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Patisserie Valerie - Covent Garden - CLOSED

Covent Garden 8 Russell Street, London WC2B 5HZ, England
+44 20 7240 0064
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible8%
4 Sep 2017
“Average”
17 Aug 2017
“Unable to resist the pastries”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
French, Cafe, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Covent Garden 8 Russell Street, London WC2B 5HZ, England
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1 - 10 of 186 reviews

Reviewed 30 December 2017

We wanted to treat our daughter to afternoon tea, and this was excellent value with a delicious mix of cakes and sandwiches, and refills of teapots included. The afternoon tea for two offer was enough for the three of us and the friendly staff readily...More

Thank myopinionWales
Reviewed 26 November 2017

I like this café chain but this branch is terrible. I visited yesterday, 5pm on a Saturday afternoon and it was complete and utter chaos. Too few staff serving at a very busy time. Staff were ignoring customers and we had to wait 15 minutes...More

Thank Ken D
Reviewed 4 September 2017

We recently visited for a couple of cakes and two drinks. I had chocolate gateaux which was very nice. My husband wanted the apple tart but they had sold out so he had the mixed berry tart. The base was quite hard but we were...More

Thank Irishdancer1968
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We were lucky to get a table for seven on a crowded afternoon near Covent Garden. We decided to share a Black Forest gateau, a custard millefeuille, a tiramisu cake and a cheesecake. The service arrived quickly and cakes were all looked amazing. Food quality...More

Thank Fenerlady
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I am not sure why the majority of Patisserie Valerie's staff has an arrogant attitude.I entered the place and was not welcome by any of the staff , they looked at me as if I was bothering them just by being at the shop ,which...More

Thank rubens a
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Avoid this particular ' rat hole'... The place is shabby and filthy with dirty tables and floor areas. We ordered apple tart .,but weren't told it was unavailable but we were brought an almond tart replacement instead. We thought it would be fine...but horror of...More

Thank wildeastern
Reviewed 4 June 2017

My daughter and I went here for breakfast/brunch during our recent stay in Covent Garden. What a delightful little coffee shop. We were unaware at the time that it is a "chain", however, you wouldn't haave know that from the excellent serrice and food that...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I went to this afternoon tea a week ago and it was not a great experience. My friend has a nut allergy and I had made a clear indication of this when making the booking online in the notes section. I also rang up the...More

Thank Natasha01234
Reviewed 5 May 2017

A quick treat before heading off to the theatre, chocolate cake to die for and a gorgeous pot of tea. Service from the staff left a little to be desired - a smile and a thank you would have been nice.

Thank 919wendy
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I was extremely disappointed with the service from staff. Made to feel very uncomfortable. Not very friendly. Cakes and food ridiculously overpriced. Don't be overwhelmed by the fancy cakes in the window they are just average and very overpriced.

Thank rubydotts
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$43
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Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Covent Garden 8 Russell Street, London WC2B 5HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 0064
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