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“A nice suprice” 4 of 5 stars
Review of La Barca Spanish Tapas & Wine Bar

La Barca Spanish Tapas & Wine Bar
33 West Clyde Street, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh, Scotland
+44 1436 268518
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Ranked #1 of 45 Restaurants in Helensburgh
Price range: $14 - $31
Cuisines: Spanish
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: La Barca Spanish Tapas And Wine Bar is officially Scotland's Best Mediterranean Restaurant. The team beat stiff competition from restaurants in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Inverness to lift the prestigious award in May 2014. This award winning restaurant offers a vibrant, authentic taste of Spain in luxurious, colourful and cosy surroundings. La Barca boasts a boat shaped bar, beautiful harbour scene mural and a generously stocked feature wine cellar.Relax in the luxurious surroundings and enjoy delicious tapas and paellas prepared by Spanish chefs and served by friendly, attentive staff. La Barca opened after a six figure sum refurbishment and is the sister restaurant to the town's highly reputable Riverbank Bar and Restaurant nearby.Run by the same husband and wife team. They costly added Garth Bar & Grill in Helensburgh to their Culinary stable.Not just a place to eat, La Barca is perfect for a glass of wine, cocktail or coffee. Food served daily from 12noon to 10pm with 3 tapas from £9.95. Hasta Luego x
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“A nice suprice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Without an inviting exterior we were supriced to get really good food and superb service from friendly staff.

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Great food,great service, perfect with kids!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

A lot of vegetarian option, very good quality. Kids menu with many option for a change. Great desserts : loved the Creme Catalane.

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Helensburgh, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“Great food, lovely surroundings, friendly staff!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

It was with great anticipation that my wife Susan and I decided to try La Barca's new breakfast menu, and we weren't disappointed. Our choices of scrambled egg on toast, and French toast with bacon and maple syrup were both delicious. Two quite generous portions, lovely crispy bacon, and delightful coffee to accompany them. Really welcoming staff, and also had a nice chat with friendly owner Milan, who we were pleased to pass our compliments on to, for yet another tasty visit to one of Helensburgh's top eateries!

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Very deserving of the accolade”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We had a lovely lunch here on a Sunday. A lovely restaurant & very beautifully finished. The food was excellent & generous portions. It's been voted the Best Mediterranean Restaurant in Scotland and I'd say it's very deserving of the accolade.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“ruby wedding anniversary”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

the best tapas ever, sauces are outstanding and the service second to none staff are very freindy and attentive

Visited August 2014
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