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“nice afternoon tea in central covent garden”

Crusting Pipe Wine Bar
Ranked #1,098 of 23,391 Restaurants in London
Price range: $21 - $33
Cuisines: British
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Good for: Business meetings, Bar scene, Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Covent Garden
Description: The Crusting Pipe sits in a plum position at the heart of London's famous Covent Garden Market and just minutes away from Charing Cross, Embankment, Covent Garden and Leicester Square Underground stations. Customers seated in the outdoor terrace can often enjoy impromptu performances from local musicians and actors, while the indoor spaces with vaulted ceilings and lots of nooks and crannies, provide an atmospheric setting in which to enjoy the seasonal British classics on offer. Look out for the popular afternoon tea options, pre/post theatre menus and interesting range of wines.
Reviewed February 17, 2014

located in the indoor court of covent garden, you can have a table outside and enjoy the music.
nice afternoon tea although disappointed by the quantity.
The quality of the product was there.
add 10% for the service.

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Thank Kanelsaya
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CRP C, Manager at Crusting Pipe Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2014

Thank you for your kind words. We are always reviewing and looking to improve our offering and your comments will certainly be taken on board as we look to take the business and our afternoon tea offering forward. Perhaps we will be able to welcome you again soon to demonstrate this is more than just words.

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Reviewed February 16, 2014 via mobile

Have visited a few times now. Food is always great, good service and value for where you are in London. Great atmosphere with the Covent Garden entertainment just outside.

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CRP C, Manager at Crusting Pipe Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2014

Thank you for your review, it is always great to hear that somebody has enjoyed their visit enough to take the time to let us know. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

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Reviewed February 9, 2014

I recommended to friends to come to the Crusting Pipe before a show, as I have had drinks there before but never dinner. I wasn't disappointed and my friends were impressed. The food was good and the service efficient and friendly. Happy to come again.

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Thank essenistgut
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CRP C, Manager at Crusting Pipe Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2014

Thank you for your kind words, we are always trying to strke the right balance when it comes to service, value and atmosphere. From what you have said we seem to have got it bang on and this will certainly be relayed to the staff.

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Reviewed February 7, 2014 via mobile

Took the staff almost 10 minutes to come over and take the order. He looked like he'd rather cut off his own ear than come serve us.

After he took our order and brought our wine over, he rapidly came back to throw the bill on the table and leave.

Won't be wasting money here again.

It's disappointing when they change 10% service charge as you know the service will be terrible.

Wine was alright, street string quintet were great.

1  Thank Benjamin R
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CRP C, Manager at Crusting Pipe Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2014

I must apologise for your poor experince during your last visit to us here, your experience is certainly not what we want for our guests and I can make no excuses for this.The vast majority of our customers thouroughly enjoy their time with us but on this occasion we have let you down and I apologise again for this.
If you would like to contact me directly then please feel free to do so and we can discuss your visit in more detail.

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Reviewed February 2, 2014

Had the most yummy salad and special, amazing bread basket! beautifully served, even the water glass was pretty! wonderful Coventry Garden delight!

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Thank pk1NJ
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CRP C, Manager at Crusting Pipe Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2014

Thank you. I am really happy that you enjoyed your visit to us so much and I hope that we can welcome you back again soon and deliver just as excellent an experience for you.

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