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The Delaunay

) #333 of 18,131 Restaurants in London $$ - $$$ German, , European
55 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BB, England
+44 20 7499 8558
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (203 reviews)
“schnitzel” (214 reviews)
“kedgeree” (46 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
German, Austrian, European, British, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
55 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BB, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

The Delaunay looks quite posh as you enter, but the food is actually not that expensive. Despite being a big restaurant, it's not overly loud in there and you're able to enjoy a nice conversation without having to shout. We went there for the brunch,...More

Thank zecuritas
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Delaunay is a largish restaurant that manages to feel small and personal in a nicely Continental European way. The staff, from the cheerful doorman to the waiters and waitresses, are welcoming and helpful. The food is always good - though make sure you're feeling...More

Thank David A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Superb food, great service and a lovely dining room. We were dining as part of a theatre package and thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Our first visit but definitely not our last.

Thank Antal
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Delaunay is a pleasant restaurant with a good ambience. The lunch menu did not have a very wide choice but we both enjoyed our meals. The staff were a bit slow to take our orders but that was the only thing we could say...More

Thank Vickym830
Reviewed 1 week ago

3rd visit to The Delaunay, this time for afternoon tea again. Really lovely, super afternoon tea, a slight twist being European but not too far off the track that you lose the sense of the traditional afternoon tea. Great food and great service, can't wait...More

Thank Ninboo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Full of character and old style charm. Great breakfast menu and the best for customer service. From reception to the waiting staff the service is professional and warm throughout. The place is great for breakfast and brunch.

Thank 3650Chestnut
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My colleagues treated me to a retirement dinner in a private dining room at the Delaunay, I was thoroughly spoiled . The ambience, service and attention to detail are first class. The food was sublime , with my party of 8 diners really enjoying all...More

Thank V507LIBridget
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited for brunch and this time had not reserved a table in advance. Although the restaurant was busy, we were shown to a table straight away. Service was exemplary. We selected dishes from the breakfast/ brunch choices but saved room for desserts ! The...More

Thank Sils55
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of our Friends favourite restaurant. Great menu, has something for everyone good simple dishes that everyone loves. highly recommended and will definitely return.

Thank Marc J
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is a true gem in central London. Despite its relative youth, the interior was has been beautifully decorated in a 1930s style, which gives a great first impression. The food and wine were both exquisite. There is plenty of choice on the vegetarian...More

Thank James H
Nearby
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
...More
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Jomopo
23 October 2016|
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Response from Mike C | Reviewed this property |
It is very mixed and appropriateness of course depends on outlook. There are usually quite a few in business suits and ties, but there are also those in jeans. Anywhere in the middle would make you fit right in, casual but... More
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madmichyLondon
17 May 2016|
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Response from Jane R | Reviewed this property |
Cab, if you don't know where you are going should cost about £5 from Covent Gareden tube, or if you are in high heels. Otherwise, it's about a 6 minute walk from Covent Gareden tube. Hope it helps.
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binghamStevenage
12 September 2015|
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Response from diane c | Reviewed this property |
i have no idea, but it's in the theatre district which is special and transport is quick and regular.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$31 - US$86
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7499 8558
  • E-mail
Description
Very much in the European Grand Café tradition, the menus range from breakfasts, brunch on Saturdays & Sundays, all-day snacks, coffees, afternoon teas, sandwiches, platters of crustacea, ice-cream coupes, patisserie and cakes, and a full à la carte, with a daily changing plat du jour and an extensive selection of schnitzels and Wieners.
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