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Bar Italia

22 Frith Street, London W1D 4RP, England
+44 20 7437 4520
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
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“panini” (18 reviews)
“cannoli” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (17 reviews)
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Italian, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
22 Frith Street, London W1D 4RP, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Certainly one of the best places to get a great pizza in London. We have been back several times! The service you get here is great. The waiters are extremely helpful, and welcoming. They do take orders from your table, making the experience nice and...More

Thank ExploredByUs
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Was staying nearby at the Hazlitt's Hotel. Every morning I went to get a panini sandwich and a coffee. The food and drink were delicious. I felt like I was in Italy. They are open late and good place to check out especially in late...More

Thank CLCIFox
Reviewed 1 April 2018

I found this to be one of the most over-priced places I have ever been in London. I will never ever ever recommend it to anyone.

Thank Rob L
Reviewed 17 March 2018

In the midst of the huge choice in Soho, Bar Italia continues to stand out as a reliable stop for a coffee or a drink. And you never know who you might bump into !

Thank brightsue
Reviewed 12 March 2018

Being going here since I was a child in the 60's. Not been for some years, so me and and friend over from Italy for a few days decided on a pit stop whilst out doing the sights and shopping. Female waitress was awful. Made...More

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 9 March 2018 via mobile

Perfect to stop by for a coffee or a fresh juice. Good atmosphere and nice to sit outside and relax after shopping or work! Great!

Thank HerrEgg
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Visited recently and had a great hour in the bar with really good coffee. a bottle of Peroni and an Italian cake. Nice olde worde bar with a great relaxed atmosphere. Great location on Frith Street opposite Ronnie Scott's. Good waitress service as well. Fully...More

Thank steve m
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

For a real coffee served in a London institution packed with atmosphere & nostalgia this place can't be beat. Italian light eats, coffee from an old Gaggia machine and Dean Martin providing the soundtrack. A much better experience with old fashioned service than the coffee...More

Thank Beetleboy101
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

My boyfriend, who's German, wanted to bring me to this bar to have the best coffee of my life!@_@ The bar is awful! They serve the oldest food ever! I asked for a macchiato that I had to pay £2.30. That's crazy! The place looks...More

Thank SummerStorm84
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

I've used this place over the years. Popping in for a real coffee. This cafe is well known and has been here forever. Get a cappuchino and sit under the awning watching the world go by. Its great for people watching too. Recommended.

Thank Rob B
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6 December 2016|
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Response from Proff_Steve | Reviewed this property |
Hi Charlie Bar Italia started as a family business many years back. Gift cards and vouchers are mostly used with big businesses and national chains. I have been drinking coffee here for over 20 years (sampling sweet things... More
2 February 2016|
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Response from Bennettonbeer | Reviewed this property |
No, but smart casual is always appreciated
24 November 2015|
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Response from Bennettonbeer | Reviewed this property |
Well I don't work there of course, but I have watched Serie A games on the large screen at the rear of the Bar, whether they do this on a regular basis or simply the odd game I really don't know. Hope that helps
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 5:00 AM
7:00 AM - 5:00 AM
7:00 AM - 5:00 AM
7:00 AM - 5:00 AM
7:00 AM - 5:00 AM
7:00 AM - 5:00 AM
7:00 AM - 5:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22 Frith Street, London W1D 4RP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7437 4520
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