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Bodega Bar & Cantina

12 Bennetts Hill, Birmingham B2 5RS, England
+44 121 448 4267
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“nachos” (315 reviews)
“burrito” (238 reviews)
“churros” (64 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
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

I came here with friends, it was fairly busy and we had made a last minute reservation which was good. We had a few bottles of prosecco which was nice but not chilled enough. The food was ok, there was a nice selection of dishes....More

Thank Sherrie M
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had booked a table online for 3 people for 5pm prior to a show at the nearby Synphony Hall, unfortunately one of our party couldn’t make it and we were squashed into a table at the back by the fire exit and extinguisher even...More

Thank GillShell
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Came along on a recommendation from a friend. The cocktails are fabulous and during happy hour is even better! We also ordered mains which took a while to arrive but we were occupied with our tasty drinks anyway. We were not disappointed when the food...More

Thank Rose N
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arrive brimming from ear to ear wanting my bi-weekly beef burrito. After a brief back and forth with my waitress Georgia it was revealed the beef burrito has sadly not made the new menu! This of course means my bi-weekly beef burrito bonanza will...More

Thank Kit M
BnTVenues, Manager at Bodega Bar & Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Kit M, Great to hear you have no beef with our no beef burrito! Cheers for the 5 *'s, gab to hear you loved Georgia's recommendation of the Seco de Pollo... we agree its tasty! But we might see the beef burrito making a...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went in at lunchtime, it wasn’t overly busy and not every table was full. It was a weekday and I could sense a shortage of staff. Food took over an hour to come, we were waiting about 1hr 10 mins. The food was incredible so...More

Thank Emmelia_123
BnTVenues, Manager at Bodega Bar & Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Emmelia_123, Thank you for your kind review and for not letting the staff shortage hamper your meal. Great to hear the team offer the 20% off as a little gesture to make up for the slow service, we do work to much shorter wait...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The quality of food is excellent when I came it was packed out and I can see why that is not only is this in a ideal location plus the fact it serves good food good for relaxing after a long day after work, the...More

Thank Leroy Y
BnTVenues, Manager at Bodega Bar & Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hey Leroy Y, We can't take responsibility for those 20 pounds, but fab to hear you love what we do, cheers for those 5 *'s! See you again soon for some more! Vicky

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My sister was with her child, but even though it was a bit tough to get inside with the pushchair the staff were really helpful. I had nachos and it was delicious. My sister had the chicken burrito and my parents had the burger. Everything...More

Thank Petya K
BnTVenues, Manager at Bodega Bar & Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Petya K, Fab to hear the whole family enjoyed their visit to Bodega, I know the doorway can be a tight squeeze, but great to hear you all where well looked after. See you again soon for more? Vicky

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Slow service 45+ for starters. Food came out bland and tasteless. if this is the best Mexican food in Birmingham don’t get Mexican

Thank EddieG4x
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice welcome and waiter was very pleasant. Just enjoyed a drink and a light lunch. Food was tasty and not over spiced. Very reasonably priced too. Very good value

Thank Ed E
BnTVenues, Manager at Bodega Bar & Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Ed E, Great to hear you love what we do - see you again soon for more? Vicky

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good: Been here 10+ times, always happy to come back Good value Flavoursome Bring back the mahi mahi tacos! Bad: Can be slow at times Disappointed to see the large nacho size has gone down over the last year or two

Thank Dratini02
BnTVenues, Manager at Bodega Bar & Cantina, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hello Dratini02, Great to hear you're a returning fan, thank you! Your points have all been noted and passed onto the Manager as we only get better with honest feedback. See you again soon for moee 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$17
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
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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