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La Barca Spanish Tapas & Wine Bar

33 West Clyde Street | nr Loch Lomond, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8AW, Scotland
+44 1436 268518
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (302 reviews)
“paella” (41 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (17 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
33 West Clyde Street | nr Loch Lomond, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8AW, Scotland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere and varied selection on the menu. Early evening offers saves a bit money. Attentive staff made our recent visit an enjoyable time for our grandsons birthday.

Thank alba820
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited early on Tue evening, menu has a great selection of vegetable, meat and seafood tapas. Service was swift and efficient for drinks and food. The Gambas Pil, Pil, Scallops and Chicken and Chorizo Paella were all very good with the Monkfish and Calamari also...More

Thank Paul H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waited 1hr for our food to arrive, pomme frites were cold, battered chicken & fish were too greasy, restaurant was cold & to top it off I was served a cappachino in a cracked cup which I didn't notice until I had drank some of...More

Thank Elaine M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What an absolute gem of a find. Extensive tapas menu great service and atmosphere, can’t wait until we are in the area again. Thoroughly enjoyed.

1  Thank waimara
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is no secret I am a coffee snob but here you can get the perfect coffee every single time! Roly has great attention to detail and apart from being handsome he makes a darn good coffee!

Thank ArrocharBluebell
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Turned up on a Monday evening in June and had a really good time. The food was all fresh and timed to table perfectly. The service was truly great - attentive but not OTT. Example was when my friend dropped his knife - round the...More

Thank jim b
Reviewed 4 June 2018

Nice busy restaraunt ,good selection of tapas ,can become very busy ,good idea to have a family section ,night can be ruined with other peoples kids ....failing that worth a try

Thank 659Kate
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We had a lovely lunch here sitting outside watching the Waverley steamer going in and out of the ferry terminal right in front. A great selection of tapas. Lunch offer is 3 tapas for £9.50. Inside looks great for a dinner next trip.

Thank Angela99X
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Went with the other half while in Helensburgh during the good weather was seated very quickly and given the lunch menu which was 3 tapas from 9.95 so we decided to order 6 we had muscles , Calamari , Chicken , Crougettes with Parma Ham...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 16 May 2018

It was a perfect evening to imagine being in Spain. The sun was shining, the temperature was warm and the River Clyde outside was shimmering in the sunset as a cruise ship sailed out from Greenock across the water. Perfect! The scene is set. Spanish...More

Thank iainatsea
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 West Clyde Street | nr Loch Lomond, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8AW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Helensburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 1436 268518
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La Barca Spanish Tapas And Wine Bar is officially Scotland's Best Mediterranean Restaurant three years running. You can find three tapas from £9.95 daily till 6pm. This multi award winning restaurant offers vibrant, authentic taste of Spain in luxurious, colourful and cosy surroundings. La Barca boasts a boat shaped bar, beautiful harbour scene mural and a generously stocked feature wine cellar. Relax in the luxurious surroundings and enjoy delicious tapas and paellas prepared by Spanish chefs and served by friendly, attentive staff. Check out the board for their list of local suppliers including eggs and sausages from their local farm and butcher. Not just a place to eat, La Barca is perfect for a glass of wine, cocktail or coffee. Tapas served daily from 12noon to 10pm with 3 tapas from £9.95. Hasta Luego x
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