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Bar Douro London Bridge

4.7
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644 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Portuguese
Drawing inspiration from the traditional cervejarias and tascas of Lisbon and Porto, this rustic restaurant offers a contemporary take on Portuguese cuisine alongside expertly sourced regional wines.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
Social Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 644 People Are Saying
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4.7based on recent ratings
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4.6
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97% of people would recommend it to a friend
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Anne
Manchester
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and drinks with great service!

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing and authentic food! Very chilled and relaxing vibes. Second time back in a week!

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vipRosemarieL
London
6 reviews
Dined on 31 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I love Bar Douro, from food to wine everything is amazing

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AgaLdn
1 review
Dined on 31 July 2020
Overall2food2service1ambience3

Our first visit and our last. We ordered croquets which were average to say the least, ham which was tasteless, octopus which was overcooked, tomato salad which you can make at home better in 2 minutes and a pork sandwich which was the only dish with some flavour. We were surprised that no one asked how we found the food bring first time guests to the restaurant. After we paid our bill we asked for the manager and we were shocked that it was one of the ladies that served us during the meal. She justified the bad service using hot weather as an excuse. She further commented that the kitchen might have just had a bad day. There are much better Portuguese restaurants near by. What a waste of money and such an anticlimax.

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EwenM
London
5 reviews
Dined on 31 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A great place for outdoor eating on a warm day. Delicious Portuguese food and wine and excellent service

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AlineC
1 review
Dined on 29 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was a amazing experience. Good place, good vibes, good service and the food... wow... perfect!

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vipCrouchEnders56
London
69 reviews
Dined on 29 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So good to be back. Plenty of outside space means it is perfect for a summer's evening in these strange times. The food is as good as ever, and the Alvarinho Contacto is very well worth trying. Or ordering a case of! Service was as attentive and friendly as ever, and the bill surprisingly modest. If you haven't been you're missing a treat.

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vipMikeO
New York Area
3 reviews
Dined on 29 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really excellent food. We went there after visiting the Tate and had a fantastic selection of tapas. Highlights were the empanada, croquettes and beef cheeks. Freshly made dishes with tons of flavour. Their outside space is perfect - enough space to social distance in an airy environment. Highly highly recommended.

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 26 July 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience2

Food was nice. Service was friendly - often had to get attention of staff for drinks

No atmosphere

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ClaudioG
1 review
Dined on 25 July 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Very good. Although as a vegetarian I wasn't able to delve into what seemed like a very tasty and diverse menu. Quite good for vegetarians and according to my partner, very good for meat eaters.

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Tequila
Bath
1 review
Dined on 24 July 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience2

Lovely staff member came outside onto the street and helped us find the restaurant!
There was a very hostile staff member taking our orders, it made the whole experience uncomfortable and we definitely left early and ordered less than we would have as a result of her attitude.

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OpenTable Diner
London
3 reviews
Dined on 24 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food. The croquettes in particular do not fail to deliver!

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OpenTable Diner
Perth / WA
11 reviews
Dined on 19 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely venue and delicious tapas style foods. The bifana is an absolute must!

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vipAliH
London
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really wonderful experience- fab to be able to sit outside. Staff were attentive, and the food was fantastic.

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vipMarthaD
London
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and wine, perfect for dates or small groups.

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amcox
London
1 review
Dined on 18 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

So accommodating! Great experience

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AnnaC
London
2 reviews
Dined on 15 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

What a great night. Food was delicious of course, service gentle and informative and the quiet vibe was just what I wanted.

We had the sardines, beef cheeks cured pata negra ham and the courgettes followed by the burnt cream and strawberry. Everything was beautifully seasoned and presented artfully Obrigada sempre. X

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BrunoS
1 review
Dined on 11 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, delicious wine and great service.
Really good small plates of Portuguese cuisine.

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HannahL
London
1 review
Dined on 11 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely staff and heaters outdoors made it feel covid safe and cosy

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MathewS
London
1 review
Dined on 8 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

1st dinner out post lockdown - Douro has unsurprisingly kept up its standard. Obviously it’s a different vibe but would have thoroughly recommended before and would do so again

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 July 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience4

The food was delicious with a great variety of different dishes at reasonable prices

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 5 July 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The food was tepid, like it had been reheated. We sent it back but didn’t receive much of an apology just an offer of a replacement which was not up to the standard we had the last time we visited. It was very expensive for the standard of food and service we received and the staff were very unenthusiastic and inattentive.

