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Patisserie Valerie

#147 of 304 Bakeries in London#8,203 of 19,872 Places to Eat in London
$$ - $$$Cafe, , European
22-24 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HJ, England
+44 20 7580 5249
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good28%
  • Average19%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“cakes” (16 reviews)
“clotted cream” (2 reviews)
“sandwich” (2 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 7:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, Belgian, European
$$ - $$$
22-24 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HJ, England
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1 - 10 of 65 reviews

Reviewed 9 December 2017

Been to many of these bakery as it’s all over London . But only when I have a sugar craving and there’s no where else to go. Personally thus would not be my first choice. I find the cakes very basic and too overrated and...More

Thank sinittab2017
Reviewed 30 November 2017

Stop by usually when in the neighborhood as it is convenient to Goodge Street underground station. This time had a piece of the black forest gateau with some tea. The gateau as usual was very tasty, but have to say the service could have been...More

Thank interceptpubs
Reviewed 20 November 2017

Took over 15 minutes to order and then a further half an hour for the food to arrive. The food itself was edible, if a little cold. I won't be back.

Thank Hong H
Reviewed 31 October 2017

Just popped in for a pot of tea, which was delicious, and couldn't resist a fabulous croissant. The best I've ever eaten outside France.

Thank DebnDawes
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Cakes are nice but the treatment has a clearly lack of proffesionalism... We ordered some cafes from MICHAEL and we were waiting for 15 minutes until we had to ask a waitress again ..

1  Thank Desire D
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Great for breakfast, brunch or lunch, dine in or take away. The pastries and gateaux looked divine and I can vouch for the pecan and maple tart. Had to have another one a couple of days later.

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Came here with a groupon afternoon tea voucher ! Lovely fresh sandwiches and cakes! The manager was lovely, friendly and helpful. Staff were pleasant and attentive. Great relaxing atmosphere .

Thank Shar0n1961
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Centrally located in Bloomsbury, this chain coffee and pastry spot can consistently be counted on as a warm and welcoming stop. Good prices. Good value. Courteous staff.

Thank Rebecca F
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I cannot fault the service here, it's great. (It is near to UCL's main campus so I suspect they are used to students). And the hot chocolate is honestly amazing!

1  Thank Elizabeth A
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Great place, great people and great food, what more can one ask for ! Their cakes are fantastic and food is really good, not too cheap but not too expensive either.

Thank mblackuk
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
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 21
Cafe, Belgian, European
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 7:00 pm
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22-24 Torrington Place, London WC1E 7HJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7580 5249
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