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The Delaunay

#376 of 18,285 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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“schnitzel” (224 reviews)
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German, Austrian, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
55 Aldwych, London WC2B 4BB, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We went on Sunday for Afternoon Tea which our Son had booked and paid for beforehand. It was not as nice as we thought it was going to be, we have definitely had better. The tables are way too close together it felt uncomfortable. The...More

Thank paradiselover
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Eight of us went for my dads birthday. All of us enjoyed the food which was well presented and tasty. I had the sausages served with Warm potato salad, whilst other hits included Lobster Benedict and Fish Goujons. Nice selection of desserts too. Missed out...More

Thank Christian4
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The food was very nice. Not that many options for someone with allergies but the staff were still helpful. The wine was also pricy but nice! We both had sausage which was a little grissly- not what I had hoped for but tasty. Nice meal-...More

Thank Foodiemaund
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My daughter had booked tea for a birthday treat for a change from tea at Harrods. Sorry but not a patch on Harrods tea. The scones were ok but a bit dry the Viennese snacks were not very nice and tasted odd. The tea was...More

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A really good schnitzel with a delicious mushroom sauce. Unfortunately Rosti are not served in the evening otherwise our meal would have been perfect. Strudel for dessert was very good. Service was very attentive. Really enjoyed the meal.

Thank highlandbeachflorida
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went for a pre theatre dinner on a Saturday night. The restaurant was nice and busy giving it a great atmosphere and the service was very prompt. The food was really good. The chicken Kiev was very tasty as was the cod. Service was...More

Thank Tomsandison1
Reviewed 1 week ago

we were celebrating a friend's birthday dinner - two of us are vegetarian and the menu had ample choice - the staff were very efficient and helpful - the atmosphere was very classy - the food was very well presented - it was a lovely...More

Thank tina m
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very warm welcome and a good atmosphere. I immediately felt someone was in charge and all the staff knew what they were doing. Efficient without undue hurry sounds easy but it takes experience to judge the customers’ pace. They got it right. The table...More

Thank ian m
Reviewed 1 week ago

After a very good meal at Langans today it reminded me to write a review about our last visit to Delauney's. My husband's beef fillet strogonov had sinewy bits in it. For an expensive dish the beef should be sheer. Then my Salzberger Nockernl were...More

Thank Ann R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

10 of us friends booked the private room for afternoon tea. The room was very nice dimly lit the service was superb the Butler served us then left us to do out own thing. We took loads of lovely photos. The major disappointment was the...More

Thank Moskon
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
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Kulvinder C
16 November 2017|
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Response from Antal | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, can't help as we don't drink much wine, but recently a three course dinner for four of us with three beers cost around £230 excluding service. It was worth every penny.
15 November 2017|
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Response from Boss527 | Reviewed this property |
not too sure about the baby changing room but the washroom is ok a size.
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$34 - US$94
German, Austrian, European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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
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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