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La Bodega Tapas Bar

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Altstadt-Nord
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Friesenstrasse 51, 50670 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 2573610
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17:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Thu 17:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 01:00
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Because I love Chuletas I usually order them when I visit an spanish restaurant. And Par de Chuletilla exceeded my expectations, they where amazing! Also the environment and the service was nice! I can wait to come back and have another Par de Chuletillas!

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Thank Oscar A
Turnhout, Belgium
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

I really enjoyed this place. The atmosphere in the restaurant makes you feel pleased to spend your time there. We ordered 6 tapas in total, from which 4 of them (Serranoham, chicken, gambas and octopus) were really tasty. If you combine it with the red Crianza wine they serve, you don't need much more to have a really good meal.... More 

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Thank Stefvgi
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

We were hungry and a bit early, the restaurant wasn't really open yet. The manager welcomed us anyway, brought us in, checked briefly and had us seated within a minute. We really enjoyed the bits brought, generous portions and delicious. The hospitality was lovely. I would go here again.

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Thank Patricia B
Brno
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

I enjoy quality tapas but was mildly disappointed in the variety and quality of their offerings. I would only revisit in a pinch.

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Thank brnoyank
Ghent, Belgium
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

We had a very nice meal and great time. One suggestion the calamari if they are not fresh best not to prepare it. Are like rubber. We will go for shure the next time we are in town.

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Thank gea-98
Germany
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

The service is very friendly and attentive. A wide variety of Tapas, the prices are reasonable. The restaurant atmoshere is a mix of old German and Spanish style. During the busy hours it can be a bit noisy...I guess that comes along with the Spanish ambience. Many thanks to team of La Bodega......we will come again.

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Thank Torsten P
Budapest, Hungary
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Very nice selection of tapas. Most of the food is good and tasty, but some of the deep fried staff is too oily. Mushrooms staffed with ham&cheese, olives and shrimps are the best. The service is really quick, but the restaurant is bit too noisy, it's not easy to have conversation with each other around the table.

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Thank Judit S
Zurich, Switzerland
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315 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

Tapas and co excellent, good wines, just to avoid the German sausages and so on. But very noisy, at a certain point we had to escape for the sake of our hearing.

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Thank Michel R
Farnham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

The Tapas was very good, I particularly liked the olives! They were fully booked so we sat at the stols in the bar/corridor area, the staff were extremely friendly, service was quick, the food was of good quality and given how busy it was there was a good atmosphere, I would recommend.

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Thank Stuart A
Antwerp, Belgium
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585 reviews
174 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

Whether you sit in the restaurant or in the bar or in the garden, it doesn't matter. They only serve tapas. Good stuff, but no need to get lyric or ecstatic about it. Nice building, friendly and fast service. Otherwise, just tapas.

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Thank Peter D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$24 - US$48
Cuisine
Bar, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Pub
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 00:00
Thursday
17:00 - 00:00
Friday
17:00 - 01:00
Saturday
17:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Friesenstrasse 51, 50670 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: +49 221 2573610

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