Harpenden's Finest Cocktail Bar
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Welcome to Barbarello, Harpenden’s newest go-to restaurant and cocktail bar. Barbarello gives the nod to a London restaurant with the ease of it being close to home!  

Our sharing plate style menu, using only the freshest of ingredients, is inspired by the East and South Mediterranean.  If you’re sitting in the right spot at Barbarello you will be able to watch our chef cooking at the grill in our open kitchen.  


Our wine list is extensive, we want you to be spoilt for choice. There are wines, fine wines, Champagne and cocktails for you to choose from. 

Let’s make some memories and help you escape from the stresses of the day with your friends and family here at Barbarello, in the heart of Harpenden.



Our Values


Fresh ingredients

Our sharing plates and cocktails are made using only the freshest, locally sourced ingredients

Beautiful cocktails

From an Old Fashioned to a Bellini, our highly skilled bar team will take you through our carefully selected Barbarello cocktail menu


We have an excellent range of bottled beer from around the world, including non-alcoholic beer for the drivers amongst you!  


Wine selection

To complement our sharing plates and cocktail menu, Barbarello offers an excellent selection of fine wines and champagnes

finest spirits

Each of our carefully selected cocktails is blended with the finest house spirits to complement our food menu

private events

We have a stunning first-floor private dining room that can host up to fifty people to suit most occasions, with a grand piano plus private cocktail bar facilities coming soon.  There are other areas in the main restaurant that can also be booked in advance for larger groups

Super excited to learn that we have a new Restaurant and Bar opening in Harpenden – just what we needed
— Harpenden Parents Network



The easiest way to make a booking is via our Booking Page, but if you want to get in touch about an event, party, general enquiry or to register for updates, please use the contact form below