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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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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“tapas” (300 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 yesterday via mobile

Celebrating a family birthday, we booked a table in advance for 7 X people. When we arrived they tried to squeeze us into 6 places. From the moment I insisted on 7 places the service was appalling. I should have sensed this would end badly...More

Thank LA563
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Poor quality meat and dishes tended to be very greasy. Service fine . Nothing special -left feeling hungry.

1  Thank geoffpenfold
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was well positioned on the seafront. Service was friendly and helpful. The food was delicious and some unusual tapas was on the menu, all reasonably priced.

Thank JPAndG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Surroundings were pleasant and staff friendly with a good choice of dishes on the menu. However, we all felt the pricing was deceptive. There was a three tapas option 'from £9.95'. I can accept that one or two dishes might attract a surcharge but about...More

Thank Argumentative
Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

Decided to go for a last minute meal called at 5pm got a table for 7.15pm was lovely warm welcome seated and received a great service. Food was prompt in arriving every dish was delicious. Desert was even better proper home made cheese cake defo...More

Thank Lauza23
Reviewed 10 September 2018

Popped in here for lunch with my daughter in law and two tots. My first experience of tapas ... loved it! Greta staff. Nice atmosphere.

Thank Lusslassie
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Went there for tapas on Saturday night Great atmosphere as the restaurant was busy. Amazing tapas & cocktails

Thank valgreig
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Excellent food and friendly staff. Had a family get together. There was 15 in our party and everyone had a great night. Would highly recommend to anyone.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

Our son's Australian in-laws treated us to dinner in our great local tapas restaurant tonight. La Barca rarely disappoints and tonight was no exception. We started with lovely, crunchy garlicky bread and olives. Our hosts shared a seafood paella platter which they thoroughly enjoyed (even...More

Thank PatCrawford
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

We visit here often and the food is beautiful with lots of choice, staff are all very pleasant and service is quick.

Thank helencudden
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - 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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, View, Kids
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  >  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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