Soho, Fitztrovia, Covent Garden

The Barbary

The Barbary

Levantine | Soho, Fitzrovia, Covent Garden

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.

Restaurant details

16 Neal's Yard, London WC2H 9DP
Nearest tube: 
Covent Garden
• Bookings at 12 noon (any day) and 5pm (Mon - Fri) for parties of up to four people, no reservations otherwise

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Best for: 
Counter dining


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16 Neal's Yard, London WC2H 9DP


Critic reviews - total score 8.5 out of 10

Critics' score: 8
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

Critics' score: 10
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

Critics' score: 8
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


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