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Regency Cafe

17-19 Regency Street, Pimlico, London SW1P 4BY, England
0207 821 6596
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Ranked #88 of 17,034 restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: English
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
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Cobham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 via mobile

Happened upon the Regency when early for a meeting and had time to spare. It's a step back in time to good quality value. Not overpriced and not mean with the portions. It seems to attract a complete cross section from builders, taxi drivers, tourists and regulars but the common thread is they all seem to leave having had a... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Excellent food, cheap (especially for London). What more could one want? I don't have much more to say about it, but TripAdvisor annoyingly requires 100 characters to post the review. SMH

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England
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158 reviews 158 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Went to this place as it's famous for being in the film Layer Cake. We are also fans of traditional London cafe's. (Something of a disappearing breed). A bit out of the way but well worth the trip. We arrived mid-week lunch time and it was thankfully no too busy. Neither the food, the service, or the smiley staff disappointed.... More

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Searching for a reasonably priced cafe for breakfast on a day trip to London, we happened upon the reviews for this cafe. At £5.50 for a full English and a mug of tea, it is not overpriced at all. Big queue when we arrived, but the server got through the orders in next to no time, and despite worrying, there... More

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uk - cambridge
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

great fry up that's always busy so the foods always fresh. Order - sit down - IN THAT WAY or you will be told to stand in line :-) and then collect you food a few minutes later and enjoy. Get there early and beat the rush and take a look at the footie and movie memorabilia on the walls

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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Nice and clean cafe. Plenty of hustle and bustle but the food is very good quality and service is friendly. For a London full English breakfast at £5.50 I was worried about the quality. Happy to say it turned out to be top quality with chunky bread, proper sausages and everything well cooked. Not many frills just good honest grub

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Biggleswade
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23 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This place is always busy with queues evident especially on a Friday lunch time. The food is tasty and is what one would expect it to be at high end greasy spoon (so to speak). The orders being shouted for pick up isn't for everyone but I like it. The place isn't cheap (nor is it expensive). I only come... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

The regency cafe is great for a traditional fry up. Although it can be busy the line moves quickly and service is fast. Ideal for a group breakfast.

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London, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

This cafe serving traditional English fare from Full English breakfasts to Pie and chips and more. It has a very mixed range of clientele ranging from Taxi Cab drivers from the local rank, locals, general office workers to media execs from the nearby Channel 4 TV HQ just 5 mins walk away. Good, satisfying - if not entirely healthy -... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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35 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I was advised this place was an institution before we went in. Very busy but a great atmosphere and the cooked breakfast was just fabulous. Great value for money I though.

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