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Summary

£16
    £
3
Good
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“One of the few completely authentic greasy spoons in central London” now – this “unchanging” veteran in a Westminster side street won the Harden’s Award for Best Breakfast last year: “for the full English, it’s tops” and “well worth queuing for”. Opened in 1946, the original Austerity Era interior makes it sought-out as a location for films (Brighton Rock, Layer Cake), and the “old school caff” atmosphere is rounded off by “the lady behind the counter who bellows when your order’s ready”“being there always lifts the spirits”.

Summary

£16
    £
3
Good
3
Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“One of the few completely authentic greasy spoons in central London” now – this “unchanging” veteran in a Westminster side street won the Harden’s Award for Best Breakfast last year: “for the full English, it’s tops” and “well worth queuing for”. Opened in 1946, the original Austerity Era interior makes it sought-out as a location for films (Brighton Rock, Layer Cake), and the “old school caff” atmosphere is rounded off by “the lady behind the counter who bellows when your order’s ready”“being there always lifts the spirits”.

Summary

£16
    £
3
Good
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

“I am always surprised why this great caff is never included in your guide!!”“If you like honest-to-goodness British grub, then join the queues for a proper fry-up” at this “brilliant”, “cheap ’n’ cheerful” dive “caught in a 1960’s time warp”, whose “full English can’t be beaten”. “With its beautiful tiled exterior and no-nonsense service, this is surely the platonic ideal of a Greasy Spoon”: “the portions are large, the service is hectic, the seats are basic, and the food is incredible”. “A real SW1 institution”: “everyone goes – locals from the posh flats and the council flats, taxi drivers, MPs, Channel 4 media executives, Scotland Yard detectives, über-stylish Burberry types and civil servants. We all eat here and love it!”

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Reviews of Regency Cafe Restaurant in SW1P, London by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of Regency Cafe restaurant.
James A
Decent food, fast friendly service. No fril...
Reviewed 3 months, 15 days ago

"Decent food, fast friendly service. No frills, but exactly what you would expect from this charming, traditional cafe. And they do a brilliant bread and butter pudding too. Worth saving room for."

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Prices

Availability 2 courses 3 courses coffee included service included
Brunch £6.00  

Traditional European menu

Main Veggies Pudding
£6.75 £2.00 £3.00
Drinks  
Filter Coffee £1.20
Extras  
Service 12.50%
17-19 Regency Street, London, SW1P 4BY
Opening hours
Monday7 am‑2:30 pm, 4 pm‑7:15 pm
Tuesday7 am‑2:30 pm, 4 pm‑7:15 pm
Wednesday7 am‑2:30 pm, 4 pm‑7:15 pm
Thursday7 am‑2:30 pm, 4 pm‑7:15 pm
Friday7 am‑2:30 pm, 4 pm‑7:15 pm
Saturday7 am‑12 pm
SundayCLOSED

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