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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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Thu - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
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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  • 205
    Excellent
  • 25
    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
Excellent food in a very pleasant location

Booked this restaurant after reading the reviews and I can confirm this place is excellent. I tried dishes that I've not had before and each one was delicious and well cooked. My favourite which I will be having again are the pigs cheeks - yum! The hosts are superb and clearly love the food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 23, 2015
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English first
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Booked this restaurant after reading the reviews and I can confirm this place is excellent. I tried dishes that I've not had before and each one was delicious and well cooked. My favourite which I will be having again are the pigs cheeks - yum! The hosts are superb and clearly love the food they serve as it is done... More 

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lincoln
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

We hired the Bowl Full last Sunday to celebrate our Pearl Wedding Anniversary. We had eaten there on several occasions and had always enjoyed ourselves immensely. It was the perfect place to celebrate with over 30 of our close family and friends. Karl and Annemarie made us fell so welcome and the food was wonderful with all our favourite dishes... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

This place just gets better. Had our third visit on 25th July 2015 and the fourth can't come soon enough!

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

We have visited this establishment several times now - once on our own and the other times with friends and all occasions have been top quality. Lovely atmosphere, friendly staff, exceptionally good tapas and all very reasonably priced. Feel lucky to have the bowl full tapas bar on our doorstep! Great for all occasions.

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Scampton, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We visited The Bowl Full Tapas Bar a couple of weeks ago and it was fantastic! The lady who served us was polite and friendly and recommended we try the cheese and meat sharing platter. It was delicious, there was a good selection of cheeses and meats from the local area and also some Spanish ones too. Between four of... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is the second time I have visited the Bowl Full in two weeks! Firstly with the ladies and last night with my husband and another couple. The service as soon as you enter is lovely and welcoming, A good selection of tapas and drinks all reasonably priced. We went for the sharing platters which was really tasty and had... More 

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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I need only give this lovely little restaurant a short review as it's probably all been said before. Four of us had a mixture of tapas food and it was all delicious and very nicely presented. From a mixture of cheeses to meat balls and dips it was all spot on. The staff are very friendly and only offer to... More 

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Slough, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

I cannot get enough of this amazing place - a gastronomic gem. As ever the food here is amazing, however last Saturdays visit included tasting the amazing crème brulee. TBFTB twist on this dessert is fab, making it one of the best desserts that I have ever tasted. Also, fabulous is the very welcoming hosting skills of the staff. I... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Lovely service, super food and reasonable priced. Try the Rioja, it's brilliant as is the creme brûlée . We have been back a number of times and will continue to do so

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 via mobile

Having recently returned from San Sebastion we thought maybe the Bowlful Tapas Bar would be a lttle disappointing. How wrong were we!!Excellent food, good choice of dishes, generous portions and friendly staff. We had a great evening.

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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 8 - 31
  • 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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