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Bar Ciao - CLOSED

17 Charing X Road, London WC2H 0EP, England
+44 20 7930 9222
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good18%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible18%
20 Sep 2013
“Incredible value for money”
28 Aug 2013
“Literally Pizza Hut Pizza”
Restaurant Hours Closed
€€ - €€€
17 Charing X Road, London WC2H 0EP, England
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Reviewed 20 September 2013

We chose to come here at first purely because of the price. We where pleasantly surprised at how good the food was for the money. We had a carbonara each which tasted wonderful and shared an ice cream. The staff where very pleasant and attentive....More

1  Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 29 August 2013

My daughter and I separated from our group for a quick bite while finishing some last minute shopping. We were seated and proceeded to order a beer and a glass of water. We ordered within 4 minutes. While we waited for our pizza margerita and...More

Thank luv2traveltoo2013
Reviewed 17 May 2013

excellent customer service, good italian food and tummy busting desserts, will definately be returning...

Thank Leisa H
Reviewed 31 March 2013

This review is long overdue. The ice cream creations at Ciao are delicious and recreate perfectly something you experience in an Italian Gelateria. Cakes are a great staple too. Better going with a few people and order different items, there's too much to try.

Thank Tilena T
Reviewed 2 March 2013

This is a great spot to have ice cream. Somewhere different and a little more interesting, able to order ice cream deserts in the shape of pasta, for example. The ice cream is made in house which makes this place a hot spot. Great location...More

Thank Remus21
Reviewed 23 February 2013

Be it with friends, family or other half- I will always try and have dessert here at Cafe Ciao's. It is simply, the best ice cream place in London- and it's right behind Leicester Square!! This small independent little ice-cream parlour has been running for...More

Thank SBhatt87
Reviewed 18 December 2012 via mobile

With a location around the corner from the National Gallery, I was very skeptical that Ciao would be even close to decent - the front looked a bit off putting at first - bright lights and signs with food pictures (a big no-go generally) in...More

Thank Wandering_Yankees
Reviewed 16 June 2012

We had ice-cream here from the front which opens onto the street, which was nice on a sunny day. Passing here a week or two later we decided to pop in to have coffee and then cake from the menu after we'd sat down. The...More

Thank Nimitta
Reviewed 31 March 2012

I have been coming to Ciao for the past 8 years!I go there every birthday for an icecream sundae. The gelato assortment is varied and among some of the best I have ever tasted, and the sundaes are real showstoppers. Portions are generous and prices...More

Thank berkshirefoodie79
Reviewed 19 January 2011

Bar Caffe Ciao is just round the corner from Trafalgar Square and the National & Portrait Galleries. We went there to refuel while we were looking round the NPG. The cafe is ostensibly Italian (as you'd expect from the name) but the staff are pretty...More

Thank eustatius
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Charing X Road, London WC2H 0EP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Neighbourhood: Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7930 9222
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