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
What a perfect Italian evening. Don't be fooled by the looks of the restaurant, there's a whole floor downstairs! We had perfect small Italian dishes together with great wine and service. Will definitely come back. Very budget friendly wine bottles.more
A gem in Covent Garden. We actually were trying to find a decent place to drink and we passed this by and the place looked really inviting and cozy.
The staff were so sweet and helpful. We immediately got a table in the corner by the window and got a few cocktails and wine. Everything we ordered were really good. One of the staff even made us paper flowers.
Definitely come back, what a...more
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