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Fleet River Bakery

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71 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JH, England
020 7691 1457
07:00 - 19:00
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Sun 08:30 - 16:00
Mon - Wed 07:00 - 19:00
Thu - Fri 07:00 - 21:00
Sat 08:30 - 18:00
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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been using the Fleet Kitchen, on Tavistock Square, most days for the past four months. The baking is a tad pricey, but amazing. The salads are always a bit "funky", with an unusual ingredient most days, but the frittatas are usually excellent too, and the main dishes are good, if not to my taste. However, they lost my... More 

Thank Joanna F
Leicester, United Kingdom
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466 reviews
239 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Love this bakery, close enough to the British Museum to come out of and have lunch here. Had scrambled eggs on toast as brunch was being served on the Sunday we visited. Couldn't resist the carrot cake which was excellent.

Thank big-blue-eyes
London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

You gotta visit here and try making choices of what pastries, what cake, what sandwich, or what cookie would you like to try with one of a kindish Cup of Coffee on A daily Basis. The cakes are well made, fully - bodied, and especially cheesecakes from this bakery can be a very quality cheat meal if you are fitness... More 

Thank thebinaryscale
Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 February 2017

We stayed near this bakery during our time in London and we loved it! Had breakfast here every day. The staff are friendly and the food tasty!

Thank rfernand0
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

This is close to Holborn station. A fantastic place to eat in or take out breakfast lunch or snack. Superb coffee. I treat myself to the breakfast pot. Fresh fruit Greek yoghurt Bircher muesli and Berry fruit compote. Good selection of pastries and cakes sandwiches salads and savouries.

Thank Bolton20
London, United Kingdom
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487 reviews
409 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 193 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Recommended by a colleague, it turned out to be quite crowded even on a mild Friday lunch. (Bear in mind there are tables in the basement so don't be turned off by the full tables upstairs.) Main courses of the day were: quiche with courgette&(alleged) mozzarella, potato&chorizo frittata and a quirky hot dog. Healthy fast food for about £5 plus... More 

Thank Fabrizio O
London, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Popular, cool café on the corner of Lincoln's Inn Fields offering a range of teas and Monmouth-brewed coffee. Very tasty breakfasts including their healthy breakfast bowl of fruit, muesli and yoghurt. Excellent scrambled eggs ( one of the very few places I've eaten in that knows how to do them properly ) and delicious cakes and pastries. If it's too... More 

Thank simon r
Rabat, Morocco
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Studying at LSE for half a year, this place became a refuge from academia. They serve healthy salads, soups, quiche and frittata, as well as a range of sandwiches to take away, delicious cakes (raspberry crumble cake - so heavy, so many calories, but soooo nice!). The coffee is superb and service is always friendly. Their hot chocolate promotion -... More 

Thank Paul S
Rochester, New York
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2016

The title says it all. I wish I could go back here. It was the best cup of coffee I ever had in my life. Not acidic ... so smooth and rich.

Thank dmalfi
London, England, United Kingdom
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79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Stumbled across the bakery by accident and had a wonderful lunch, slightly tucked away from the buzz of Holborn. The quiche was delicoius and so were the salads, paired with very friendly service - a winner! Slightly on the pricey side (7 GBP something for a piece of quiche and salad) but well worth it.

Thank Anna P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Free Wifi
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 19:00
07:00 - 21:00
07:00 - 21:00
08:30 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Holborn
  • Neighbourhood: Holborn
  • Phone Number: 020 7691 1457

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Inner London’s busiest streets crisscross quiet cobbled lanes for an effect that can be urbane or quaint – or an intriguing blend of both – depending on the particular corner you turn. Due to its especially convenient location, bustling Holborn hosts an excellent range of hotels, eateries, and shops to suit practically any taste or budget. With major attractions like the British Museum and Somerset House as well as popular areas such as Covent Garden and Soho all just a short walk away, Holborn is a smart base from which to explore London.
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