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Beck's cafe

28 Red Lion Street, London WC1R 4PS, England
+44 20 7405 8565
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good30%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
28 Red Lion Street, London WC1R 4PS, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Last year I wrote "Good choice and very generous portions. Excellent friendly service. We would definitely return. Recommended." We did return! The previous comments still stand.

Thank member_member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My colleagues and I used to work nearby. BECKS was always our first choice. Excellent food, portion size, service, value for money. Between us we have been going there for 10 years. Whenever we arrange to meet now, BECKS is still the first choice. Yesterday...More

Thank Gillian W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little gem serves great food all day. The portions are huge and the quality and service are excellent. Great value for money. Ambience is pleasant and the place is clean. The range of food is cosmopolitan with a mix of traditional English greasy spoon...More

Thank Zeb911
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this place a while ago and liked it so I returned. I would definitely recommend a visit. It's a fantastic cafe serving great breakfasts, fresh juices and good coffee. It's also good for a quick lunch or to eat in the evening. There's...More

Thank D Gabriela V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at the Premier Inn across the road so visited here for breakfast. There was an excellent choice and the quality of the food was excellent. Service was friendly and efficient. Full English breakfast with tea/coffee and toast was from £5 depending on...More

Thank seasider2020
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went 3 times in a 4 day stay at the nearby Premier Inn which says it all. This is a great little family run place with excellent service. The fact that it is so near to the Premier Inn on Red Lion street is...More

Thank oliderby
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I rarely bother to review anywhere however people need to know this place is truly bad. I was actually shocked to see how good the rating was after visiting! In summary if you can't be bothered to read on: Terrible hygiene Poor service Bad food...More

2  Thank pat_rickb1092003
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Cutting straight to it. Great staff, very hard working. Very welcoming. Food is cracking, just what you need at the start of the day or as a meal (dinner/tea) later on. Its a bit of a squeeze as it gets busy. Would have got 5...More

Thank Simon W
Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

stayed at the premier inn just up from Becks cafe. Excellent breakfast. Very good value for money which filled us up for a day sightseeing around London. Wished had visited for dinner also as dishes looked great with large portions at a great price. Cafe...More

Thank Clare W
Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

My husband and myself stayed at the nearby Premier Inn, and went to Beccas for breakfast. The choice is amazing, with all the combinations of an English breakfast that you could want, all served with a mug of tea and lots of toast. A meal...More

1  Thank J D
Inner London’s busiest streets crisscross quiet
cobbled lanes for an effect that can be urbane or
quaint – or an intriguing blend of both – depending on
the particular corner you turn. Due to its especially
convenient location, bustling Holborn hosts an
excellent range of hotels, eateries, and shops to suit
practically any taste or budget. With major
attractions like the British Museum and Somerset House
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October 16, 2016|
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Response from IrishPablo | Reviewed this property |
Five stops on the central line from Lancaster Gate to Holborn, then a 5/10 min walk from the station
Alan M
May 18, 2016|
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Response from Tracey G | Reviewed this property |
Hi, as above, we didn't book. its just a cafe but great food and well worth a visit. Enjoy.
April 16, 2015|
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Response from Craig B | Reviewed this property |
7 am is the official start but its been known to open slightly earlier. CLOSED: Sundays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$4 - $20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Red Lion Street, London WC1R 4PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Holborn
  • Neighborhood: Holborn
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7405 8565
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