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John Lewis Tea Room

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Mayfair
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300 Oxford Street, London, England
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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Indifferent at best. If you want a proper english tea, go to Fortnum and Mason or Harrods. This is not it.

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Thank Londoner612
Oslo
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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed December 7, 2016

Lots of people, very popular among elderly people, but you get a view of Oxford Street which it is worth the trip

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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395 reviews
250 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016

John Lewis looks after its customers with the free coffee and cake voucher, I recently had issues with customer service in the store in Norwich but this is a better store and the cake and coffee is just as good.

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Thank SmartDamo
Croydon, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed February 11, 2016

this small cafe is tucked awaybehind the childrens wear. it'svery busy but if you get a seat by the window you overlook Cavendish Square.

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Essex UK
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312 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed May 30, 2015

The roof garden on the roof of the John Lewis store is open in summer, and a different place to chill out on a warm day. As well, as the cafe, there is a gelateria, a couple of shed-like stalls, and a bar serving, at present, non-alcoholic drinks. The venue is interesting, though the views are not anything special. The... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed May 19, 2015

After a short time queuing I was in the possession of a delicious cup of cappuccino and a delicious fruit cake, enjoying by sitting at the window with a nice view from above of John Lewis rear area.

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Thank Aurelia293
London, United Kingdom
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239 reviews
164 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2015

This is a large self serve restaurant and great for lunch or tea, however, ideal for Cream Tea, Cake and Pancakes.

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Thank greenrlb
London, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed March 25, 2015

Clean, fair price, fresh, what more can you ask for? Polite staff, as always. Lovely place for afternoon tea for a treat. Liz

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Sevenoaks
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303 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

This a self service cafe and service is always slow when the assistants have to take the orders as well as make the coffee/tea, take the money etc. There was a fair selection of cakes and scones but the cream tea was not obvious to us. We were glad that the customer in front of us asked for clotted cream... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed December 30, 2014

If you want to just sit down when shopping tea and cake is perfect for getting ready for more shopping. Sometimes tables not cleared as fast as I would expect for john Lewis but food is very high quality and worth the que

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, British
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 300 Oxford Street, London, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighborhood: Mayfair

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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