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Cafe Rouge

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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2018 Winner

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Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups

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Inspired by French cuisine and Parisienne bistro style. Café Rouge is your local bistro to enjoy delicious food and gorgeous glass of wine.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
French, European
Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

Came here for a meal as I’d had a voucher as a present. The staff were lovely, welcoming and attentive. The food was delicious. Hot and tasty. My only reservation was with the music. But that’s personal preference! This is a lovely restaurant and would...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank CarolineJ83
Reviewed 3 January 2019

I booked a table at this restaurant for 35 staff to have a two course lunch for a Christmas celebration. The booking process was very easy; I had an email conversation with a sales agent called Hannah who set up the booking on an online...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Charlie C
Reviewed 28 December 2018

I'd been at Covent Garden, and was looking for a place to have a simple dinner. A couple of pubs nearby had long waits, and I ducked into the Café Rouge. The place was bustling, bu they found me a table. It took about half...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Richard K
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

Great food, very attentive staff and despite it being really busy and we hadn't booked, the staff found us a lovely table within 5mins! Really impressive, great food great atmosphere and good wine. I look forward to coming back.

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Jason W
Reviewed 24 December 2018 via mobile

We had booked for an evening meal and we were disappointed with the service that we received. Our starters were forgotten and when the did arrive the bread was cold. The mains came very quickly after the starters. Over priced food and inattentive waiting staff!

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 23 December 2018 via mobile

Fortunately we had booked for a pre-theatre meal because, being the last week before Christmas, the theatres and restaurants around Covent Garden were at capacity. I have admiration for the chef and the staff who were run off their feet this evening. Inevitably, service was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Ian C
Reviewed 16 December 2018 via mobile

We hadn’t booked but were shown straight to a table at 6pm. Drinks orders were taken and arrived swiftly. Our food came quickly, my duck was just warm with the strangest dauphinois potatoes, I haven’t ever had large dry roast potatoes served in this way...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Reviewed 14 December 2018

Two of us wandered in to this full restaurant and given a warm welcome from the personable Altin and asked to wait for 10 minutes for a table to become available! It was worth the wait! Disappointed that there was no duck left, which is...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank TravellinTomS
Reviewed 11 December 2018

I had two vouchers from buy a gift for my birthday so myself husband daughter and her boyfriend could experience afternoon tea on Sunday. We arrived ..it was straightforward to register my vouchers so we sat down and our 4 glasses of pressco arrived then...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Caroline C
Reviewed 1 December 2018 via mobile

Lovely atmosphere, very cozy place. Super friendly staff. Both had the vege tagine which was absolutely delicious and a perfect portion size! Only reason not given 5 stars is that although we’d booked ahead we had to stand and wait for our table, and we...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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23 January 2019|
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Response from CafeRougeW4 | Property representative |
It is always a good idea to mention your time availability to the waiter/waitress attending your table - Either way, we'd recommend a good hour for any wanting to enjoy a full meal experience without worrying about time... More
Maggie B
24 August 2016|
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Response from clairyork727 | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I don't think so but wasn't looking for a children's menu & we were on lunchtime theatre menu.
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