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Bar Bodega

151 The Parade, Watford, United Kingdom, WD17 1NA
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Opening Information

Mon & Tues & Weds | 5pm until 11pm
Thurs, Fri and Sat | 5pm until midnight
Sun | 12pm until 11pm

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Outside Seating Area

About Bar Bodega

Bodega is the perfect place for every over-21, 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!

Cuisine: Small Plates
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Saturday, 11 August 2018

What an amazing night! Becca was excellent and we were looked after all through the night, excellent service! Thank you

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Visited On Thursday, 19 July 2018

Excellent service and extremely friendly and accommodating staff. Fantastic!

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Visited On Thursday, 28 June 2018

We love Bodegas! Always a great night and a great atmosphere.

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Visited On Saturday, 30 June 2018

Always easy to book, and v friendly staff

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Visited On Saturday, 09 June 2018

Great place, the best in Watford

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Visited On Friday, 08 June 2018

Relaxed atmosphere and very helpful staff.

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Visited On Friday, 18 May 2018

Thank you :)

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Visited On Saturday, 28 April 2018

Was a enjoyable night. Food was very nice and i thought well priced. Downside was that part of our food order never arrived as the waitress forgot to put it through, it also felt that tbe staff became less intrested in the tables with food and more intrested in the tables just having drinks Was a bit of a let down on what was a good evening.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 April 2018

Honestly the worst food I've had in a while! The food was barely cooked, it was cold and the cauliflower cheese I refused to pay for as it wasnt even cooked! Not going back here for food! The setting and inside is great but maybe just as bar and not for food.

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Visited On Sunday, 29 April 2018

Food and Drinks were all served in a timely fashion and had no complaints. Only thing I would say is that the room was a little on the cold side

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Visited On Monday, 09 April 2018

Truly excellent bar, perfect place to spend an evening in!

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Visited On Sunday, 08 April 2018

staff helpful and friendly ... food was great ss usual .. lovely ambience definitely be back again

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Visited On Sunday, 01 April 2018

Awesome roast. Absolutely delicious. It was all cooked to perfection but the creamed leeks were the crowning glory. What a totally talented chef.

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Visited On Friday, 23 March 2018

The table I booked wasn’t ready until 30 minutes later than the time it was booked for. (For no apparent reason)

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Visited On Friday, 23 March 2018

We held a corporate event at Bodega and we can't fault the service, food and atmosphere. Thanks for a great night and for looking after us so well. We've been here for corporate events many times and we'll keep coming back! The best bar in Watford by a mile!

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Visited On Saturday, 17 March 2018

Unable to chat without shouting music very loud. If you order own boards these should be presented to customer who selected food. Staff should know who ordered what food. Room was chilly.

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Visited On Thursday, 08 March 2018

Love this venue, not many like this in Watford so always good.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 March 2018

Great evening once again due to the speedy and friendly service at our table with food and drink 😀

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Visited On Saturday, 03 March 2018

We were thrown out of Bar Bodega because my son is under 21. It was my husband’s 60th birthday and it was only 5 30 in the afternoon and we were so disappointed. There was no promotion of that rule in the bar itself and I can’t immediately see anything on the website. Quite honestly it’s put me off ever going in Bar Bodega again. My son is nearly 19 and we are just an average family of 4. Not trouble makers.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 February 2018

We really enjoyed the food, drink and the lovely staff. Extremely efficient and welcoming - nothing was too much :)

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Visited On Saturday, 24 February 2018

Very enjoyable evening but our table was right in the middle of the bar area, asked to be moved but I think they forgot!

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Visited On Thursday, 22 February 2018

My colleague and I were recommended your restaurant by our manager and were looking forward to eating here after also eating at your sister restaurant previously when in the area for work. We had booked a reservation online a few hours previously with lots of time choices available on the website. When arriving at the restaurant we were initially struck by a musty smell. Following that we were greeted by one of your staff member and explained that we had a reservation, his response was to point out a small circular table right by the door as he said that’s all they had available. I asked if there was anything available further away from the door, where he replied that they were fully booked for the evening and if I wasn’t happy with the small table then we could share the sofa with other people sitting there. Neither choices I deem suitable options to be able to eat a meal. In the restaurant at the same time there was a large group of people which is not a problem though the issue was they seemed to have created an area of floor space around there table with a bunch of other chairs – perhaps explains the lack of seating available. We then decided not to stay and chose another suitable restaurant nearby For your staff I believe they just thought we had walked in upon the chance that you may have had availability and even after me stating a few times we had a reservation which what I was saying seemed to irrelevant as my name was not taken or any schedule checked by your staff. If you were fully booked, that’s great though please ensure your website reservation system is updated, luckily we were only a five minutes walk from our hotel. Unfortunately to submit my comment I must star rate - though without any experience there I am sure you can appreciate one star for each

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Visited On Friday, 02 February 2018

Love this place! The atmosphere is spot on and it’s the classiest place in Watford. The food does let them down a bit though. The onion rings were the cheap re-formed onion mush kind and the chicken was tough. The cod and crab cakes were very good, though. I just think they need to bump up the food quality a bit, but I’m a big fan of this place for a drink with friends or a lovely date night.

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Visited On Wednesday, 31 January 2018

Table booked for 6.15 arrived at 6pm ordered wine. Then asked for a food menu to be told no food as chef called in sick!! Not sure why we weren’t called before hand or when we walked in the door. Totally unacceptable

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Visited On Tuesday, 30 January 2018

When ordering larger tops the price of a full glass of lemonade should not be charged at the same time as the price of the larger, as volumetrically both measures are not provided.

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