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Franx Continental Cafe

192 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8JL, England
+44 20 7836 7989
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good35%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (10 reviews)
“salad” (8 reviews)
“chicken kebab” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
192 Shaftesbury Avenue, London WC2H 8JL, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good English breakfast. The toast was especially nice and buttery. Lovely rashers and perfect egg. Nice mug of tea and all for under£6. Highly recommended.

Thank melaniejohanna
Reviewed 19 January 2018 via mobile

I came here yesterday with my Mum on a Theatre Trip and we saw this cafe and went in when we saw Jacket Potatoes. We wanted something simple. The guy who served was lovely. Very accommodating. The jackets were lovely. I enjoyed every bite. I...More

Thank Kaycee Joanne S
Reviewed 15 January 2018

What a gem. Great English breakfasts and a lot more good stuff on offer too all at very reasonable prices. The staff could not be more accommodating in varying the menu when asked. They also were happy about toasting some gluten free bread that we...More

Thank member_member
Reviewed 6 January 2018

This is a busy little place which was an ideal breakfast stop as we were staying in Drury Lane. Bacon and sausage sandwiches went down well with tea and coffee to set us up on a busy day ahead. Worth stopping by for.

Thank Dibleygirl
Reviewed 11 December 2017

This is the second time that we have visited Franx for breakfast and once again the food was great. The menu is really varied. However, we opted for the Vegetarian Breakfast (Egg, mushrooms, hash browns, beans, tomato and toast) and a Full English. The lunch...More

Thank JAT77
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Looks can be deceiving, it small and rough around the edges but has the most fantastic, well priced local food! 100% recommend for everyone looking for a good english breakfast in a west-end cafe. Only downside is because its small not many seats but you...More

Thank Gemma J
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Great little place. Staff polite and helpful, food very tasty. I've had breakfast here a couple of times and pannini for lunch. Price is great and the coffee is good!

Thank louo446
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Really good breakfast. The staff are lovely, the food was really tasty and great portions. Next time I am in London I will be visiting Franx again.

Thank Kat P
Reviewed 13 October 2017 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 24 September 2017 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
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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