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Capricho Portuguese Kitchen

Barkingside Essex, Ilford, England
+44 20 8215 2592
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“octopus” (23 reviews)
“prawns” (32 reviews)
“pork” (17 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Portuguese, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Barkingside Essex, Ilford, England
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Reviewed today

I had such a great night there on Sunday! They made us feel welcome from the beginning until the end. Food tasted amazing and the waiting time for the food wasn't long. Looking forward to my next visit :)

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Drewiie E
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My friend took me here last week for the first time and until then I’d not been aware of its existence...my buddy however raved about it having gone there for her birthday. It didn’t disappoint. Lovely modern restaurant with a trendy vibe. Food is so...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TracyM876
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here today had a lovely meal. The service is outstanding . Moving onto the food wow I opted for the seabass which was cooked to perfection crispy skin and the veggies were cooked nicely. Others had the mixed fish platter which looked really nice...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MartiniGold
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a fabulous time right from when we were greeted till we left. Made my daughter's special day extra special!! Outstanding service, beautiful atmosphere and above all very delicate, delicious, yummy and finger licking dishes. They were all presented beautifully and tasted heavenly. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ashasooleehall
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Capricho for the first time after seeing the great reviews. It's now understandable why they get those great reviews. The food, service and value for money are outstanding. We went as a group of 6, including a toddler and child, and the wonderful...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank RRL0nd0n
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

That means cool or superb in Portuguese - and Cspricho doesn't disappoint. We are all pescatarian/vegetarian and we were all happily catered for. My sea bass fillets were crispy skinned and succulent, served on a bed of so dente sapphire and vegetables, with some potatoes...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank LaurieR469
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife, Angela, and I, visited this brilliant eatery on a Friday and a Sunday evening and we weren't disappointed. As always, we were greeted with warmth and shown to our table. The restaurant has light colours, a modern feel, with an intimate ambience produced...More

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank Barry J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food. Exactly the type of restaurant the area needed. Brilliant customer service and very reasonable prices.

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank A V
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Capricho is a great addition to Barkingside's food scene in the last 18 months. Food consistently excellent, nice restaurant and friendly service. Unsurprisingly fish is good for a Portuguese restaurant, but the pork with potatoes and clams was very good with other diners' mixed grill...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Gulfstream229
Reviewed November 11, 2018

I have been going to this resturant every couple of months since it opened and it never disappoints. Food is delicious, staff are friendly and there is a great selection of gins. Took friends for the first time last night and they loved it too....More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Julie A
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Questions & Answers
October 28, 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Marta F | Property representative |
Hello, we did last year and it was a huge success. This year it falls on the day that we close (Monday) so we will remain closed on this occasion and expect to do something next year
Reema B
August 1, 2018|
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Response from jah1959 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. The service is great and the food is great, that’s as much as I can tell you.
February 15, 2018|
Response from Marta F | Property representative |
Hello Sir, Not yet. Please leave your e-mail address or call the restaurant 02082152592 and we will have a copy sent to you. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barkingside Essex, Ilford, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Ilford
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8215 2592
Contemporary Portuguese/European Restaurant open for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner. Capricho offer an eclectic menu of Seafood, Fish, Steaks, Grills, Small plates & Sharing platters.
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