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The Bowl Full Tapas Bar

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185 West Parade, Lincoln LN1 1QS, England
+44 1522 545577
Thu - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Food was superb, service was attentive and friendly. Being quite compact the atmosphere is lovely, friendly and relaxed. Food was great especially the prawns, beef cheeks and the chorizo pigs in blankets.

Thank Jason R
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a great night out with mates. Great friendly and informal service and great food. Will definitely go back for more.

Thank Steve0462
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Went to The Bowl Full on a Friday evening, great atmosphere in the restaurant. Also of the staff were very welcoming and pleasant. The food was great, as a group we had a mixed platter, the meats and cheeses were superb. Our tapas mains were very tasty and full of flavour. I'll certainly be going back, the owner and his... More 

Thank Paul D
Lincoln, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Another great night at the Bowl Full, celebrating another book club year with an early xmas do. Great welcome, service and atmosphere. Such an amazing variety of food and lots of it !

Thank Rhian L
Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really lovely, welcoming atmosphere in a cosey, friendly restaurant. Delicious food too. Will definitely be back.

Thank ClaireM_11
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth booking as it get full and is only small. Lovely atmosphere and lovely staff. Food was excellent starting with a sharing platter on meats, cheeses and breads and choosing an array of dishes for mains all to share between us. A lovely place to spend an evening would recommend highly and will return soon.

Thank Rebecca H
Kettering, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

This was my first visit to The Bowl Full and it ticked every box. My sister booked the whole resturant for her 40th. There was a lot of people to cater for at the same time which sometimes can prove tricky with a large party but the staff were just amazing, happy, friendly, helpful all through the evening and the... More 

Thank Fletchfamily
Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A great self catering unit with every possible thing you called imagine needing. Fantastic shower, well equipped kitchen with good quality radio and a good bottle of wine for guests was a lovely surprise. Comfortable beds and very pleasant decor throughout. Perfect place to stay in central Lincoln.

Thank Jacky T
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

This was only our second time here last night after coming earlier this year (which was me and my wifes first time in trying tapas and really enjoyed it on the first occasion). This time we visited as part of a friends 40th birthday celebration so we had the full place to ourselves. It was absolutely brilliant - the food... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

What can I say?!! Booked the restaurant out completely, 30 people, we enjoyed sangria on arrival, the staff did not stop smiling, could not have been anymore helpful, 5 star service. The food was out of this world, the chicken in particular was just amazing, i have enjoyed tapas in many countries and I can honestly say nowhere is as... More 

Thank borntotravelLincoln

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Cheap Eats, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 West Parade, Lincoln LN1 1QS, 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?