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The Bowl Full Tapas Bar

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185 West Parade, Lincoln LN11QS, England
+44 1522 545577
Thu - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This restaurant is a wonderful place to eat great Spanish tapas. The food was delicious, service very friendly. Would recommend the lamb chops and the creme brûlée is to die for. A great night.

Thank bahama999
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Visited here a few times now and has always been amazing. Brilliant service from staff and lovely food. It's like eating in someones front room and a lot more personal than other places! Definately better than other Tapas in Lincoln! Highly recommend.

Thank sarah-1975
Wokingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great find tucked away but well worth seeking out. Superb food, service and ambience.mWill be back and will use their accommodation next time ! Just missing some gluten free crackers/tortillas on the sharing platter would have been the icing on the cake

Thank SheenaK2013
Atlanta USA
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471 reviews
268 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is like ding in someone's living room which affords it a wonderful atmosphere. Parking on the street is ok after 6pm. The two owners are husband and wife and run the small Spanish style restaurant and even the son helps out in the kitchen. All the beers and wines are Spanish and of course sangria by the jug is... More 

Thank Expattraveler100
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anne-Marie and Karl the owners kindly hosted our daughters 21st Birthday celebrations 40 people attended a Tapas Buffet on Saturday night. This was for family and very close friends, and we were not disappointed, it was simply "PERFECT". We arrived drinks were served quickly and professionally the music the ambience and Food spectacular, we had loads of family and friends... More 

Thank Erica M
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Amazing atmosphere, fantastic food, lovely wine. Perfect for my 50th - spent with 34 guests who all said it was a fabulous evening. Highly recommended . You won't be disappointed.

Thank Julie F
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Passed by this place for many years and always wondered what it was like. Decided to book a table with a few friends and try it out after reading some of the reviews on Trip Advisor. All of the positive comments are right, the staff are friendly, really efficient and the place has a positive warm genuine feel to it.... More 

Thank Freddie M
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Second experience of tapas and really enjoyed our selections. Staff very helpful on advice on selections, very professionally and frienndly. This is a small but nicely atmospheric restaurant. well worth a visit.

Thank midwalesers
Lincoln, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016 via mobile

I organised a meal for 12 and we had a fantastic night. The food was excellent; beer and wine great and the service was just right. All my friends commented on how much they enjoyed it and that they will be going back. Thank you to the team at The Bowl Full.

Thank jhnwr56
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We came to Lincoln for the weekend on the first Bank Holiday in May. It was also my birthday weekend, and whilst not wanting to have an indulgent meal having been married recently and as a result holidayed for 2 weeks, we wanted something special. I checked out Trip Advisor before our visit and found this little gem. We seemed... More 

Thank Jill C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $26
Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Romantic, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 West Parade, Lincoln LN11QS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 1522 545577
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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