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Summary

“If fantastic food is your priority rather than comfort”, make a bee-line for The Palomar’s “fun” and “intimate” younger sibling in Neal’s Yard, which majors in “the most tasty and exciting” North African-inspired tapas, all served at the bar. “In theory this is everything I dislike in a restaurant: countertop seating only, loud music, and sharing-plates. But it blew every prejudice out of the water. The food was exquisite – lots of flavours I hadn’t had before – and the ones I had, perfectly produced. Fantastic wine, wonderful atmosphere; and despite being alongside fellow diners at the counter, it felt private and relaxed. A really special evening”. “I’d go all the time if only you could book!”

£52
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5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Believe the hype!” – Palomar’s younger sibling in Neal’s Yard rocks, from its “exceptional, tasty and distinctive Eastern Mediterranean small plates” to its “exciting atmosphere”. Eating is “buzzy, counter-style only”“get there early if you cannot bear to queue!”

£50
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5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Bringing the fun and fizz of the best places in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv to London” – the debut of Palomar’s little brother in Neal’s Yard fully lives up to its stablemate’s trailblazing performance, with “a brilliant selection of totally delicious and vibrant Mediterranean dishes”, eaten “in a small plate, counter eating-style format”, complete with “loud banging music and chefs dancing along”. “Perfect for a drop in and quick bite, but beware of the queues!!” STOP PRESS: The Barbary now takes bookings for lunch and early dinner.

£49
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5
Exceptional
5
Exceptional
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

From the team behind smash-hit, The Palomar, comes a new summer 2016 venture celebrating the tastes of the Barbary Coast, from North Africa to Jerusalem. The tiny, 24-cover venue in Neal’s Yard doesn’t take bookings, unfortunately: we suggest you start queuing now.

£44
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

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The Barbary Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of The Barbary Restaurant in WC2, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of The Barbary restaurant.
Neill A
Middle Eastern cuisine at a bar counter. Di...
Reviewed 8 months, 26 days ago

"Middle Eastern cuisine at a bar counter. Difficult location for socialising unless you like eating alone. "

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Prices

Traditional European menu

Starter Main Pudding
£6.50 £16.50 £5.50
Drinks  
Wine per bottle £30.00
Filter Coffee £4.00
Extras  
Service 10.00%
16 Neal's Yard, London, WC2H 9DP
Opening hours
Monday12 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-10 pm
Tuesday12 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-10 pm
Wednesday12 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-10 pm
Thursday12 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-10 pm
Friday12 pm-3 pm, 5 pm-10 pm
Saturday12 pm-10 pm
Sunday12 pm-9:30 pm

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