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Summary

£60
  £££
3
Good
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“In an out-of-the-way, historic courtyard in Farringdon” – where the terrace is a major draw in summer – this “delightful and atmospheric” Gallic brasserie continues to fly the flag for the Bleeding Heart brand. (Its grander, older sibling, in a nearby basement, closed in the pandemic. As of October 2021, future plans are not yet clear, although it seems likely a resurrection at some point may be on the cards). “Classic French dishes” are charmingly served at “fair prices”, the “evocative atmosphere makes it a romantic place” and the dependable wine selection continues to make it a favoured option for expense account types.

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Bleeding Heart Bistro Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Bleeding Heart Bistro Restaurant in EC1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Bleeding Heart Bistro restaurant.
Peter S
Always a great lunch at “the canteen” a...
Reviewed 7 months, 4 days ago

"Always a great lunch at “the canteen” and great to be back after so long."

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Ian S
Last few meals here haven't impressed sadly...
Reviewed 11 months, 21 days ago

"Last few meals here haven't impressed sadly as it been a main stay quality restaurant of mine for many years. Food average (meat often chewy). Wine & cocktail list rather basic and service seems disinterested. Would hope they are able to re-open the main restaurant as it feels like the bistro is too much of shadow of the old Bleeding Heart to warrant booking again sad to say"

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£12.80 £21.30 £7.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £29.00
Filter Coffee £0.00
Extras  
Service 12.50%
Bleeding Heart Yard, London, EC1N 8SJ
Opening hours
Monday12 pm‑6 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Tuesday12 pm‑6 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑6 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Thursday12 pm‑6 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Friday12 pm‑6 pm, 6 pm‑11 pm
Saturday5:30 pm‑11 pm
SundayCLOSED

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