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“Delightful treat”

La Barca Spanish Tapas & Wine Bar
Ranked #6 of 65 Restaurants in Helensburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$27
Cuisines: Spanish
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Description: 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
Reviewed 15 July 2014

Loved this place the choices were plentiful and the dishes themselves were delicious. Would recommend. Parents already looking forward to going back

Thank Jade A
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Reviewed 11 July 2014

We live in Helensburgh and for years have had to go to Glasgow for great food, not any more.
It is our favorite restaurant ever.
The food and service are unique in this area.
Enough said.

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Thank whisky007
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Reviewed 9 July 2014

We came upon this restaurant by accident having just visited The Hill house nearby. We were a minute or two after the 6pm deadline for the 3 for £9.95 but the waiter saw us turning away from the menu outside and extended the offer. I'm so glad he did. We had a wonderful meal choosing sliced beef tomatoes with crumbled strong cheese, Spanish omelette (very filling), vegetarian paella, fish in batter, chicken and ham croquettes, and beef pork lamb meatballs in a tomato sauce, all helped down with a jug of Sangria.
The food was delicious, tasty and filling and attractively presented. Service seemed a little slow but perhaps that was because we were hungry, but the dishes were well worth waiting for. I was curious about the award displayed at the front desk but not surprised to learn that it was for the best Mediteranian restaurant in Scotland. A well deserved honour.

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Thank MorayTraveljunkie
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Reviewed 5 July 2014

What a fantastic setting looking out over the water, eating tapas and drinking sangria. The staff were all very friendly and very professional. The choice of tapas is extensive and varied. We opted for the 3 for £9.95 which is available up to 6pm. Will definitely be back to Helensburgh just to go back to La Barca.

Thank f-meechan
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Reviewed 28 June 2014

A lunch to celebrate my birthday with family and friends, large party but made to feel very special, food as always is excellent with plenty of choices, the scallops were delish as were the steak strips perfectly cooked, good wine too. Empty plates all round and finished off with a cocktail. Service was really good considering it was busy. The waiters even came out and sung Happy Birthday to me in Spanish...........made my birthday lunch one to remember.

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Thank Lilly G
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