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“A Blast!”

La Barca Spanish Tapas & Wine Bar
Ranked #6 of 64 Restaurants in Helensburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $7 - $28
Cuisines: Spanish
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Delivery, Reservations
Description: 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
Reviewed September 16, 2013

My husband and I were in Scotland for our last night and decided to have supper here. We had never been to a Tapas bar before. We each ordered 3 tapas and shared. It was great!! Great service and excellent food!

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Thank Dana and Ryan K
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Reviewed September 9, 2013

Thought that the meat dishes were especially good and the atmosphere was lovely. Very popular, recommend booking ahead on Fridays and Saturdays especially.

Thank Chloe M
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Reviewed September 5, 2013

Family had come up from London for a visit. They had not been up for quite a few years and where pleasantly surprised with the changes in and around Helensburgh. None more so than the addition of La Barca Restaurant.

From the decor, the staff, the view and most importantly the food the standard was excellent. Our relations said it was one of the best tapas meals they had ever had.

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Thank Brigadoon007
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Reviewed September 4, 2013

Dropped in for some tapas with friends we were staying with. The restaurant is bigger than you imagine from outside, it's bright and has a lovely relaxed atmosphere. We asked the waiter to bring us a mixed selection, including some seafood dishes and ordered some wine. The choice was excellent,......we asked for a few more dishes and had another bottle of wine. All in all, no complaints whatsoever and we'll definitely be back next time we're in town"

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Thank 133Tina111
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Reviewed September 3, 2013

My husband and I went for a light meal while we were staying at a nearby bed & breakfast. The food was quite tasty & a nice change from what I was expecting in Scotland. The prices seemed fairly reasonable. We went on a Monday night so there were only a few other tables full in the restaurant. It had a great ambiance and the service was very good. The Pan de Ajo with cheese was a great starter. My favorite tapa was the Chorizo & chicken paella. We had flan for dessert, which was pretty basic but very flavorful. I would definitely recommend this restaurant if you are in the area and in the mood for some Spanish tapas!

Thank Jamie_Holland405
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