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Bar Italia

22 Frith Street, London W1V 5TS, England (Soho)
020 7437 4520
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Ranked #169 of 1,197 Nightlife in London
Type: Bar/ Clubs, Bars
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Poland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014 via mobile

My husband and I visit Bar Italia every Tuesday for the avocado panini and tricolour salad. We enjoy Bar Italia so much that we chose to celebrate our wedding day lunch here! They completely surprised us by going beyond anything we expected! We arrived and found a table beautifully set and decorated with Italian delicacies, balloons, confetti, the works! This... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
4 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
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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Oslo, Norway
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75 reviews 75 reviews
13 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
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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London
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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38 reviews 38 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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London, England, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
14 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
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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London
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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Basildon
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117 reviews 117 reviews
24 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012 via mobile

Stopped here for a tea before a show at the Phoenix Theatre. Not bad prices for London. Tea was very good and service was very quick.

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