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The Bowl Full Tapas Bar

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185 West Parade, Lincoln LN11QS, England
+44 1522 545577
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Hours:
Thu - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: small family run restaurant, specialising in authentic Spanish tapas...
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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Visitor rating
  • 183
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Tapas delight

Having visited the other tapas bars Lincoln has to offer, we rate this as the best. Fantastic fresh tapas to order, huge mixed platter & plenty of choice. Unlike other eateries, the alcholic beverages are reasonable priced! We enjoyed a very pleasant early evening tapas Saturday night, friendly... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
Belinda W
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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English first
Lincoln, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Having visited the other tapas bars Lincoln has to offer, we rate this as the best. Fantastic fresh tapas to order, huge mixed platter & plenty of choice. Unlike other eateries, the alcholic beverages are reasonable priced! We enjoyed a very pleasant early evening tapas Saturday night, friendly staff, great service, the chef explained the various meats & cheeses on... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Came to eat here as part of a big group for a birthday celebration and could not fault a single thing. I have been to every tapas place in Lincoln and this has been by far my favourite! The service and food were amazing and it was a great atmosphere. Would highly recommend for anyone looking for a tapas restaurant... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

dont know where all the reviewers have eaten before but this place was very average the sharing plater We thought was very boring and the other dishes we got were ok but nothing special plus was it wasn't expensive would not go again m

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

I live in London and frequent tapas restaurants and this is one of the best I have ever been to. Service is friendly and informed, the selection of wines compliment the dishes perfectly and the array of tapas combines traditional and inventive perfectly. Being a seafood lover the calamari and prawn dishes were faultless but there was also a wonderful... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We booked seven for a family birthday, made to feel very welcome and this made the birthday celebrations very special, tapas selection was of excellent quality and beautifully cooked, one of the party was vegetarian who was very well catered for, this great local restaurant comes highly recommended and we will definitely be visiting again very soon.

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We visited on a Friday evening and we had a great, relaxing meal. We had the table all night from 7.30 even though the restaurant was really full and we were never rushed. The food was really good, the staff were helpful with advice on the dishes and the price was really reasonable. You'd be lucky if you lived around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

Wonderful food, friendly staff and excellent service, definitely worth a visit!!! Tried other tapas and in my opinion this is the best!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015 via mobile

A little gem of a restaurant. I really liked the mixture of Lincolnshire meats and cheeses among the more traditional Spanish. We were asked if we'd like the dishes explained to us and the chef came out to take us through them. All the front of house staff were equally warm and welcoming. The selection of wines and beers were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Had booked a table for 8 over a month ago (as it was hard to book due to it's popularity). Was shown to the table,our drinks order was taken. Then the waitress then took our order. Well what could I say the sharing plates were demolished with in minutes, then came out the mains, we all had a couple of... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I met a friend here, having booked a table for 2 via their online booking request form. I had accidentally booked for the wrong day (completely my fault) but despite being full, the hosts were friendly, had a joke about it, and squeezed us in. Over the evening we had wine, and far too much tapas (the menu was so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 185 West Parade, Lincoln LN11QS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 1522 545577

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 30
  • Cuisine: Spanish

Description

small family run restaurant, specialising in authentic Spanish tapas. Excellent choice of beers, wine and food in a relaxed, homely environment.
Open Hours
Thursday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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