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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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Late night haunt for coffee

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2014
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

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 19, 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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Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

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

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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manchester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013 via mobile

Stopped here for a restorative coffee after a boozy lunch - amazing macchiato, (so good to have proper coffee tasting coffee and not the fruity over thought syrupy 'coffee' that seems to be 'on trend' at the moment) gorgeous custard tarts and fantastic service! Beautifully authentic, very unpretentious - even had Italian MTV on in the background! Can't wait for... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

Original Italian coffee shop in Soho, London. Refreshing alternative to chains. 70s decor. Pricey but recommended.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

One of the oldest (if not the oldest) coffee bars in Soho. Opened 1949 I believe and still run by the same family. Superb coffee, amazing interior. I only wish it was on the other side of the street to catch the sun on a Sunday morning. But I can live with that. Long live Bar Italia!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

The best italian bar in- and out-side italy! You can order everthing in italian. Real italian bar and real italian taste, a must for every coffee freak.

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Address: Address: 22 Frith Street, London W1V 5TS, England
Phone Number: 020 7437 4520
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho

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