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Bar Italia

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Address: 22 Frith Street, London W1V 5TS, England
Phone Number: 020 7437 4520
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Where to watch football match and Italian Serie A.

That's going to be my favorite place in London, I came here plenty of times to drink a coffee or simply to watch a football match in their wide screen. Positioned into the heart... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2015
Magellano81
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Tortona, Italy

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

That's going to be my favorite place in London, I came here plenty of times to drink a coffee or simply to watch a football match in their wide screen. Positioned into the heart of Soho district, it's like an Italian meeting point. I highly recommend this place. Small inside but funny.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015 via mobile

Being one of the earliest coffee shops on the scene, this small cafe does not disappoint when it comes to genuine Italian food and drink. Would definitely recommend!

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Thank Tom D
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

Went to this authentic retro (established 1949) italian coffee bar. Perch stools at the front and two small tables rear. Worth visiting. There is a Cafe Nero opposite but not one of these. Amazing retro Italian decor. Recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Great Italian coffee( not giant American style). Sit here day or night and watch the world go by.the ultimate place to meet up with friends for some coffee... An aperol or pizza/ sandwich Open 21 hours a day See you there Nathan

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

The late night bar part of this great coffee bar. Lively and busy and great for a dance at the end of a night. Would recommend

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

If you are looking for coffe cake and a cheeky grappa late night after theatre or dinner then this is the place. A little cafe bar very Italian and. Great atmosphere from the old Italian regulars watching serie A football to the bar staff who enjoy the clientele and get involved with every customer. This is as close to Italy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014 via mobile

Service is just chilled out and serves just great coffee and desserts. Latte is strong but not to strong. It's not so obvious that you can taste the taste of coffee in London in Bar Italia you can.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014 via mobile

Always a good spot for a late night expresso after Ronnie Scotts. Simple snacks and cakes plus good coffee. Open very late and see a lot of regulars in there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

And I love Bar Italia in the morning , lunchtime , evening or night. So far The best coffee in London. It's great to sit outside in Soho watch people passing , see all kind of person who enjoy this part of London.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Having wandered around aimlessly in Soho with a group of 8, trying to find a place that would let us in, just for some drinks, we ended up at Bar Italia. The music is usually decent, however crowd can be mixed. Generally not a bad place though, as 'entry fee' can be negotiated with the bouncer and he ended up... More 

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