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Olivares Tapas Bar

3 Castle Hill, Lincoln LN1 3AA, England
+44 7466 522890
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Overview
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (176 reviews)
“tumbet” (7 reviews)
“rustic bread” (7 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:30 Hours
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
3 Castle Hill, Lincoln LN1 3AA, England
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1 - 10 of 501 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I went to Olivares with family during the busy Christmas market. Fortunately I had booked in advance. There were four of us and the setting was lovely. The staff were lovely and the food was excellent. It was also very reasonably priced. I would highly...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank TracyKaye1210
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited with a friend on a Friday night. I’m pleased we booked in advance as I think it was full. I was immediately struck by the decor. So gorgeous and cosy and reminded me of my favourite tapas restaurant in Barcelona. That, for me,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank KatieF890
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked a table here after hearing great things but always having been to another tapas place previously located on the Bailgate. It was my partners birthday and we had some friends up from London. Couldn’t fault it from start to finish. The decor, the coziness,...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Shae_Mack
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Would definitely recommend very good food and services great of selection of wine would like to try at night

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank David John s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was a delight, service was excellent and the surroundings were really homely. The mussels were outstanding, the sauce they came in was incredible. Aubergine dish and meatball dish also deserve a mention.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank MarkHefter
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great atmosphere, and decor - very authentic Service was superb by Spanish speaking very friendly staff Tapas were superb and well cooked and we went for the house red which was excellent Good value at £50 for a great meal for two (shared 4 Tapas...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank curzonparkboy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We came for a meal on a busy Saturday night. Whilst the steep stairs absolutely terrified me (I am a very tall, very clumsy woman) we were escorted to a cosy corner for our table. The service was incredibly attentive throughout. We ordered about 7...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank H2379OXhollyc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very cute, quaint and authentic tapas restaurant with a great selection for vegetarians. Lovely atmosphere and ambience, staff friendly. A must visit if you visit the hill in Lincoln for lunch or dinner.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Amanda201651
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with friends, we found the inside nice and quirky and had good service. The food was nice but nothing more than average. I did find it a bit odd to get Jacobs cream crackers stuck in the top of my camembert. The menu did...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 212tinaf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was simply delicious! Every single dish ( mussels, meatballs, Chicken, Potatoes in blue cheese, creek brûlée and loads more.....) was just lovingly prepared and perfectly balanced. Portion sizes are just right. The restaurant table was spotlessly clean, beautiful, beautiful ambiance in the restaurant. The...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Christopher L
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PaulineB1955
24 October 2018|
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Response from 981nicolasp | Property representative |
Yes.. but you have to come to the restaurant.. Thank you Olivares
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Jennie O
31 August 2018|
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Response from Diane M | Reviewed this property |
We didn’t book but it was 6.45pm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Castle Hill, Lincoln LN1 3AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 7466 522890
Description
Authentic Spanish food. Home made.
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