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British Overseas Restaurant Corportation

4120 N Williams Ave, Portland, OR 97217-2948
+1 503-719-5164
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good44%
  • Average0%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible0%
May 23, 2018
“A genuine up to date version of a British cafe.”
Dec 28, 2017
“Delicious!!! Good grief I am stuffed. ”
Restaurant Hours
British, Pub, Healthy, Gastropub, Cafe, Soups
$$ - $$$
4120 N Williams Ave, Portland, OR 97217-2948
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Reviewed May 23, 2018

This restaurant reminds me of the cafes that I visit in London twice a year; good homemade British food with an emphasis on quality and fresh ingredients. We had the afternoon tea and everything including the bread was homemade. The tea ( Steven Smith -...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Krystyna S
Reviewed December 28, 2017 via mobile

My son, who loves everything British wanted something different for breakfast for his 17th birthday. We decided to try this place. SO GLAD WE DID! We all had the full English breakfast which was out of this world. The bread was fresh from the oven...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Kathleen P
Reviewed August 14, 2017

This is definitely a place you will not feel high strung in. The High Tea was fabulous. The dessert selection was mouth watering. The scones, though a simple vanilla flavor were the best I have had.

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank Lin C
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Newly opened, this restaurant operated by a Portland woman who lived in Britain for many years is a bit of England in Oregon. Good menu choices with traditional British fare and some northwest cuisine. Moderate prices. Great for breakfast, brunch, lunch or dinner.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Sillydg
Reviewed February 15, 2017

This part of Williams is changing beyond recognition, and this business is there on the ground floor of these changes. I'm guessing the owner spent some time abroad -- based on the menu, and the offering of high tea. An expansive seating area offering many...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Bryan H
Reviewed December 10, 2016

Their version of declaring a "no tipping establishment" is to add a 15% service charge on all bills. I don't think that's the way to go about it. Pricey place to start with.

Date of visit: December 2016
Thank Rachael V
Reviewed October 27, 2016

We visited for a late breakfast on a weekday. No problem with seating and the service was friendly and quick. They have a good selection of excellent teas by the cup or pot. We both had the full English breakfast and it arrived hot and...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank atherts
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Stopped in for drinks in the heat of the day, they had an excellent variety and an impeccable taste. The service was wonderful.

Date of visit: August 2016
Thank Margot M
Reviewed July 10, 2016

Great menu of authentic British food - FABULOUS BANGERS AND MASH!! Curry dish/eggs with bamboo rice was quite delightful. We hope Sally's business will flourish.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Mel L
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$3 - $20
British, Pub, Healthy, Gastropub, Cafe, Soups
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4120 N Williams Ave, Portland, OR 97217-2948
  • Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 503-719-5164
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Serving modern British Cuisine to the American West. All day brunch, lunch and High Tea. Full service bakery, custom cakes, weddings and free event space for customers
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