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Reviewed August 27, 2023

Our booking was made in the UK whilst planning things for our holiday. Therefore review sites and customer comments were the only things to guide me. Seemingly good on screen, I booked for 8pm on Saturday night. Nothing anyone has written does this place justice,...in our opinion. The service was exceptional, friendly and at the right pace. Questions were asked about what brought us to Chorizo and Co and answers were genuinely listened too. The BC sourced drinks were lovey, with the cider being the best I’ve ever tasted. Now, to the food. We have eaten Tapas all over the world, including in Barcelona earlier this year and none could hold a candle to the dishes served here. The ingredients, the combinations, the cooking standard, the presentation and attention to detail ….. and of course the taste. Outstanding. Expecting small amounts we probably over ordered by 1 dish as there was nothing small about the portions. We walked in and waddled home!! We can’t recommend Chorizo and Co and the wonderful staff and food enough. Great value for money too. Make sure you book as it’s obviously a place that locals love so you might be disappointed just walking up.More

Date of visit: August 2023
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Reviewed July 21, 2023 via mobile

Lovely, friendly staff. Nothing was ever too much trouble and the food was great. Thoroughly recommend you take a walk up from just of the high street.

Date of visit: July 2023
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Reviewed May 6, 2023

Great little spot on Fort st, food is well presented, but the chefs need to starting tasting what they make. My meal and my friends tasted like salt, period. Like literally burned my mouth it was that salty. The only saving grace was the roasted...cauliflower. Service was kind, but didn’t even come back to the table to ask us how are meal was tasting.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Reviewed November 20, 2022 via mobile

A great find and excellent food. We loved the atmosphere and the service was excellent. Don’t be put off by the menu the tastes are excellent.

Date of visit: November 2022
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Reviewed September 21, 2022 via mobile

Worst tapas I ever ate, not at all like the ones you may find in Spain. If you like very spicy overcooked food, it’s the place for you.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed August 7, 2022 via mobile

Honestly...amazing. Drinks are on point. Food is creative, and the balance of flavor in each dish is perfect. Been here twice now. Can't wait to go back

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed March 13, 2022

Chorizo and Co is an inspiration. The ownership and approach changed over the years and the restaurant is now committed to bold, heart-warming dishes. We had the Patatas Bravas, which are crisp on the outside and fluffy heaven inside, drenched in a rich and creamy..."if I don't have bread I'm going to have to lick this plate" salsa. Following the patatas, the salt cod Croquetas made me feel like I was eating my way through the heart of a great baseball roster -- one home-run hitter followed by another, with much of the same character (think: Canseco and McGwire). The Boquerones cut through all that richness with their acidic anchovy goodness (and supply bread for the sauces on the other plates). And, for our main, Paella topped with crispy rockfish and smokey charred squid was fantastic. Honestly, I got the sense you can't go wrong ordering here. Throw in a fun, lively, soft-lit vibe and the renewed Chorizo Co. is a must-go in this early post-mask world.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed March 11, 2022

Limited menu. Food is quirky and unusual but tasty enough if you are keen on odd cuts of meat and vegetables that are gas producing. Atmosphere is not good - tables small making sharing plates a joke. Chairs are small and uncomfortable. The bar staff...are not friendly at all and more occupied with playing their own brand of music LOUDLY making it impossible to carry on a conversation. Requests to turn it down a little met with hostility. Very expensive for portions that are quite small. One dish needed to be served warmer. Lots of posh cocktails on offer but very small wine list.More

Date of visit: March 2022
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Reviewed February 27, 2022

This little gem is tucked just off the main tourist area and absolutely worth finding. The food is unique, creative, rich and delicious with every bite. The staff work as a real team so guests get the best service I've experienced in a long time....And the friendly and cute bartender is a cocktail wizard. The room has a fabulous vibe for a romantic evening or a celebration with friends, or just sit at the bar solo. Stephen will take great care of you.More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed February 26, 2022

Had a delightful evening celebrating a friend’s birthday. Cool vibe, and it was buzzing. The servers were friendly and exceptionally attentive without being intrusive. The cocktails were unique and divine - Stephen Quigley remains a master mixologist. AND THE FOOD. The salt cod croquettes and...mushroom empanada were so full of flavour and beautifully presented. Desserts were tasty and light - perfect cap to our meal. I can’t overstate the hidden gem that is this restaurant!More

Date of visit: February 2022
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Reviewed December 11, 2021

Exceptional bistro restaurant. Always wonderful service, excellent food, and fun cozy atmosphere. Cannot recommend enough! My favourite restaurant in Victoria, hands down.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed September 25, 2021 via mobile

Chorizo & Co is amazing! We started off with craft cocktails which were a treat for the senses, then dinner. The lamb sausage and sourdough fried chicken were both to die for - the flavors in these dishes were spectacular. The service is top botch,...and there is a fun, energetic vibe in the place - this is the perfect spot for a night out with friends or date-night. We would highly recommend Chorizo & Co.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed August 24, 2021

We had a great meal this evening, a mix of tapas and a couple mains, everything was excellent including the service. For those with a more refined pallet, this restaurant is a real treat.

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed November 8, 2020 via mobile

Great experience, first of all the food was outstanding, beef cheeks and meatballs stood out. Service was top notch, friendly, COVID aware. Portions of the tapas were perfect, even a little large. I thought the draught beer choices were limited, as were the wine but...that is splitting hairs. Went here because I bought a coupon through an initiative to help restaurants this summer and glad I did, will definitely return, hopefully when we can have more people to share many dishes.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed September 25, 2020

Delicious tapas, we were a small group of friends and shared some outstanding small plates. Cocktails were beyond amazing, staff were excellent and very welcoming. Highly recommend this great eatery, we will definitely go back.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Chorizo & Co. is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5