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“Look beyond the cakes and have a good breakfast”
Review of Patisserie Valerie

Patisserie Valerie
Ranked #128 of 278 Bakeries in London
Price range: $4 - $20
Cuisines: Cafe, European
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Covent Garden
Description: Lovingly handmade cakes
West Sussex U.K.
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81 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Look beyond the cakes and have a good breakfast”
Reviewed February 26, 2013

Sunday morning following a night in the Travelodge in Drury Lane. Didn't fancy the Travelodge breakfast in what looks like a motorway service area, so went around the corner to Patisserie Valerie in Long Acre.
Quiet little seating area at the back of the shop, try not to get near the door to the toilet, and a fresh cooked breakfast awaits wit a more than passable coffee. Poached eggs on granary was just right although the full breakfast that was delivered to the table next to ours had me thinking maybe I should have gone for it!
Second time we've had breakfast here and not disappointed. Surprising what you can find at the back of a cake shop.

  • Visited February 2013
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liverpool, england
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 297 helpful votes
“Delicious cakes”
Reviewed February 23, 2013

Were staying at the Travelodge around the corner, and had eaten lunch but no dessert so when we encountered this lovely patiserie on the way back to the hotel we decided to take a cake back with us; I had a Black forest cake - absolutely the best! Hubby had a tart au citron and he loved his too. 4 cakes cost £10 to take away - there is an eat in area too.

SO glad we had our dessert from here rather than pay 2 - 3 times the cost to get a rubbish dessert, and will look out or other branches next time we are in London.

Visited February 2013
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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Really nice coffee shop”
Reviewed December 28, 2012

A surprisingly pleasant experience, the food is lovely and the service very good - excellent pastries but everything else is good too.

  • Visited November 2012
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Epsom, United Kingdom
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“Fine Coffee and Pastry Shop”
Reviewed December 7, 2012

A group of coffee / patisserie shops in central London (and maybe elsewhere?). Generally well kept premises and ideal for a quiet coffee escaping the hustle and bustle of the coffee chains. Great pastries.

Visited September 2012
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southend
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121 reviews
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“Watch the waistline”
Reviewed November 16, 2012

Choice of lovely cakes, had to bring some home. nice lunch to.
The wife found it, i claimed it, and the kids scoffed in it, friendly staff, worth a visit

Visited November 2012
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