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L'Etoile

#242 of 282 Bakeries in London
#14,700 of 19,218 Places to Eat in London
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73 Westbourne Grove, London W2 4UJ, England
+44 20 7229 0380
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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

With all the coffee chains in my neighbourhood I really wanted to like this place and make it my home away from home for coffee. I even gave the owner a few allowances. But she is a grouch and rude. I even thought okay she adds character to the place. It didn't work. She is a grouch and rude. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Best fruit cake in London! I always get their fruit cake when our family celebrates birthdays. Good price high quality.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016 via mobile

Coffee is OK croissants and pain au chocolat are really good not really the most amazing cakes or sandwich just ok really and the staff are not that friendly I'm local do I usually grab a croissant from there and never had a smile or friendly face from the people working there that includes the lady owner

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2015 via mobile

A great little place to pop in for a drink and a cake. Not the most refined patisserie but a great choice with some decent sized cakes (easily enough to share) as well as some more delicate sized options. Very homely and welcoming lady (owner?) Who seems unflappable. Would def pop in again if passing.

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2013

A great location, outstanding danish pastry, very good coffee (Americano) and good chat from the proprietress.

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Europa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2013

Best cappuccino I've drunk in London. The pastries are also very good. We've come back to L'Etoile again and again for a good, quiet breakfast, served by nice people.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2011

My wife and I spent 8 nights at the Hyde Park Hotel, located just a block past this corner on Garaway Road. Each morning, we began the journey around town, looking for a good place to pick up a reasonably priced breakfast before beginning our "touristing". Anyhow, as anyone that has vacationed in London knows, food can get expensive very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 Westbourne Grove, London W2 4UJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Notting Hill
  • Neighbourhood: Notting Hill
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7229 0380

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Notting Hill

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Notting Hill
As West London's friskiest corner, Notting Hill more than manages to retain plenty of the same appeal that's brought the affluent area so much worldwide attention. In this attractive cobblestoned neighbourhood, a delectable variety of eateries, independent shops, galleries and street vendors offer a delightful window into how to live the good life in London, with each presenting visitors with an experience that's a little more idiosyncratic and endearing than the last. Travelers looking to forage for antiques should be sure to visit the Portobello Road Market on Saturdays, the largest antiques market in the United Kingdom.
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