We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Barca Ristorante

Is this your business?
81 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7AB, England
+44 20 7261 9221
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“pasta” (42 reviews)
“zabaglione” (12 reviews)
“steak diane” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 14:30All hours
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
81 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7AB, England
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (448)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

131 - 140 of 385 reviews

Reviewed 6 May 2016 via mobile

Good, independent restaurant very close to Waterloo station. The food was very good and the service friendly and attentive. But it was very overpriced. Almost £20 for spaghetti with seafood - really?

Thank LondonAmaryl-lis
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

We spent a Friday evening with friends. Amazing ! Great food, fantastic wine and even better service.. We loved it. Strongly recommendable.

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 26 April 2016

We came here for a pre theatre dinner and were not disappointed. The service is fantastic and they make it work with respect to timing for the Old Vic without it feeling a rush. The food is very good Italian. I had the home made...More

Thank J W
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stumbled into this restaurant randomly for an evening meal. The place was packed and we took that as a good sign. We hadnt booked and was left waiting for at least 10 minutes before we were even acknowledged by any of...More

Thank SilverBirchTree
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Waiters attentive. Typical London prices but nice selection on the menu. Would go again. Go early evening to avoid disappointment or prebook.

Thank Lin931
Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

Stopped at La Barca for a solo visit while on business. The calves liver was absolutely divine, melt in the mouth and full of flavour. Service was excellent, decor and atmosphere good also. I would have no problem returning

Thank BoredBia
Reviewed 21 April 2016

This reminded of the restaurants I used to go to with my parents in the 1980s. The food was poor to average but the prices were top whack and comparable to Mayfair, sadly the surroundings and service were less so. A veal schnitzel was very...More

Thank NormanMonkey
Reviewed 9 April 2016

This litele Restaurant "at the backside of Waterloo Station" is one of the few Italian restaurants run by real Italiean Family. I was hasitatign to mention it here, because it is such a nice little secret place, it does not allow to many people and...More

1  Thank Wolfgang Mag B
Reviewed 7 April 2016

Visited here recently with my boyfriend and had a good meal and service. The staff were all friendly and had good knowledge of the menu. Good wine list and food menu. All our food arrived hot, fresh and very well presented. Flavours were very good...More

1  Thank deanio1972
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Went there with a client, would highly recommend. The seafood grill was amazing and my client loved his duck! I found the service excellent and friendly.

1  Thank KeimouthKevin
Nearby Restaurants
Waterloo Bar and Kitchen
528 reviews
.06 miles away
Wahaca Waterloo
560 reviews
.06 miles away
The Fire Station
495 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby Attractions
The Old Vic
516 reviews
.05 miles away
Leake Street Tunnel
162 reviews
.16 miles away
Alice's Adventures Underground
221 reviews
.09 miles away
Waterloo mainline station
225 reviews
.14 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from La Barca Ristorante staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 81 Lower Marsh, London SE1 7AB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7261 9221
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing