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La Bodega

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Spanish, British, Tapas, Basque
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Pant Road, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2AB, Wales
+44 1685 384532
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Description: At LA Bodega you will find menu's to accommodate all occasions. An...
At LA Bodega you will find menu's to accommodate all occasions. An extensive a la carte menu displaying a fantastic array of fish, meat and chicken cooked in a variety of sauces is available. In addition to this there is also a selection of vegetarian dishes. For the more traditionalists why not try our two/three course Sunday Roast lunch menu from £9.95.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great Food, shame about the decor!

Visited here for a family birthday. Hadn't been in many years so was curious as to what it was like. Staff very welcoming and friendly. We sat in the lounge area to pre order our meals. Lots of choice but opted for the fillet steak and so glad I did. It was delicious and one of the best steaks I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2015
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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Went here with my girlfriends family, and I was looking forward to it being Gibraltarian, and having a lot of exposure to Spanish cuisine. There was tapas on offer for starters, which we ordered, but that's where the Spanishness of this restaurant sadly ended. There were only 3 Spanish mains to choose from. Other than that it was mainly Italian... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

When we read the reviews for this restaurant, we were looking forward to experiencing a different kitchen than a British/Wales one. The reviews were very positive, but everything changed when we came in. I had made a reservation for the restaurant at 19.30, but when we walked through the bar past the locals to the restaurant in the back of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

The second time I visited I was disappointed. I was already aware of the very dated decore, and shabby bar when I visited the first time, but the food was lovely then. The second I visited it seemed it had gone even more downhill if that's possible. The restaurant and bar had a very bad lingering smell which I could... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Ive been to La Bodega quite a few times, I love the lagers on draught; San Miguel and Mahou, and even though it's not listed on the menu they do a delicious veggie paella! We usually call ahead of time when booking and let them know I will be ordering the paella and they make a vegan one for me... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Visited here for a family birthday. Hadn't been in many years so was curious as to what it was like. Staff very welcoming and friendly. We sat in the lounge area to pre order our meals. Lots of choice but opted for the fillet steak and so glad I did. It was delicious and one of the best steaks I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Having had many a recommendation from friends I thought I'd give it a go... loved it.. mind you I only had a Beef dinner, others had chicken dinner and tapas. I got to taste a bit of everything and loved it all and will definitely go again as its only a few miles away. others in my party said they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 via mobile

If you are looking for a plush luxurious restaurant, then La Bodega is not for you. If however, you want to enjoy delicious Spanish cuisine and Al Carte in a comfortable, friendly family-run restaurant, you really should give La Bodega a try! Food and wine menus are excellent. Pricing is reasonable. Service and food quality is excellent. Great for couples... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Lovely food wonderful friendly and efficient staff with a welcoming atmosphere. Outstanding value for money, and the sangria on draft a must.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Came up to Merthyr over the weekend to visit friends. Stayed in the travel lodge and had huge choice of resturants but found these on Google as wanted something different. Really friendly and welcoming staff and food was amazing. Only wish I didn't have a starter now as with all the inclusive sides (chips and veg) I couldn't finish it... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I really enjoyed my visit to La Bodega, and would certainly recommend it. There is a wonderful variety of Tapas - we had Cheese, Patata Bravas and to finish an excellent Creme Brulee. Beer and wine are excellent value and I'm glad we made an stop. Merthyr is overrun with franchises at the moment, so it was nice to find... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Pant Road, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2AB, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  South Wales  >  Merthyr Tydfil County  >  Merthyr Tydfil
  • Phone Number: +44 1685 384532

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 8 - 31
  • Cuisine: Spanish, British, Tapas, Basque

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

At LA Bodega you will find menu's to accommodate all occasions. An extensive a la carte menu displaying a fantastic array of fish, meat and chicken cooked in a variety of sauces is available. In addition to this there is also a selection of vegetarian dishes. For the more traditionalists why not try our two/three course Sunday Roast lunch menu from £9.95.

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