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Bodega Tapas Bar

Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
+44 15394 46825
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (538 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (33 reviews)
“meatballs” (51 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 00:00 Hours
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We decided to head out for a few drinks and some food as we sat down at our table with our drinks a morbid looking waiter who didn't even lift his head to acknowledge us knocked our full drink off the table over one of...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Johnpaulredmond
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely authentic feel to this Tapas bar, evening turns into a bar and eating upstairs. Great menu and fast service with big portions. A little salty for us but probably ok for most. Plenty of atmosphere for a Sunday evening with plenty of tables having...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AdrianWebb2749
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my wife enjoyed several drinks in here over 2 days, good atmosphere busy and good selection of alcoholic drinks. Would recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Adobe1234
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called on a busy Saturday night and were lucky enough to get a table without booking in advance. The tapas was great. Had to wait a while for it but it wasn’t a concern as the atmosphere was also great. My advice would be to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bigdave314
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on friends recommendation and spent all of our 3 days in Bowness on Windermere in here. The only thing that was missing was the blue sea outside and you could have been in spain! with an extensive beer and tapas menu what more could...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank ladyd23
Reviewed 13 November 2018

Great place for food and drink with a great atmosphere. We have been going for over 4 years and always busy..

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank X2482CEphiliph
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Visited today for the 1st time. We ordered the set menu meat platter, simple and delicious. Friendly attentive service and would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 842jennifere
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

We just finished a nice walk so we deserved a nice glass of wine and some tapas. So we thought ordered a bottle of rioja only to be told we don't have any. Spanish restaurant no rioja. Ended up with a merlot instead. Ordered a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank heavisides19
Reviewed 6 November 2018

The Bodega bar was very busy but we managed to get a table to seat all 6 of us. The tapas was quick to arrive after ordering and was hot and tasty. Reasonably priced and a good wine list.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jill L
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

We had a great night at the Bodega Bar for my friends birthday. We booked ahead (a must for a big party on a Saturday night) and had a great table. Service was a bit slow to start with but we were very impressed when...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank helencO8454VG
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17 October 2018|
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Response from Lesley W | Reviewed this property |
Yes children are welcome
29 July 2018|
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Response from shazzie22 | Reviewed this property |
Outside you can but dont think you can inside
20 April 2017|
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Response from ste12344 | Property representative |
No, we do not let dogs in. Sorry.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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