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London Review Cake Shop

14 Bury Place, London WC1A 2JL, England
+44 20 7269 9045
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“quiche” (9 reviews)
“cakes” (33 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
All hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
14 Bury Place, London WC1A 2JL, England
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

This place is tiny but we managed to find a free table outside. The cake was absolutely delicious (white chocolate and tahini), but sitting outside they only serve in take away cups and cake in a box. Not environmentally friendly at all. Staff were a...More

Thank Curatorgirl
Reviewed 10 June 2017

I got a pastry and milk, wife got her tea. The music was so loud that they couldn't hear my order. Nice and clean

Thank john g
Reviewed 3 June 2017

We had been visiting the British Museum & saw this bookshop as we left. I had been wanting to purchase a book for a friend so popped in to find that a cafe was attached. Perfect! We needed refreshments after 4 hours in the museum...More

Thank Jocelyn P
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

My friend and I were walking through the Bloomsbury area trying to get to Trafalgar Square. Well we walked into a ceramics gallery that caught our eyes and the salesperson recommended this place for a rest and quick bite. She specifically said she would spend...More

Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

This is a lovely little café next to the London review book shop. We are staying in the area and popped in for a coffee and cake stop. Good strong coffee and I had the honey pistachio spelt cake which was delicious. They also had...More

Thank SimoneBeedle
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This is a great place for a cup of tea and a piece of cake. The best Café near the British Museum and with the delightful surroundings of the bookshop. Good place to chill.

Thank Yakimov
Reviewed 30 December 2016

I love this cafe and every year when I come to London I spend some time there. Usually the service is enthusiastically directive, the tight spaces managed by the skill of the manager. Unfortunately she was on holiday when I went this time and it...More

Thank cawdorMarlborough
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

I really would have liked to have given this place full marks, as the food is adventurous and yummy! But service is really on the rude side and the tea is incredibly expensive. I'll try again though...as it really is a good place to sit,...More

1  Thank Brenda C
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Mum and I visited yesterday, after deciding the cafe in the British Museum was a little busy and wondering round nearby for something different. The London Review did not disappoint. We ended up sitting on a shared table inside (bit of a shame that it's...More

Thank EmilyArbery
Reviewed 27 June 2016

We had a very tasty lunch at this cake shop on Saturday - they don't only do cakes! It was excellent - I had the quiche with kale on the side - very yummy - just the ticket for keeping me alert during the afternoon!...More

Thank hikingshorts
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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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Bury Place, London WC1A 2JL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7269 9045
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