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Bodega Tapas Bar

Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
+44 15394 46825
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
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“tapas” (405 reviews)
“meatballs” (36 reviews)
“monkfish” (13 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
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Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Plenty of choice available but the quality isn't quite there compared to other tapas places I have visited. The venue itself is very nice however the staff on duty that night were pretty miserable we went on a Sunday evening and I think they had...More

Thank Will G
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Ate here whilst visiting the lake district. No tapas restaurants where we live so took the opportunity to go. Lots of choice on the menu. Decided to go for one of the set meals. Food was really good, hot and served quickly. Restaurant was busy...More

Reviewed 25 April 2016

Popped in with a group of 6 mates last weekend. Lucky enough to get a table straightaway even though the place was very busy. good food, great service, decent wine at reasonable prices. Staff were happy for us to let them set the tapas menu...More

Thank bendowsett
Reviewed 25 April 2016

You can not book a table here but you can turn up and out of season usual get a space. In season (when we went last summer) we had a mini device that told us when our table was ready. The food is perfect. All...More

Thank Tim - Jenny S
Reviewed 24 April 2016 via mobile

My partner and I decided to have dinner here one Monday night, we arrived without booking but no problem as there was only one other couple dining. Friendly helpful staff all round and a good choice of tapas. We got 8 different delicious dishes in...More

Thank TheBaboons
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

We visit Tapas all the time, we just love it. I have to say this was the worst we've had to date. The mussels were terrible. Microwaved, they have to have been, they were that bad. We don't scrimp when we dine. We had a...More

1  Thank sammerc1989
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Called in here early evening after a long day walking. Sat right out of the way (Perfect) waiter was just attentive enough, no rush, very easy going meal. Some food came to us cold. Waiter sorted it right away with no drama. lovely evening.

Thank deborah r
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We called in just on chance on a busy Saturday evening and was not a problem as there was only the two of us we have always just eaten down stairs in the bar for a quick snack, we choose various tapas and could not...More

1  Thank nicholson254
Reviewed 19 April 2016

We went as a group and enjoyed sampling lots of different tapas food. Service was a bit slow, but we weren't in a rush. Drinks took a while to arrive.

Thank JKozzie
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Great bar, great atmosphere. Regularly visit this bar. Love to sit outside irrespective of the weather as its right in the centre of Bowness. Excellent improvements to the toilet facilities

Thank CharlieHnM
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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?
17 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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, 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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