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Updated 2020-01-08
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  • Tapas
  • Salad
  • Beef
  • Lamb
  • Ribs
  • Scallops
  • Fish
  • Meatballs
  • Pasta
  • Hake
  • Tiramisu
  • Chili
  • Pesto
  • Prawns
  • Pork
  • Arancini

Description

  • Phone number: +44 23 8033 3221
  • Cuisine:
    Mediterranean
    ,
    Vegan Options
    ,
    Italian
    ,
    Vegetarian Friendly
    ,
    European
    ,
    Gluten Free Options
  • Restrictions:
    Vegetarian Friendly
    ,
    Gluten Free Options
    ,
    Vegan Options
  • Meal types:
    Lunch
    ,
    Dinner
    ,
    Drinks
  • Category:
    Sit down


Reviews

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    scarletf760 2020-01-27

    Great food, service was great from a lovely called Aleks. Attentive, engaging and friendly. Thank you!!!

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    Downs11 2020-01-26

    We've been coming in here on and off since just after it opened, I note my previous review was in Jun 2016 and have found it excellent for special occasions. Thus my wife booked a table for my birthday this weekend. She was warned that the only one available was in the bar, but having seen people eating at these tables in the past we did not foresee an issue with this. What she was not told was that the table was in fact effectively in the passage to the WCs and kitchens, so dark that one struggled to read the menus and so noisy that we could not hear the waitress. We left and found an alternative in Oxford Street. I have to say the waitress seemed delightful and genuinely disappointed at out departure. We would perhaps return but only to a table in the restaurant itself.

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    ianlshamrock 2020-01-24

    I have been here multiple times, and it has always been fab. The staff are awesome (especially Stefano) who always manages to squeeze us in. The food and atmosphere are to die for... especially when, like tonight, you have a live band playing whilst enjoying the exceptional tapas! Thanks guys...!

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    LoubyLou94 2020-01-23

    Overdue review of Bacaro, been coming here since it opened and it’s probably my favourite restaurant in Southampton. From quick tapas lunches to full on Sunday roasts, it never disappoints. Shout out to Celso who always remembers us and provides great service. We have done a works party here which ran smoothly. As well as bottomless brunch which was good value as is the rest of what Bacaro has to offer. I recommend the steak, garlic potatoes and arancini. There is a lovely selection of wines and cocktails.

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    Ellimia624 2020-01-12

    Superb Sunday lunch - visited with children having found this restaurant hidden behind ocean village by accident. On first try we were unable to get a table spontaneously for Sunday lunch as they are fully booked. Today having eaten there we understand why. We had starters of butternut squash and ricotta crostini and focaccia with a whipped garlic butter - both superb. For main we all had the roast - choice of lamb, beef or chicken or a combination of all 3. This was served with a platter of roasted potatoes and parsnips, boiled carrots and braised red cabbage, cauliflower cheese - which were all delicious, together with 3 gravy boats to share. Everything disappeared as it was all well cooked. The service was also great - our waiter Baci, was attentive but not overly pushy as is sometimes the case in a busy restaurant where there are always people waiting for a table. A fantastic lunch enjoyed by all - will be back. Recommend booking ahead as you may be disappointed if you just turn up and expect a table.

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    ChrisEmma 2020-01-12

    It was our second visit to Bacaro and could not have been happier. The food was exceptional. Delicious, well cooked and great presentation. The icing on the cake was the service provided by Bari who was attentive but not intrusive. Bacaro holds a special place as it was where my now fiancé and I had our first ever date. Sometimes you come back to a place and wished you hadn’t, this visit was better than the first! We hope to come again sooner (not waiting 2 years).

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    sarahpX2020TK 2020-01-11

    Fabulous Saturday lunch. Ana was a legend. We popped in for lunch in January and she couldn’t have been lovelier. Excellent food and Prosecco! Thank you all.

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    nikkicc1310 2020-01-10

    5*, great food, great staff, great night! We have eaten at Bacaro a few times in the past year but I must say, the food is always amazing. We came here on NYE, not expecting a lot, small plates but there was so much food we couldn’t eat it all, it just kept coming! The entertainment was amazing, at one point we thought the live band was the DJ! Special mention to Sophie, Barrie and Celso who offered a five star service and were there making the night enjoyable! I didn’t expect much for a small place on NYE but this place exceeded my expectations. As a business owner myself, I would like to say that I thought all of the staff did an amazing job and provided a high level of customer service. They are a credit to the owners.

