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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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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (312 reviews)
“paella” (41 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (18 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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1 - 10 of 817 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Called in with my 2 daughters and grand daughter . Ordered 3 x3 mixed tapas and kiddy menu . What a choice of food . Excellent mix and great choice . I have complimented this restaurant before and it is as good and better than...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank franktenerife
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We visited La Barca at the beginning of January with our son. Everything was perfect, apart from our waiter. He was very blunt and abrupt with us. He made what would have been a five star to me a three star. The bar staff were...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank L6310UKashley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited with my wife niece and her newish boyfriend. Three of us are vegetarian and one meat eater so we ordered 10 of the 16 or so veggie dishes and a couple of meat dishes. Everything was very fresh and tasty and we cleared everything....More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Robbo_Ilford
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the worst service I have ever encountered. After being served our main meal no member of staff came near us to ask us if we required extra drinks etc. Once staff had cleared the table we sat for a very long time without a member...More

Date of visit: December 2018
4  Thank Dream643429
Reviewed 4 December 2018

We were extremely surprised, from walking in the restaurant we were looked after. Very welcoming and guided us through the menu. The food was excellent, the service and cleanliness of this restaurant was superb. Plus the early bird menu and price is very good. Well...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 4 December 2018 via mobile

Have come here numerous times for lunch and have never been disappoint! The food is delicious and the staff are polite and efficient. The price is fantastic for 3 tapas dishes af lunch time. Couldn’t recommended this restaurant enough! It is deserving of the awards...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Khameleon2016
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

Visited La Barca on a trip to Scotland with my partner. The service was great, nothing was too much trouble from our waiter Scott. The food was lovely, plenty of vegetarian options that were all delicious.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Ben R
Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

I just love this place. Very family friendly we go with kids, they have great kids menu that includes half decent dessert not just your cheap ice cream, my kids love the chocolate brownies. The tapas deal 3 for 9.95 is great- lots of choice...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank T1262
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We actually tossed a coin for this one! Heads - fish & chips sitting looking over the water Tails - La Barca Tails it was and off we went, great seat at the window, service was good but the staff seemed a bit stretched on...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Heidi M
LaBarcaowners, Manager at La Barca Spanish Tapas & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 6 November 2018

Hi Heidi M Thank you for the nice review. I am very glad to liked our food,service & ambiance. Yes, Sunday we exceptionally busy due to the local fireworks display happening directly across the road, but nothing we aren’t used to...so glad to hear we...More

Reviewed 5 November 2018

I was on business in the town and liked the look of the extensive menu which drew me in (despite the menu being askew in the display box, not a good advert and easy to put right). There was a party of six and a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Mereshrew
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$26
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
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
10:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
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  >  Stirling  >  Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park  >  Helensburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 1436 268518
  • E-mail
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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