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“Dull. Avoid. ”
Review of Harry's Bar

Harry's Bar
Ranked #15 of 74 Nightlife in Venice
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Owner description: Since 1929, this has been a popular watering hole and elegant eatery for writers, artists, celebrities and aristocrats.
Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

Like mostother reviewers: decor boring, no music, service poor... Yawn.
Whay is there to like?
They would nit seve me a glass of wine so i had a ?22 G&T!! And it was far too strong and i had 2 lemon pips floating in the top.
A complete rip off my wife liked her Belinis bur they were mixed and served in a flash from a pre made stock.

Thank MikeVida
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Reviewed January 23, 2014

Had dinner at Harry's bar and tried the famous Bellini. The food is extremely overpriced (dessert pie = 32 Euros), but its possible to have a fun time if you just want to try their great Bellini.

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Reviewed January 17, 2014 via mobile

And save yourself a fortune! Never felt so ripped off. £30 for 2 drinks!!
No wonder it's so expensive there were 8 waiters working the small room all tux'ed up with nothing to do. There were only 13 tables so even if it were full that's less than 2 tables each but there were only the 3 other couples who were mugs like us. Our Bellini's would have been cheaper and in a better glass in one of the posh cafés on the square where the decor and ambiance looked far more impressive and there is a view. This was like a working mans club in comparison.

2  Thank Granite67
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Reviewed January 9, 2014

Over priced a bit stuffy but great Bellinis and Carpaccio. A well known institution. Went for drinks and snack since the restaurant had not open at the hour we visited

1  Thank Rolando M
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Reviewed January 4, 2014

I am from the UK, and have lived in Venice for four years. I had never been to Harry's, so decided to give it a try, despite bad revues from Venetian friends. I had a friend from Scotland with me. We, two ladies, arrived about 10.30pm and received no welcome at all. The waiters appraised us, judged as non VIPs and were treated us as such. We were handed menus and decided to take the cheapest option - two Proseccos - 20 euros! They were served in small, cheap glasses you would buy in a supermarket. No nibbles were offered, as is done in every bar in Venice. We asked for crisps and they practically smirked! "We only have olives", they said, which were then added to the bill. To top it all, at 11pm, we had to leave by a side entrance which passed the kitchens!

If you want excellent service, avoid this place and go to my favourite bar - Le Cafe, in Campo Santo Stefano. Wonderful service, tall, elegant glasses, free cichetti made on the premises. Two glasses of Prosecco at the bar - a normal charge of 5 euros!!

5  Thank Monjie
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