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Bar Italia

22 Frith Street, London W1V 5TS, England (Soho)
020 7437 4520
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Ranked #318 of 1,162 nightlife in London
Type: Bar/ Clubs
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- Jun 27, 2014
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews 50 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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66 reviews 66 reviews
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32 helpful votes 32 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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34 reviews 34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
8 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 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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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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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27 helpful votes 27 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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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

It is a great stop for coffee lovers. You can taste the real coffee and have a nice snack in this authentic Italian bar in Soho. Small and not very big but always crowded with people from all nationalities. Also you can hear waiters shouting out loud between them asking if there is enough stock or if the delivery has... More

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London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Bar Italia in Soho is a place visited mostly by italian people, who love to gather there especially during the italian footbal matches which are always broadcasted live! The coffee is good, overall a very simple place but guaranteed you'll love it!

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