“There is no sincerer love than the love of food”
There are many legends about the origin of Tapas as a style of cuisine. Some say an ailing King Alphonso enjoyed the small bites of food with wine and it became a tradition passed down from the royal court. Others say that the first Tapas were used to cover a glass of wine in Andalusian taverns. Whichever is true, Tapas are now a world-renowned cultural pastime and nothing is as wonderful as the matching of small tasty dishes, with delicious wines and great company.
Add all of those elements together with the warmest of welcomes as you join us at La Bodega.
Come & Experience
La Bodega reflects the wonderful tapas bar culture of Spain. Eating and drinking in a social, warm and welcoming environment. Nestled in the heart of Ranelagh, our menu is seasonal with changing daily specials, which of course adds to the fun!
Our intimate, cosy setting is the perfect place to experience all of the passion of the Mediterranean. The secret to our success is simple; a vast choice of good Spanish food and wine served quickly by friendly waiters in an informal restaurant that feels more Madrid than Ranelagh! Join us and experience one of the best tapas bars in Dublin.
Take a peek
La Bodega Favourites
Gambas al aijilo
Piping hot, deliciously plump garlic prawns, smothered in olive oil with a slightly spicy kick! What more could you want? These are a hit with guests.
Who doesn’t love a great Spanish omelette? A traditional dish from Spain and one of the signature dishes in La Bodega. Made with eggs and potatoes, optionally including onion.
Garbanzos & Morcilla
Black pudding fried with chickpeas and coriander. Fabulous flavours, combined with the richness of morcilla is absolutely mouthwatering.
Private Terrace Events
There are fewer things more enjoyable than dining al fresco, beneath the stars, It makes us feel like we are holidays, every time. Which is why we created this beautiful outdoor space for our guests to enjoy.
This intimate, candlelit outdoor terrace is the perfect place to experience all of the flavours of the Mediterranean. Our outdoor dining space is replete with blankets to evade the chill and mood lighting to enhance any evening, be it romantic or a meal with friends.
Plan your next office get together, birthday or private event with a touch of flair!
Don’t just take our word for it!…
We have been very lucky to receive countless reviews, testimonials, accolades and heartfelt notes from many people and groups over the years which we are so grateful for. It makes all of our work worthwhile.
If you would like to be added to be added to our testimonial page – please send us a note through our contact form. We would be thrilled to hear from you.
Are you ready to experience the best Spanish restaurant in Dublin? Whether you have a question, wish to make a booking, or would like us to arrange an event for you, please fill in the contact form below and we will get back to you as soon as possible!
La Bodega Ranelagh
93 Ranelagh Village, Dublin 6, D06 V5R9
Opening Hours (Current)
Monday & Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday & Thursday: 17.00-22.00
Sunday: 15.00 to 22.00
Drop Us a Line
Call: (01) 497 5577