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Bodega Bar & Cantina

12 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham B2 5RS, England
+44 121 448 4267
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“nachos” (329 reviews)
“burrito” (238 reviews)
“churros” (64 reviews)
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Mexican, Latin, Bar, South American, Colombian, Central American, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
12 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham B2 5RS, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Me and my best friend went there on Monday and as always the food was perfect. But this time we got Agna as our waitress who made us feel welcome by engaging with us. She was very friendly from the beggining till the end. The...More

Thank Patrícia D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Ate here on a busy Saturday early evening. My wife is not a big fan of Mexican food but I am......however we both very much enjoyed our meal. Very tasty, very fresh ingredients and seemed to be freshly made. Very good service - slight mix...More

Thank Mr&MrsWilko
Reviewed 5 days ago

We have heard so many good things about this venue, and no need to book, so in we went. Lovely venue, brightly coloured with a certain happy buzz. Quite a wait for our drinks, but wow not many places can make a margarita in my...More

Thank Reuben J
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with friends after work, food was decent but not much taste (spice) to it. Cocktails 241 - overall I found the meal and cocktails expensive and wouldn't rush to return. Service was pleasant and good atmosphere.

Thank Dnky1
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food. All seemed home cooked and tasted great. Great service. Served by Agna, who was polite and helpful. A real credit to the team.

Thank voltemands
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great restaurant and bar, amazing food and cocktails! Nachos are a must (burgers served in a wrap are also epic)!! Very friendly staff and great lively atmosphere.

Thank Ashleigh B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant wasn’t too busy so waitress advised we could sit where we liked. One of the cocktails we ordered wasn’t as expected and staff made another with no fuss. We all loved the food. It is quite hard to tell how big the meals are...More

Thank beldanza65
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a cool quirky restaurant and bar, with good food and a great atmosphere. There is a good selection of dishes on the menu, and you can tailor how spicy you want your meal to be. This place is good for lunch or dinner,...More

Thank TravelLass82
BnTVenues, Manager at Bodega Bar & Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello TravelLass82, Thank you for the kind words and the 5*s -always great to hear we're doing what people love! Hope to see you again soon for more! Vicky

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aside the tapas, which were super tasty, with a real kick, there was a fantastic choice of South American lagers. The dishes were beautifully presented too. Favourites were the grilled halloumi, guacamole and tomato salsa with freshly baked tortilla chips - so flaky and very...More

Thank SJCiren
BnTVenues, Manager at Bodega Bar & Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello SJCiren, Sorry to hear there was a bit of a delay in the getting the food to you, but fab to hear you enjoyed the dishes so much. Thank you for not letting the timings dampen your visit. Hope to see you again soon,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you Bernie for a fantastic meal, the staff are really friendly and i could not ask for a better experience, I would highly recommend time spent here is very worth while, and would return any time

Thank geodie
BnTVenues, Manager at Bodega Bar & Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello geodie, Thanks for the kind words and the 5 *'s - great to hear you enjoyed your visit. See you again soon, Vicky

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Questions & Answers
2 September 2017|
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Response from Kellie F | Reviewed this property |
It's more of a food place really.
10 October 2016|
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Response from Angus K | Reviewed this property |
Yes. However, it can be very busy at times so not a quiet place if you want to eat alone in peace. Also you may need to book a table and there may be a wait time in very busy periods. Monday's are good for a quieter... More
Indy G
18 February 2016|
Response from peach731 |
Yes there is a separate gluten free menu available upon request.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$16
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
12:00 PM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham B2 5RS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  West Midlands  >  Birmingham
  • Phone Number: +44 121 448 4267
  • E-mail
Welcome to Birmingham's only independent South American restaurant. Bodega is located in the centre of Birmingham and prides itself on great tasting fresh food, excellent customer service and a superb drinks menu. Our food covers Mexican as well as Argentinian, Peruvian, Chilean and Brazilian dishes. Our drinks menu is one of the most comprehensive in the city with a great range of fresh cocktails, South American bottled beers and wines.
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