Osteria at the Barbican 22

Barbican Centre, Silk Street , London, EC2Y 8DS

SquareMeal Review of Osteria at the Barbican

The latest restaurant in the Barbican complex places prime Italian ingredients centre-stage – witness the table piled with charcuterie, olives and homemade bread. Osteria is a collaboration between Anthony Demetre (Arbutus, Wild Honey) and Searcys restaurant group. Its second-floor premises may resemble an airport lounge (faux leather chairs, geometric carpet), but the eye-catching menu makes amends. Patrick Leano (ex-Arbutus) produces a seasonal list where plump grilled octopus might be piqued by smoky peppers and earthy potatoes. Another starter, pearlescent sea bream carpaccio, needed more seasoning, but our meaty monkfish main course was much better, teamed with Tuscan beans, orange, and creamy puntarella dotted with salty anchovy. Slow-cooked beef with polenta melted with tenderness, and dessert of moist chocolate and pear tart was just so. Osteria’s allure is boosted by impressive cocktails, hearty Italian wines and helpful staff – it’s time to shunt that visit to The Barbican Centre to the top of your London list.


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Osteria at the Barbican is recommended for

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Special offers

3-course dinner & free-flowing prosecco £35 per person

Available 1st June - 31st August 2018, subject to availability. Free-flowing served for the 1st hour from the point of ordering. Dishes subject to change. Includes VAT, excludes service.

From: 22 June 2018

To: 31 August 2018

Max: 6

2-course lunch £16, 3-course lunch £20 per person

This offer is available from October 24, 2017 until December 31, 2020, subject to availability as displayed in the booking interface. Offer excludes service and includes VAT. Not available in conjunction with other offers. This promotion has additional information available. Click on the link(s) to view.

From: 24 October 2017

To: 31 December 2020

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Pre-theatre menu- 2 Courses £22.50 or 3 courses for £26.50

Please note that between 5-7pm we only serve our Pre-theatre & Tour of Italy menu. For parties of 8 or more.If you're experiencing any problems with the booking please contact the restaurant directly.

From: 08 September 2017

To: 31 December 2018

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Barbican Tube Station 253m

Moorgate Tube Station 343m

Address

Address: Barbican Centre, Silk Street , London EC2Y 8DS

Area: Clerkenwell Barbican

Opening times

Mon-Sun 12N-11pm (Sat-Sun 5pm- )

Nearby Landmarks

Barbican Art Gallery 7m

The Barbican Arts & Conference Centre 83m

Details

Telephone: 020 7588 3008

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Cuisine: Italian

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Special offers

3-course dinner & free-flowing prosecco £35 per person

From: 22 June 2018

To: 31 August 2018

Max: 6

2-course lunch £16, 3-course lunch £20 per person

From: 24 October 2017

To: 31 December 2020

Max: 0

Pre-theatre menu- 2 Courses £22.50 or 3 courses for £26.50

From: 08 September 2017

To: 31 December 2018

Max: 0