Argentinian, Spanish, Steak, Tapas, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wine Bars·

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££££ - £30 - £49
Argentinian, Spanish, Steak, Tapas, Vegan, Vegetarian, Wine Bars
Cool, Cosy, Romantic
Food Occasions
All day dining, Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Special Features
Gluten-free options, Live music or dancing, Vegan options, Vegetarian options, Wheelchair access
Perfect for
Birthdays, Celebrations, Child friendly, Dates, Group dining [8+], Romantic, Special occasions
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Ideally located just a short walk from Angel and Farringdon stations, Bocas offers a taste of Argentina to Clerkenwell with its small plates, grills and wine list, each one designed for sharing.

This dark and moody space consists of both a restaurant upstairs and a jazz bar downstairs, where guests can work their way through an impressive list of cocktails, which vary between signature and classic options, including drinks such as a lychee martini. The drinks menu has been carefully curated to put together something that could be found at all of the finest drinking establishments in Argentina. If cocktails aren’t your thing, then the wine selection also offers a combination of options from the region, and Bocas even does it’s own beer.

The food menu consists of various Argentinian tapas plates, that offer anything from small snacks to desserts. Expect to see options such as olives that have been given a homemade marinade and are a staple for the start of any meal, chicken quesadillas with chipotle sauce, patatas bravas with a twist, and empanadas with a selection of fillings. Then for meat heavy options, you’ll also find things like steak, grilled chorizo and premium sweatbreads that are served with rocksalt and lemon.. For something a little sweeter, the menu consists of Argentian classics like churros and Argentian crepes with Dulce de leche.

If you’re looking to continue (or start) your night at the jazz bar downstairs, then you can enjoy a variety of live music performances that change throughout the week and offer an electric atmosphere throughout the evening. Expect to hear from live saxophinists, singers, and some well respected bands. Whether you’re out for a celebration with friends, or a romantic date night, Bocas offers the perfect space to unwind and get swept up in the moment.


What is the food like at Bocas?

The menu mostly consists of sharing plates

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What is the dress code at Bocas?

The dress code is Smart Casual

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This venue also offers

Private Group Dining


Event Party Venue



178-180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 4JY

07474734052 07474734052


Opening Times

All day
Mon 12:00-22:00
Tue 12:00-22:00
Wed 12:00-22:00
Thu 12:00-22:30
Fri 12:00-22:30
Sat 12:00-22:30
Sun 12:00-21:30


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