weekend. Very popular and cosy restaurant with the most amazing tapas. Great variety with excellent service.

Thank Suzanne D
Reviewed 1 week ago

We deserve a few more bar/cafes like this in Swindon. There was a good choice of Tapas and those we shared were very tasty. I like the informal atmosphere which reminds me of foreign holidays. The wine we choose was of good quality and the...More

Thank patrboater
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my wife there for an anniversary meal (24th since you ask). It was a Monday night and still needed to book. Ambience was lovely and we stayed longer than we intended for another glass and a dessert as it was such a nice place...More

1  Thank StephenUden
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the restaurant at 12noon, our table was booked for 12noon, I rang the restaurant 3 times on the Saturday add people and change one of the paellas and at no time was I told that they did not serve the paella till...More

Thank Bluerose5678
Phil S, Owner at Los Gatos, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

First of all, you are quite right that the rice in the meat paella was not properly cooked on this occasion. There is no excuse for this and both the chef and the manager were as upset about it as you were, as was I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well another couple of months have passed with frequent weekly visits. We are enjoying the Sanctuary Tapas, especially the Behars Kurdish rice. The service continues to be friendly and efficient and the atmosphere good. Long may it continue.More

Thank CharlieCB
Phil S, Owner at Los Gatos, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for taking the trouble again to write about us. Although we don’t like this site much, we do value regular visitors like you who more than balance the presumptuous idiots who occasionally spew their bile here, and who help us get...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

SInce they've moved to Devizes road, the service has dropped and unfortunately this place has fallen victim of "Profit over Customers" I used to enjoy going to the old venue but will never eat here again now. Shame as i always enjoyed the food.More

3  Thank PJarney
Phil S, Owner at Los Gatos, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

On what basis do you make this allegation? You make no comment at all about what you had to eat or drink, or about what you found lacking in the service, some of which might have been helpful to others. Instead, you express an opinion...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been here many times over the years so this is a general review/comment based on all visits, We have never disappointed. Food is fresh, home cooked and delicious. Great selection of wine. Love everything about the place, although the tables are a little cramped and...More

Thank IanJon01
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first time at a tapas restaurant and we are still not sure if we will go again. Six of us was huddled around a table which would sit 4 elsewhere. I know that s what is about but we needed more room as the...More

Thank neil e
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love everything about this place....it feels very authentic! The staff are great, the food is always excellent...what more can you ask for!? You can't book on Fri/Sat night but they operate a very fair system that works well.

Thank dionnetamla
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Questions & Answers
Peter M
19 November 2016|
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Response from Phil S | Property representative |
Yes- we sell gift vouchers, our can accept a prepayment by card for a set amount if you are not able to attend yourself.
Peter M
20 June 2016|
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Response from Debbra M | Reviewed this property |
Good luck in getting a quality Tapas restaurant in Canterbury!
8 June 2016|
Response from Phil S | Property representative |
We take bookings at Los Gatos anytime, except Friday and Saturday evenings. It is normally necessary to book in advance. Please see our website for opening times and full reservations policy. We don't have any outside tables... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$33
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
9:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1-3 Devizes Road | Old Town, Swindon SN1 4BJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Wiltshire  >  Swindon
  • Phone Number: +44 1793 488450
  • E-mail
Who we are: We are a Spanish style TAPAS BAR. Independently owned and run, which relocated to larger premises in October 2014. This means we are a bar that serves tapas, not a restaurant. Because we are often busy and buzzing, we are not the ideal place for a quiet romantic night out, but we offer a warm welcome to all our and aim to restore you, whether you're in need of food, drink or company. What we do: All our food is prepared here from fresh, locally sourced or imported Spanish ingredients. Our extensive hot and cold tapas menu changes regularly and we list 6-8 daily specials. We have a range of Spanish wines, sherries, beers and spirits. We have some tables in the bar, which can be booked (max 8 people) at lunchtimes or evenings, except Friday and Saturday evenings, when it's first come, first served. Closed Monday lunchtime only, open 6 lunchtimes and 7 nights a week. On Sunday lunchtimes, we serve paella, as is the tradition in Spain, with a choice of mixed, seafood or vegetarian paellas. Advance booking for paella is essential.
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