RestaurantsLondonSouthwarkSE1

survey result

Summary

£55
   ££
3
Good
3
Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Fresh, pungent sharing plates”, “cooked in front of you”, backed up by “good wine options” – win praise for this tiled bar in a railway arch near Borough Market (founded by Max Graham, from the Churchill’s port family), which does “just what Portuguese tapas should do”. “Characterful service” contributes to a “wonderfully relaxed” atmosphere.

Summary

£50
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Really enjoyable Portuguese tapas” is served in this “lovely, light and airy space”, tucked under a railway arch, near London Bridge. Founded by Max Graham, from the Churchills port dynasty, fans even say it’s “reminiscent of early-years Barrafina”. Top Tip – “the tiny clams”. (Note: don’t be put off by the queue outside – it may be for the pancake shop in front!).

Summary

£46
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“Love it” – eating at this Portuguese tapas bar near Borough Market is “always a thoroughly enjoyable experience – especially outside in summer”. It’s a tiny, atmospheric place serving big flavours, the result of “top-quality ingredients and execution” backed up by “a comprehensive Portuguese wine list”.

Summary

£56
   ££
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

A “unique menu” of “delicious Portuguese tapas” that “really pack flavour” makes this authentically tiled bar near Borough Market “just a delight”; especially in summer when its “lovely outdoor seating area” makes it “an ideal place to spend an afternoon”. “The knowledgeable staff have great wine recommendations” from the “interesting” all-Portuguese list.

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Bar Douro Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of Bar Douro Restaurant in SE1, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Bar Douro restaurant.
Alistair N
This is a very relaxed and friendly establi...
Reviewed 7 months, 23 days ago

"This is a very relaxed and friendly establishment, with a very light open atmosphere. It was chosen as somewhere which as well as seats at the bar has a few tables which allows a proper conversation between groups larger than two. The menu gives the impression of being authentically Iberian and the dishes the three of us chose were excellent and of veery good value for the city. "

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Lunch £16.50 £18.50

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£9.80 £13.50 £8.00
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £29.00
Filter Coffee £3.75
Extras  
Bread £0.00
Service 12.50%
Opening hours
MondayCLOSED
Tuesday12 pm‑10 pm
Wednesday12 pm‑10 pm
Thursday12 pm‑10 pm
Friday12 pm‑10 pm
Saturday12 pm‑10 pm
Sunday12 pm‑9 pm

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