Can't a half-term break, but still want a taste of the Mediterranean? Then check out these tapas bars in the region...
Bistro Bar Med, Coronation Walk, Southport
Bistro Bar Med offers a wide range of mouthwatering food speciailties, from freshly prepared Turkish and Greek dips and mezes to freshly cooked Spanish tapas and Mediterranean dishes.
Gino’s unique sangria and cocktails are the perfect way to finish a great night.
Set in warm, authentic and rustic surroundings makes you feel like your on a Mediterranean holiday.
Espanol Restaurant, Queen’s Square, Poulton
At Español they believe the key to their success is simple - providing quality authentic tapas and paellas that taste great every single time.
And they pride themselves on serving their customers delicious, genuine Spanish dishes, including Chuleton - large, mouthwatering steaks.
Visit the website at https://www.espanolpoulton.co.uk/ for more details.
Fino Tapas, Guildhall Street, Preston
The joy of tapas is in sharing different plates and flavours as a true culinary and convivial celebration to be enjoyed with friends and family - so say the good folk at Fino Tapas. And they should know, being one of the most popular tapas spots in the region.
They offer selection of small dishes, slightly more adventurous, something very different from the typical and more formal starter, main course and dessert, found on the menu of most restaurants. Produce is sourced locally and traditional cured meats, olives and cheese are imported from Spain.
Visit http://www.finotapas.co.uk/ to check out the menu and details of how to book a table.
Fullalove Wines, Old Stables, Stanley Street, Longridge, near Preston
Fullalove Wines is a wine merchants which also provides an extensive tapas menu.
You can book the venue for private functions as well as attend one of their wine and tapas tasting evenings.