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Viva Espana

12 Winter Hey Lane, Horwich, Bolton BL6 7AA, England
+44 1204 438235
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good19%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (88 reviews)
“patatas bravas” (11 reviews)
“bread” (21 reviews)
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Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Winter Hey Lane, Horwich, Bolton BL6 7AA, England
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Reviewed 18 April 2016

Genuine Spanish food served as tapas so very nice to share with friends or family.Small restaurant like you are being served in a Spanish house .

Thank sukindred
Reviewed 10 April 2016

A quaint little restaurant. Lovely ambience. It felt personal. The tapas were varied and the most generous I've had in a tapas bar. Service was great. So helpful and friendly. Would definitely recommend and will be back!

Thank Rachel C
Reviewed 7 April 2016

I've been to Spanish tapas restaurants many times in different places and I've been to this one probably the most times. I recently went again and took my boyfriend and his family there. Some of them are vegetarians so I thought tapas was a great...More

Thank Motastiascots
Reviewed 7 April 2016 via mobile

Have visited numerous times and always delivers, gets better each time. Food amazing, main guy is friendly and creates the atmosphere in this small Spanish Tapas restaurant. Keep up the good work!!! Shame I can't give more than 5*

Thank RicG1981
Reviewed 4 April 2016

The food was not at all tasty and complete waste of money. The restaurant itself is very authentically decorated but the food is horrible. Would not visit again and would not recommend. Staff are very friendly though.

1  Thank harapek2011
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

Loved the atmosphere. Went here Friday night with my husband and two friends. The meal was excellent, staff very friendly and attentive. We had the set menu£14.95pp Everything was cooked to a high standard and considering the restaurant was full we were very impressed. Already...More

Thank Shannon S
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Visited this restaurant several times & it's fantastic, we always go for set menu as then you get a bit of everything & it's very tasty & great value for money. Also recommend a jug of sangria as it compliments the food :) The service...More

1  Thank judgejackson
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

Food cooked to perfection, large portions and presentation was a testament to the excellent chef. It is the best Spanish food that I have tasted including in Spain.

Thank giffyleg
Reviewed 19 March 2016

Quite a good atmosphere , 6.00 pm on aSaturday evening. It was almost full as we left about 8.00 pm. We had a group on deal, which was good value. Wife has a house red which was okay. I had a pint of estrella.very pleasant...More

Thank senrab156
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

We booked for 8.30pm on a Saturday evening. We arrived 15 minutes early but were taken straight to our table. The restaurant is very small but it adds to the charm of the place. We had bought a Groupon voucher which entitled us to 6...More

Thank Jasmine L
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Questions & Answers
5 October 2017|
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Response from 100andreina | Reviewed this property |
They have a Facebook page. You can find the menu there and the actual deals.
5 October 2017|
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Response from Segio G | Property representative |
@vivaespanarestaurant Hola and thank you for your enquiry, you can have a look on our Facebook page for the menu. Reading the previous reply from Diddimus to your question I think they are thinking of another place. We are a... More
29 June 2016|
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Response from ejjrs | Reviewed this property |
I think you would be better to ring them and ask, we had a Groupon voucher as did a few other tables, but they wouldnt take them, which was disappointing, i cant remember the reason now, but I would check with them first, we... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$30
Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Winter Hey Lane, Horwich, Bolton BL6 7AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater Manchester  >  Bolton  >  Horwich
  • Phone Number: +44 1204 438235
Viva España has been serving delicious tapas to hungry Boltonians since 2001. Hailing from the great Spanish city of Murcia, owner and head chef Javier has lovingly developed an extensive menu with dishes to suit every palate.
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