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Harry's Bar

Open today: 10:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Mike H
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London, United Kingdom
Been, ticked off the list. Wouldn't come again

Had the famous Bellini. 22 euros!! each!!! ouch!! service was great and the Bellini was lovely. But... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
TravellingP82
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Nov 22, 2018
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Since 1929, this has been a popular watering hole and elegant eatery for writers, artists, celebrities and aristocrats.
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Sestiere San Marco 1323, 30124 Venice, Italy
Dorsoduro / Accademia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Had the famous Bellini. 22 euros!! each!!! ouch!! service was great and the Bellini was lovely. But was a little expensive. You do get nibbles included though. We had Croquettes and nuts. Still expensive!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TravellingP82
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were told that visiting Harry's bar was a must and to try the famous 'Bellini' we could not have been more disappointed. The bar despite its art deco interior - lacked atmosphere, it had less atmosphere than a ferry crossing waiting room. The waiters...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lisa b
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We popped in for a quick pre-lunch drink a little worried about the reception we'd get with our 10, 7 and 3 year old daughter's. In years gone by my wife and I have been regular bar flies, but always on our own or with...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

……other reviews I will therefore be saving you the task of reading again what you have read before and myself the trouble of writing it, the time consumed being too long for a list of errors to be written or read. Which are, briefly, average...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mike H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We know someone from Venice and she said we Had to go to Harry’s Bar. She must get a kickback because their “famous” Peach Bellinis are 22 Euros each, yes, I did say 22 Euros for approx 8oz. What’s worse is that they are no...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank titans11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the good news. A regular place, wonderful osso buco and delicious liver “Venetian style”. Great service and professional advice on wines from the area. A wonderful evening. It is a privilege to have a dinner table in the bar on the ground floor....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was the perfect way to enter 2019. The evening was elegant and luxurious with copious amounts of champagne and other drinks. Food was first class. The music and dancing were great fun. It is expensive but absolutely worth it.... we created such a beautiful...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank arti_8
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived before the midday rush and sucked in the atmosphere. The crisp white jackets of the waiters reflecting in the polished mahogany of the tables like the ghosts of Hemmingway and Bogart as we ordered our Daiquiri and Negroni's. Please be under no illusion,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Q9406BRstevenc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The place has no character or atmosphere AT ALL. 13€ for an an alcoholic Bellini and 22€ for an alcoholic one served in TINY WATER GLASSES WITHOUT EVEN DECORATION. Really incredible such a place manages to survive when there are plenty of great places in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank EricaCir
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to truly enjoy Harry’s Bar, come for dinner and skip the Bellini. It’s an OK drink in summer (also when fresh peach is at it’s best), but definitely not worth the money. Negroni, however, is always a good idea and the evening...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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arleen23
June 16, 2017|
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Response from JDC3_30512 | Reviewed this property |
I was turned away and I was wearing nice short pants (it was a warm August day), a nice polo shirt and docksider shoes. It was our only unpleasant experience while visiting Italy. But no argument from us. We turned around... More
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April 1, 2017|
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Response from Stephen K | Reviewed this property |
It is outrageously priced and, unless you are happy to pay €21 for a Bellini it really is not worth going into. Venice has lots more decent bars and restaurants than it did 15 years ago so simply take your custom elsewhere... More
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Jules9851
United Kingdom
Apartments near Harry's Bar? (7 Replies)
Hi Fell in love with Tsilivi 2 years ago and want to return but can't remember name if apartment. We were being Harry's Bar within 10 mins of bars and restaurants but not too near.Beach was 5 mins. Any help please Many thanks Jules
March 23, 2018|
Response fromJules9851|
Sorry peeps it was Freddie's Bar Help!!
carol30
Staffordshire, England
Harry's Bar (7 Replies)
Don't go there. It cost my husband and I 29 euros for 2 substandard drinks from grumpy waiters. There are many better places to go in Venice so dont waste your time or money.
January 09, 2006|
Response fromloddington|
It does seem to be that the further you are from St Marks Square, the more reasonable prices get. I ate and drank at the northern end of the city last year, near the railway station, and it was cheaper than in my hometown in the UK.
JEWE
manchester
Why all the fuss over Harry's Bar?? (11 Replies)
I have just returned from Venice and we decided to pay Harry's Bar a visit as it is recommended in so many guides. I can't believe what all the fuss is about. I was very unimpressed. We left as they didn't serve any bottled beer. A bellini and a whisky and coke with the service charge would have been around 40 euros. In spite of this the place was packed. If this wasn't included in all the guide books I think most people would take a look in this bar and not bother. To pay that much for...More
June 21, 2010|
Response fromsophie8|
It is mentioned in guide books, but I really not think that many people bother, it is very over priced, and lives a past reputation,