About Bardo | St James's

Since its inception in September 2021, Bardo | St James’s has established itself as a premier destination for Italian fine dining in the heart of London. Renowned for its extraordinary culinary offerings, Bardo | St James’s stands as a beacon of exceptional dining in the city.

At the core of Bardo | St James’s identity is a harmonious blend of live music, flawless service, and enchanting décor. The restaurant’s elegant atmosphere, a hallmark since its opening, reflects a steadfast dedication to excellence.

Bardo | St James’s is deeply embedded in the rich tapestry of Italian culinary tradition, forging a deep connection with Italy’s gastronomic heritage. Under the guidance of Executive Chef Graziano Bonacina, Bardo | St James’s crafts a contemporary, seasonal menu that marries time-honoured techniques with the finest ingredients from Italy and the UK. The offerings range from an expansive A la carte selection to a curated pre-theatre menu and an exquisite tasting menu, each demonstrating a commitment to quality and the artful fusion of flavours from these distinguished regions.

Nestled in the prestigious St James’s area, Bardo | St James’s features private dining and event spaces, a sophisticated cocktail bar, an extensive wine cellar, and an exclusive private members lounge, all adding to its unique charm.

The ambience at Bardo | St James’s is truly transformative, thanks to the supervision of our Founder Luca Maggiora and a seamless service led by General Manager Gianmarco Arcuri, and executed by a dedicated team of over 50 staff members.

From the Amalfi Coast

Executive Chef
Graziano Bonacina

Get ready to meet Graziano Bonacina, our esteemed head chef and the driving force behind our exceptional Italian restaurant in the heart of Covent Garden, Central London.

With a culinary journey that began on the picturesque Amalfi coast, Graziano’s expertise shines through in every dish he creates. Our menu, meticulously crafted with the finest ingredients sourced from both the UK and Italy, showcases the best of Italian cuisine.

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