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Venezia Bacaro


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#2,292 of 19,155 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner


$6 - $31
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
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Reviewed June 26, 2019

I work in the Barbican area and back in mid -April was looking for Lunch outside the Pubs and Chain eateries around the tune station and found Venzia Bacaro. Quite unassuming inside , quite busy and however it was to prove a great local restaurant...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Stuart F
Reviewed May 30, 2019 via mobile

Spent a leisurely and pleasant lunch here. The pasta was tasty the dessert gorgeous and the house wine very nice. Our only let down was the parmigiana, which my friend and I both ordered as it is a favourite of ours. Somewhere in the mass...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 16, 2019 via mobile

Pizza is amazing, true Italian pizza with fresh ingredients Staff are extremely friendly and the food is so tasty.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Mahmoud B
Reviewed May 11, 2019 via mobile

I’m Italian and I was working in London then. I found this place near the working place so I booked for 2. The meals really reflects Italian culture and are so good. Highly recommended. Pizzas are also very good.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Claudioseth
Reviewed April 12, 2019

Popped in as a party of 6 before seeing a play at The Barbican. Nicely busy but not crowded which created a relaxed atmosphere. The pizzas were tremendously value at £8:50 and we all had either the Rialto or San Marco. Lovely, piping hot and...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Con G
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

The restaurant has a great atmosphere and is 2 min walk form barbican station. The food was really good. We had pizza which was made the Italian way, thin and crusty. The service was really professional and the staff was friendly. Overall an unexpected good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed May 20, 2018

My daughter was viciously and verbally abused by the owner of this establishment for daring to use the bathroom facilities before buying a drink. She has had her colon removed and is medically disabled which she tried to tell the owner. However, he called her...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank michelle m
Riccardo S, Owner at Venezia Bacaro, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2018

Dear Michelle Thank you for your review. The description of the events on your side are very colourful and untruthful, especially the part of abuse and assault - verbal or physical. I do recall your daughter entering the premises, disregarding the staff despite being asked...More

Reviewed April 26, 2018 via mobile

Waited so long to visit this restaurant as we are a venetian group of friends and really was looking forward to the bacaro experience in London. Was pretty empty on Thursday night but at least it was easier to get service and have conversations. Very...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed April 11, 2018

Friendly staff in an intimate family style environment reminiscent of those hidden gems to be found within many Italian hill towns. Food was all very pleasant and portion size was very generous- to the extent that we struggled to finish our plates! Our pizza was...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank August J
Reviewed March 15, 2018

Popped in for a quick lunch, got a lovely fresh Calzone, speedy and friendly service. Authentic good value for money Italian food.

Date of visit: March 2018
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Owing to its proximity to Smithfield Market – the site
of an ancient meat market which remains in operation
today – Clerkenwell boasts a plethora of globally
renowned restaurants, fabulous local eateries, and
some of London's favorite pubs. This isn't merely a
focal point for all things foodie though. Spend enough
time wondering through the area's maze of streets and
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