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La Barca Spanish Tapas & Wine Bar

33 West Clyde Street | nr Loch Lomond, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8AW, Scotland
+44 1436 268518
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (293 reviews)
“paella” (40 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (17 reviews)
Open Now
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 West Clyde Street | nr Loch Lomond, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8AW, Scotland
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Reviewed today via mobile

Went with the other half while in Helensburgh during the good weather was seated very quickly and given the lunch menu which was 3 tapas from 9.95 so we decided to order 6 we had muscles , Calamari , Chicken , Crougettes with Parma Ham...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a perfect evening to imagine being in Spain. The sun was shining, the temperature was warm and the River Clyde outside was shimmering in the sunset as a cruise ship sailed out from Greenock across the water. Perfect! The scene is set. Spanish...More

Thank iainatsea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went this evening for dinner. Table booked but think front of house were a bit understaffed as took long time for drinks order and eventually drinks to appear. Table beside us eventually complained after approx 40 mins wait time, However we arrived earlier than they...More

1  Thank Emma R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had been so looking forward to dining here having heard so many positive comments from friends. Unfortunately my visit here today resulted in a very disappointing experience. The staff member serving us was a mature male with greying hair and wearing glasses. He was...More

1  Thank Weetab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined here on a Sunday night and had booked ahead - just as well because it was packed. We chose because there's a wide choice for vegetarians - the veggie tapas were excellent and for afters, we recommend the ice cream with sherry poured...More

1  Thank Dennis G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Good selection of tapas and Estrella beer - unfortunately the San Miguel has been removed which is a shame. Good service and an enjoyable experience.

1  Thank michieg121
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

First time for me and was brilliant. Great quick service and every meal that came out was really good. The hallumi fries were gorgeous. Really enjoyed the chorizo and chicken. Great atmosphere also and in a great location beside front of helensburgh. A must visit.

1  Thank Lee H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely love this restaurant. The food, staff and prices are excellent! I can’t recommend the chicken and chorizo paella 🥘 enough. The girls and I always make sure we pay a visit when we are in Helensburgh

1  Thank ClaireE28
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Started with 2 mixed platas betwee us, then 2 tapas each to mix and match. All very good, freshly cooked.

Thank David W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited la Barca once again. Never fails to deliver good quality tapas. Good variety of choices. Shared with friends and a couple of jugs of the very tasty sangria.

Thank treweave
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$7 - $27
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Kids, Special occasions, Bar scene
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 West Clyde Street | nr Loch Lomond, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8AW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Helensburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 1436 268518
  • E-mail
La Barca Spanish Tapas And Wine Bar is officially Scotland's Best Mediterranean Restaurant three years running. You can find three tapas from £9.95 daily till 6pm. This multi award winning restaurant offers 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. Check out the board for their list of local suppliers including eggs and sausages from their local farm and butcher. Not just a place to eat, La Barca is perfect for a glass of wine, cocktail or coffee. Tapas served daily from 12noon to 10pm with 3 tapas from £9.95. Hasta Luego x
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