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City Cafe

30 John Islip Street | Doubletree by Hilton Hotel London - Westminster, London SW1P 4DD, England
+44 20 7630 1000
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good43%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Jan 22, 2018
“Generous breakfast buffet”
Oct 22, 2017
“Nice place to have breakfast”
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European, British
$$ - $$$
30 John Islip Street | Doubletree by Hilton Hotel London - Westminster, London SW1P 4DD, England
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Reviewed January 22, 2018

The breakfast buffet offered a hot food section, fruit & yogurt section, breads/rolls/muffin section, and hot oatmeal section. Wait staff was efficient bringing coffee, tea, etc.

Thank fischer709
Reviewed October 22, 2017

Nice place to have breakfast if you are staying in hotel. The food was good but mainly was limited to traditional breakfast items

Thank VSPE
Reviewed October 12, 2017

I'm usually not too fond of hotel restaurants, but this was better than usual. For the week we were in London we ate here each morning for their buffet. I would recommend getting this as part of a room reservation otherwise it could be costly....More

Thank James S
Reviewed June 23, 2017

Breakfast was included in our room tariff, otherwise 22 pound for a full english breakfast. Very good choices and quick service.

Thank rahul b
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast included in hotel deal. Very nice breakfast and plenty of options to choose from. Would highly recommend.

Thank robhud32
Reviewed April 17, 2017

My husband and I paid for breakfast each morning during our trip, and we were so glad we did! We were pleasantly surprised by all the options - bacon, eggs two different ways, hash browns, beans, various fruits, cheese, and meat, waffles, croissants, etc! It...More

1  Thank Elizabeth I
Reviewed March 10, 2017

Had dinner a couple of nights and wine food was good, service fast and prices are what one would expect in London and a hotel.

Thank FoxTravelers
Reviewed February 1, 2017

The City Café is where breakfast is served and since the buffet area is down one wall it makes selecting and serving DIY style very hectic. You certainly need your wits about you if you do not want porridge spilled down you by others too...More

Thank Janet M
Reviewed December 19, 2016

A good start of your day! Friendly and helpfull staff. One of the best breakfast buffets we already had.

Thank Joke P
Reviewed December 12, 2016

Inside the hotel it is an unknown to people walking by. The ambience was subtle but enough to make the place not feel like a hotel bar. Clientele usual hotel guests. Beers, wines and spirits well stocked. Food although didn't eat looked good. Price I...More

Thank chillo2014
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$28 - $28
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
6:30 AM - 10:00 AM
7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 John Islip Street | Doubletree by Hilton Hotel London - Westminster, London SW1P 4DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Westminster
  • Neighborhood: Westminster
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7630 1000
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Our City Cafe restaurant is the perfect place to start your day and enjoy a DoubleTree breakfast.
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