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Ole & Steen

#332 of 1,059 Quick Bites in London#5,683 of 20,911 Places to Eat in London
$$ - $$$Cafe, ,
1 Sir Simon Milton Square | Milton Square, London SW1E 5DJ, England
+44 20 3908 8555
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good38%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“cakes” (8 reviews)
“pastry” (3 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Scandinavian, Danish, European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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1 Sir Simon Milton Square | Milton Square, London SW1E 5DJ, England
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1 - 10 of 36 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I loved the coffee houses in Copenhagen and was delighted when this opened on my doorstep in Victoria. I am so disappointed- I went a few times at the beginning of the year but poor service and a broken door that had to be left...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank AnneS0855
TeamOleandSteen, General Manager at Ole & Steen, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Anne, Thank you so much for taking your time to write to us, it is very important that we receive feedback like this as it is the only way we can improve. I am very sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This should be great. Interesting sandwiches, great cakes, proper Danish pastries and should be good coffee but diabolical service. My sandwich had been toasted & delivered by a very efficient young man but it cooled rapidly as his female colleagues messed around, chatted and worked...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SpaStruckSurrey
TeamOleandSteen, General Manager at Ole & Steen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear SpaStruckSurrey, Thank you very much for taking time to write your feedback as it helps us to improve. We are very glad that you enjoyed our products! We are sorry if the service at the coffee machine didn`t feel quick enough for you. We...More

Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

I visited the branch just minutes walk from Victoria station on a quiet thursday afternoon. It was great to see and smell their high quality bakery products on display and you can have a bite of sample while you wait.Service speed was o.k, welcoming and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 449mikih
TeamOleandSteen, Team O&S at Ole & Steen, responded to this reviewResponded October 29, 2018

Hi 449mikih, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, and some feedback for our team! We love hearing from our customers as it helps us improve. We'll be sure to take it on board. Hope to see you back again soon :) Team...More

Reviewed October 8, 2018

Another recommendation from The Rubens which we loved. We had lunch here twice and enjoyed the open face sandwiches and the delicious desserts. This is a very casual spot where you take a number to get waited on, then find a table and the food...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank formerstew7
TeamOleandSteen, Team O&S at Ole & Steen, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Hi Formerstew7, We're so happy to hear that you loved your recent trip to Ole & Steen! Our open-faced sandwiches are a Danish classic, and we're always excited when our customers appreciate the little bit of Denmark that we bring to London. Hope to see...More

Reviewed October 6, 2018 via mobile

Thank you Ole Steen for coming to London. Integrating Scandinavia masters of Kos, Mys and Hygge into the London cafe scene. The baked goods are a delicious and servers are friendly. Keep doing what your doing and we'll keep coming back for more!!x

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Maria B
TeamOleandSteen, Team O&S at Ole & Steen, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Hi Maria, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! We're so glad that enjoy our little slice of Denmark here in London! Hope to see you back again soon :) Team O&S

Reviewed September 26, 2018

I've been a fan of Ole & Steen since discovering them some time last year and, learning that they have a branch near Victoria Station, I stopped by with a friend while passing through the area. We both decided to order a cake to take...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank GuruLark
TeamOleandSteen, Team O&S at Ole & Steen, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2018

Hi GuruLark, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave such a lovely review! We're so glad you enjoyed your outing at our Victoria store. The Christianshavner cake is a Danish classic, and we simply can't get enough of the Sarah Bernhardt....so you made...More

Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Fantasic fresh nordic food close to Victoria station. The Sandwich we had was with Wilshire ham and cheese. The luxury porridge came with granola and berries. Juice and flat white coffee. Great place and great service.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank ekofoed
TeamOleandSteen, Team O&S at Ole & Steen, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Hi Ekofoed, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! We're so glad that you enjoyed your sandwich, granola, and coffee. Next time you're in, give one of our delicious pastries a try...our cinnamon social is a hit :) Hope to see you again...More

Reviewed August 31, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit. The cakes were fantastic and my coffee was really lovely. Very clean, friendly staff and nicely set-out. I wasn’t sure about the ticket system when we arrived but it’s a great idea to control queues so you can have a...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank HollyW710
TeamOleandSteen, Team O&S at Ole & Steen, responded to this reviewResponded September 3, 2018

Hi Holly, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! We're so glad that you enjoyed your recent visit to our bakery. We're happy to hear your cake and coffee was lovely :) Hope to see you again soon! Team O&S

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

A very modern trendy venue. Breakfast was superb. Decent price for London. The cakes and pastries on offer looked stunning. Well worth a visit if you’re looking for a breakfast in this area.More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank joechapman87
TeamOleandSteen, Team O&S at Ole & Steen, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Hi Joe, We're so glad you enjoyed your breakfast at Ole & Steen. Next time you pop by, try out one of our pastries and cakes. Not only do they look stunning, they're delicious too! Our favourites are the classic Danish Christianshavner cake, the melt-in-your-mouth...More

Reviewed August 25, 2018

Really lovely fresh food, you could go for the healthy salad option but then why do that when you could have the most amazing cinnamon danish pastry and diet tomorrow!

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank lexilooloobelles
TeamOleandSteen, Team O&S at Ole & Steen, responded to this reviewResponded August 28, 2018

Hi Permanenthoneymooner, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! We totally agree with your logic. There's nothing wrong with a little pre-diet cinnamon social! We definitely recommend our salads, too...they're healthy AND delicious! Hope to see you again soon :) Team O&S

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Response from Anita O | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ole and Steen serves a nice breakfast with eggs. I think going there would to sample what they have on offer as a Danish nouveau cuisine experience. Otherwise i am sure you can find a greasy spoon cafe somewhere serving... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $19
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 8:00 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 - 10:00 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Sir Simon Milton Square | Milton Square, London SW1E 5DJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Westminster
  • Neighborhood: Westminster
  • Phone Number: +44 20 3908 8555
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Description
The Danish Bakery breakfast to supper. Coffee, handmade breads, pastries, cakes, salads, sandwiches, stews, beers and wines. Eat in or take away.
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