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City Cafe

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City of London
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7 Pepys Street | Doubletree by Hilton, London, Tower of London, London EC3N 4AF, England
17:30 - 22:30
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Mon - Sat 17:30 - 22:30
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

We had Christmas diner here because we stay in the Doubletree hotel any many sites are closed this day. It felt like the staff had a day off and was replaced by inexperienced people. Service was not good, but the quality of the food was. Examples of bas service: table not cleaned, cutlery not placed before serving a meal, dessert... More 

Thank Rienk v
Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
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286 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

this is attached to the doubletree so is convenient, but it is not cheap, and watch what time you go as it gets manically busy. The spread is good, the granola lovely, but they have to be sharp to keep everything topped up as they run out fast.

Thank JLM3080
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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69 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2016

Good hot food but on pricey side for what I got but tasty and served efficently. G & T was again pricey

Thank Eric P
Istanbul, Turkey
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

It was so delicious traditional English breakfast. The cafe was clean and comfortable and the staff was kind.

Thank Akdoganlar_Bora
Wellington, Florida
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125 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

A great meal in the Doubletree, the food is well made and enjoyable, but expensive like most of London. Since there are few choices within a short walk, it is a good choice if staying in the hotel or at one of the nearby hotels.

Thank A_Florida_Traveler
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139 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

I was so excited when i saw that they had waffles on the menu. Kind of tough to find in London far as I could see. The prices were ok for a hotel breakfast and the food was very good.

Thank MamaHannahStevie
Berlin, Germany
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

Service was a little slow, but the staff were polite. The food is good quality but nothing exceptional.

Thank Carl-Becke
Lemont, Illinois
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181 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 April 2016

We were reminded three times that our breakfast was not included with our room. We know that, thank you. Portions were very small and we found it to be expensive for what you got.

Thank jltaylor0295
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

See my main review of the Doubletree Hilton for more detail but this breakfast was excellent with an fantastic choice of high quality foodstuffs

Thank James E
Los Angeles, California
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2016

Had breakfast here every day during my 3-night stay. Overall breakfast experience was exceptional! Morning staff were friendly, responsive and attentive. Special mention for Michel who remembers our favorite beverages and offers the same on our subsequent visits.

Thank Michael G

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 29 - USD 31
European, British
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Dining Style
Fine Dining
Good for
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Pepys Street | Doubletree by Hilton, London, Tower of London, London EC3N 4AF, England
  • Public Transportation: Tower Hill Underground Station The hotel is less than 5 minutes walk from Tower Hill station (District & Circle lines). From Tower Hill tube station, turn right with the Tower of London on your left, up either Cooper's Row or Trinity Square towards Pepys Street. City Cafe is located within the Mint Hotel Tower of London on Pepys Street
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
City Café restaurant provides a perfect backdrop for a private dinner, business lunch or celebration with swift service and knowledgeable staff.
Menus present classic favourites as well as modern twists on British cuisine. Every week our renowned Head Chef – Jonathan Ingram – creates his own Market Menu using the freshest ingredients, sourced locally where possible.
A seasonal à la carte menu is served using quality produce and served at a reasonable price, complimented by a wide selection of fine wines.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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