Its five cellars house more than 18,000 bottles of largely South African wines, plus vintages from Spain, Italy and beyond. Cheese is a speciality here and there are two cheese rooms. There's a second branch of Vivat Bacchus in London Bridge.
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47 Farringdon StreetThe CityLondonEC4A 4LL
I was taken here on a first date and it was brilliant. The food was amazing. Pro tip: if you are on a date, don't sit next to the Cheese Room...more
+ good quality ingredients
+ good selection of wine
+ friendly staff
I've lunched at Vivat Bacchus a couple of times and the underlying ingredients are always fresh and of good quality. Presentation is nice but I always found the flavour lacking a punch. Most recently I had a beef steak with peppercorn sauce. The steak was cooked as I asked and had nice...more
After having Vivat Bacchus on our list of places to try for quite some time, my girlfriends and I finally booked a reservation.
The pros: Cheese - They have a couple of cheese plates to choose from - we tried the Italy plate and shared amongst the three of us. I think this place is worth visiting simply for the cheese!
The cons: I won't say a total con but I didn't love the steak (though...more
Vivat Bacchus is the pinnacle of my London dining experiences so far, which is especially nice as I didn't have to pay for my dinner here. I enjoyed a night of wonderful food, company and drinks, as well as a nice tour of the wine cellar.
I rarely go out for really nice dinner, which makes it difficult to give a truly comparative assessment of Vivat Bacchus as compared with other restaurants...more