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Bar Bodega

RR - RRR, British,
151 Parade,, Watford WD17 1NA, England
+44 1923 229651
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (11 reviews)
“sunday roast” (6 reviews)
“prawns” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
RR - RRR
RATINGS
Food
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Value
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LOCATION
151 Parade,, Watford WD17 1NA, England
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1 - 10 of 174 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I visited with a couple of work colleagues and we had a brilliant evening! Adam made us the most amazing cocktails and we had some lovely food. Service was spot on, great ambience, really attentive friendly and knowledgeable staff - I would absolutely recommend this...More

Thank Elizabeth54321
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

As regulars at bar Bodega we came in for the first Sunday lunch of the season last week and it was seriously poor and very disappointing . It was as bad as the other reviewers for the 30th September have said and some. We were...More

1  Thank Aquintella
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

I have been to Bodega for both food and drinks previously, and I have always recommended it to people who are in the area. I don’t know what has happened, but today I had quite possibly the worst dining experience of all time. The menu...More

Thank Toby S
MattP3920, General Manager at Bar Bodega, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Dear Toby Thank you for your feed back. I'm sorry your experience was not a good one, I understand that you experienced a complete breakdown in service and kitchen standards on Sunday, and you must know that this is not how we usually operate. Please...More

Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Having been to bodegas for drinks several Times (which I would recommend), we decided to go for a Sunday roast. Our waitress told us they didn’t have any menus and had to tell us the whole menu from her notepad. The staff had no idea...More

1  Thank Jennie P
MattP3920, General Manager at Bar Bodega, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Dear Jennie Thank you for your feed back. I'm sorry your experience was not a good one, I understand that you experienced a complete breakdown in service and kitchen standards on Sunday, and you must know that this is not how we usually operate. Please...More

Reviewed 16 September 2018

We had friends staying with us and were going to The Comedy Loft so we went to Bodegas for an early dinner before. Due to the excellent reviews and the boys love for burgers we decided to come to Bodegas. I had also come here...More

4  Thank michael l
MattP3920, General Manager at Bar Bodega, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Dear Michael Thank you for your feed back. I'm sorry your experience was not a good one and you must know that this is not how we usually operate. Please contact me at your convenience where I can discuss this further with you. Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

Chose here because the menu looked great in a tapas influenced style. When we ordered the drinks they didn't have half of the ones we wanted. Once we were sat down we noticed the atmosphere was great nice music and a cosy bustly sort of...More

Thank James M
Reviewed 29 July 2018

went here with a few mates from work, nice staff, nicely decorated. enjoyed it. Give it a bash if you're in the area. 7/10

Thank PoorLittleGarf
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Had the most enjoyable night at Bar Bodega on Saturday for my friend's mini hen-night. There were 7 of us (meant to be 8 originally) and we have been given a lovely and spacious snug area at the back of the outdoor area. I've only...More

Thank chance118
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

This place is a nice alternative to the roudy bars on the high street. Funky music and an older crowd. Ideal place to chill but not necessarily to party.

Thank MattS1092
Reviewed 13 April 2018

This was very tricky to find, no big sign and a tiny doorway, we walked past twice before we found it, but it was well worth searching for. My wife and I had a couple of drinks each and a plate of tapas and puddings...More

Thank Panick_Times
Matt P, General Manager at Bar Bodega, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2018

Hi Mr Panick_Times Great to hear that you found out about our lovely hidden gem and that you had a lovely experience here with us, we hope to see you here again to share another experience with us. Regards Riki General Manager

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julie l
24 September 2016|
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Response from mrjkeen | Property representative |
Hi Julie... We have a few small, round tables for 2 persons but our tables are mainly square or rectangular. I can arrange a larger round table if needed? Hope this helps! Cheers J
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Kevin H
23 June 2016|
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Response from antheapotsides | Reviewed this property |
its just a bar, anything goes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$16 - US$30
Cuisine
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 00:00
Saturday
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Parade,, Watford WD17 1NA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Watford
  • Phone Number: +44 1923 229651
Description
Bar Bodega is the perfect haven for every over-25 who just can't find a decent bar. Our feel is 1920's speakeasy meets jazz club with heavy drapes and deep leather sofas to offer a welcome that's akin to a long hot bath after a rough day. Discover a rare find of mature drinkers and enjoy chilled-out evenings of table service and conversation against a background of cool nu-jazz - played at just the right volume. Come in, relax and choose a bottle from the extensive wine list or select a specialty beer, and you'll find it's midnight before you know it. We very much hope to see you soon. Cheers!
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