Please note that due to high demand at our restaurant between 4.30-7.30pm once ordered we need for service accordingly -minimum 30 min for 1crs menu, 60 min for 2crs menu, 90 min for 3-crs menu. Contact restaurant on 02075883008.
A sophisticated spot for cocktails, lunch or dinner near The Barbican, Osteria is a modern Italian restaurant in London brought to you by Searcys. Enjoy fabulous views of the Barbican’s iconic lakeside and fountains from inside the landmark Barbican Centre.
The Osteria menu features bold, ingredient-focused Italian dishes served in a bistronomy style, with a focus on Italian produce and seasonality. In the centre of the restaurant find an old meat slicer, and table dedicated to house-made charcuterie. From the Osteria menu, try starters like carpaccio of sea bream, clementine, fennel and chilli, white onion and bread soup, and buratta with artichokes, carrots and hazelnuts. Elsewhere on the menu, discover homemade pasta dishes such as rigatoni with Sicilian sausage, and ricotta gnudi with endive and apple balsamic dressing.
Signature mains include suckling pig with sage potatoes and slow-cooked beef polenta with roast onions, whilst classic desserts of polenta cake with orange marmalade, and zabaione complete the menu. From the Osteria bar come classic Italian wines and cocktails. Try a traditional negroni or bellini, or sample the wine list which includes an impressive array of bottles from throughout Italy.
Find Osteria London a short walk from both Barbican and Moorgate Tube stations.
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- afternoon tea (14)
- al fresco (6)
- breakfast (4)
- business (65)
- child friendly (7)
- dinner (274)
- entertainment (19)
- large parties (16)
- lunch (153)
- luxury (29)
- private dining (54)
- romantic (57)
- trendy (19)
- value (72)
- views (170)
1 February 2020
We didn't know what to expect, it was our first visit. We found the service, food, and atmosphere excellent.
24 August 2019
Everything about the experience was outstanding! The service was perfect-attentive but not intrusive.The food was exceptional and the ambience of the restaurant was excellent. Friendly and welcoming!
11 June 2019
Excellent service, nice food, calm atmosphere BUT no set meal menu as there were problems with the kitchen equipment and health and safety rules.
24 May 2019
15 May 2019
This is one of my most favourite restaurants in the City, and it has never disappointed me...
1 May 2019
Fish dishes were excellent.
3 April 2019
Good food, nice suit atmosphere and polite helpful dtagf
13 February 2019
We had a wonderful lunch. The staff were welcoming and friendly and the service excellent. I ordered wild mushroom risotto and it was delicious. I would highly recommend Osteria and am like the king forward to my next visit. Great view over the Barbican too.
9 January 2019
This is one of my favourite restaurants in the City and this restaurant has never disappointed me
13 December 2018
Excellent Italian cooking, excellent staff, excellent ambience, excellent value.