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Gaby's Deli

30 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0DE, England
+44 20 7836 4233
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible5%
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“falafel” (159 reviews)
“rye bread” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Fast food, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
30 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0DE, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I've been coming to Gaby's on and off for ages and was very supportive of its campaign to remain as an independent among all the corporate chains. However, the salt beef I had the other day was poor, there is no other word for it:...More

Thank TravelMan956
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was excellent. The falafel was perfect. We went just before the theatre as we were in a rush and did not except the food to be that good. Very good value for money and service was extremely good. I would definitely recommend it...More

Thank larabass123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love this place and have been here many times. However, my last visit was a disappointment. The falafel was dry and overcooked and the salads weren't up to much. Hopefully this was just a one-off.

Thank Nonloso
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I've been here many times over the years and it never disappoints. Yes it's cramped and shabby but the food is good and excellent value. They stick to what they know and they do it well. Good for pre-theatre but you do have to get...More

Thank SallyBettyMary
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

It’s a deli not a restaurant for a slow meal. Middle eastern vegetable salads, falafel, lashkas, salt beef sandwiches in a cafe setting. The walls are adorned by theatre posters and signed actors photos in time honoured West End tradition. It hasn’t changed in decades...More

1  Thank David J
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

I’ve been visiting Gaby’s for well over 30 years and have never been disappointed. Ideal for pre-theatre meals!

Thank Fran H
Reviewed 28 February 2018

Gaby's Deli is an institution. Situated at the base of the Charring Cross Road it is at the heart of the West End theatre district and near the Portrait and National Galleries. It is a small busy restaurant and take away filled with character. It...More

Thank mairekennedybooks
Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Gabbys Deli is easily missed on the main road north of Trafalgsr Sq. It is not posh or slick with an overbearing service. Rather, it is a popular eating house for people of all ages who enjoy excellent food which is aromatic, spicy, smokey -...More

Thank photomass
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

Visited for lunch. Great Salt Beef Sandwich which I would recommend. Very busy and worth the wait. A small establishment which has packed the tables in.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Right in the heart of theatre land is this unassuming deli. The staff are super friendly and will reserve you a table. I met a dear friend for lunch. We went for the salt beef sandwich special with salad and pickles. A beer and a...More

1  Thank Caroline B
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through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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Jadbeer
24 November 2016|
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Response from Helen K | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so.
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Shimon F
11 February 2015|
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Response from LeGrace B | Reviewed this property |
AlLso think midnight as it takes in the after-theatre crowd,
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 51
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0DE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Covent Garden
  • Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7836 4233
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