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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%
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“tapas” (510 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (33 reviews)
“meatballs” (48 reviews)
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Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Ash Street, Bowness-on-Windermere LA23 3EB, England
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Go upstairs for food. Casual. Good solid tapas menu. Even a green salad, garlic bread, to go along. Good proseco.

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I ordered 2 cocktails based on what it said on the menu.. they were ok but nothing like the description.. my Eton mess didn't even have any meringue.. I wouldn't go back for the cocktails but I may sample the tapas at some point

Thank SarDean09
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been many times, always make a trip for lunch if I’m staying in Bowness. It’s lovely to sit outside with a bottle of wine and watch the world go by if the weather is nice and you can sit with the dog, but would still...More

Thank love_to_travel_SB
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We loved our lunch here. We only came in for a little something since it was already mid afternoon, but the menu looked so good it was hard to choose only a few. We’ve looked everywhere for a good tapas bar since coming back from...More

Thank Brett F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for a drink and some mid afternoons Tapas. We ordered four dishes and the bill came to £31. Three dishes were tasteless and we barely touched them. I spoke to the manager on our way out to pass on our feedback to...More

Thank Anna C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have visited Bodega many times over the past few years. Lovely atmosphere, friendly Staff, excellent service. Menu provides a wide range of dishes, we chose 3 each plus bread and a nice bottle of Rioja. Food served quickly but no rush to finish it, very...More

Thank guestgmt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled across this place on our wander thro' Bowness, and as it was a hot sunny day we sat outside and treated ourselves to a Tanqueray Seville G & T......delicious ! Browsed the menu, realising it was a tapas bar, so decided to eat here...More

Thank westcoastboy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here one night last week we called in having not booked but apparently they don't take bookings anyway. We were shown upstairs to the restaraunt and taken to a table, we were given the menu to have a look at my only one negative...More

Thank Mrss2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Bodega at about 17:30, shown to a table by a friendly member of staff. Having picked a selection of tapas and drinks I ordered that at the bar and handed my credit card over to keep the tab open. When I went up again...More

Thank Ayr7on
ste12344, Owner at Bodega Tapas Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

I'm very sorry that happened to you as it shouldn't. Yes we stop serving food down stairs at a certain time but you were just adding to your order. I will speak to the appropriate server and give them more training. Once again I'm very...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rude staff, asked to order food but they said that they won't being it to our table. We left after it took 20 mins to let us know this info. I can't understand why you have menus out if you're not willing to give the...More

Thank Vale461988
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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.
17 January 2017|
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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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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