If you're looking for Italian cuisine in Central London, Il Baretto restaurant in Marylebone Village is a popular choice. The restaurant serves up authentic Italian recipes such as spaghetti con astice with lobster, sweet chilli and garlic sauce. There is also a wine bar on the ground floor and a cavernous basement dining room for group parties.
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Il Baretto Wine Bar and Restaurant
43 Blandford StreetMaryleboneLondonW1U 7HF
The food was good but the service and some issues let it down severely.
All started well but issues began early. Ordered the wine and fair enough this is aplace that pours a sip so they can smell the wine to check it but the guy literally poured half a glass, swirlled it, smelt it, and quite frankly that pissed me off. It was very obvious you wanted us to buy more but no need to do it so...more
Was so excited to come back here after eating here for the first time November 2014. What a huge disappointment! I don't know if they've changed chefs and/or management but it was awful. Appetizers were burrata with truffles, fried zucchini and garlic bread. Very average. Waited a while for someone to ask if we wanted wine. Main courses were pasta with mushrooms, which my girls said was okay....more
For the price of the meal, I've definitely had better. £300 for 5 people. We came on a Thursday evening and it was very crowded. Came at 8:30 and didn't get a table until 10pm. The waiting area was very small and uncomfortable, against the door waiting. Make sure you make reservations. During the wait they have asked us for drinks. I wanted to see their beer selection (if they have any) but...more
OOOOK, children, this is a first for me too, so let's just hold my hand for a minute here.
I'm updating my review because it's fair, and even though we all know how much I dislike admitting I was wrong, or eating italian food in restaurants that I consider pretentious and not as good as my nonna's food - I am indeed here.
Went to Il Baretto again last night and it was a sensational food...more