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The Bodega Beer Garden

23 Pelham Street, Nottingham NG1 2ED, England
+44 115 950 5078
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A downstairs bar & a upstairs night club/small live music venue that frequently as up and coming... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
gramsci1966
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
via mobile
Awful club

Went on a Saturday night with friends, it was quite bad, awful people there and the bodyguards were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alexandru D
,
Bucharest, Romania
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A Bar, a Music Venue and Nightclub in Nottingham, UK. Universally regarded by locals and students alike as one of the best places to hang out, party and listen to live music in Nottingham - the Bodega is a must visit venue that has been at the very forefront of the midlands music scene over the past two decades. With a multitude of awards under it's belt including Best Medium Bar at the Best Bar None awards 2011, the Bodega holds it's own as a great all rounder whilst having cemented itself a reputation for bringing world class stadium and festival-headlining talent to audiences before they made it big.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good17%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible12%
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23 Pelham Street, Nottingham NG1 2ED, England
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+44 115 950 5078
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A downstairs bar & a upstairs night club/small live music venue that frequently as up and coming bands playing. The beer while not cheap is fairly reasonable for a club/music venue. The downstairs bar is comfortable & attracts a young/student crowd.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a Saturday night with friends, it was quite bad, awful people there and the bodyguards were nowhere to be seen. Wouldn't recommend at all. The only plus side is that drinks are quite cheap and the music wasn't that bad. The downside is...More

Thank Alexandru D
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

I returned to Bodega for a few cheeky cocktails on my birthday and I certainly was not disappointed. The apple pie cocktail and the pornstar martini are both amazing; not badly priced either, particularly if you go during happy hour. Plenty of comfortable seating within...More

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Reviewed 13 December 2017 via mobile

Visited twice during our weekend in Nottingham last weekend and really chuffed to have stumbled across this place! Staff were friendly and service was quick; love the happy hour specials and the atmosphere was fab...lovely for the Christmassy time of year! We even managed to...More

Thank Louise H
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

Nice location, reasonable priced drinks and friendly staff. Quirky little venue! May well return in the near future.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Great venue for live music, can see some great talent here, reasonably priced alcohol too, worth seeing music here

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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Went to see Mo Pitney country artiste. Very intimate atmosphere where you can gell with the artiste. A stand up only venue. Drinks reasonable in price & for us older people stools were provided for 70 year old legs. Friendly staff are employed & I...More

Thank Alan A
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Reviewed 12 April 2017

Loved this place anyway but have expanded drinks selection and upped the house spirits to decent brands

Thank Joss H
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Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

We stumbled upon this bar and were so surprised at how cheap the drinks were! Great value before 9pm we had a pint of larger and a rum and coke and it came to £4.50! Not the usual city prices. Great atmosphere and busy but...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We came to Bodega last Saturday night whilst out celebrating my birthday; we had an amazing time! The bouncer let me in for free (it's normally £3) which was a lovely birthday touch. All of the staff are friendly and efficient; despite it being busy...More

Thank BeckyWalker92
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Blue W
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Response from Joss H | Reviewed this property |
Curfew is 10pm and doors are usually 7 so about 8.30/9 for headline. They always post time on FB and Twitter on the day
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