The Barbary
16 Neal's Yard, London WC2H 9DP
Latest critic review: August 26, 2016
Critics' score: 8.5 out of 10

This is the sibling restaurant to the hugely popular The Palomar. It features food from the Barbary Coast of North Africa to Jerusalem and it's a solely counter dining restaurant too.

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Marina O'Loughlin Guardian
Reviewed on August 26, 2016
"...there’s no pot-bashing, no forced bonhomie, just the creation of wonderful food brimming with riotous flavour. Radical, huh?" READ REVIEW
Critic's score: 8
Tania Ballantine Time Out
Reviewed on July 14, 2016
"This is not food for the uptight, but for people who live life to the full. On my midweek visit, every seat was taken by 6.15pm, the atmosphere was electric, the air filled with charcoal smoke, music and laughter. The Barbary: a place to fall joyously, head over heels, lightning-bolts-R-us in love with." READ REVIEW
Critic's score: 10
David Sexton Evening Standard
Reviewed on June 22, 2016
"It’s actually exciting to be in a restaurant evolving like this, with such passion behind it. If you have to queue, queue. And I say that as the most reluctant queuer in town." READ REVIEW
Critic's score: 8

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The Barbary review – The Palomar’s Covent Garden sequel | The Picky Glutton

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Address16 Neal's Yard, London WC2H 9DP
Telephone numberAverage price: Moderate
trainCovent Garden
Opening timesOpen Tuesday to Sunday 5pm - 10pm
• No reservations

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