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Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
+44 1539 446 825
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert

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Liverpool
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014 NEW

Love this taper bar with its tasty extensive menu, excellent beers and roaring fire. If you re after a reminder of sunny times, the ambience is pure Spain with Spanish music, wide selection of sherries and excellent coffee. Highly recommended.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

We visited last night and very disappointed we got the tapas set menu for two and it had not taste at all, didn't enjoy it on not, had been looking forward to the food but very disappointed. The service was rushed and it was very hot in the upstairs restaurant.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Bodega’s has a fantastic atmosphere, a large selection of world beers, quick service and good food. I visited this cosy tapas bar on an evening during the week and would happily come back next time I’m in Bowness.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I called up to book a table for 2 adults and 1 toddler at 5.30pm. I was told that they are open for business and I can come anytime for dinner. When we reached at 5.50pm, we were told that restaurant at second floor will only open from 6pm. Since we have a young toddler with us, we decided to... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Great place for a night out. Lively, good food, plenty of choice in drinks and a great atmosphere. We enjoyed a very good night here while visiting the Lakes.

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014 via mobile

Avoid at all costs. Waited for over an hour for our food to arrive and when it did it disappointed. The final nail in the coffin was the Patatas Bravas; frozen potato wedges with some chilli sauce and salad cream on the side for £4.20. Never again. The only highlight was spotting Duncam Bannatyne in the bar. As the big... More 

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

By day this is a family friendly bar with a roaring fire in winter and an outdoor cafe' scene in summer. This was our 4th trip to the Bodega and every time we've visited with the kids and everytime we've enjoyed an extensive and authentic tapas menu. The staff are all very friendly (and Spanish it would appear), the place... More 

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Huddersfield
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Good food , with a lively and friendly atmosphere. Will definitely visit again on future trips to Bowness

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

SECOND TIME VISITED good tapas and selection of beer staff very helpful as always nice relaxing time spent here positioned on the left as you go down hill towards lake try it l recommend it malcolm

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manchester
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

trendy bar good for relaxing and people watching but good food too, busy and buzzing when we went but good service.

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Additional Information about Bodega Tapas Bar

Address: Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
Phone Number: +44 1539 446 825
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 am

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