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Vivat Bacchus (London Bridge)

4 Hays Lane, London SE1 2HB, England
+44 20 7234 0891
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“cheese board” (35 reviews)
“cheeseboard” (17 reviews)
“steak” (50 reviews)
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European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
4 Hays Lane, London SE1 2HB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a fantastic meal here for my husband's 50th. The food was perfect and the service spot on. Would highly recommend this restaurant. Sandra.

Thank Drew b
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food with a particular emphasis on meat but the menu still caters for other tastes. We both had meat which was beautifully cooked with the excellent staff ready to advise my wife on possible conflicts with her food intolerance. As you would expect a...More

Thank PompeyTony
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you like the above three things you will love this place! So glad we found this - definitely a new favourite. The food was excellent - we had ribeye steak and kangaroo steak, both were delicious and cooked perfectly. The biltong to start was...More

Thank Claire H
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 30 October 2017 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 24 October 2017

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 15 October 2017 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 11 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
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$27 - 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, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
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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