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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely food and great selection available. Service was good considering it seemed to be one woman on her own. We had one incorrect dish brought to us but apart from that it was tasty food and all at a fair price.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been local been here for sit down meal and take out lots of times. Never disappointed. My favourite tapas in lincoln. Lovely setting for a restaurant.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed our lunch here albeit rather chilly outside (restaurant can't do anything about that!). Good setting at top of Steep Hill near the castle. Pleasant selection of tapas and very good quality. Friendly staff. Recommended.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food & good, attentive service - wonderful surroundings,sitting outside in Castle Square. Only downside was that the music was a bit too loud & and the tables wobbly.

Date of visit: April 2021
Reviewed 29 March 2021 via mobile

I went a couple of years ago to hear was a birthday my first time trying tapas all I can say was It was all very nice fresh hot only problems if I had to comment is was lil greasy n it’s in a bad...More

Date of visit: April 2020
Reviewed 6 November 2020 via mobile

Amazing, fantastic and just so nice! Booked a night out and was not disappointed, the staff make this place such a enjoyable experience. The food isn’t the cheapest, but it’s tastes like heaven!

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 31 October 2020 via mobile

Took the daughter out who is study at the University. Omg what a little gem this place is! Absolutely fantastic tapas bar, authentic and the foods to die for. Felt like being back in Spain 🇪🇸 go for it, full 5 star rating and reasonable...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 30 October 2020

Had a fantastic experience with great food last night at this restaurant! Especially enjoyed the mushrooms in white wine sauce. Also had sangria which very good. Metta (apologies if spelling is incorrect) gave us excellent service and was very attentive. Great restaurant ambiance with a...More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 13 October 2020

We went on a busy-ish Saturday .. we have never been disappointed before but on this occasion we think Olivares excelled. Good service .. very tasty and reasonably sized tapas - it helped us have a great evening ... highly recommended ..

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 11 October 2020

Wonderful service and very cozy setting. The service was faultless and the food was surprisingly good sized portions for a tapas bar. The prawns and chorizo was divine and the sangria was on point ! Attentive service and lovely ambiance, our dishes were reasonably priced...More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Response from grantc676 | Reviewed this property |
Only in the seating outside.
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12 June 2019|
Response from JackieBmancs | Reviewed this property |
This isn’t a question and is in any case totally irrelevant to my (positive) review of the establishment
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Frequently Asked Questions about Olivares Tapas Bar

  • Olivares Tapas Bar is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4.5
    • Atmosphere: 4.5