Bar Douro London Bridge
Responded on 10 July 2020

I am sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your recent visit to Bar Douro London Bridge. We are very proud of our dishes which we have worked hard to develop. These are always cooked to order using high quality, fresh produce. Our staff have been working incredibly hard to reopen our restaurant in this very difficult time and every one of them is passionate about what they do. We always welcome feedback from our customers and we will try and improve on the points you have raised.

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PatriciaC
London
1 review
Dined on 5 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love the food, bifana with fennel was really tasty. Going back for the sardines soon.
Lovely outdoor seating area too!
Great service

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MeireA
1 review
Dined on 4 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best Portuguese food in London. I high recommended

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RiccardoC
London
4 reviews
Dined on 4 July 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, great chef, good service and nice atmosphere

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MarT
London
17 reviews
Dined on 4 July 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Food was fantastic, so nice to visit this place - we've been wanting to try it for a long time and it was the perfect way to celebrate the lockdown easing measures. Great to see hand sanitizer available and the tables a bit further apart. One thing I'll say is the servers got a little bit close when taking orders and serving food considering they weren't wearing masks - I wouldn't have minded so much had they been wearing protective gear. Equally, I don't think any restaurant is going to get it 100% right from the get-go and I think they're doing a great job re-starting their business given all the changes they've had to put in place. Very happy to support Bar Duoro and looking forward to returning!

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AlanM
London
1 review
Dined on 16 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Monday 16th March
Great knowledgeable service. Delicious food and a nice selection of interesting dishes. Loved the snacks, octopus and prawns with extra bread for the sauce. Pigs cheek so sweet and succulent and my favourite Nata. Great Portuguese wine selection showcasing many unknowns of good quality. Be bold and go with the recommendation of your not sure. This is my second visit and can’t wait to go back. We went for my Portuguese friends birthday as she couldn’t make it to Portugal because of the flight chaos and she was really well looked after by the 2 guys running the floor. One French guy and one Italian guy with a zz top beard. You know who you are. THANK YOU for your top service.
Bosses if your reading this please open one in west London

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vipjohab
London
1 review
Dined on 14 March 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Overall a very pleasant experience. Definitely order the mushroom rissole, braised pork and the onglet! Skip the polenta (lacking flavor in my opinion), save space for good value Portuguese wine.

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VinteeS
London
2 reviews
Dined on 13 March 2020
Overall4food3service4ambience3

A welcoming place with a very good service. We ordered Octopus, chicory which were good. Steak was over done, so didn't like it that much.

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KJ2015
London
6 reviews
Dined on 6 March 2020
Overall3food3service4ambience4

This was about my 4th time here and it was the most disappointing. The menu had changed a lot and I just didn’t enjoy the dishes so much. A shame for a place I usually enjoy a lot.

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Jude
London
1 review
Dined on 3 March 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The garlic prawns are soooo tasty! As are the wild mushroom rissoles 🤗

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Kellyd
London
3 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and good service as I have come to expect from this place. Highly recommended!

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Foodlover
London
3 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food, great service, great experience in an authentic Portuguese restaurant - would highly recommend

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PatriciaM
London
2 reviews
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

We sat by the bar and watched the chef prepare the food. Everything we had was delicious, especially the prawns and the bacalao al bras. The custard tarts with cinnamon ice cream were amazing. Definitely will need to go back for more!

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StephenC
1 review
Dined on 29 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb, food was outstanding. Staff are more than helpful from answering to offering advice on choices.
Won’t hesitate to return.

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Tracy
London
13 reviews
Dined on 28 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good food and wine. Attentive service. The dessert I had was ok (pastel de nata) not very impressive.

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MNaka
1 review
Dined on 27 February 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food was amazing! Really tasty food that made me want to go back there again. Staff was friendly as well and we could eat and digest without any rush. The restaurant was clean and good space outside. It will be nice eating at outside area in summer!

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DavidM
Kent
2 reviews
Dined on 27 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Informal place for great food. You dine at a counter which is cosy but the food and atmosphere is very good. Will be back.

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vipGaryW
London
67 reviews
Dined on 26 February 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Bar Douro retains its niche as a good value bar / bistro that is fine for a quick lunch or dinner. Beautiful Portuguese style tiling and décor. The food is an interpretation of classic Portuguese dishes rather than completely authentic but the wine list is incredibly strong. Recommended

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succint
London
17 reviews
Dined on 25 February 2020
Overall3food3service2ambience3

Perfectly decent food but lacking a touch of zing and attention to detail.

FAQs

Bar Douro London Bridge does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo. Bar Douro London Bridge also offers takeaway which you can order by calling the restaurant at 020 7378 0524 x1.

Bar Douro London Bridge is rated 4.7 stars by 644 OpenTable diners.

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