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The Bowl Full Tapas Bar

185 West Parade, Lincoln LN1 1QS, England
+44 1522 545577
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  • Excellent87%
  • Very good8%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (108 reviews)
“mixed platter” (12 reviews)
“meatballs” (21 reviews)
Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
185 West Parade, Lincoln LN1 1QS, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Extremely good evening. Food excellent service level equally good. Addition of the wine tasting made it perfect evening. Both chef and host attentive and involved. All round faultless evening. Cannot recommend it enough.

Thank Chris E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had heard a lot about this restaurant and we were very keen to try it. We arrived to a warm welcome on a busy Saturday evening. There was lots of tapas to choose from - we had a sharing platter to start - which...More

Thank Emmo013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Once again a fabulous evening at The Bowl Full. As ever the service was attentive, the food fabulous and the atmosphere friendly and welcoming. Spanish black pudding, lamb cutlets and goat's cheese red sweet peppers were delicious from the specials menu-these followed on from a...More

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 1 April 2018

Lovely evening, fabulous food, atmosphere, staff, everything. Highly recommend.. Booking is essential.

Thank Sez125
Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely little local restaurant, slightly out of the way but well worth a visit. The service is friendly, the food is delicious and there is lots of choice. I warn you though, the portions are huge! Our eyes were definitely bigger than our bellies! We...More

Thank Helen O
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

This little gem is off the beaten track about 15 minutes walk from the city centre. It’s in a former corner shop - you can see the old ads in the window - and has been turned into a surprisingly good tapas restaurant. I’d reserved...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We have driven past a few times and finally managed to get round to giving the place a go. How glad we were that we did. The food was fantastic. A selection of meats, cheeses and breads to start followed by some wonderful pork cheeks,...More

1  Thank Simon P
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

We have been to the bowl full many times, as ever another successful visit. The meat balls and lamb aubergine are amazing but good to see new dishes with black pudding and egg ...

Thank Tony K
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Perfect little restaurant for some good quality tapas - we loved the olives stuffed with gherkins and the pork cheeks!

1  Thank Emily W
Reviewed 25 February 2018

I love coming here because the food in such high quality & tasty. I always feels so relaxed as well. Great atmosphere & the service is very friendly.i always get really excited ordering the food because it is all so tasty. My favourite is the...More

1  Thank Terry B
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Elaine E
31 May 2017|
Response from robinwatch | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure about vegan but one of our party is vegetarian and was very well catered for. Just give them a ring and ask, the owner was very helpful with my vegetarian friend.
daniel m
14 September 2016|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I would say so, only small but if you booked well in advance there would be room
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 185 West Parade, Lincoln LN1 1QS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Lincolnshire  >  Lincoln
  • Phone Number: +44 1522 545577
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small family run restaurant, specialising in authentic Spanish tapas. Excellent choice of beers, wine and food in a relaxed, homely environment.
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