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Summary

A “Soho institution that should be experienced” – this French teahouse (est 1871) offers “wondrous pâtisserie and very good tea (in teapots) in the most charming, if somewhat ramshackle, surroundings”. It’s a “window on Soho”, so “just sit with a delicious cake and watch the world go by”.

£8
    £
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“Still unique” – this ‘Patisserie Francaise’ in Soho, opened in 1871, and, run (slightly “eccentrically”) by sisters Michelle and Tania Wade since the late 1980s, seems ever-more precious in a world of ubiquitous Starbucks and Costa Coffees. “I’m always a bit shocked at the prices, but the quality is top notch”, and it’s “surprisingly good for quiet conversation”.

£8
    £
3
Good
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

This “unique” Soho treasure opened over 100 years before the current tea/coffee house craze (est 1871), and “there’s nothing else like it”. It’s “cramped and not cheap, but serves authentic French pastries and real tea” – and “the best goodies are still cooked on the premises”.

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

Summary

“So oblivious of trends and fashions”; “there’s nowhere else like” this “eccentric” Soho treasure (est 1871) – “just a great place to sit for a really good, big cup of black coffee and a croissant or cake”.

£16
    £
4
Very Good
2
Average
3
Good
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Restaurant details

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18
50

Prices

Traditional European menu

Main
£5.00
Drinks  
Filter Coffee £2.50
Extras  
Service 10.00%
28 Greek St, London, W1D 5DQ
Opening hours
Monday8 am-11 pm
Tuesday8 am-11 pm
Wednesday8 am-11 pm
Thursday8 am-11 pm
Friday8 am-11 pm
Saturday8 am-11 pm
Sunday8 am-9:30 pm

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