Worldwide icon-chevron-right Europe icon-chevron-right United Kingdom icon-chevron-right England icon-chevron-right London icon-chevron-right Vivat Bacchus

Vivat Bacchus

Restaurants, Contemporary European Borough and London Bridge
Vivat_MG_21.jpg
© Michelle Grant

Time Out says

Friendly warning! We're working hard to be accurate. But these are unusual times, so please check that venues remain open.

In a bland modern development off Tooley Street, this branch of the South African-owned mini-group sticks to a winning formula, with a basement restaurant complementing the deli counters upstairs. Although there’s wine-themed decoration in the form of posters and crates, the climate-controlled cheese and wine rooms provide the most attractive element of the design.

The list pays attention to all the classic French regions (Champagne is particularly well represented) but it’s difficult to avoid drifting back to the outstanding selection of South African wines. Some mark-ups are minimal - barely higher than the retail price - while others are fairly steep but not outrageous by London standards. There is a decent selection by the glass.

The menu is international in scope with an emphasis on French and Italian cooking, but makes a special feature of dishes from the grill, including Pata Negra pork chops and a côte de boeuf for two people. The bar has a simple menu of cold dishes, especially platters of charcuterie.

Posted:

Details

Address: 4 Hays Lane
London
SE1 2HB
Transport: Tube: London Bridge
Do you own this business?
You may also like
    Latest news