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Beck's cafe

28 Red Lion Street, London WC1R 4PS, England
+44 20 7405 8565
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good28%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chicken kebab” (6 reviews)
“beans” (7 reviews)
“egg breakfast” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
28 Red Lion Street, London WC1R 4PS, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beck's does a really good breakfast. It's hot, quick and the sausages and bacon are really tasty. My husband tackled the mega breakfast and didn't eat again until tea time. Breakfasts come with a hot drink and toast or bread and butter. There's even a...More

Thank Annette269
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Apparently a favorite spot for the work crews in the area. Had a tasty and very filling breakfast there with my wife and daughter. The service was quick and attentive and the prices reasonable.

Thank Dangoverts
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My sister's and I travel to London every November for our sister time together and we stumbled across Beck's cafe by pure chance, we were absolutely thrilled with the food and ambiance,it's a busy little cafe that's quite unassuming from the outside but it's a...More

Thank mandylb14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really nice food with friendly staff. Had the american breakfast and it was lovely and a very big portion. Price was decent and staff were really nice and accommodating. Highly recommend

Thank Vacationer820670
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Toasted cheese sandwich for breakfast was absolutely perfect. The coffee was good too and it was not expensive. Highly recommend

Thank An_Expat_Wife
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Very dog for value of money, nice traditional English brekfast, was very happy and full.service was ok

Thank Slaven S
Reviewed October 7, 2018

I've reviewed this before.Its what in England would be affectionately called a 'greasy spoon'. I'm 49 yrs old. I'm a lawyer. In the ordinary course of a month, I'd eat breakfast here 6/7 times because it opens early and I'm.a busy man. They also do...More

Thank craigbarlow3
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

It’s tough to find a place open for breakfast on Sundays outside of hotels but this place is open and serving great food at a sensible price. They do a range of breakfasts which come with tea/coffee and toast. Everything appeared to be freshly cooked...More

Thank Neale1810
Reviewed August 29, 2018

As a 62 year-old man with a healthy appetite I appreciate quantity, as well as quality, when eating out. My meal of 2 large pork chops, a mountain of creamy mashed potato, fresh peas, green beans, carrots, broccoli and gravy was both. In fact, I...More

Thank Peter_de_Meteor
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

Always full and very popular with local tradesmen. We had the standard full breakfast and it was really tasty.

Thank ThickAndJuicy1
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convenient location, bustling Holborn hosts an
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October 16, 2016|
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Response from IrishPablo | Reviewed this property |
Five stops on the central line from Lancaster Gate to Holborn, then a 5/10 min walk from the station
Alan M
May 18, 2016|
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Response from Tracey G | Reviewed this property |
Hi, as above, we didn't book. its just a cafe but great food and well worth a visit. Enjoy.
April 16, 2015|
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Response from Craig B | Reviewed this property |
7 am is the official start but its been known to open slightly earlier. CLOSED: Sundays.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Red Lion Street, London WC1R 4PS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Holborn
  • Neighbourhood: Holborn
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7405 8565
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