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Franx Continental Cafe

192 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8JL, England
+44 20 7836 7989
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly
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192 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8JL, England
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1 - 10 of 87 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Proper old style London sandwich bar / 'caff' with options of cooked breakfast and sandwiches made to order. My staple toasted bacon sandwich was just as it should be accompanied with a large mug of tea. Service is quick, everyone is welcomed warmly. I wish...More

Thank Nico260
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Excellent food, excellent service and prices were very reasonable. We only wish we had found this place on Day 1... Can't recommend highly enough!

Thank 75guy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a find. Fantastic breakfast and great staff. Tea comes in a proper mug. Very close to Shaftesbury theatre

Thank Sue K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Italian style of welcoming inside thd store and way of service. We had two panini, one vegetarian (mozzarella tomato rucola) and one with parma ham. Prices affordable and the vegetarian panini was very good. The parma ham was slightly not as fresh as expected but...More

Thank Maria_Prodromou
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Was in the area looking for a breakfast at around 11, most places stop at 10ish, found Franx on here with great reviews. Cute and quaint little cafe, great service, food was fantastic. Would definitely recommend and come again when I'm in the area!

Thank Olivia W
Reviewed 5 June 2017

I wanted to have a full english breakfast and this place had great reviews. The food was tasty and even the black pudding wasnt that bad. Its a must try, The service was very friendly even the guy near the washrooms who was doing the...More

1  Thank silent_21
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

This cafe is near to my hotel and I have been there for breakfast, lunch,and just for coffee. It's a great little place, the food is good, and the staff are friendly and personable. Best of all, as I am an early riser, they're open...More

1  Thank vancouvermum
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Visited today to grab lunch before the theatre. Reasonable prices and nice food. Friendly and polite staff. Be prepared to wait though as it is a relatively small place that looks to always be busy. Good selection of food and some amazing looking pastries!

1  Thank Roxanne H
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Small cafe with great food, very friendly staff, and the prices are very reasonable. Locals ate there. The menu has a wide variety. My husband got full English breakfast, I got a great fresh fruit bowl and hot chocolate. We ate there 3 times during...More

1  Thank COLayla
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Fantastic service, cheap lovely fresh food, the best in London. Salads to die for. We have been to London many times and always look forward to having our lunch here.

Thank Kate W
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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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 192 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8JL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7836 7989
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