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Ole & Steen

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56 Haymarket | Number 2, St James’s Market, London SW1Y 4RP, England
+44 20 3828 8242
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (40 reviews)
“bread” (58 reviews)
“pastry” (21 reviews)
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Cafe, Scandinavian, Danish, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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56 Haymarket | Number 2, St James’s Market, London SW1Y 4RP, England
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1 - 10 of 288 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

I love Ole & Steen, but I wonder if they spread too fast too soon across London. Not every branch has the same quality etc, though of course, the products are the same. I have visited several of them across London. The breakfast bowls are...More

Thank isabelvargask
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice pastries, and good rye bread open sandwiches. The coffee was very good too. It gets very busy at lunch, so we arrived slightly early on Saturday (12:30), and we managed to get seats.

Thank OJG2013
TeamOleandSteen, Team O&S at Ole & Steen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi OJG2013, We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your pastries and sandwiches during your recent trip to Ole & Steen. Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! We hope to see you again soon :) Team O&S

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The food is tasty and well-presented by expensive for what it is so probably just a reflection of the high rents and rates that businesses have to pay in this location which is around the corner from Piccadilly Circus. Judging by the number of people...More

Thank DominicDeBurca
TeamOleandSteen, Team O&S at Ole & Steen, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Dominic, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! We're glad to hear you enjoyed your Danish treats. Our wifi is indeed free, so next time you're in the area and looking for a place to work, why not pop in? Hope to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee and cake but the ham and cheese toastie was sublime. Going back again tomorrow for breakfast and collect some pastries to take back to Devon.

Thank Chris D
TeamOleandSteen, Team O&S at Ole & Steen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Chris, Thanks for your review. We're so lad that you enjoyed your coffee, cake, and toastie. Hope to see you enjoy your breakfast and that you'll pop by our store the next time you're in London! Team O&S

Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

This is a spacious cafe with fantastic pastries. We ordered a pot of tea, cup of coffee and two large sized pastries which cost £11. This was reasonable considering the quality. Staff were friendly, but rather distracted. It was very busy and I can understand...More

Thank Sunnydaye11
TeamOleandSteen, Team O&S at Ole & Steen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Sunnydaye11, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review. We're so happy to hear you enjoyed your tea, coffee, and pastries. Hope to see you again soon! :) Team O&S

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I've been working at a bakery as a manager for many years now and usually our customers say that the feeling they get is like at " Ole and Steen" , so this evening I visited to realise what is so special about this bakery...More

Thank TomMiller4725
TeamOleandSteen, Team O&S at Ole & Steen, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Tom, Wow! What an amazing review. Emma is SO happy to hear that you loved her excellent and friendly service. We agree- she's an amazing team member and we're glad that her great customer service blew you away. Hope to see you again soon!...More

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We stopped off here before a business meeting and was impressed by the range of cakes and open sandwiches. The place obviously gets busy as they have a ticketing system to place your order. This seemed to work well and much better than queuing. Not...More

Thank Howard M
TeamOleandSteen, Team O&S at Ole & Steen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hi Howard, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review! We're so glad that you enjoyed our delicious range of offerings, from our open-faced sandwiches to our display of mouth-watering pastries and cakes. We hope you stop by again soon :) Team O&S

Reviewed 30 August 2018

This "Scandi" bakery is a bustling cafe with lots of office workers having a coffee break or conducting meetings. Staff are efficient and you order at the counter and collect your coffees from the dnd of the large counter. There are plenty of pastries and...More

Thank PeterMVic
TeamOleandSteen, Team O&S at Ole & Steen, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Hi PeterMVic, Thank you for taking the time to leave your review! We appreciate all feedback as it can help us improve and offer the best service, food, and coffee possible. We're glad that you enjoyed your pastry, but we are sorry to hear our...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

We were in the area and my husband wanted a snack, so I said look to see if Ole & Steen are in the area, well goggled it and only 5min away. We went in and it was crowded but no line so that was...More

Thank Betty345123
TeamOleandSteen, Team O&S at Ole & Steen, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Hi Betty, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! We're so glad to hear that you stopped by for a coffee and cinnamon slice and enjoyed every last drop. Can't wait to see you again soon! Team O&S

Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

There is nothing like a Danish bakery. Healthy and good bread, ryebread for open sandwiches and the Danish that no country manages to create like a Danish baker. Lovely decor and cosy atmosphere. So much that tastes great. Great to find a Danish bakery in...More

Thank Bettina M
TeamOleandSteen, Team O&S at Ole & Steen, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Hi Bettina, Thanks for taking the time to leave a review! We agree...there's nothing like classic Danish baking! We're glad to hear you love our decor, atmosphere, and most of all, our selection of breads, pastries, and more. Hope to see you again soon :)...More

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Response from debbiesimo | Reviewed this property |
They only have a kinda chocolate rye cookie rolled in oats that’s delicious!!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$3 - US$16
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
7:30 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
9:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 56 Haymarket | Number 2, St James’s Market, London SW1Y 4RP, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > St. James's
  • Neighbourhood: St. James's
  • Phone Number: +44 20 3828 8242
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Description
The Danish Bakery breakfast to supper. Coffee, handmade breads, pastries, cakes, salads, sandwiches, stews, beers and wines. Eat in or take away.
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