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The Bowl Full Tapas Bar

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

Booked a table on their website and was called back within an hour to confirm the booking. We walked to The Bowl Full from the city centre, which took around 15 minutes. It is located at the very end of a long residential road and we did begin to wonder if we had got it right, but pleased that we... More 

Thank Julie N
Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best to go here hungry, cos you won't be when you leave! You get presented with plates loaded up with an amazing array of cheeses, meats and breads. The table got cleared and then some more was brought out. All fresh and nicely served. A small place but really cosy. Well worth a visit.

Thank Thenuttyboy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Probably our 4th time here in the last few years, cannot recommend it enough. For a local family run tapas restaurant to do so well on the outskirts of Lincoln, and be in the top 20 in Lincoln they must be doing something right. Tip: Mixed platter of cheese and meats and 4 extras is ample for 2 people!

Thank David T
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Arranged a weekend away in Lincoln to celebrate my friends 50th birthday. The meal was lovely and the service first class. The owner was really helpful and accommodating after I made a mistake with the booking time ringing me and offering a later time. The staff was very helpful giving lots of advice regarding the menu. We had a lovely... More 

Thank campbellDerbyshire
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

19 of us for tapas saturday night.it was a night to remember.from the meat,cheese and bread platters to the last bowl of prawns everything was great.the family came from different pasts of country but all agreed best tapas ever.we shall return!

Thank danmac080448
Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

had another great tapas here last week, Made to feel very welcome. Fell lucky for the neighbourhood had the annual night of lights.

Thank 13toby
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

This was our second year choosing this perfect venue for our annual meal together. Not really sure what to choose we asked the proprietor to choose for us. We loved the variety of dishes that suited different preferences for meat, veg and fish. Delicious food served in a lovely friendly ambience, giving us another night to remember.

Thank Julie P
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely food, beer and wine. Excellent service from TBF Team. Try the Spanish pigs in blankets and Lamb with Aubergine.

Thank Bertilincoln
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Spending an evening at The Bowl Full never fails to impress me. The atmosphere is spot on, the staff are friendly and attentive and the food is tasty and varied. My particular favourite is the pork cheeks braised in cider which melt in your mouth. If it's Tapas that you seek then look no further.

Thank Niall S
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

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

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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, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
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?