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“Nice restaurant” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Bbar

Bbar
43 Buckingham Palace Road, London SW1W 0PP, England (Victoria)
+44 20 7958 7000
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Ranked #441 of 17,998 Restaurants in London
Price range: $49 - $79
Cuisines: African, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Victoria
Hornchurch, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
“Nice restaurant”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

This is a very nice restaurant with a strong theme on Africa, the food was excellent and the staff were very helpful, the restaurant has a good selection of drinks and although we only had the pre theatre menu still a good chose of meals.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Preston, England
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Good food and atmosphere”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We took a last-minute decision to eat at BBar on the recommendation of the hotel we were staying at (Hotel 41 - although, as it's part of the same building, they would!). We were accommodated after only a short wait. The food was good at a reasonable (for London) price and the restuarant itself had a nice vibe to it, whilst showcasing its South African roots.

Very pleasant.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Newcastle, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
“Superb food, outstanding service”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Visited this place because the Rubes hotel next door, (where we were staying) was fully booked. What a fantastic find. Really warm welcome. Great atmosphere. Very well looked after by the helpful and friendly Marika - a credit to the business! Her recommendations of food and wine were excellent. We had a fabulous time and will be back when we're next in the city.

  • Visited June 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Eirwop, General Manager at Bbar, responded to this review, June 8, 2014
Hi Brian,
Thank you for your very kind response, Marika is truly one of a kind! We look forward to seeing you again when next visiting London.
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Dothan, Alabama
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
“Great Little Restaurant”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Enjoyed a lovely early evening meal at this convenient restaurant which I believe is a part of our Hotel Rubens at the Palace. We enjoyed 3 nights in London as part of a 2 week trip. Our first evening had dinner at BBar. Very good meal and excellent service. We especially enjoyed how the manager made us feel so welcome at dinner and previously at their outdoor area as we enjoyed an afternoon cocktail. When we return to London, we will stay at the Rubens and dine at BBar again.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Eirwop, General Manager at Bbar, responded to this review, June 8, 2014
I'm glad you discovered us. It is great to see how many guests come to dapple in cocktails first and then can't resist trying out our great food. Safe travels and we look forward to seeing you when back in london.
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere, excellent service and good food as well”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

We took a table of 10 business guests to Bbar for dinner. We enjoyed great food, fantastic service (thank you Marika!) and a friendly, welcoming atmosphere. We will definately return either with or without business guests!

  • Visited June 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Eirwop, Manager at Bbar, responded to this review, June 8, 2014
Hi Mark,

Great to read your comments. If Marika starts to get many more good comments I'm not sure I'll be able to keep her under control!! That is the great thing about bbar it as good for a business meeting as it is with the family. See you soon...
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