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    609linav 2020-01-07

    3 stars and that is generous! Where do I begin ... focaccia ...not focaccia at all.Board of cured Italian meats (£15)just a few slices of it served with a mountain of bread ( at least the bread was nice :) ..... and surprise surprise English Sunday roast with old fashion overcooked vegetables!!! For an Italian restaurant 0 points. Finale ... all points for the service .

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    Ebatley 2020-01-07

    Could not have been made to feel more welcome and accommodated even under challenging circumstances.

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    elizhoare 2020-01-03

    super lovely evening; fantastic food, really warm and cozy environment and brilliant service from Bari!!! we’ll be back!!

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    pauls077 2019-12-22

    Group of 7 friends for evening. Very warm welcome with glass of Prosecco before being taken to our table. Food was Italian style tapas. All excellent quality and of sufficient portion sizes. Dishes served to table at appropriate times so able to digest previous but not waiting for next dish. Ravioli was delightful

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    Guide762756 2019-12-22

    Had the most amazing roast, top quality service especially from Stefano, can't wait to go back, the whole experience was exceptional.

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    nickfL7544PK 2019-12-21

    Had a fantastic meal which was a lovely twist on Italian cuisine. They have great live music every friday and Saturday. Usually smooth jazz or similar. Perfect volume for eating and talking or just listening and enjoying. Can't think of a nicer evening we've had in Southampton.

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    Thegoodbaker 2019-12-13

    This was the first time visiting Bacaro in Southampton and it will certainly not be the last! We were treated to what I can only describe as the best meal I have eaten in a very long time. The venue itself is charming and when we arrived we were politely shown to our table. We were given a menu and ordered a drink which was served promptly. I have to say I was a little unsure as I didn’t understand the menu but this was explained in detail by a member of staff. As it was a our first visit the staff member suggested that we order a selection of small plates from each section of the menu. In fact she kindly offered to arrange an appropriate choice. It was fabulous! The selection was varied, the tastes were exceptional and everything just melded together beautifully. It was just delicious and the staff were great. We will definitely be going back soon and encouraging our friends to try Bacaros if they want to experience something really special.

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    lisagage23 2019-12-13

    Lovely restaurant, delicious food! Great concept of sharing platters. Will be back with friends very soon. Thanks

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    Teeque100 2019-12-12

    We had a day shopping at the west quay, my husband booked Bacaro, we have eaten here a few years ago, The staff were very pleasant from the moment we walked in. the atmosphere was fantastic. We had a selection of tapas, we couldn’t decide and found it difficult to choose. we actually order to much, but every thing was absolutely perfect. all were cooked and served speedy and with a friendly service. we really enjoyed this meal and will certainly be calling again.

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    linkeitley 2019-12-10

    Very nice restaurant, lovely helpful staff. The food was very nice but because of a fish allergy there was a lot that I was unable to eat as it was cooked in the same oil as the squid. The food that I was able to eat was lovely and the staff made the occasion feel special.

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    christophers8888 2019-12-10

    1st time visit. Parking no problem. Warm welcome , lovely atmosphere despite being empty @ 5.30pm !. Good , friendly service with a helpful demeanour. Tapas style menu with plenty of varied choice complimented with side orders & wide drink selection Quality & presentation as well as taste exceptional with a good pace of delivery so that food dishes could be enjoyed etc Only criticism was the size of some portions - meat platter could be bulked out a little more / skin on fries a little meagre & the fish albeit lovely somewhat lacking in plate value ? Overall - above average on every view point Value - as expected , not bad. Re - visit ? ....... yes.

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    poppyh475 2019-12-09

    Billie and her team hosted the Surveyors Christmas Party this year at Bacaro for 76 people. We were fortunate enough to have the venue exclusively for the afternoon and evening. We had the Christmas menu which included a welcome cocktail, three courses and cheese to finish. Billie was extremely accommodating which meant that the event went very smoothly and timings of the dishes and speeches/games/prize givings all worked seamlessly. The food was amazing and the smaller sharing dishes worked brilliantly. I will be recommending Bacaro to next years organisers and I am looking forward to my next visit! Thank you all!

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Our aggregate rating, “Sluurpometro”, is 100 based on 1089 parameters and reviews

If you need to contact by phone, call the number +44 23 8033 3221

Timetable:

  • Monday 17:30-23:00
  • Tuesday 17:30-23:00
  • Wednesday 17:30-23:00
  • Thursday 17:30-23:00
  • Friday 11:30-23:45
  • Saturday 11:30-23:45
  • Sunday 11:30-22:30

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