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Bacco Restaurant and Wine Bar

#1,415 of 17,858 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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25-26 Red Lion Street | Holborn, London WC1R-4PS, England
+44 20 7242 7900
Mon - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:00
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Horsham, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

My first review of this place that I've been to a few times. Just a quick meal with a colleague but everything is done so well I just can't fault it. Service is great, food outstanding (not flashy but just done extremely well) - I had sea bass burger which sounds odd but was excellent. I don't often award 5/5... More 

3 Thank jeddie44
Atherton, California
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Our hotel recommended Bacco for a very busy Saturday night. I feel lucky that they had a table for us. The Augergine (eggplant) was the best I have had EVER! The special fish dinner and the dessert was equally as good! In the Hilborn neighborhood, this is the best Italian I have had. Definitely 5 stars.

4 Thank daschpitch
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant and excellent service. Great wine list and Michellen level food. Real hidden gem

4 Thank Sahin K
London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with 3 friends last week for their special menu, 3 courses and unlimited Prosecco and wine for 1.5 hours. The food was absolutely fantastic and the service exceptional, I had mackerel terrine, Veal and Kidney Ragu pasta and tiramisu. The food was very tasty and they staff were nice friendly and they made sure that everyone was served at... More 

4 Thank Sara_Mitchell159
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the restaurant with colleagues for dinner. Great service, the waitor paid attention to our table through dinner and was polite and helpful. We had two courses. The risotto for starter was a bit much, would recommend it for main course though:) The organic pork for main course was lovely, lots of flavor. The best side dish was the fried... More 

3 Thank Lena F
Londerzeel, Belgium
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133 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had diner with a group here. Made arrangements before we arrived. All was arranged correctly and service was excellent. We had a lovely diner starting with a winter salad and as main chicken. Really recommend the place.

3 Thank b0he
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

The best Italian food I have had in London. Also very attentive service in an elegant but not stuffy environment.

4 Thank Laika B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Great little restaurant with an intimate, family atmosphere. Excellent service with very attentive, friendly staff. I had the mackerel terrine as a starter and I have to say I found it had a bit too much jelly and not enough fish for my particular liking, although my partner enjoyed his very much. I had the beetroot and ricotta ravioli with... More 

2 Thank Twosixsix
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

The food was good but the main reason for commenting is that the restaurant serves some nice Italian craft beers - the 7.6% Machete a particular favourite. So many similar restaurants serve the usual mass produced rubbish.

1 Thank SagaLoutLondon
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

Delicious food and great service! Beautiful interior with white linnen. Truliy a place to recommend! :)

1 Thank Suzana V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$50 - US$125
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Private Dining
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 25-26 Red Lion Street | Holborn, London WC1R-4PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Holborn
  • Neighbourhood: Holborn
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7242 7900
Bacco Italian Restaurant and Wine Bar is a stylish and refined dining room in the Holborn area of London. With its lively and relaxed atmosphere, Bacco can make your dinner or lunch a pleasurable experience. Our slickly modern dining room is the perfect place to enjoy a balanced, carefully thought out menu and the wine bar is the ideal setting for a glass of wine after a hard day's work. Bacco's team boasts the perfect blend of passion and knowledge when it comes to Italian food and wine and the Head Chef Andrea Librandi brings with him a wealth of experience and love of quality ingredients reflected in every Bacco dish. Our Italian food is focused very much on flavour and texture with ingredients made fresh on site while specialty produce is sourced carefully from a variety of suppliers, only the best selected for Bacco's discerning guests.

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Inner London’s busiest streets crisscross quiet cobbled lanes for an effect that can be urbane or quaint – or an intriguing blend of both – depending on the particular corner you turn. Due to its especially convenient location, bustling Holborn hosts an excellent range of hotels, eateries, and shops to suit practically any taste or budget. With major attractions like the British Museum and Somerset House as well as popular areas such as Covent Garden and Soho all just a short walk away, Holborn is a smart base from which to explore London.
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