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Bodega Tapas Bar

Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
+44 15394 46825
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“tapas” (399 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

After a boat trip on the Lake this is an ideal stopping off establishment for refreshment. A good variety of Tapas at reasonable prices to be washed down with a nice pint or soft drink.

Thank Terry B
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a couple of drinks a sharing platter and a couple of tapas dishes, they were all really nice and the lady behind the bar was lovely

Thank Barnsleyandproud
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We realised that arriving early in the evening was a good decision as it started filling up quite quickly after we arrived. It's not the most comfortable restaurant but we liked the ambience. We chose 6 separate tapas between us and felt this was about...More

Thank mirandayork
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me & my husband always visit this place when we come to Bowness. We were not disappointed again. Fabulous tapas, chicken livers & garlic mushrooms especially good. Very friendly staff.

Thank CathFMH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

1st visit here ,unhelpful staff and grumpy waiter, the long Island ice tea was disgusting, so we decided to have a beer and then we left, we won't be back.

Thank HelenMagee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my fiancé love it here, every time we go to Windermere we make sure we visit. Good quality tapas at an affordable price. Also they have a good range of beers and cocktails.

Thank Kev H
Reviewed 1 week ago

good choice of tapas with friendly obliging staff, can get really busy at weekends and some nights so have tended to visit either lunch time or early evening; the food has always been served well presented and as it should

Thank gordonramsy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fantastic selection of beers, wines with food options available too. We had a cheeky afternoon visit, great atmosphere

Thank markc2812
Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb tapas and some very different choices to the ones we're used to. Lovely relaxed upstairs restaurant with friendly staff. Nice to finish off with a couple of reasonably priced cocktails in the downstairs bar. Came back the following night as the food was so...More

Thank Neverin1963
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Only went for drinks but could see the food menu.....just in a rush...but our service was great and the bar Manager was very friendly and accommodating. Would go back.

Thank Tony B
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do they allow doga
20 April 2017|
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Response from thepebblebeach | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I did not see any dogs on the evening of our meal, but I would ask as many eating places seem to allow dogs. Sorry can't be more specific.
Do you do take away?
18 January 2017|
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Response from Annielass | Reviewed this property |
No they do not
Hi. Is your menu MSG free?
16 January 2017|
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Response from Chrisscott1962 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don't know you'd be better contacting the restaurant direct. Regards Chris
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Cumbria  >  Lake District  >  Bowness-on-Windermere
  • Phone Number: +44 15394 46825
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