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Bocados Spanish Kitchen

25 King St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
+61 2 4925 2801
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“paella” (64 reviews)
“tapas” (108 reviews)
“whitebait” (21 reviews)
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Mediterranean, Spanish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
25 King St, Newcastle, New South Wales 2300, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very impressed with the food and venue. Decided to go last minute and did not make a booking but they fitted us in as there was only 2 of us. Garlic Prawns were exceptional and the Beef Cheeks melted in your mouth. Churros for dessert...More

Thank rogm2016
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I was really looking forward to visiting Bocados on a recent business trip. The glass of Spanish wine was lovely and the service great. Unfortunately I ordered the lamb shank which was so tough that it was almost impossible to cut! Such a disappointment. I...More

Thank MegMac100
Reviewed 5 days ago

We celebrated a family member's birthday at Bocados several weeks ago. Even though extremely busy the food and service was exceptional. Tapas was incredible, with traditional seafood Spanish dishes cooked to perfection with accompanying wine and sangria to refresh the palate. The staff were incredibly...More

Thank Bev M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is spot on in all categories, service is perfect, the food is tasty, fresh and authentic and it just has a great feel about the restaurant. You do need to book in advance as I think you would be very lucky to get...More

Thank RandallM81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been here multiple times and never disappointed. The Spanish tapas at this restaurant is amazing, and i will be back again.

Thank Barry_1981
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Spanish/South American themed restaurants in Australia can often be hit and miss in my experience but Bocados provided me and my friend with a great dining experience. Excellent food and a variety, an ambience and fit out that made you feel you were in another...More

Thank Ian T
Reviewed 18 April 2017

We were lucky and managed to get a walk-in table for 4. Knew nothing about the place - but were blown away by the food - can highly recommend the Beef cheeks. Staff very helpful in explaining dishes and helping with our selection. Dessert did...More

Thank Shirley H
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We went there while visiting Newcastle, on the strength of the TripAdvisor ratings and commentary and were not disappointed. Shared the superb bbq squid and the very good pork. Washed it down with some red wine. Service was consistently attentive and friendly. Will go there...More

Thank impartialspectator
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Right in the centre of Newcastle, with specific sitting times, fantastic food and atmosphere. Definitely worth a visit for as a date or with friends. The potatoes were the best! But there were many runner ups that were close behind...

Thank Emma555599
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My wife and I have dined at Bocado's a few times now and we keep coming back. It has a funky vibe and the food is fresh and delicious. Staff are friendly and efficient and the place is always buzzing. The beef cheeks melt in...More

Thank SixString54
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Graeme B
Can we see the menu and drinks on line? Is it BYO?
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
Don't seem to be able o view the menu on line. Is it BYO? Can we see the drinks menu?
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
Dinner, Lunch, 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, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, 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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