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Bocados Spanish Kitchen

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25 King St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4925 2801
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was decent. The food is very tasty and the presentation is nice but it feels a bit too expensive vs amount you get, even for a Tapas setting. The house Sangria had potential, however it was a bit watery. Service was fine, however we wern't offered specials (it was quiet), although the table next to us was, no more... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

All meals I have thoroughly enjoyed at Bocados. They are authentic and delicious, and the service level of the staff is incredible. Highly recommended for a couples dinner

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Lelystad, Flevoland, Netherlands
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317 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived late in Newcastle and found this nice restaurant. The tapas are a bit expensive but the taste is good. Sangria was also good and the service was perfect.

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Thank IvoDeRooij
Bunbury, Australia
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304 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didn't make a booking for our Saturday night dinner but we had an hour before the pre-booked table was needed, so that was fine by us. The restaurant lacks airconditioning which was needed and the ceiling fans next to useless. The noise level was pretty bad also. However, the food was pretty good. We ordered the special of pate... More 

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Thank freya691
Newcastle, Australia
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere, food and service are all amazing ! Very busy but patrons are never forgotten and service flows smoothly !

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Thank 668michele
Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Of been wanting to go here for some time, and the food certainly didn't let me down. Great tapas place, excellent choice of dishes to share, nice service. Even the olives were particularly nice.

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Thank Scott P
Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the pork belly, mozzarella salad and meatballs. Everything was delicious! Cant wait to go back

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Thank Natalie S
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Booked a table. Great welcome, plenty of smiles, excellent service, and awesome (and filling) tapas. No tiny portions here. Pretty new to Newcastle so doing the rounds for the first time. Clear winner so far.

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Thank Anthony H
Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

This place was always a favorite and have reviewed favorably before however it's just not the same. We dined on a Sunday night and were very disappointed with the food, nothing in particular, just not the "wow" factor that it once had. Prices and portion sizes have also changed, and not for the better. Bad start to the evening when... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

I picked this restaurant due to the rating on TripAdvisor. But unfortunately, the meal was ok! The Paolella was ok, but not that flavoursome. Have had much nicer Paolellas. Garlic prawns ok, deserts ok. I would not recommend people to go to Bocados, but if someone booked, I would go there again happily. Reasonable restaurant, but not above average.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Spanish, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25 King St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Newcastle  >  Newcastle
  • Phone Number: +61 2 4925 2801

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