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Pant Road, Merthyr Tydfil CF48 2AB, Wales
+44 1685 384532
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Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

Booked a table for 8.30 and arrived at 8.25. We were told to sit in the bar and the waitress would bring in menus. A bit odd, but ok.At 8.50 she brought the menus and at about 9.20 took the order.We were thinking the food better be amazing if we have to wait nearly an hour before we could even... More 

Thank nicola r
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

This was my first visit so didn't really know what to expect. Spanish restaurant in Dowlais??? - However I must say we all had a really good evening. The service was excellent - nothing was too much trouble, the menu was very good with a range of Spanish and British foods. We had tapas to share as starters - which... More 

1 Thank Christopherworrell
Merthyr Tydfil County, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We came here for Sunday lunch, the food is amazing but the dining area was chilly. The staff are friendly and the food was amazing Highly recommend, I was not disappointed

2 Thank angeleyes6975
Drammen Municipality, Norway
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20 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 29, 2016

Just across the Road from where I lived for a year - often in there for a pint, a chat and a game of snooker. When leaving Merthyr Tydfil (which I should NEVER have done!), I had my friends there for a paella party, and we were all happy, in all the meanings of the word when we left. Try... More 

2 Thank C19T
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

Visited the La Bodega last weekend with family and had a three course Sunday Lunch for £7.95. Bargain! The Sunday lunch was simply delicious and the restaurant was nicely decorated with a great atmosphere. This was my 1st visit to the La Bodega and I will be going back again no doubt for Tapas. The only negative was that there... More 

3 Thank Christy D
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130 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2015 via mobile

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 

3 Thank Byron P
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94 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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 

7 Thank Simone C
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71 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles 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 

2 Thank brazjez
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2015 via mobile

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 

1 Thank abigail_mary_x
Merthyr Tydfil, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank SusieMat2013

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $25
Spanish, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
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
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?