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Fleet River Bakery

71 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JH, England
+44 20 7691 1457
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“quiche” (15 reviews)
“cakes” (27 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 7:00 pm Hours
Cafe, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
71 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JH, England
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Had "coffee" here for a business networking meeting. Nice atmosphere. Plenty of space. Good choice of food and drink.

Thank peterca20
Reviewed 3 March 2018

When you're looking for a really nice cake and a well made coffee this is the place to pop in for a sit down coffee or a take away if you're short on time. Big queues at lunch time for those who know it.

Thank K-London2013
Reviewed 7 February 2018

Dropped by here several times during my recent visit to London. Very nice service, great coffee and croissants and two nice spacious rooms to have them in.

Thank Maninasuitcase_10
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Nice place to have a nice hot drink in a really cold day. Good to chat, study or just read a book. Very nice.

Thank Antonio P
Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Really recommend getting involved with the hot chocolate advent calendar. Lunch is really healthy (if you can stay away from the amazing looking cakes) and there's just the right amount of choice. It's a great place to sit and get some work done if you...More

Thank EmilyHeatherMaher
Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

How lucky was I to find a great coffee shop, right outside my holiday apartment. The coffee was good and if I’d been starving longer would have got fat eating the sausage buns for breakfast. There’s healthier options, with a wide choice and a menu...More

Reviewed 14 August 2017

stopped here twice on our visit to London in June. It was near our cafe and they had good coffee and lots of breakfast choices and pastries to choose from. Good service too - thank you!

Thank VTJedi
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This could have been such a positive review, but sadly the River Cafe has some major negatives that i feel obliged to write. First is the crazy system they use to order your coffee. They only have employed one barista who obviously when its busy,...More

Thank explorermania
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Hidden behind the old buildings of Kings road is this little gem- they have homemade baked produce, sandwiches on sour dough and rye bread, bircher musli (homemade) and a great selection of brunch dishes available. They have a seating area downstairs. It get's busy around...More

Thank Aneta K
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Not sure why but this place doesn't quite do it for me. It looks the part, independent bakery and cafe serving the kind of cakes , quiches, etc you would expect from a new wave cafe in London. However, have been there twice and both...More

Thank Quintessimma
Inner London’s busiest streets crisscross quiet
cobbled lanes for an effect that can be urbane or
quaint – or an intriguing blend of both – depending on
the particular corner you turn. Due to its especially
convenient location, bustling Holborn hosts an
excellent range of hotels, eateries, and shops to suit
practically any taste or budget. With major
attractions like the British Museum and Somerset House
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margaret p
15 February 2017|
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Response from simon r | Reviewed this property |
Not sure it's possible to book, but 7 of you should be able to fit around a table and be audible to one another. It can get quite busy as it's a popular spot, so maybe get there earlier to bag a suitable table ( upstairs or... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Open Hours
8:30 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 7:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:30 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Holborn
  • Neighbourhood: Holborn
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7691 1457
  • E-mail
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