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La Barca Spanish Tapas & Wine Bar

33 West Clyde Street | nr Loch Lomond, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8AW, Scotland
+44 1436 268518
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (293 reviews)
“paella” (40 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (17 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 West Clyde Street | nr Loch Lomond, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8AW, Scotland
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The French Toast arrived for breakfast and it was the worst ever. It appeared to have been deep fried or soaked in fat first. At least there was no charge after it was commented on.

Thank William N
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Excellent food and very welcoming staff. Very good value for money and outlook on to the Clyde. Unlike Riverhill Court where we decided not to eat.

Thank David C
Reviewed 10 March 2017

This is a difficult one to review as its not terrible by any means, but not startling either which is unfortunate. The posatives first. Making a booking for a table was really easy, the table when we arrived was ready and was clean as were...More

Thank jwhbrown
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Dinner with a couple of friends. The tapas is wonderful and as good as anyting I have tried in Madrid. The prawn and anchovies are amazing.

Thank jam551
Reviewed 8 March 2017

I visited today for the first time having heard lots of great reviews about the place. I had to judge by myself and it didn't disappoint, excellent well presented tasty food, great portions and terrific staff. First class customer service. Thanks guys!

Thank Imeyo
Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

Visited at half 6 on a Monday. It was quiet when we arrived but the tables soon started filling up. Food was amazing, very tasty and well presented. Reasonably priced and friendly staff. Nice location and free parking outside

Thank DC1989
Reviewed 1 March 2017

We had the "3 tapas from £9.95" lunch deal. Key word to note here is "from" as I counted 20 tapas that had a supplement ranging from £1 to £3 which could have led to quite an expensive meal, so if you're looking for a...More

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

This is one my favourite places to eat. Been countless times and never had a bad meal yet. Great value for money if you get in before 6 pm it's less than £10 for 3 dishes. There's small extras on some of the dishes which...More

Thank paul c
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I've always rated this restaurant as excellent, then I tried the breakfast. The full Scottish breakfast; pork sausages, bacon, 2 fried eggs, black pudding, potatoes cone, toast, beans, tomatoes and mushroom. Looked lovely until I took the 1st bite. GARLIC! In a breakfast!! I asdvised...More

Thank Julie D
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Fabulous food fabulous staff great lunchtime menu large portions definitely would recommend will definitely be back

Thank zuki5ex
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 West Clyde Street | nr Loch Lomond, Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park, Helensburgh G84 8AW, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Helensburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 1436 268518
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La Barca Spanish Tapas And Wine Bar is officially Scotland's Best Mediterranean Restaurant three years running. You can find three tapas from £9.95 daily till 6pm. This multi award winning restaurant offers vibrant, authentic taste of Spain in luxurious, colourful and cosy surroundings. La Barca boasts a boat shaped bar, beautiful harbour scene mural and a generously stocked feature wine cellar. Relax in the luxurious surroundings and enjoy delicious tapas and paellas prepared by Spanish chefs and served by friendly, attentive staff. Check out the board for their list of local suppliers including eggs and sausages from their local farm and butcher. Not just a place to eat, La Barca is perfect for a glass of wine, cocktail or coffee. Tapas served daily from 12noon to 10pm with 3 tapas from £9.95. Hasta Luego x
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