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La Bodega Tapas Bar

#568 of 1,928 Restaurants in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
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1120 South Street | Whiteinch, Glasgow G14 0AP, Scotland
+44 141 581 3401
17:00 - 23:00
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126 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this for a work's night, hadn't realised it was the night of the bars birthday, however we still managed to get a table. On a couple of occasions throughout the night we did feel that we were in the way a little, as first of all we were made to squash around 1 table so the 2nd could be... More 

Thank Bilbo B
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to La Bodega on a few weekend afternoons, on New Year's Eve, and a few times in between, and I've never been sorry for making the trek down to Scotstoun Bus Station - which is plumb in the middle of the post-industrial wasteland that is Glasgow Clydeside. South Street is a sun trap, by the way. If it's... More 

Thank bolgwrad
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We popped in on Friday night 24/3/17 ahead of a planned birthday celebration for the following weekend. We had never visited before and the online reviews were fantastic. Word of mouth was just as great. We had 3 tapas between us to sample the food. Regret to say the vibe was 'off' as was the food as both of us... More 

Thank P D
Karen P, Manager at La Bodega Tapas Bar, responded to this review

Dear reviewer, this is a very serious accusation you are making here and not one we take lightly as we pride ourselves in our kitchen and hygiene. I would ask you to be more specific in terms of what dishes you ate? We had a busy Friday last week with lots of regulars coming in to eat - many of... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 March 2017

Spoke to the owner who arranged all the food, music and we even had a free tango lesson.. danced the night away and was still able to hold a conversation ,, staff very warm and friendly.... suited to the whole range of ages within our group.. definitely be back thanks

1 Thank marinaminnery1
Karen P, Manager at La Bodega Tapas Bar, responded to this review

Thanks for your great review. So glad you had a great night. regards Karen More 

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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Don't expect to much when you arrive here. It is located in an industrial estate and I agree with other reviews it is in need of some upgrading.... but hay, everyone has to start from somewhere..... the warmth and friendlieness from the Spanish owners and the relaxed atmosphere they create soon disperses any concerns. We took friends who were visiting... More 

Thank Pat Y
Karen P, Manager at La Bodega Tapas Bar, responded to this review

Hi There Thanks for your review. So glad you enjoyed the food and atmosphere. Got to agree as well - The Shiverin' Sheiks are brilliant and we're working hard to keep that standard of entertainment up every weekend. Hope to see you back again soon. regards Karen More 

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Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

We hired one of the dance studios upstairs for my daughters 1st Birthday and La Bodega supplied all the catering. We couldn't have had a better day! The food was authentic Spanish including stews, calamari, fabada and tortilla to mention but a few dishes! Our 40+ guests adored the food which just kept on coming 😄We were amazed by the... More 

Thank Jennifer G
Karen P, Manager at La Bodega Tapas Bar, responded to this review

Hey thanks for your review and glad everything went well and your guests had a great time and enjoyed the buffet. Certainly looked like a great party when I saw it. regards Karen More 

Ayr, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

I'm not sure if this place has recently changed hands?? But this place is an absolute joke! I wouldn't just give somewhere a 1 star review, but the truth has to be told. On special offer. ... beer and burger £6.50 Sorry we don't have burgers.. on a Friday night with only 3 other people there. 1 draught beer available.... More 

3 Thank Tony M
Karen P, Manager at La Bodega Tapas Bar, responded to this review

Hi There Thank you for your review and I'm very sorry that we didn't have what you ordered in stock. We unfortunately had a problem with stock delivery last Friday which meant we were low in our range of beers and a couple of our food items including our normal type of bread. We do have a separate fryer for... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

We had already checked this place out on Google maps and knew that it was in an industrial area of Glasgow so that didn't bother us. On arrival we saw that it was quite authentic in terms of decoratation but l it was quite cold inside (it was a cold January night). The music was exactly what we were looking... More 

2 Thank jpm2085
Karen P, Manager at La Bodega Tapas Bar, responded to this review

Hi There, Thank you for your review and I'm very sorry you didn't enjoy your experience at La Bodega. I am glad that you at least enjoyed the music and the ambience. I gather that you must have been in during a cold snap in January and while the heating was on high constantly and we had extra heaters on... More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

A very unique place in the far west of Glasgow. Authentic Tapas with live music and a friendly atmosphere.

Thank Steve M
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Food was amazing. Think it could do with a good clean in the seating area and toilets. The kitchen looked really clean. The toilets had no hand dryers or hand towels and the door handles and doors were really dirty. The staff and service was brilliant. I wasn't expecting a 5 star restaurant the decor is quirky but the dust... More 

2 Thank carole d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Mediterranean, Spanish
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1120 South Street | Whiteinch, Glasgow G14 0AP, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow
  • Phone Number: +44 141 581 3401

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?