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Bodean's BBQ - Covent Garden

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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. BEST BBQ !!!
1. BEST BBQ !!!
" I feel like I can still taste and smell them now"
Mike P
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2. PRE/POST THEATRE MEAL
2. PRE/POST THEATRE MEAL
" A great place that suited us pre-Theatre."
Emma K
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3. AMERICAN CRAFT BEER
3. AMERICAN CRAFT BEER
" Best for me was Samuel Adams beer on draft."
robert_brant
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About
Nestling where the West End’s theatre land rubs up against the world-famous Covent Garden shopper’s paradise, meet the newest boutique branch of the Bodean’s family at the sign of the golden pig. Just a stroll north from London’s historical dead centre in Charing Cross and nearby Somerset House on the Thames Embankment as well as yards from some of London’s most distinguished theatres and the teeming streets of fashion boutiques and artisan stores abutting the legendary piazza, Bodean’s in Covent Garden is your finger-licking pit-stop when you need a break from the bustle. Whether it’s world-class state entertainment or retail therapy that’s worked up your appetite, our baby Bodean’s will hit
PRICE RANGE
$13 - $31
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
CUISINES
Steakhouse, American, Barbecue
FEATURES
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Television, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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All reviews burnt ends ribs boss hog platter pulled pork jambalaya bbq chicken coleslaw pudding tower hill sharing platter kids menu booked a table were seated quickly ordered drinks small restaurant seated straight away hit the spot
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

My son and had dinner here and enjoyed really nice nachos and the baby back ribs. Good service and the ribs were tender and tasty

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank 495lieslw
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed January 8, 2019 via mobile

Visited here on our trip to London and it was definitely worth it! Nice little restaurant, we were sorted quickly and the staff were all so friendly. My boyfriend and I had a sharer starter and main and it was honestly amazing, nothing bad to...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank MollyWillis99
Reviewed 6 days ago

first time here, we ordered 2 platters to share, the food was fantastic. meat was well cooked and moist. the atmosphere was really good and staff really friendly. cant wait to go back.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank yatin p
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to London in May with my daughter's to the theatre and stumbled upon bodeans for a quick meal. OMG!! Jacobs ladder was amazing. The burnt ends were to die for. Absolutely Fabulous food. Would highly recommended this place. Great friendly staff. Thankyou so much...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank debntony
Reviewed May 8, 2019

I've eaten in Bodeans a few times and know what's involved: fairly trashy sweet rather than spicy barbecue. The meat is well cooked and tender, but no surprises and personally I avoid the stuff covered in sugary barbecue sauce. Personally I'm not into the two...More

Date of visit: May 2019
2  Thank parker_knoll
Reviewed May 6, 2019

We visited for a pre-theatre meal and were not disappointed. The food was absolutely delicious: no question the best BBQ we have outside the USA. I would thoroughly recommend the ribs and beef burnt ends. The staff were all friendly, polite and welcoming. We will...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank louisebD9217CK
Reviewed April 26, 2019 via mobile

We love coming here and the food is always to the same great standard however it is a little expensive for what is effectively BBQ food.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 247philipc
Reviewed April 25, 2019 via mobile

On a 4 day visit to the big smoke we have eaten out quite a bit and on our last night we wanted something and some where that was children friendly, wow did we find it BODEAN’S is the place to go. We downloaded the...More

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank James_Sykes0540
Reviewed April 19, 2019 via mobile

Fancied some good meat and we were not dissapointed. Food was quick to be served and very tasty. We had the pulled pork and burnt ends with a side of Mac and Cheese. So good!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank lyndaloo92
Reviewed April 14, 2019 via mobile

We popped in pre theatre and got a table for two. Been to other bodean’s before and always go for the sharing platters. The meat is tender, tasty and the only thing to have when there. Staff were nice, service quick but everything we needed...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Nearby
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
...More
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June 7, 2017|
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Response from Teemaria | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend you book for a 5:30pm meal to be on the safe side.. But we have gone there without booking and the wait wasn't long at all.. Hope that helps .. Enjoy
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