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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, 20 October 2018

Wonderful service and atmosphere. We had a fabulous time and will definitely be going back

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Visited On Sunday, 14 October 2018

Real shame it was so quiet. Amazing food and service and we will spread the word. Keep it going guys!

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Visited On Friday, 12 October 2018

I came here for some work drinks and reserved an area of the bar, everyone had a great night! The bar is spacious, lively, and has a warm atmosphere. Even though the staff were busy due to it being a Friday night, it was nice that they came over to the table to take our orders on a few separate ocassions, whether that being food or drink orders. I will definitely be back!

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Visited On Friday, 28 September 2018

I have been going to bodegas now with 11 years and not once have I had a bad evening there. Unfortunatly I haven’t been there for about 2 years as I have moved away and organised an evening there on Friday as a surprise for my wife. We had a few friends as well and from the moment we entered to when we left it was a disaster. The service was shocking, the food was even worse. When the served the food I asked what the dish was and she said ‘I don’t know I was only too to give it to u’ and the. Continued back behind the bar serving drinks. We handed back 7 dishes due to them being uncooked. The restaurant wasn’t even busy. The staff were rude when we asked for drinks one even said it’s my first evening what do you expect. Really really disappointed as I know this is not the way bodegas operate or any of there restaurants. I’ll be slow in returning

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Visited On Saturday, 01 September 2018

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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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