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Caffe Concerto

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50 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 6LW, England
+44 20 7494 6853
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07:30 - 23:00
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Sun 08:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 07:30 - 23:00
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The service was good, nice decor but it's rated average because of the overpriced cakes - the cheapest to eat in is £4.95 for a Danish pastry, some cakes were £6.95 / slice of average size. They also charge 12.5% service charge and automatically add this to your bill. A shame!

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Thank Electranorthuk
London, United Kingdom
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99 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

From outside, this cafe looks very inviting, especially when you look at the cakes in the window shop! 3 of us had meal in restaurant around corner and decided to go for a cake after, at cafe Concerto. If you look at the window, you will see that cakes are around £4.00. We had 3 cakes and glass of coke... More 

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Thank minasweet
Espoo, Finland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this place after a long walk. It was rainy windy evening. We wanted just some hot tea and a cake. When we entered the cafe I asked if they serve tea and the man answered "You can not just drink tea". Weird ;) So we got a table for three persons near the entrance. It was a huge... More 

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Thank Anna L
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stumbled across this little place after a long day walking around the local galleries. The look of the cakes in the window was enough to entice my mother and I in for coffee and cake. The waiter/manager that greeted us was kind and attentive without being intrusive. Offered a lovely table in the window and suggested that before i order... More 

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Thank Andrew B
London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here with my family for some sweets. Food was good like usual but the service was lacking. The waiter did not bring any sugar for tea, when we asked for some, she brought it over, waited for us to take some and then took it away :))). Weird and funny is a sad way. She then served the last... More 

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Thank Cat M
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

called in for coffee late last night, this is a great place for late night eats , or coffee and a chat. toilets are really clean ! Staff were very friendly and my tia maria coffee was just right to finish the evening

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Thank clive h
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36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We had eaten but had passed this place and seen the cakes as we passed. So desserts and coffee was the plan ! Cakes were all good and we had 3 different one also the coffee was lovely too ! Lovely relaxed feel and would happily go back !

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Thank Timjayling
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

We had a main and a dessert, both of which were relatively pleasant. I had the mushroom ravioli and my partner had the lamb shank. Both of which were okay but won't send me running back for more. For dessert, I had the strawberry gateau and he had the chocolate gateau, both of which were nice but had that mass-produced... More 

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Thank JaneHobbs1992
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34 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Food was passable, eggs Bennedick was terrible. Coffee nothing to rave about (but that's Europe in general). I would never ever go back to one of these places again.

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Thank Jeremy K
Scotland, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

We had around 45 minutes to spare before theatre and although they were extremely busy they found a table for us. When we said how much time we had they took our order right away and our food and drinks arrived quickly. The food was very good and reasonably priced and the waitress was very friendly and efficient. The only... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Cuisine
Italian, Cafe, European
Meals
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:00
Monday
07:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 23:00
Thursday
07:30 - 23:00
Friday
07:30 - 23:00
Saturday
07:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Shaftesbury Avenue, London W1D 6LW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighbourhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7494 6853
Description
Situated at the heart of London theater it is an ideal location for before and after theater meal or for a cake and a coffee. It sits in the midst of theatreland and museums. Whether you have an important meeting or you simply want to relax, Caffe Concerto would suit your needs.

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