Mon & Tues & Weds | 5pm until 11pm
Thurs, Fri and Sat | 5pm until midnight
Sun | 12pm until 11pm
- Disabled Access
- Free WiFi
- Outdoor Seating
- Event Space
- Minimum age restriction
About Bar Bodega
Bodega is the perfect place for every over-25, a quirky 1920’s speakeasy meets jazz club that offers a welcome that is 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 whilst dining on our delicious food. The food we serve is fresh, quality produce with a theme for sharing. Come in, relax and choose a bottle from the extensive wine list, select a specialty beer or one of our spectacular liquors, you’ll find it’s midnight before you know it. We very much hope to see you soon. Cheers!
Silvia is a great manager... and your staff are great
Hi Alexandra, Thank you for your feedback regarding your visit. We will make sure Sylwia and the team know you had a great night. Cheers!
Really good bar to enjoy a relaxing drink. Burgers are really tasty!
Hi Leonie, Thank you for your feedback regarding your visit. We are always looking to improve our offering, so to hear that you had a great night is wonderful to hear. We look forward to seeing you soon! Cheers!
Whilst feedback for the day was great. I tried to ring Bodegas to initially book about 3-4 times leaving a voice mail each time which no one responded too or called me back. When I finally got through, they were meant to send me the booking form for Christmas dinner which I never got. They then chased me via email for the Xmas dinner orders which I replied to asking them to reply back, which they didn’t. I had to call up to check they had got my email. Communication before was poor and frustrating and they seemed unorganised. Saying this, I can’t fault the service on the day and the food was fantastic.
Hi Carl, I just wanted to thank you and your team for a lovely afternoon on Wednesday. We were pleasantly surprised at the private dining!! The food was great, and the staff were all lovely. Many thanks to you all and a very happy Christmas
We had the bread and oil and bread and hummus. The bread that came with the hummus was dry. The bread that came with the oil literally looked like slices from a loaf of wholemeal Hovis toasted and cut in half!! We then ordered the cheeseboard which on the menu said it was per person so we asked for a three person cheeseboard. We were told it only serves two so did we want to order one or two. We ordered one cheeseboard and when it came each cheese was in portions of two so i don't understand why we weren't allowed a three person cheeseboard as advertised on the menu. All in all, very expensive for not a lot of good quality food. We have tickets for NYE but am considering asking for a refund based on our experience this week.
Girls gathering for Christmas, staff we’re great, food was good, part of our order came very late to us, we didnt actually notice until the waitress mentioned to us and took the item off our bill. We had a lovely night. Thank you.
Service was terrible. We would of ordered a lot more drinks if service was quicker.
A lovely evening with girlie friends. Lovely ambience, friendly staff and lovely sharing boards. Thank you. Xx
A great evening shared with friends
I used to love this place. It was a place to be proud of. The service is terrible, the food is average, the drink menu is ok. To have a server system but to not use it is stupid. If you want the room and someone has less than a quarter left in their glass, offer them another. The bar tender - check the tickers and serve them. Just falling standards, it is a shame to see.
we had a table reserved and it wasn’t very busy in there that evening so table service would have been a nice touch. But all in all a great place to drink
Slightly concerned that the starters arrived and we could see our mains on the side also waiting to be brought over. 5 minutes later these arrived but we we had only just started the starters and they sat there cold
Nice decor and great menu. Didn’t enjoy the music.
Carl was fantastic from making the booking and also on the night, Thank you so much for being so attentive.
Nice place, good service.
A really pleasant evening. Lovely bar. Table was reserved as requested lovely food and really solid selection of beers.
Brill, simple booking, great table service, all worked a treat!
We ordered food but unfortunately as there was only a couple of staff members on the food took over an hour then arrived cold. The party I was out with never normally complain, but on this occasion we did. The staff were extremely apologetic (I felt terrible complaining) and immediately remade our food and gave us complimentary Prosecco. It was a real shame that the staff felt so much pressure... I’ve been to Bodega’s before and never had any issues. The staff were very responsive which was great.
I love Bodegas! The venue is cosy, the staff are always helpful an attentive, and it’s one of the very few places that you can get a decent glass of wine in Watford. Unfortunately it does seem to be getting quieter and quieter - the night we visited, there were only 3 tables occupied, at 9/10pm on a Friday night. I feel that the new bar, Florist, is taking some business, which is sad. I feel that if Bodegas had some live music events, they could get busy again, as Watford is lacking in quality live music venues
Had a lovely time, service was great, thank you!
Hi Cristina, So glad you had a lovely time with us! We hope to see you again soon! Cheers, Freddie
Will be back
Hi Lina, Thank you for you review! We look forward to having you back soon. Cheers, Freddie
Best bar in Watford.
Thank you Amy! We are very happy that you feel that way about Bar Bodega. See you again soon!
Best bar by far in Watford! Great food, great atmosphere, good prices. We love it. The live band evenings are great... More dates please!
Hi Cara! Thank you so much for your amazing review! The band are back on August 25th, we hope to see you there!
All round an excellent experience and fantastic bank holiday weekend entertainment with a band. To add to the perfectness of our visit to bodega Prosecco at only £10 a bottle!!!
Hi Sarah, It was great to have you and the rest of the Cook gang in Bodega for the bank holiday! We look forward to seeing you soon! Regards, Freddie