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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” (407 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 yesterday via mobile

Chilled out relaxed atmosphere. Great place to watch everything passing by. Long Island ice tea cocktail is excellent. Not had food here though.

Thank eccyram
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We stumbled upon this place after a day of boating and visiting several pubs. As you'd expect on a Saturday night it was busy and lively, with a bar downstairs and eating upstairs. We were found a table straight away and our food came quickly...More

Thank mushenti
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Visited here on a very hot Monday. The restaurant was quiet and we elected to sit indoors. The decor is very much like the tapas bars we visited in Barcelona, a great start. The menu is extensive with tapas as you would expect, this bar...More

Thank JoOliver1
Reviewed 6 days ago

Really lovely, good quality food. Very good service. We went twice we enjoyed it that much. In the centre of Bowness, great location.

Thank Cheryl B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truly amazing food one of the best tapas restaurants we have been to excellent service very friendly attentive staff highly recommend a visit here

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There are plenty of decent restaurants to eat in the lake district that pride themselves on good service. Sadly this isn't one of them. I went to the bar to ask how we should order, was told sit back down. No one came to take...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely staff, friendly, cheerful and helpful. Excellent choice of Tapas and good portions. Beer and wine choices were great too.

Thank roberta00
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took 3 attempts to get the server to understand what we wanted to order. Seating astonishingly uncomfortable. Food was actually very good although it arrived without cutlery. Never any check back to see if everything ok or to ask if we wanted anything else. When...More

Thank Shropshirelass56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here to have a cocktail. Ordered two Cosmopolitans. They were so awful I had to take them back. When I asked for my money back (I used to be a cocktail waitress and know what a cosmo should taste like) she sucked her teeth...More

Thank BlaireHart
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in tonight for tapas. 6pm so 1st to be seated upstairs. As we were the only ones in we were served straight away. The food was lovely we had the chefs tapas to share, plenty for 2. After we finished eating our plates were...More

Thank GeoffC1
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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?
15 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
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
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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