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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” (265 reviews)
“paella” (40 reviews)
“pork cheeks” (16 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 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food was very nice but we waiting almost 45 minutes for our food to arrive when the restaurant wasnt overly busy.. the waiter serving us seemed a little abrupt when asking him for stuff. Managed 3 pints of orange juice before food had arrived. Nice...More

Thank ClareAllison12
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with a group of 25 on Friday evening. Nothing is ever too much bother for the staff and the food is always excellent quality, even with large numbers. Would always recommend, you will not be disappointed!

Thank Explorer898
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We often visit la Barca and find the staff friendly and attentive, service fast and food amazing! Fantastic for lunch or dinner. We have never had a bad meal here. Everything on the menu is lovely

Thank kwaddingham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited once with my daughter. Had 3 different dishes each which were really nice. Found that to be too much for 2 people. The food was good but it weighed heavy on our stomaches.

Thank tag1919
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good decor and nice vibe. Food good as well so very worth going to. However plates are stone cold when served so food cools down really quickly. This wasn't very nice and is a simple fix for a half competent kitchen. Batter isn't great...More

Thank NalaKram
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here with the kids, they have a lovely selection of foods for children's and adults. I did enjoy the food, the place it's spacious. I probably would come back maybe to try some different dishes.

Thank Raffaela79
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing range of tapas and absolutely delicious! Don't miss it! Parking outside a bit restrictive before 6pm

Thank John T
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

It might be Scotland but the food was oh so Spanish. Probably one of the best Tapas places in the UK. Being vegetarian it is always a pain having to search for the little green V symbols. Not here! First list of Tapas was ALL...More

2  Thank Mr F T
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

A firm favourite we visit time and time again. Seafood and vegetarian dishes are amazing. New kids menu since I last went which is an improvement. Service is quick and staff are always friendly and helpful.

1  Thank FR06GER
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Having lived in Spain for almost 10 years I love the food. Tapas restaurants in the U.K. have always previously left me disappointed until I discovered this place! What authentic delicious food. Excellent service, price & kids food too. I'll be making a point of...More

1  Thank Jennifer M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 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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