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“Lots to choose from.”

Escondido Tapas and Wine
Ranked #34 of 487 Restaurants in Sandton
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Reviewed June 24, 2018

We visited for my husbands Father's Day lunch. They are normally closed on Sundays but decided to open. It was full. The ambiance was lovely, a very continental feel, service was good and the food to match.

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Thank 369heather
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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

We arrived without a booking and was warmly greeted and accommodated.
The Tapas menu is big And requires the right choice. The ribs & pork belly were tough but the oxtail ravioli was really tasty and tender . The espitade was average. Good atmosphere & a great Waiter.

Thank sansmerrill
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Reviewed May 17, 2018 via mobile

Restaurant is situated in the Illovo Post office complex, so it us centrally located with ample parking.

Well laid out restaurant with good seating. Tried various Tapas.. French Fries were good, Chicken giblets were incredibly salty. Risotto was tasty. Melanzane was good. Mushroom with truffle oil was bland and tasteless. Calamari was okay. Zucchini fries were okay. Lamb was boring

Coffee and desert was okay

Overall their food was uninspiring and portions did not offer good value for money. Average food at above average prices.

1  Thank Raptor0O1
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Reviewed May 16, 2018 via mobile

I am so upset! I cannot believe that i only discoved this amaizing gem now.
I had such a lovely evening, fantastic service, warm cozy atmosphere, heaters to break the winters cold and great tapas, generous portion. I would defnitly recommend that you go check this place out for a lovely evening with mates, or dates!

Thank MarthinusvdM
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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

We've enjoyed many delicious meals at Escondido Illovo and they have a wonderful wine selection hence, we keep returning but the last visit was quite disappointing. Firstly, the tapas selection was so boring. Seems the same old options keep popping up on the menu. Zucchini fries are good when seasoned well and so are pumpkin fritters but we had hoped to see more creative options on the menu and not just the usual boring ones. We ordered a selection of tapas for the table but the most disappointing was the fish and chips which was 90% fries and the tiniest sliver of fish for R56. What a ripoff! I am happy to pay for dishes that are well excecuted and excite the palate but that was ridiculous. Won't be back.

1  Thank Ravi_K13524
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