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Jose's Tapas Restaurant

9-11 Cross Street, Wakefield WF1 3BW, England
+44 1924 339429
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“paella” (41 reviews)
“tapas” (153 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (13 reviews)
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
9-11 Cross Street, Wakefield WF1 3BW, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Hi went to Jose’s earlier in year as a group of 8 . The service was perfect even tho we was a bigger group . All the meals were very well made authentic . Been back again as a couple . Same service and same...More

1  Thank keithb739
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful tapas meal at Jose’s, so much so we booked again prior to leaving for November. The owner and staff were extremely pleasant, helpful and hospitable. The portions were generous, delicious and very authentic, you could been in the heart of Spain....More

1  Thank JulieandJohn30
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a pleasure to meet Jose and his wife fantastic people serving beautiful food. We will be back soon.

1  Thank andydS2906YL
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a gem this is ... From the homely welcome, explanation of portion size and excellent customer service. Its a Spanish experience in Wakefield. Food was plentiful and tasted lovely, wine reasonably priced (I'm fussy but the house white was spot on) Upon leaving the...More

1  Thank Sue B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Located in a small street not far from the centre of Wakefield, Jose’s Tapas Restaurant is a family run place with Jose cooking the food and his wife running the place. It is extremely friendly. It is so popular that you normally have to book....More

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed October 13, 2018 via mobile

Visited last weekend as it was a friend's birthday, there were 14 of us therefore a set menu was prepared for us. The food was really good and plentiful and we were given so many lovely dishes, just when we thought we had finished then...More

Thank dawnylouise
Reviewed October 8, 2018

We had been recommended this restaurant by a good friend so was looking forward to giving it a go. We visited mid week not long after opening. It was very quiet however it did not take long to fill up. The staff were really helpful...More

1  Thank sauditaps
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Jose’s and Sofia always provide a warm welcome and a wonderful meal. Their daily menu is great but if you really want to have a special sharing experience then try the freshest paella possible. You’ll need a small starter until it cooks (about 40mins) and...More

2  Thank angie1191
Reviewed October 3, 2018

I've been here 3 times now. The food is traditional, well cooked, home-style spanish tapas. You won't get anything too adventurous but what you do get is tasty. The welcome is warm. Staff, including Jose, often come over for a chat. It's good to hear...More

1  Thank Phil Y
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Visited José for the first time, fantastic evening, went in without a booking soon found us a table, the staff were very friendly the food was lovely, definitely go again.

1  Thank hairdresser21
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September 25, 2018|
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Response from Vodkajos | Reviewed this property |
I would message them on Facebook. Sophia usually answers prompt
December 19, 2016|
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Response from JTR_Wakefield | Property representative |
Hi Dennis I would definitely recommend booking on a Friday and Saturday as we're usually booked out weeks in advance. Give us a call on and we get it all booked in for you. Best regards Richard
Luz E
September 5, 2016|
Response from crapwakefield | Reviewed this property |
Well I said tapas not Spanish. plus there is a bit of exaggeration on your part to say go to Mac Donald's. I am entitled to my opinion and cubana is a lot better tapas restaurant with food, service and quality. And... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$19
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-11 Cross Street, Wakefield WF1 3BW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  West Yorkshire  >  Wakefield
  • Phone Number: +44 1924 339429
  • E-mail
Jose's Tapas Restaurant - a family owned business in the heart of Wakefield. Give Jose & Sofia a call to book. 5 Star Food Hygiene Rating
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