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The Bowl Full Tapas Bar

185 West Parade, Lincoln LN11QS, England
+44 1522 545577
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Ranked #7 of 371 Restaurants in Lincoln
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $30
Hours:
Thu - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: small family run restaurant, specialising in authentic Spanish tapas. Excellent choice of beers, wine and food in a relaxed, homely environment.
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English first
oxon
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 via mobile

must be our third or fourth visit and always plenty of tasty and a bit different food . Great having chorizo and haslet on the same plate ! The two of us had a mixed sharing platter and 4 dishes . Probably a bit much as the portions , especially of the patatas bravas ( sp?) are generous . Hope... More 

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NOTTINGHAMSHIRE
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Excellent service and atmosphere, well worth a visit. This was our first visit and we were really impressed, the food was very tasty, service was excellent and the cost was very very reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

The Bowl Full is a beautiful Tapas Restaurant tucked away in Lincoln's residential West End. During the busy Christmas Market weekend we booked an early table at 6pm for our party of 8 and taking advice at the time of booking arranged for taxis to Lincoln's Bailgate area for 7.45pm (only £5). The timing was perfect. Unsure of what to... More 

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Lincoln, UK
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Lovely night with great food, only at about 9ish the restaurant began to get colder and by 10 we could all feel the cold draught coming from the kitchen area. Apart from that it was an excellent night.

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Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I think we may have found a new favorite. An unassuming little place but boy is the food good and it has a lovely relaxed atmosphere. Really good tapas but using local Lincolnshire produce, the Lincoln sausage meatballs are great. It was just my wife and I that visited on a Friday night but we'll be taking the kids next... More 

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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I didn't even know this cosy restaurant existed until some friends suggested that we eat here. A hidden gem. Easy to get to - not having to battle with the crowds in the city centre. Simple decor and rustic charm prevails. Spanish tapas the order of the day and plenty to choose from. We had a starter platter to share... More 

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Wife and I serious foodies; this restaurant was brilliant! Takes some finding (10 mins + walk from city centre) and glad we did a recce to find it in the afternoon before evening booking. Loved the chilled ambience with minimalist (but entirely relevant given it is a tapas bar!) décor. Starter platter (combination of the three sharing platter on offer)... More 

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Superb evening with friends here. Food was superbly presented and taste matched the presentation. Delightful hosts maximise the lovely atmosphere at this intimate venue.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014 via mobile

I recently visited The Bowl Full with a group of ladies for a baby shower. We had the restaurant to ourselves (it was a Saturday afternoon), and we were made to feel so welcome by Ann-Marie and her colleagues. This is definitely not an experience to rush. The food was all fresh and delicious with a tasty array of authentic... More 

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Slough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This is my 3rd visit to this excellent restaurant. The food was exceptional with great care taken with the hosting and presentation. I especially enjoyed the starter platter which is an excellent combination of Spanish and Lincolnshire cheese and meats - a great idea. The atmosphere is just perfect - a lovely friendly and cosy atmosphere to spend the evening.... More 

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Additional Information about The Bowl Full Tapas Bar

Address: 185 West Parade, Lincoln LN11QS, England
Phone Number: +44 1522 545577
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
Open Hours:
Thursday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 7 - 30
Cuisine: Spanish

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