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The Bowl Full Tapas Bar

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

Excellent food & wine prepared & served by the owners, with friendly welcoming staff where nothing is too much trouble. The menu is marked clearly to indicate Vegetarian & Gluten Free choices. Just about everything is Gluten free an absolute delight to Coeliacs! Having said that, taste & quality is not compromised and is equally delicious to non Coeliacs too!... More 

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Thank dfox2017
nottingham
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40 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I went here for the first time recently along with my husband and two friends and will definitely be going again. We were made to feel welcome as soon as we walked in. There was a warm friendly atmosphere. We were shown to our table, given menus and then left for a few minutes to peruse the menus before our... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed a lovely meal with friends. Food was lovely, freshly cooked and great variety. Service was excellent and the surroundings authentic. Really good night and affordable.

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Thank Karen J
Lincoln, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Having visited the Bowl Full before it was a perfect choice for a family and friends party to celebrate a special birthday. 28 people all comfortably seated in a warm and friendly atmosphere. We were warmly welcomed by the staff on arrival, were given plenty of time to have drinks and chats before the food began. Once seated we were... More 

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Thank Vonnie02
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really sociable, fantastic atmosphere and ace food! We had a staff night out and it was Brilliant. The food was delicious and just kept coming and coming! We were well and truly stuffed

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Thank Jenny W
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was the first visit for us to "The Bowl Full". First impressions on entering the restaurant was a nice ambience to the place. It is a converted terrace house and easily accommodated the 60th birthday event. The tables were well laid out and the restaurant was warm with extra heating on a cold night. The party decided on set... More 

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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can i say ,this is a hidden gem ,the whole place was booked up by my niece for the evening ,from arriving it went from good to excellent ,great atmosphere and staff ,superb food which cannot be faulted ,as mentioned on previous posts you will not leave hungry . This is a must go to place in Lincoln .A... More 

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1 Thank Andy B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017 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 

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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 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.

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1 Thank Thenuttyboy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 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!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner
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
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
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
Description
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?