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La Farola

194-208 London Road, East Grinstead RH19 1EY, England
+44 1342 322399
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good25%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (68 reviews)
“paella” (7 reviews)
“steak” (28 reviews)
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Spanish, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
194-208 London Road, East Grinstead RH19 1EY, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Have eaten here many times and our group of six always go for the party menu. The starter is extensive - melon and ham, eggs mayonnaise, pate, prawns in marie rose sauce, garlic mushrooms, smoked salmon, whitebait, calamari , sardines and prawns or mussels in...More

Thank davidguenigault
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a large group going and the staff were accommodating and helpful. The tapas was brilliant - so many dishes and they just kept coming! Definitely worth a try for any tapas fan!

Thank Craig_uk2000
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were giving the choice between normal menu or tapas menu and decided to share some tapas between the two of us. The service was good and quick. The food was lovely, comparable to any tapas restaurant in Spain. We went on a Monday night...More

Thank Nikki v
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

The place is nice, the rose is brilliant. Only 2 food on the menu for vegetarian its a big gap so i hope they will invest in the future for the vegetarians aswell. Thanks

Thank chokd504
Reviewed 11 October 2017

We ate here in the Tapas side of the restaurant in July and there was a group of some 60 people made up of adults and children. The food was a set menu, there was a great variety and it all tasted excellent. Everyone was...More

Thank hedgeh0g2
Reviewed 4 October 2017

My wife and I have eaten at La Farola's for over 35 years and the standard of excellence has never diminished during that time. We have celebrated every occasion you can imagine and its as good as the first time we visited. The staff of...More

Thank 218keith
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Stopped by for dinner on a Wednesday evening. The tapas bar was reasonably busy, we received a great welcome, as always from the head waitress. Lovely bottle of Albarino, and plates of crispy fried squid, octopus, chicken livers, and smoked peppers - all good .Consistently...More

Thank DennisWestSussex_UK
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

Back to restaurant after a few trips to tapas. Usual excellent service and steaks so large we took some home in a doggy bag. Well kept beers and good wines . Quality rather than over fussy Master Chief food

Thank 147ChrisB
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Ate there on Saturday although later sitting. Busy but still tables available and almost empty when we left as the meal took longer than expected. Staff were flustered and didn't do as asked bringing a sauce that had not been done correctly. The food was...More

Thank Richard E
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

We came here for a Saturday night treat, my wife had her favourite, salmon in Farola sauce, I had chicken kebab, place was packed so glad we booked in advance. You really should try this place! So good we booked again for Monday, even though...More

1  Thank 43tmj
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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
The authentic Spanish dining experience in Sussex!
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