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The Counter at The Delaunay

#1,910 of 18,270 Restaurants in London}
$$ - $$$, Cafe, European
55 Aldwych | WC2B 4BB, London WC2B 4BB, England
+44 20 7499 8558
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  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Austrian, Cafe, European, Central European, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
55 Aldwych | WC2B 4BB, London WC2B 4BB, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had lunch today - pretty good with an Austrian twist - shame no Tafelspitz. Place does nice light lunches, reasonably priced for London, but with small portions. Makes a change not to get fries with everything

1  Thank gourmetmike746
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went there with friends for an afternoon pre-theater tea. The Jasmine tea was tasteless whereas the Darjeeling was good. The food was average nothing to remember. Staff courteous and professional. The setting is very old England. Do not confuse the venue with the extremely...More

Thank vaccarile
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We treated our niece and nephew to tea at this charming coffee shop - impressive cakes, good choice of drinks and excellent service. A very enjoyable experience.

Thank Antal
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Wow what a selection of coffee teas and pastries, one hardly knew where to start, but did in the end, and they were fantastic, a very pleasant start before our trip to see Beautiful which was right next door, and great as it was raining,...More

Thank Barbara S
Reviewed 3 August 2017

We went here for a light lunch before a matinee theatre performance, based on a friend's recommendation. The choice is very good - interesting sandwiches and rolls, as well as a good selection of light meals. The food was attractive and very tasty. The down...More

Thank MontysMum72
Reviewed 9 July 2017

Amazing pastries for a mid morning coffee. Transported to the heart of Vienna for a few minutes. Attentive staff and buzzing atmosphere

1  Thank mistertraveller2017
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Wow, a wonderful environment, atmosphere, selection of cakes and food and service... Well worth visiting.

Thank LatchG
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

I bought a takeway sandwich and a cake piece. The avocado tomato baguette was on the fridge and the tomato and the avocado were frozen. I had a bite and it was completely crunchy and icy. I went back as I was down the road,...More

Thank london_flaneur
Management response:Responded 8 July 2017

Good Afternoon, Please may I ask that you send us a private message with your contact details so a manager can talk to you personally about your experience. Kind Regards

Reviewed 26 June 2017

Based upon Austrian produce it was a well laid out eating and drinking establishment. It was not too big to be ignored and so was very pleasant. The food all looks very tempting but we popped in for a drink. The beer was very refreshing...More

Thank robbiethetiger
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

I stopped off here for coffee and cake with the family and was very impressed. This small but vibrant place is unique in its decor and history providing a great range of fresh pastries and coffee. This is a small place however so would not...More

Thank Jake M
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:30 - 17:30
07:00 - 19:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
07:00 - 22:30
10:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 55 Aldwych | WC2B 4BB, London WC2B 4BB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Neighbourhood: Trafalgar Square / Embankment
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7499 8558
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