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118 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1EX, England
+44 7508 706982
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (42 reviews)
“tapas” (157 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (27 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. Hours
Spanish, Mediterranean, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
118 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1EX, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Waited a long while to get booked on a Saturday evening was not disappointed with the food and service .The waiter was very helpful when ordering our food explaining the menu with a lot of patience .Restaurant although very busy had a nice atmosphere

Thank Voyage28552503493
Reviewed 1 week ago

Took my husband on the 8th November for his birthda after a recommendation . Food was served quickly and was delicious. However we finished eating for sometime and this was not spotted and dessert was not offered. Eventually the waitress came to the table but...More

Thank florence609
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely meal here recently, although it was a Tuesday night the restaurant was soon full so you would need to book. The potatas bravas were amazing and the paella was good value, a good sized portion. The only thing that was a...More

Thank Guest22993
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited here with friends for a birthday celebration. This was our first time here having read good reviews for the place. Unfortunately, our experience did not live up to expectations... Customer service: waitresses, although pleasant, were disorganised and didn't seem to have any idea about...More

1  Thank 956joc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

on a recent business trip myself and a colleague ventured into Lorentes for a spur of the moment Tapas. Even though it was a Tuesday evening, the restaurant was full. The waiter said we could sit at the end of the bar if that was...More

Thank Val W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with friends after finishing work. It was great to have authentic Tapas in a casual setting. It gets really busy so it’s well worth booking. Very reasonably priced food and drink

Thank Hannell
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous food, lovely wine, friendly staff. Couldn't wish for anything more. Just lovely. No wonder it is number 1.

Thank kareng862
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Easily the best Spanish food outside Spain. Stunning, tasty food from the very first mouthful. Vicente and staff provide friendly service and nothing is too much trouble. We would eat here every night if we could. Everything is cooked fresh and is always amazing. Can’t...More

Thank liquiddays
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fabulous meal with really welcoming staff. Great advice on wines. It had started as a quick lunch but we ended up staying to enjoy a huge variety of dishes and great beers and wines.

Thank Chartreusedelight
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Derby, to see our Granddaughter who has just started university there. Read about this restaurant on TripAdvisor, so thought we would give it a try. We were not disappointed. The welcome was warm and friendly, the service and advice on the wine to choose...More

Thank Michael B
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Questions & Answers
December 2, 2017|
Response from Ejh4 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and very nice
chris p
May 15, 2017|
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Response from Davidlorente | Property representative |
Hi Chris We are a team of 8 people, 6 of as speaks fluent Spanish 1 girl has got beginner level and the last one can say mochila and few random words that we are teaching him. Lorentes is a little Spanish embassy in the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1EX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
  • Phone Number: +44 7508 706982
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