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Bloomsbury Coffee House

20 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RE, England
+44 20 7837 2877
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good41%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“quiche” (9 reviews)
“cakes” (15 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 4:30 PMAll hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Tavistock Place, London WC1H 9RE, England
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1 - 10 of 151 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We were visiting the British Library around the corner and stopped by for some Sunday Brunch. The cafe was busy with students and young families. The service was efficient. They had run out of muffins but served sausage egg and cheese toasted sandwiches instead. I...More

Thank Pinkie2002
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A quirky little basement cafe tucked at the corner of Tavistock, this little gem offered a lovely cup of creamy cappuccino. One of the best cups I have in London thus far. Was there at about 1330 and the place was quite packed with the...More

Thank EarthlingA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Usually you can get a good english breakfast here, but this time they had "kitchen issues" so only items off the menu, nice cafe though

Thank Alan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good breakfast choices. Excellent selection cakes. Friendly staff. Quick service. Good ambiance. Excellent for solos.

Thank brownnov
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I wish my stomach was twice as big so that I could have ordered twice as much. The salads and tarts are delicious. The coffee is excellent. I saw the menu on the tables after I ordered and I'll certainly be back for the smashed...More

Thank NZKateNJake
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Getting out of the rain into this basement café in Bloomsbury was like stepping into a time-warp. Simpler days. Formica topped tables, wooden chairs. Smiling staff. And a small but perfectly formed array of salads and quiches (as well as THE most delicious sausage rolls)...More

Thank BecomingMe
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This is a really nice place to get a good cup of coffee and have a break from the hectic London. It also has a variety of good quality foods and cakes and their juices are amazing. The staff was very friendly and the interior...More

Thank Sissel K
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Great little cafe, perfectly cooked English breakfast and good coffee. The porridge was good too and the prices are reasonable.

Thank Caulkheaduk
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We were also staying at St Athans and after reading the positive reviews here we didn't hesitate to try. Everything was delicious! Not cheap but not expensive either, considering it's homemade and good quality.

Thank claraclara9
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

A very good breakfast in a cosy coffee. Tea is very good as well as the porridge and all the things that they proposed ! I highly recommand you to go

1  Thank capcamille
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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27 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
5 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, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
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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