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Vivat Bacchus (London Bridge)

4 Hays Lane, London SE1 2HB, England
+44 20 7234 0891
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“cheese board” (28 reviews)
“cheeseboard” (15 reviews)
“steak” (50 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:30 PMAll hours
European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4 Hays Lane, London SE1 2HB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great dining experience, from walking in to leaving. Food was good, staff were friendly and knowledgeable about the wine and cheese, the live music was unexpected but a delight and the cheese maestro who talked us through the cheese in the cheese chiller and paired...More

Thank Nik M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came here as a group of 9 for a birthday dinner. The service was great. The food was amazing. Even received complimentary dessert wine after our meal. Would definitely come back!

Thank MissFrancis23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have a very good experience here - not the best ever but definitely worth it. The cheeses are very good and were a high light for us - so, if you like cheese selections, you should go here. If not, still a nice place...More

Thank helia_bunch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time at this restaurant and was really impressed. The food was really tasty and of good quality, the wine list was extensive and the cheese selection is just incredible. Had a little trip to the cheese room to sample some for out bespoke cheese...More

Thank Kayleigh B
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

A great find and somewhere unique to take business clients. Staff have an Excellent knowledge of cheese and wine and an absolutely huge collection of both. Great fun

Thank T13gav
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Great food, great atmosphere and the employees are super attentive. It made you feel like a million bucks. It was my 3th visit. The first 2 times I ate ostrich and it was delicious! This time I got kangaroo and the meat was super nice...More

Thank Eliette2014
Reviewed 8 October 2017

This is a great spot to eat, close to Borough Market and London Bridge tube. Varied and interesting menu, reasonable prices, extensive wine list, friendly, efficient and attentive staff and a seriously good selection of cheeses. Go and choose your selection from the Cheese Room.

Thank Sue J
Reviewed 8 October 2017

All three courses were superb so we went for a fourth, the cheese. We were invited into the cheese room to choose which ones we would prefer and they were served with a jelly, jam and nuts which were the perfect accompaniment. We were also...More

Thank Tracy F
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Booked this for my boyfriends birthday, at 8pm on a Saturday night it was fairly quiet! However, this meant the staff were so attentive & were always checking up on us, they even sang happy birthday to my boyfriend as I had mentioned this when...More

Thank catherine1_x
Reviewed 3 October 2017

Loved this restaurant. Very good food and wine and the cheese room is wonderful. The cheese expert was impressive. We will look forward to returning.

Thank MrsVeryFussyIndeed
Even before the arrival of the instantly iconic Shard,
the riverside scene in Southwark had moved well beyond
any up-and-coming phase of development. For quite some
time, locals and out-of-towners alike have loved
browsing the boutiques of Bermondsey High Street,
foraging through the bounteous stalls at centuries old
foodie haven Borough Market, and flocking to the banks
of the Thames to enjoy some of Britain's biggest
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Hays Lane, London SE1 2HB, England
    (Tooley Street)
  • Public Transportation: London Bridge Underground and National Rail Station.
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Southwark
  • Neighbourhood: Southwark
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7234 0891
  • E-mail
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