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Bocados Spanish Kitchen

25 King St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4925 2801
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (67 reviews)
“tapas” (114 reviews)
“whitebait” (22 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
25 King St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Out for a walk and decided to stop and have quick dinner on the way home. The staff were accommodating and very helpful as we didn't have a booking. I ordered the chicken an Vegetable Paella and friend ordered the Seafood Paella, both were very...More

Thank Helen O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been here a few times. Admittedly I have fallen in food love with the BBQ Squid and keep ordering it - it is succulent and perfectly cooked and soaking in the most flavoursome chilli/garlic oil. The service is friendly and genuine and the...More

Thank monniepennie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Set in a old world building near the water on King St, this Spanish restaurant is extremely authentic. Leave it to them to order or order a banquet as they get the flavour mix right. 4 of us cost just over $200 with drinks.

Thank deansmallman911
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Bocados is as "Spanish" as one can expect in Australia. The tapas and the wines were very good and the atmosphere, once the crowd had dissipated a bit, was excellent. The service was a little hit and miss at first, but improved with fewer customers...More

Thank SrgnFsh
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

We made reservations (recommended) and got a little tiny table by the window. We started with bread rubbed with garlic, olives, and the chicharron appetizer. The chicharron was the standout... three large portions of pork belly complemented by chimichurri. The pork belly was so tender...More

Thank CrankySCTraveler
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

We chose Bacados to celebrate my husband's 60th birthday. Right from the start Bacados made helpful suggestions and proved to be thoughtful and flexible in facilitating a wonderful evening. The food was plentiful and delicious! We chose to have the $49 banquet which provided plenty...More

Thank Kirsti P
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

From the minute we arrived we were attentively looked after. Great selection for a lunch menu so we chose several things to share. The white Spanish wine was delicious and reasonably priced. Recommended

Thank Marcia F
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

First time visiting Bocados. We had an early sitting: which meant our order had already gone through before the restaurant filled. The service was good our wait staff were friendly and had a good knowledge of their product. Ordering off the specials board for our...More

Thank 615trudier
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Three people for my partner's birthday dinner. he and his daughter ordered enchiladas to share then paella to share, both great good but an hour between the two took the shine off the food - let's be honest they forgot, very apologetic and asked whether...More

Thank Angie H
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Bocados is the Newcastle favourite for Tappas. From the meatballs to the pork it is hard to fault. A great variety to choose from and I always leave satisfied. If there is a choice for dinner you will find me at Bocados. Enjoy! I wouldnt...More

Thank Steven B
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Graeme B
5 August 2016|
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Response from rochellew489 | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can see menu online. BYO only allowed Tues and Weds
Graeme B
5 August 2016|
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Response from rochellew489 | Reviewed this property |
Hi there it is fully licensed and is only BYO as well as licenced on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. They have a good selection of wines, beers, spirits and sangria.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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