- Main course: £15
- Food spend: £24
- Opening hours
- Monday to Friday: 12:00 - 22:30 Saturday: 17:00 - 23:30.
Serious food. Serious wine!
03 August 2018
Featuring a dedicated cheese room to house its huge selection, Vivat Bacchus Restaurant & Wine Bar Farringdon is an indulgent example of gourmet dining in London. South African recipes sit alongside a selection of premium steaks and exotic meats, with other European recipes also featuring.
The Vivat Bacchus Restaurant Farringdon menu celebrates traditional South African recipes, with starters including selections of cured meats like silverside biltong with sea salt and spices, and chilli droë wors. From the grill, there are premium British beef steaks along with more exotic choices like kangaroo, while other European mains include options such as wild mushroom risotto, and fish cakes made with Cornish crab and Scottish salmon.
Generous cheese sharing boards are a speciality at Vivat Bacchus Restaurant in Farringdon, and are perfectly paired with choices from the extensive wine list. For those with room for pudding, there are tempting choices like triple chocolate brownies, and passionfruit cheesecake.
A bustling City of London eatery with a huge selection of indulgent flavours, Vivat Bacchus Restaurant & Wine Bar Farringdon is a 3-minute walk from Farringdon Tube Station.
Vivat Bacchus Restaurant & Wine Bar - Farringdon
47 Farringdon St, London, EC4A 4LL
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Customer reviews for Vivat Bacchus Restaurant & Wine Bar - Farringdon
((((* 9 August 2018 by Roy from Maldon
First visit - overall, a great experience. The location is a bit ho-hum and the restaurant is understated - a long thin room with a rather brown decor and the windows aren't large - so first impressions a bit off-putting. But the place is saved by attentive, cheerful and efficient staff; an interestingly varied menu; an exciting South African wine list ... and all the dishes were memorably good. Creme Brulee a highlight, but to be fair the potato-free salmon fishcake was outstanding too; and the king prawn and melon starter was delicious.
((((( 3 August 2018 by Ian from Bedford
Serious food. Serious wine!
(**** 19 March 2018 by Shana from Farringdon
Unfortunately I was quite disappointed with the lunch and overall service. It felt very disjointed, with different people attending to us. There was a mix up with water and guests who had still water in their glass were topped up with sparkling water mixing the 2 and vice versa which is pretty basic in my view. There were not enough olives and bread brought to the table for all 7 guests. The aubergine starters were a little warm and didn't seem cooked through. The main was nice however. It's a shame when I brought clients to the venue as it can be a little embarrassing despite the clients politely saying they enjoyed it. I've been a number of times to this venue and am sorry to say that there has been a definite gradual decline in quality of food and service over the course of a couple of years so I won't be returning with or without clients.
((((( 1 March 2018 by Michael from Farringdon
Good food, good wine and great service
((((( 3 October 2017 by Sean from London
Excellent atmosphere and culinary delight as always
((((( 12 August 2017 by Peter from Stockholm
Good food and good selection of nice Southafrican wines by the glass. Extra plus for the live music and the cheese room.
((((* 29 July 2017 by Laura from London
Cheese offering is stand-out
((((( 27 July 2017 by Richard from Sudbury
Great food always well presented and a wide choice on the menu.
Wine list is extensive and full of classic New World and many Old World.
Staff are very friendly and service is very efficient
((((( 21 July 2017 by James from London
Love it here
((((( 19 July 2017 by Paula from London
Ostrich was amazing
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