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Viva Espana

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12 Winter Hey Lane, Horwich, Bolton BL6 7AA, England
+44 1204 438235
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Absolutely fantastic place to eat delicious, authentic tasting Spanish tapas. This place is a little gem. Service is very good. Couldn't fault it. Must try for anyone who loves tapas or wants to try it out.

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1 Thank lappiloo
Bolton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this restaurant on a busy Saturday night and had a superb evening. The young lady who waited on us ,and indeed the whole restaurant was really very good , when we commented later that she was very busy ,she explained that her colleague who was due to work with her had called in sick and so she had... More 

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1 Thank stewin56
Bolton, England, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Decided at the last minute to take our two teenage daughters out for a Friday evening meal and thought we would give Viva Espana a try (been a couple of years since we were last there). First thing to say was how quiet it was with just one couple already enjoying their meal when we arrived just before 7pm while... More 

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Thank StuartP73
Chorley, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I visited here recently for the first time. The food was good, especially the garlic mushrooms. We've had better but the price was reasonable and service was friendly. When we arrived around 7pm on a Saturday a couple of tables were taken and it was quieter than expected but it soon filled up after half 7. What... More 

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Thank NicNak14
1 review
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good meal we arrived for an early meal told the waiter that it was our first visit he told us how it worked. We went for the early bird just 3 meals each when they arrived couldn't believe the size of the meals and struggled to eat it so glad that we didn't go for the all you could... More 

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Thank John W
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3 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Variety of dishes and rich flavors. Chicken Miquel impressive dish Chorizo ​​red wine is very Spanish. Patatas bravas, Spanish omelet highly recommended. The beer drink Estrella Damm very Mediterranean. A small cozy restaurant. Value for money 10. Waiter service very good. The only and Spanish cook. The space takes you to the beaches and typical villages of Spain. A great... More 

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Thank xavi_bcn_2000
Horwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

Viva España is a truly amazing slice of Spanish food with a Murcia style right here in Horwich. Each visit the food just seems to get better and better. If you like your Spanish food full on in terms of flavour then there is nowhere better to go. The dishes that the owner Javier creates are an absolute taste explosion... More 

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Thank Graham W
Manchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2017

We did a works do here, and there was a set price menu. Four hungry blokes, all with big appetites and we struggled. The food was very good quality but the value was fantastic. We ate almost everything off the menu, how they made any money I don't know. There was the usual, typical stuff, olives and manchego, but as... More 

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Thank David S
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

We went to Viva Espana as a party of 16 celebrating a 50th birthday. We were seated in the separate dining area upstairs which suited us fine, however it made catching the waiters eye to order drinks near impossible. We waited quite a while on numerous occasions for drinks to arrive once ordered. Food was warm and plentiful however I... More 

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Leigh, United Kingdom
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49 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2017 via mobile

We liked it but couple of dishes not fresh made we felt! We didn't go for the buffet but chose our own dishes and the fresh made ones of Mussels and Langoustines were delicious plus the big dish dishes of lamb, paella and chicken in beer were pretty good although chicken was processed! The ribs were shocking though, riddled with... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$20 - $30
Cuisine
Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Special occasions, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Winter Hey Lane, Horwich, Bolton BL6 7AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton  >  Horwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1204 438235

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Bolton, Lancs
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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?