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Patisserie Valerie - Soho

) #33 of 277 Bakeries in London #2,181 of 19,382 Places to Eat in London €€ - €€€ French, Cafe, European
44 Old Compton Street, London W1D 5JX, England
+44 20 7437 3466
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
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“cakes” (144 reviews)
“gateaux” (15 reviews)
“mille feuille” (10 reviews)
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French, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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44 Old Compton Street, London W1D 5JX, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Loved the chocolate shake and the cake was nice too. The ambience is just ok could be better. Staff was good but place looks really tired.

Thank hudsonn90
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I not fan of chains , I was tired of walking on Friday and piped in to this place for cafe but I have been recommended to order chocolate shake and it was awesome , good value for the money and the service from young...More

Thank Mahdi D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a bit chaotic and untidy but it is a busy little place where we had Croque Monsieur and Lasagne and Salad. Swift service and not expensive

Thank Michael H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The cakes were nice and the cup of tea but this place lacks atmosphere. It needs some love and care on the interior especially towards the rear of the seating area. Even the menus look tired! Front of house people friendly but some staff not...More

Thank wendy G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Patisserie Valerie has been an essential part of Soho since 1926. Madame Valerie opened her café in Frith Street but after WWII bombing moved to Old Compton Street. From the original single outlet has grown a chain of cafes all over the UK. Known for...More

Thank Michael D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in for a culpa. A good selection and I chose a good Darjeeling. Good friendly service. Lots of pastries but I didn't try them!

Thank mhharvey
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Called in today to kill some time before a theatre visit. The staff were pleasant and the service quick. My wife and I both had the chocolate cake which was honestly as good as anything I'd ever tasted.

Thank oakes12
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Popped in Saturday afternoon after a trip to the theatre. Very busy downstairs so went upstairs where it was also busy but the staff kindly pulled two small tables together so our party of four could be seated. We ordered tea, coffee and gateaux. My...More

Thank CJChivers
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

I love this Patisserie Valerie. I always receive a wonderful smile and hello whenever I visit. The food is always fresh and the cakes - wonderful!!! The staff are the most friendliest but always professional and it always makes my day when I visit!

Thank Spennyization
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

One of the greatest shop I have ever visited, excellent services! they working like they knew each other very well and they know what they are doing, and I've became a friend with the manger which is Bruno! Thanks for everything shout out from Egypt...More

1  Thank Khaled A
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho
hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a
compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars,
and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red
Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene –
and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping
enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's
greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Old Compton Street, London W1D 5JX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7437 3466
  • E-mail
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