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Regency Cafe

#59 of 17,223 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Cafe, British, Diner
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17 Regency Street, London SW1P 4BY, England
0207 821 6596
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Sat 7:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Pezinok, Bratislava, Slovakia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really nice place to have traditional english breakfast. There was a lot of people waiting, but it is worth it. It has specific athmoshere, the food is good for fair prices.

Thank Jacob5ko
Durham, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The food here is just about OK (I had lasagne). The man taking orders is rather rude. When I asked him if they had fruit juice, he said "You have passed it while queuing. I sometimes wonder what people do while queuing for 20 minutes!" Well, I was looking for a board listing drinks and their prices. The drinks you... More 

Thank hellotourist
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Always try and get to go when I come to London great food and atmosphere is amazing always feel welcomed remembers your name when leaving too as he puts your name down when you order great team too friendly affordable too 😆😆

Thank Amanda M
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Must be visited if you're in central London, featured in several films (Layer cake being one), looks the part and delivers. Decent breakfast with a strong mug of tea, excellent value for London also.... I've got a monthly trip to London over the next 4 months and repeat visits are already planned... Don't think you've got to seek this place... More 

Thank Andrew F
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21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A great greasy spoon restaurant not too far from Victoria Station. Good quality food (a bit of a sea of beans though) and a really brilliant atmosphere. Very friendly service. Compared to other local breakfast spaces, its good value for money (under £6 for a cooked breakfast and a drink). Watch out for the 9am rush on weekdays.

Thank Debandada
Woking, United Kingdom
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402 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This cafe is suspended in time - the decor and ambience from 1950s - and its lovely to see and experience. The food is fresh, hearty and from the same era - the sort that fills and warms and makes you feel happy - and forget the calories for the day. Clientele a wonderful mix of London and the staff... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had known about this place for some time but always assumed it would be as awful as most cafes these days, I always judge a good cafe by its sausage and the sausages here are great not the normal cheap filler you get most places, the only place close to this would be E Pelliciis, there are very few... More 

Thank NZA76
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22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We agreed to hold a team meeting over breakfast this morning and what a great little venue. Full of character and good grub too!

Thank njwestmore
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best breakfast café in the country. Been many a time with the g/f and always had a great breakfast. Queues out the door (proves its popularity) can sometimes be disheartening but timings reasonable. Always a space & always been worth the wait. Great choice of food, always well made and always walk out feeling stuffed. Excellent value too. Lovely friendly... More 

Thank James B
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28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was taken here by a business colleague for a catch up meeting. Established in 1946 according to the sign above the door you're greeted with a queue of people and all tables full. My business colleague advised me it's almost a predictable process of queuing, ordering, paying and a table will then be free. Sure enough that was the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, British, Diner
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 2:30 pm
4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Regency Street, London SW1P 4BY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Westminster
  • Neighborhood: Westminster
  • Phone Number: 0207 821 6596

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Staying in Westminster

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If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square, and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just up the road as well. As captivating as the architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are highlights of the area too. St James's Park (arguably London's loveliest), the expansive Green Park, and pedestrian friendly tree lined paths along the river showcase the exquisite manicure provided by English gardeners. Just beyond the landmarks and the gorgeous outdoor spaces, quiet residential squares and age old local pubs offer a more subdued take on this global seat of power in the heart of London.
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