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Trattoria Bardigiana

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) #7,679 of 18,186 Restaurants in London ££ - £££ Italian, Mediterranean
4 Bernard Street, London WC1N 1LJ, England
+44 20 7837 8744
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  • Excellent23%
  • Very good56%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
16 Jul 2016
“good italian food though the owner and cheff are spanush”
11 May 2016
“Good place to grab a bite”
Open Now
17:30 - 22:45All hours
Italian, Mediterranean
££ - £££
4 Bernard Street, London WC1N 1LJ, England
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Reviewed 16 March 2015

So many restaurants in London seem to sell fast food, customers are rushed and the service is impersonal. But, some years ago, I stumbled on this lovely restaurant, right next to Russell Square Tube Station: the menu is varied, the portions very generous, the meals...More

1  Thank LPW24
Reviewed 12 March 2015

I had a sage chicken dish in 1983 and can still taste it if I close my eyes. I had eaten in Italy a week prior and although London lacked the sun and ambience of Rome as a whole, this place put m in a...More

2  Thank John R
Reviewed 11 March 2015

This family restaurant served us a nice Italian meal, lots of taste, reminding us of our Italian holidays. People were friendly, prices were moderate, food was of good quality. When you are in the area don't miss this place.

Thank strandman46
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Conveniently located beside Russell Square tube, I'd often passed this restaurant after a day's work at the British Library etc. Found good food there, the evening the special homemade ravioli of ground walnut & Gorgonzola with light cream sauce was surprisingly light and flavorful as...More

Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 5 January 2015 via mobile

This was suggested by a friend. After I read some of the reviews I did not want to go to this restaurant. Pleasantly surprised my food tasted better than good and was quite happy with the portion size. It is a cosy little restaurant the...More

Thank Marie M
Reviewed 23 November 2014

Went here for a meal with family for quickness as we're going to a show, one of the worst meals we have ever had, the waitress was so unhelpful, didn't know the menu nor could she speak English. They did not have several dishes we...More

1  Thank MALL60
Reviewed 3 November 2014

Wonderful food, the garlic prawns were some of the best I've tasted! Good service & pleasant bistro style atmosphere. You won't be disappointed .

1  Thank Stefan Z
Reviewed 30 October 2014 via mobile

Sarcastic owner who clearly thinks he's the Godfather ! NOT !! My friend asked for a straw for her drink and he thought it was funny to take the mick out of her saying she was a little girl , then continued to tell other...More

1  Thank JKDoll
Reviewed 17 September 2014

I was visiting London for work and had a dinner date with friends, that was cancelled due to an early delivery (baby). So all by my lonesome self I stumbled into this small gem of a restauant since it was close to the hotel and...More

Thank Matti Lucie A
Reviewed 12 August 2014 via mobile

Bland risotto overpowered by bacon.Starter of fried goats cheese average indeed. Will not return.All the famiy was disappointed. Not the place to go to for authentic Italian food. Nice server though. Kind and professional.

1  Thank Angela B
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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Restaurant Details

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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
12:00 - 14:45
17:30 - 22:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4 Bernard Street, London WC1N 1LJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7837 8744
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