Named after the 19th century manager of the Drury Lane theatre, Augustus Harris, whose statue stands opposite the building, this small, intimate bàraco is the latest haunt to join Covent Garden’s food scene. Serving Italian produce throughout the day, guests can enjoy classic cocktails in the evening such as Bellinis and Negronis and a selection of crostini such as; Crudo di Montagna, goats cheese and fig, burrata with pesto and rocket, whipped ricotta, sea salt and herbs and pancetta, fennel and ricotta salata.
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33 Catherine StreetLondonWC2B 5JT
- Public transport:
- Covent Garden, Underground
A little treasure that must be tasted. Simply wonderful in every way. Right across the street from the theater. A wonderful find. Specialty foods by day, wine bar by night.more
By day it's an Italian imports/specialty goods shop with olive oil, wine, an array of dried meats, etc. By night it's a low-lit Venetian bacaro serving small plates of the products sold in the store. It's sort of like the Batman of the restaurant world. Albeit, a very mediocre one.
We went Saturday night before heading off to see a West End show. It was busy, but not overly so. We were asked...more