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Patisserie Valerie - Covent Garden - CLOSED

8 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B 5HZ, England
+44 20 7240 0064
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible8%
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Restaurant Hours Closed
French, Cafe, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
8 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B 5HZ, England
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1 - 10 of 184 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently visited for a couple of cakes and two drinks. I had chocolate gateaux which was very nice. My husband wanted the apple tart but they had sold out so he had the mixed berry tart. The base was quite hard but we were...More

Thank Irishdancer1968
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We were lucky to get a table for seven on a crowded afternoon near Covent Garden. We decided to share a Black Forest gateau, a custard millefeuille, a tiramisu cake and a cheesecake. The service arrived quickly and cakes were all looked amazing. Food quality...More

Thank Fenerlady
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I am not sure why the majority of Patisserie Valerie's staff has an arrogant attitude.I entered the place and was not welcome by any of the staff , they looked at me as if I was bothering them just by being at the shop ,which...More

Thank rubens a
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Avoid this particular ' rat hole'... The place is shabby and filthy with dirty tables and floor areas. We ordered apple tart .,but weren't told it was unavailable but we were brought an almond tart replacement instead. We thought it would be fine...but horror of...More

Thank wildeastern
Reviewed 5 June 2017

My daughter and I went here for breakfast/brunch during our recent stay in Covent Garden. What a delightful little coffee shop. We were unaware at the time that it is a "chain", however, you wouldn't haave know that from the excellent serrice and food that...More

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 5 May 2017

I went to this afternoon tea a week ago and it was not a great experience. My friend has a nut allergy and I had made a clear indication of this when making the booking online in the notes section. I also rang up the...More

Thank Natasha01234
Reviewed 5 May 2017

A quick treat before heading off to the theatre, chocolate cake to die for and a gorgeous pot of tea. Service from the staff left a little to be desired - a smile and a thank you would have been nice.

Thank 919wendy
Reviewed 22 March 2017

I was extremely disappointed with the service from staff. Made to feel very uncomfortable. Not very friendly. Cakes and food ridiculously overpriced. Don't be overwhelmed by the fancy cakes in the window they are just average and very overpriced.

Thank rubydotts
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We went for lunch at this patisserie in early March. As always with Patisserie Valerie (PV) the tables are crammed in and space is at a premium. We were first in the line but totally ignored by staff at first. We were were eventually shown...More

Thank jesann
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Nice coffee, yummy cakes and a pleasant atmosphere. Would definitely visit again if in the area. It holds its own amongst the many coffee shops in the area.

Thank Smileydeb
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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  • Address: 8 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B 5HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7240 0064
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