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Bea’s Of Bloomsbury

) #6,472 of 18,172 Restaurants in London $$ - $$$ Cafe, British
83 Watling Street | Watling Street, London EC4M 9BX, England
+44 20 7989 4099
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good24%
  • Average21%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible10%
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Open Now
07:30 - 19:00All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, British
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
83 Watling Street | Watling Street, London EC4M 9BX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Went here for afternoon tea for three. Very small area. We were seated right inside the door by the counter. People coming in for takeaways bumping into us. Chairs uncomfortable. Cutlery looked dirty and we were told it was streaks from the dishwasher. Very disappointed...More

Thank Maggie123531
Reviewed 1 week ago

My mom and I had lunch here this afternoon and it was an overall bad experience. Everything was in a very confused state. No one working there had any understanding of their own menu and what was on offer. The meals we were received were...More

Thank JoyfulWandering
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Four of us had a very lovely and delicious afternoon tea here. Everything on the tray was fresh and flavorful, the sandwiches (on mini brioche buns) were creative and very savory, the scones fresh, and assorted cupcakes were inventive and totally yummy. One of our...More

Thank plafield
BeasofBloomsbury1, Public Relations Manager at Bea’s Of Bloomsbury, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Bea's send the love straight back to you! Thanks for the great feedback and we are grateful to you for taking the time to engage with us. We really care about our customer experience, as well as our lovely food! Come back soon! Thanks from...More

Reviewed 27 May 2017

We went to Bea´s to have an afternoon tea experience. He book in their web page at 5pm (why not?) and they received us in a valid way. the service take a little because they don´t have all the thing jet and this is for...More

Thank Daira A
BeasofBloomsbury1, Public Relations Manager at Bea’s Of Bloomsbury, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Happy, happy, happy!!!! As you can guess we are happy for your great feedback. Thank you so much for engaging with us. We would love you to visit again soon. Sending the love, from all at Bea's

Reviewed 22 May 2017

We filmed in the City recently and Bea's were able to not only provide a selection of beautiful looking cakes etc, but also to open early and keep our crew nourished through the shoot. Ana in particular effectively became part of our crew, constantly helpful...More

1  Thank FatMatLeTis
BeasofBloomsbury1, Public Relations Manager at Bea’s Of Bloomsbury, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Love your amazing feedback! It's great you had such a good time at Bea's. We love good times, yummy cakes, and lovely customers. We look forward to serving you again shortly. Thanks so much, from all at Bea's

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

The website says "no frills" but it is just awful. The scones were over cooked with hard crusts and looked like rock cakes. The cupcakes were ok but had unpleasant flavours (lavender, peanut etc). The 'sandwiches' are bread mounds with tiny amounts of filling on...More

Thank OneBigPenguin
BeasofBloomsbury1, Public Relations Manager at Bea’s Of Bloomsbury, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Please accept our apologies, for your problem visit. Your custom is important to us. We strive to offer the highest possible customer service and food experience. We are looking into this and would love for you to come back soon for a much updated experience....More

Reviewed 4 May 2017

We decided quite last minute to get a birthday cake for our boss at work and I went on a hunt to find one. I came across Bea's of Bloomsbury as it was nearby our office. I rang and enquired whether they would be able...More

Thank Emily R
BeasofBloomsbury1, Public Relations Manager at Bea’s Of Bloomsbury, responded to this reviewResponded 9 May 2017

Happy, happy, happy!!!! As you can guess we are happy for your great feedback and thanks for choosing Bea's of Bloomsbury to help you celebrate your boss' birthday. We would love you to visit again soon. Sending the love, from all at Bea's

Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

My wife & I visited the branch in Marleybone. Good service all round. Friendly staff. Would go there again.

1  Thank Nick R
Davide S, Public Relations Manager at Bea’s Of Bloomsbury, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Thank you for your amazing feedback! We love all our customers at Bea's and love that they love the food, and the whole experience. Have a great day, and look forward to see you soon. Love from all at Bea's

Reviewed 23 April 2017

We choose Bea’s for Afternoon Tea based on a recommendation in the Lonely Planet Best of London. (2017). It was described as “one of the original and best; cakes are its forte”. It is nothing like that! Tea comes as tea bags, clotted cream is...More

Thank CarlosKorse
Davide S, Public Relations Manager at Bea’s Of Bloomsbury, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

Bea's care about each customer, and we will quickly review your experience internally and get back to you within 5 working days, if you could kindly get in touch by email at cakes@beas.london with your contact information. We are extremely sorry that your visit did...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017

An Easter Sunday treat and it didn't disappoint! Open sandwiches on home made bread, and so many lovely cakes. Well worth it!

1  Thank Tracy L
Davide S, Public Relations Manager at Bea’s Of Bloomsbury, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2017

Happy, happy, happy!!!! As you can guess we are happy and grateful for your superb feedback. We would love you to visit again soon. Sending the love, from all at Bea's

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 19:00
Monday
07:30 - 19:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 19:00
Thursday
07:30 - 19:00
Friday
07:30 - 19:00
Saturday
10:00 - 19:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Watling Street | Watling Street, London EC4M 9BX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > City of London
  • Neighbourhood: City of London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7989 4099
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