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Viva Espana

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12 Winter Hey Lane | Horwich, Horwich, Bolton BL6 7AA, England
01204 438 235
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6:00 pm - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 98
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Food and Service

Been here twice in the last month. The food and service is excellent with really good size portions. The only thing I could complain about would be the very tight seating. I would recommend this this restaurant to everyone. Far beats the other tapas in Horwich

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
Sheila47_5
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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173 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Been here twice in the last month. The food and service is excellent with really good size portions. The only thing I could complain about would be the very tight seating. I would recommend this this restaurant to everyone. Far beats the other tapas in Horwich

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Having been recommended to visit Viva Espana, I decided to book a table for me and my partner on Bank Holiday Sunday. We arrived at 7pm and were greeted by a very welcoming and extremely pleasant gentleman, who we later found out was called Yukio (Jack). We were seated and offered drinks to which we chose the litre of Sangria... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I visited this restaurant for the first time on Wednesday with my wife. it was a 7PM booking and the restaurant was quiet. however the authentic feel to the décor, glittering candles and themed music made the restaurant feel warm and welcoming. We had a Groupon voucher for 6 tapas but ordered 2 extra, that was a mistake as the... More 

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Westhoughton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

We have lost count of the number of times the two of us have been to this lively little Spanish restaurant. We have also been accompanied by family or friends on numerous occasions. Each visit has been a thoroughly enjoyable night. The food is delicious, atmosphere Spanish and the waiter friendly and helpful. He does a marvellous job,even when it's... More 

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Bury, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

My husband and I visited this lovely little restaurant after buying a groupon offer. Due to the mixed reviews we were unsure of what to expect - however, what a wonderful surprise. We booked on the same evening by phone - no problems. On arrival we were greeted and seated - it is only a small restaurant and there were... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

I have been here a couple of times before and both times the food has been excellent, but since my last visit unfortunately things have changed. It was our first family do in ages and i wondered why we had waited so long since the last one, by the end of the night I realised why! The restaurant is located... More 

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Lancashire
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We have eaten here lots of time.. invited friends, taken family.. and everyone has always enjoyed the food. Javier is Spanish, from Murcia.. so the food is Spanish.. not an English chain trying to be Spanish! The tapas are more "Raciones".. ie large tapas.. We have nearly worked our way through the menu... but we always start with a salad..... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

We went here on a Groupon deal a few months ago. The food was lovely but came out in a really bizarre manner ie. All the meat then when that was eaten all the potatoes? The upselling here was so frustrating we had quite a few bottles of wine but they were constantly trying to get us to buy more...they... More 

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Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

This is a cosy little restaurant with lots of atmosphere. Yes, the seats are very close together and its a bit of a tight squeeze downstairs, although upstairs is more spaced out. We have eaten here a few times and the food had always been lovely. Despite being really busy, the staff have always been helpful. We have taken our... More 

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

"I ordered a pint of diet coke, the waiter came back with 1/2pint diet coke stating that the manager said I can't have one!" "Unbelievable!!!" I have been in the industry for over 30 years as a classically trained French chef and hold quite a few accalaids accumulated over the years. I have never been dictated what to have or... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 12 Winter Hey Lane | Horwich, Horwich, Bolton BL6 7AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton  >  Horwich
  • Phone Number: 01204 438 235

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 20 - 30
  • Cuisine: Spanish
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Monday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am

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