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survey result

Summary

£8
    £
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “eccentric but marvellous treasure” is a Soho landmark and “one of the few remaining original London pâtisseries”. “Gateaux to die for” and “wonderful tea and scones” provide a “trip down memory lane” in premises opened by a Parisian exile in 1871 and graced by Karl Marx and Virginia Woolf as well as generations of Soho bohos.

Summary

£8
    £
4
Very Good
4
Very Good
5
Exceptional
* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

This “eccentric but marvellous treasure” is a Soho landmark and “one of the few remaining original London pâtisseries”. “Gateaux to die for” and “wonderful tea and scones” provide a “trip down memory lane” in premises opened by a Parisian exile in 1871 and graced by Karl Marx and Virginia Woolf as well as generations of Soho bohos.

Summary

£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.

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”.

Summary

£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.

“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”.

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Restaurant details

Yes
18
No dress code
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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