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Bloomsbury Coffee House

20 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RE, England
+44 20 7837 2877
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (10 reviews)
“quiche” (9 reviews)
“cakes” (16 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely setting,friendly staff,most customers on laptops seemingly finishing dissertations or skypeing Full English tasty but very small portions-one sausage,one rasher of bacon,two tablespoons of beans,tiny pieces of toast for £12 with a cup of tea-poor value and nowhere near as nice as Moreish cafe one...More

1  Thank Len1627
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the St Athans Hotel, which is associated with this cafe, and had coffee in the mornings along with some fantastic pastries. The vibe is really good and the employees very nice. Great coffee.

Thank ForesterClark
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

I had the full English breakfast which was tasty with nice flavours. Well presented and not greasy. Great coffee and cosy environment.

Thank hassy80
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

Where to start. The tiffin and cinnamon buns are outstanding. They do some great coffee and the menu is fit for all tastes. They like food and know how to serve it. This place is my go to when I fancy a treat. Oh and...More

Thank hanp86
Reviewed 14 May 2018

Visited for breakfast on a Sunday morning. Basement cafe in nice part of London. Underneath the St Athans hotel. Looks very pleasant. Do NOT be fooled by the decor or pretentious atmosphere. Vegetarian breakfast (£10) and Avocado on toast with poached eggs(£8) was ordered at...More

Thank WorldofPub
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Have walked past here several times on several trips to the area and endured inferior ‘hotel’ breakfasts elsewhere but was glad to finally get to sample their breakfast menu. Was quiet when I walked in but it quickly filled up giving me the impression of...More

Thank Cath C
Reviewed 3 May 2018

I had breakfast here while staying in the Bloomsbury area. This stands up well to the competition. There are lots of coffee shops around. Good quality croissants and plenty of other choices, including the ubiquitous avocado on tast with poached egg. Not bad value for...More

Thank quaestor
Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

This is perfect for breakfast, nice and cosy, good food and coffee, we had full english and poached egg on avocado, divine. Greek yogurt and honey was alsoa sucess.Friendly staff. Creative writers, check out the wooden bird houses. Recommending strongly.

Thank Aino I
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This is the first time I had visited and will not be the last. I found the stuff to so very helpful. The coffee and chocolate cake was so good I had to get some to take away. If you like a cake, then give...More

Thank Rick1954H
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Arrived with friends for a couple of days away in London and needed a good coffee after the train journey from Shropshire. A very nice little coffee shop, that if you blinked you would miss it. However it serves excellent coffee so if definitely worth...More

Thank christopher_shinner
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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28 August 2017|
Response from capcamille | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I took for exemple à porridge with chia seeds, jam with a tea.
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Immi P
6 May 2016|
Response from Bloomsbury C | Property representative |
Thanks for your question. We do have a limited selection of gluten free lunches and cakes each day. Our breakfast/brunch menu also includes gluten free options, we can replace any breakfast toast with gluten free toast... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
8:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7837 2877
  • E-mail
A basement coffee house in the heart of historic Bloomsbury offering fab Allpress Coffee and a daily changing menu of seasonal food...and a fantastic brunch!
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