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Bleeding Heart Bistro

#1,438 of 17,514 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
Holborn
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Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden | off Greville St, London EC1N 8SJ, England
+44 20 7242 8238
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Today
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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261 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very French bistro. I took some business partners here for a post meeting lunch and they were pleased by the experience. For a lunchtime "above average" experience, at a reasonable price, this is not a bad place to visit. All around the table reported a good lunch (all had starters and main) and enjoyed the small, friendly, bistro vibe... More 

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Thank Chris C
London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have been there for lunch with clients twice over the past month or so as close to my office. It does appear that this is what it caters for as many suites and business people there. Kitchen closes at 14:30 so you'd better order in time. Food ok, but quite pricey, some complaints in my party that the fish was... More 

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Thank Asher R
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Medium rare steak came medium well, the waitress agreed but offered nothing. Overpriced mediocracy best avoided.

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Thank Ben S
London
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66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

We arrived 12 noon on a Wednesday having booked from a restricted menu which we were all happy with. We hoped it would be half full, but in fact in filled up to pretty much full, and most stayed for at least 1.5 hours. It is popular for the discerning lunch. The location has good history, the layout is classic... More 

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Thank Eddyboyflamingo
Taunton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

My son and 2 daughters met here for lunch yesterday, I would like to put on record how the service, food & wine went to make our remembrance of Kate's 50th so special. We will be back, thank you all

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Thank Sue S
Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

I've been visiting this restaurant for 10 years now. Always reliable and good value for money ONLY if you take off the 12.5% discretionary surcharge. When you buy alcohol never leave a tip.

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Thank Martin G
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I went for a dinner with my boyfriend, we felt very welcome when we arrived. And the food was very tasty with a very generous portion. We took the seabream and the seabass they were perfectly cooked. We had a wonderful evening, thank you very much.

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Thank Bouvry C
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

We had a celebratory lunch here after my graduation. The bistro itself was nice, but the food and service were average. Wouldn't return - overpriced and overall a disappointment.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Brighton, United Kingdom
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289 reviews
177 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

We came here as a group of 6 for my mother's birthday. It was a Monday evening and was very quiet which was a bit of a shame as it lacked atmosphere which I'm sure it has on busier evenings. The service was attentive and things went at a good pace. Everyone enjoyed their food. I had the seabream which... More 

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Thank pearl2106
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180 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Very good spot for dinner. Interesting surroundings , very friendly staff, good food and reasonable prices.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French, European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bleeding Heart Yard, Hatton Garden | off Greville St, London EC1N 8SJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Holborn
  • Neighbourhood: Holborn
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7242 8238
Description
Our busy buzzy Bistro with its striking 19th Century French wine posters and eccentric Vineyard Sculpture combines a warm ambience and cheerful yet professional service with traditional French dishes ranging from Coq au Vin and Steak Frites to Lapin à la Moutarde and Navarin of Organic Lamb, plus a great-value list of 450 wines by the bottle and more than a dozen by the glass. From Spring to Autumn the Bistro has a secluded court yard terrace sitting more than 30.

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Holborn
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