Arabica Bar and Kitchen


Taking up a permanent residency in Borough Market following its stint as a street food stall, James Walters’ Arabica Bar and Kitchen serves dishes inspired by the Eastern Mediterranean. Try the likes of vegetable mezze and kofta accompanied by Levantine-inspired cocktails.


Typical meal price: From £26.00 per diner

£26 to £40

Venue Details & Map

Arabica Bar and Kitchen

3 Rochester Walk
Borough Market

Yelp Reviews

4.0 out of 5 based on 22 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Arabica Bar and Kitchen

5.0 out of 5 10 January 2017
by Nick N.

Drinks: 5/5

Service: 4/5

Cleanliness: 4/5

Decor & Style: 5/5

They have an amazing Porter here so I had fun relaxing at this open-spaced coffee/bar restaurant. I did not try the foods but the tea variety and beer is excellent (yes I had both in one sitting, and many of each, lol).

We sat outdoors so it made the ambience even better. Very modern, clean place. I would come back if i'm in the...more

3.0 out of 5 10 December 2016
by Heather B.

Visited for dinner last week with a friend after wanted to try Arabica for ages! There were some high points and low points overall...

The good: hummus and flatbread was absolutely delicious! Creamy and smooth, with a lush drizzle of olive oil to serve. We opted for the version served with lamb which while tender and flavourful, the portion felt a bit skimpy for the price. The grilled...more

3.0 out of 5 4 October 2016
by Erika V.

I had wanted to go for a while and when I finally did I wasn't amazed. Perhaps my expectations were too high or the mezes we chose weren't fantastic.

It's decent food but not value for money!

We went for lunch, had a reservation but it felt very rushed as the place was very busy. All in all it was nice but I wouldn't rush back.more

3.0 out of 5 8 July 2016
by Shona B.

We were looking for somewhere to eat near London Bridge and stopped at Arabica, which is a Middle Eastern tapas restaurant right next to Borough Market. I think this is one of those places which is either a bit meh or amazing depending on what you order, so do ask your server for recommendations! I certainly preferred the dishes our waitress chose.

I wasn't blown away by the aubergine dip or...more

4.0 out of 5 27 January 2016
by Amanda M.

I really like this place, because of the fun variety. There are so many options that are vegetarian and it actually could get a little overwhelming. We had an incredible waitress who helped us navigate the menu. We were three hungry girls, so we ordered a lot of different things and just shared.

Not gonna lie, it got pretty expensive and the portions are not big, but everything I ate was...more

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