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Viva Espana

12 Winter Hey Lane, Horwich, Bolton BL6 7AA, England
+44 1204 438235
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good19%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (80 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (13 reviews)
“bread” (21 reviews)
Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
12 Winter Hey Lane, Horwich, Bolton BL6 7AA, England
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11 - 20 of 301 reviews

Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Visited again for my husbands 50th birthday. This is our always go back to restaurant as it never fails to please. Food is super tasty, large portions and staff are always lovely.

Thank MrsAArnold
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Kiddies at the mother in laws, so me and the mrs went here! We both love Spanish food and we have been here before, so knew the food was good. We had the all you can eat menu for just under £15 each. The staff...More

Thank Stu J
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Reviewed 4 September 2017 via mobile

Wow. What a restaurant. Perfect in every way. The food was truly amazingly authentic. It's quaint and cute inside and out. I tried a mixture of dishes as we got the all you can eat early dinner special. Every dish cooked to perfection. I can...More

Thank Joseph U
Sergio G, Owner at Viva Espana, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2017

Hi Joseph, thanks for your kind review - it means a lot to us! We're really glad you had a great time and are looking forward to seeing you at Viva again soon :)

Reviewed 4 August 2017

We wanted to try something new, we went in and were attended immediately, we sat where we wanted and in a short while we were eating until our heart content, very tasty food, excellent variety, good list for vegetarians lots of gluten free food, set...More

Thank andreinaalvarez10514
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Great food, very nice service, the food was amazing, and the portions were big, nice price as well... definitely, recommend it!

1  Thank Ruben A
Sergio G, Manager at Viva Espana, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Hi Ruben A, Thanks for your kind review. We are looking forward to seeing you at Viva again soon.

Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing food. we had as much as we could eat literally. good price and attention, we had the early set menu just 12.50 per person and it was worthy

2  Thank 100andreina
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We visited this lovely restaurant yesterday again. The lovely waitress was very attentive and recognise us from our previous visit. We ordered the Set Menu again, we had a great selection of different dishes, we loved the Lamb Casserole, Chicken paprika, all the seafood dishes...More

1  Thank MELLandJO
Sergio G, Owner at Viva Espana, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Hi MELLandJO, Thanks for your kind review. We're really glad you enjoyed your visit. Look forward to seeing you again soon :)

Reviewed 30 July 2017

We recently attempted to eat here - unfortunately after having waited for a quarter of an hour in a pretty quiet restaurant, for our drinks order to be taken - actually to even have been acknowledged would have been nice - we decided to leave....More

Thank Melanie E
Reviewed 22 July 2017

Went to this place 15/7/17, We travelled in a taxi quite far to visit this place and with we had not bothered. The place was just about half full downstairs and was told 1 couple sat upstairs so it was hardly rammed with people. We...More

2  Thank Diddimus
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is superb. The owner Javier and his waiter, Lito are so friendly and obliging. Nothing is too much trouble and everything is completed with a big smile. On top of this, the ambience is delightful. Now to the food. We have been visiting...More

1  Thank Mike B
Sergio G, Manager at Viva Espana, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2017

Hi Mike, Thanks very much for your kind review. We're glad you enjoyed your visit and look forward to welcoming you again soon! Gracias! :)

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5 October 2017|
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Response from 100andreina | Reviewed this property |
They have a Facebook page. You can find the menu there and the actual deals.
5 October 2017|
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Response from Segio G | Property representative |
@vivaespanarestaurant Hola and thank you for your enquiry, you can have a look on our Facebook page for the menu. Reading the previous reply from Diddimus to your question I think they are thinking of another place. We are a... More
29 June 2016|
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Response from ejjrs | Reviewed this property |
I think you would be better to ring them and ask, we had a Groupon voucher as did a few other tables, but they wouldnt take them, which was disappointing, i cant remember the reason now, but I would check with them first, we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$28 - US$42
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Winter Hey Lane, Horwich, Bolton BL6 7AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton  >  Horwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1204 438235
Viva España has been serving delicious tapas to hungry Boltonians since 2001. Hailing from the great Spanish city of Murcia, owner and head chef Javier has lovingly developed an extensive menu with dishes to suit every palate.
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