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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” (94 reviews)
“meatballs” (27 reviews)
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
££ - £££
185 West Parade, Lincoln LN1 1QS, England
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Reviewed 30 November 2014

I didn't even know this cosy restaurant existed until some friends suggested that we eat here. A hidden gem. Easy to get to - not having to battle with the crowds in the city centre. Simple decor and rustic charm prevails. Spanish tapas the order...More

Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 23 November 2014

Wife and I serious foodies; this restaurant was brilliant! Takes some finding (10 mins + walk from city centre) and glad we did a recce to find it in the afternoon before evening booking. Loved the chilled ambience with minimalist (but entirely relevant given it...More

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Reviewed 29 October 2014

Superb evening with friends here. Food was superbly presented and taste matched the presentation. Delightful hosts maximise the lovely atmosphere at this intimate venue.

Thank David1912014
Reviewed 29 October 2014

I recently visited The Bowl Full with a group of ladies for a baby shower. We had the restaurant to ourselves (it was a Saturday afternoon), and we were made to feel so welcome by Ann-Marie and her colleagues. This is definitely not an experience...More

Thank lucy-daryl
Reviewed 22 October 2014

This is my 3rd visit to this excellent restaurant. The food was exceptional with great care taken with the hosting and presentation. I especially enjoyed the starter platter which is an excellent combination of Spanish and Lincolnshire cheese and meats - a great idea. The...More

Thank DeanoF40
Reviewed 18 October 2014

We booked for a girls night out and had a really good time. The service was great and the food superb. Lovely little restaurant just out of town. Very well priced. Will definatly go again

Thank Karen J
Reviewed 14 October 2014

We went as a group of 8 for a colleagues leaving do, we were made to feel so welcome by the staff who recommended a set menu to sample a variety of dishes- great choice!! The staff were friendly and very attentive, and food and...More

1  Thank Michelle P
Reviewed 12 October 2014

Our booking was 8.30 and although staff were exceptionally friendly it was nearly a 45 minute wait for our starter and 1hr 15 mins to our main course. We realise that this was a busy night but even so the wait was excessive and we...More

Thank Blossom600
Reviewed 4 October 2014

The plates were clean and the meatballs,chorizo,cheeses,meats and potatoes wrapped in bacon were all bang on the money! Great service

Thank KOshea96
Reviewed 30 September 2014

We held my friends babyshower here on Saturday, it was totally fabulous. Great venue, great food , great service. Very happy indeed :-D

Thank jobassy
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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.
daniel m
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
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  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, 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
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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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