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The Bowl Full Tapas Bar

185 West Parade, Lincoln LN1 1QS, England
+44 1522 545577
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (95 reviews)
“meatballs” (20 reviews)
“mixed platter” (10 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
185 West Parade, Lincoln LN1 1QS, England
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A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

WOW this place is top notch group of 10 of us went and had the set menu for £17.50 per head . The food was superb and it never seemed to end

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It was our first time here. The service was friendly, helpful and efficient. Absolutely fantastic food and wine (water for me - I was driving). Great ambience! We had a really great evening. Everything we sampled was absolutely delicious! We can not fault it in...More

Thank wendy_harvey100
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently held my sisters hen do at The Bowl Full and was not disappointed, they were very accommodating and made us all feel very welcome. The food was fabulous, we went for a banquet option and the food just kept on coming and everything...More

Thank michellepadgham
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow what a fantastic experience we shared at the bowl full. We have tried to book for weeks on recommendation but the place is always full, I totally get that as the food and service was superb! We ordered 6 dishes between the 2 of...More

Thank Ash V
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Don't be put off by the outside of this restaurant - everything inside is wonderful! Food is amazing with too many tempting things on the menu, staff are friendly and helpful and it was just like being abroad on the warm evening we ate here!...More

Thank caz18122017
Reviewed 9 August 2017

A very small and intimate restaurant with great food, reasonable prices, fantastic staff. Must book in advance. Only open on Thursday/Friday night. Table is yours for entire evening. No rush to order.

Thank Overboard123
Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Friday night at 8 having booked and would imagine that is essential as there were no empty tables. We had the mixed platter which was great, the house red was also very palatable. The staff were friendly and attentive and it...More

Thank bwss42
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

Friday evening with friends. Lovely atmosphere. Friendly attentive staff. Starter platter was fantastic. All lovely. Thank you.

Thank Emmalikescake
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Food, service and atmosphere, all round excellent!! Eight of us went, there was something for everyone, food came on time and was delicious

Thank Helen A
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Great food, lovely wine in cosy and relaxing atmosphere with friendly and efficient service, would highly recommend.

Thank Paul B
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Elaine E
30 May 2017|
Response from robinwatch | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about vegan but one of our party is vegetarian and was very well catered for. Just give them a ring and ask, the owner was very helpful with my vegetarian friend.
14 September 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I would say so, only small but if you booked well in advance there would be room
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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
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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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