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Patisserie Valerie - Charing Cross

48-50 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0BB, England
+44 20 7242 1875
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Ranked #11,071 of 17,998 Restaurants in London
Price range: $5 - $23
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Mon - Wed 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thu - Fri 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Bakery, Belgian, Dessert, Café
Neighborhood:
Covent Garden
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dessert
Description: Lovingly handmade cakes
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134 reviews 134 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

Food lovely and staff real friendly. One of the best Patisseries in London. Good quality food for a good price.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 via mobile

Waiters have no clue about customer service. They are just bunch of people running around for no reason. Forgetting the order and even the fact that the customer is waiting for something they have asked twice. Really poor service. 15 mins for one glass of tap water, thats pathetic. Worst visit I could have ever imagined. Never again.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Waited 20 minutes, got no menus (had to get up to get them), did not get served, dirty cups were not removed from the table. The place did not seem too crowded. It's a shame, as the quality of the desserts is good but the service is just too poor.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

My husband and I decided on this cafe as the desserts looked amazing. The desserts were fantastic! Very generous portions and good value for money. Service was good so it was a shame about the setting itself, which was a little shabby. Would definitely recommend for anyone with a sweet tooth.

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112 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We were browsing at the several bookshops along the road and were attracted by the coffee aroma. We were politely greeted as we walked in and were promptly seated. The serving staff were smartly attired and pleasant. The Earl Grey tea was great as whole tea leaves were used instead of tea bags. The double chocolate gateau and strawberry gateau... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Wow - wanted a little stop prior to visit to theatre land came across this place, staff were great, friendly and helpful. The cakes, pastries all looked amazing, good variety. All day breakfast was superb and very reasonable cost. Definitely worth another visit.

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Nether Whitacre, United Kingdom
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156 restaurant reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

After lots of walking we wanted somewhere to stop for a quick drink and to rest our feet. We stopped at this patisserie as the cakes looked fantastic in the window. Customer service was rubbish. Waiting for a long time to be served, we eventually went to the counter to order only to be told to sit back down and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I bought a cake for my little sister birthday. I tried to get The waiters attention, he just stood there and chat aways with the waitress.. Then he gave me THE finger!!!!! like i work for him!!!. A signed to wait for him to finished. Let me get this straight!. If it wasnt for my little sister sake i wouldnt... More 

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Barton-upon-Humber, United Kingdom
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66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 via mobile

Great food and coffee pleasantly served by well dressed, friendly, helpful staff, nice crockery and cutlery rather than finger eating. Lots of choice in both hot an cold foods from a snack to a meal, some interesting slightly different things which make a change from most quick style food outlets. Free wifi which was easy to use. Cakes are fabulous.... More 

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Lapland
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13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Not the most soothing of environments, but considering the station it's in, it is remarkably unbusy. The cakes and savories are wonderful, as is the coffee!

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Additional Information about Patisserie Valerie - Charing Cross

Address: 48-50 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0BB, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7242 1875
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 5 - 23
Cuisine: Bakery, Belgian, Dessert, Café

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